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DICKENS'S A CHRISTMAS CAROL TO GO ON VIEW NOVEMBER 20 AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM (PDF)
Released November 16, 2007

Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Mr. Fezziwig, Bob Cratchit, the Ghost of Christmas Past—in the age of film and television these characters from Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol are universally familiar.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM PRESENTS MICHELANGELO, VASARI, AND THEIR CONTEMPORARIES: DRAWINGS FROM THE UFFIZI
Released November 15, 2007

Major Survey of Italian Renaissance Draftsmanship Celebrates Artists who Contributed to the Sumptuous Decorations of Florence's Palazzo Vecchio.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM PRESENTS ICONIC PORTRAITS OF ARTISTS AND WRITERS BY LEGENDARY PHOTOGRAPHER IRVING PENN
Released November 14, 2007

First modern photography exhibition at the Morgan celebrates six decades of Penn's career capturing artistic luminaries of the twentieth century.
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CONTEMPORARY ART WORLD MEETS THE OLD IN NEW EXHIBITION AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Released August 31, 2007

Georg Baselitz, Ellsworth Kelly, Giuseppe Penone, and Dorothea Rockburne connect their work to that of the Morgan's old masters.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM RECEIVES MAJOR GRANT FROM THE LEON LEVY FOUNDATION FOR CATALOGING OF LITERARY AND HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS (PDF)
Released August 13, 2007

The Morgan Library & Museum announced today that it has received a grant of $450,000 from the Leon Levy Foundation for a three-year project to upgrade catalog records for its renowned collection of literary and historical manuscripts.
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NEVER-BEFORE-EXHIBITED CACHE OF LETTERS BY VINCENT VAN GOGH TO ÉMILE BERNARD TO GO ON VIEW ONLY AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Released July 6, 2007

Twenty letters from Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890) to the artist and poet Émile Bernard (French, 1868–1941) are the subject of an unprecedented exhibition on view only at The Morgan Library & Museum from September 28, 2007, through January 6, 2008.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON'S LIFE MASK, THOMAS JEFFERSON LETTER, DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE NOW ON VIEW AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM (PDF)
Released June 29, 2007

Three important items associated with America's Founding Fathers are now on view at The Morgan Library & Museum.
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MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM SHOP RECEIVES OUTSTANDING 2007 ZAGAT RANKING (PDF)
Released June 27, 2007

The newly expanded shop at The Morgan Library & Museum ranks among the best museum shopping experiences in New York, according to Zagat's 2007 shopping guide.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM OPENS ORIGINAL LIBRARIAN'S OFFICE IN THE HISTORIC MCKIM BUILDING FOR THE FIRST TIME ON JUNE 15 (PDF)
Released June 7, 2007

All three original rooms in national historic landmark now open to the public.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM NAMES NEW DIRECTOR (PDF)
Released May 24, 2007

The Board of Trustees of The Morgan Library & Museum today announced the appointment of William M. Griswold, director and president of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, as the Morgan's new director.
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THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE NOW ON VIEW AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM (PDF)
Released May 16, 2007

With Memorial Day and Independence Day approaching, The Morgan Library & Museum has placed on view its copy of The Declaration of Independence.
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TALES AND TRAVELS ON VIEW THIS SUMMER AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Released April 20, 2007

A significant group of master drawings acquired over the past three decades on funds provided by the family of Sunny Crawford von Bülow will be on view at The Morgan Library & Museum from June 29 through September 23, 2007.
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FEDERICO DA MONTEFELTRO AND HIS LIBRARY AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Released April 20, 2007

One of the great libraries of Renaissance Italy and the private study of Federico da Montefeltro (1422–1482), Duke of Urbino, is the subject of a fascinating exhibition on view at The Morgan Library & Museum.
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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE MORGAN'S COLLECTIONS OPENS MAY 25, 2007
Released April 20, 2007

The Morgan Library & Museum opens an ongoing exhibition of its world-renowned collections on May 25, 2007, in the new Renzo Piano–designed Engelhard Gallery.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM ACQUIRES COLLECTION OF ARTIST PORTRAITS BY PHOTOGRAPHER IRVING PENN
Released April 13, 2007

The Morgan Library & Museum announced today that it is acquiring a collection of sixty-seven portraits of artists by famed photographer Irving Penn.
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CHARLES E. PIERCE, JR., LONGTIME DIRECTOR OF THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM, TO RETIRE (PDF)
Released January 25, 2007

S. Parker Gilbert, president of the Board of Trustees of The Morgan Library & Museum, announced today that Morgan Director Charles E. Pierce, Jr., is retiring at the end of this year, after two decades as head of the institution.
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FROM BERLIN TO BROADWAY: THE EBB BEQUEST OF MODERN GERMAN AND AUSTRIAN DRAWINGS
Released January 20, 2007

An extraordinary collection of forty-three early-twentieth-century German and Austrian drawings by some of the leaders of the German expressionist movement and the Vienna Secession will go on view at The Morgan Library & Museum from April 20 through September 2, 2007.
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APOCALYPSE THEN: MEDIEVAL ILLUMINATIONS FROM THE MORGAN
Released January 15, 2007

In a new exhibition entitled Apocalypse Then: Medieval Illuminations from the Morgan, the Book of Revelation, in all of its complexity, is seen through the eyes of some of the greatest medieval illuminators.
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