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MORGAN LIBRARY ANNOUNCES APRIL 29, 2006 REOPENING DATE AFTER MAJOR EXPANSION
CLOSED SINCE 2003, THE INSTITUTION WILL MARK THE OCCASION WITH A WEEKLONG CELEBRATION

Released November 15, 2005

The $102-million building project, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano, is the largest in the Morgan Library's history. It is the architect's first completed commission in New York and provides the museum and center for scholarly research with double the exhibition space for its world-renowned collections.
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MARIA L. FREDERICKS APPOINTED DRUE HEINZ BOOK CONSERVATOR AT THE PIERPONT MORGAN LIBRARY
Released August 1, 2005

Charles E. Pierce, Jr., Director of The Pierpont Morgan Library, announced today the appointment of Maria L. Fredericks as the Drue Heinz Book Conservator.
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BABAR JOINS MORGAN LIBRARY'S COLLECTION OF CLASSIC CHILDREN'S BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS
Released July 14, 2005

The Morgan Library announced today that it has acquired the manuscript and illustrations of The Story of Babar the Little Elephant (originally published in French as Histoire de Babar le petit elephant, 1931) by Jean de Brunhoff (1899–1937) and the illustrations for Babar's Cousin: That Rascal Arthur (published as Babar et Ce Coquin d'Arthur, 1946) by Laurent de Brunhoff (b. 1925).
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FRED EBB COLLECTION OF GERMAN EXPRESSIONIST DRAWINGS BEQUEATHED TO MORGAN LIBRARY
Released July 14, 2005

The Morgan Library announced today that legendary Broadway lyricist Fred Ebb (1928–2004) bequeathed to the Morgan his collection of more than forty drawings and watercolors by twenty-two different artists, largely those associated with German expressionism and the secessionist movement in Vienna.
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VINCENT VAN GOGH LETTERS TO ÉMILE BERNARD A PROMISED GIFT OF THE THAW COLLECTION TO THE MORGAN LIBRARY
Released July 14, 2005

The Morgan Library announced today that it has received from the collection of Eugene and Clare Thaw a promised gift of twenty letters written by the great postimpressionist painter Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890).
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MORGAN LIBRARY SPRING 2006 REOPENING ONLY ONE YEAR OUT PUBLIC TO REDISCOVER ONE OF NEW YORK CITY'S GREATEST TREASURES
Released April, 2005

The Board of Trustees of The Pierpont Morgan Library announced today that the Morgan will reopen its preeminent center for scholarly research and museum in spring 2006.
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