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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM RECEIVES DONATION OF RARE "LOST" OSCAR WILDE VOLUME (PDF)
December 2, 2008

The Morgan Library & Museum announced today that it has received the gift of a highly important bound collection of Oscar Wilde's letters and manuscripts, the whereabouts of which has been unknown to scholars for over half a century.
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DICKENS'S ORIGINAL A CHRISTMAS CAROL ON VIEW BEGINNING NOVEMBER 20 AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM (PDF)
Released November 20, 2008

Book is centerpiece of the Morgan's holiday programming and winter family day celebration.
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STUDYING NATURE: OIL SKETCHES FROM THE THAW COLLECTION
Released November 19, 2008

The exhibition focuses on the artistry and technique of the sketch by practitioners such as Valenciennes, Corot, and Constable.
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A SENSE OF HUMOR WHEN ECONOMIC TIMES ARE TOUGH—THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM PRESENTS NEW YORKER CARTOON EXHIBITION "ON THE MONEY"
Released November 10, 2008

Celebrating the art of the cartoonist, On the Money: Cartoons for The New Yorker features approximately eighty original drawings by some of The New Yorker's most talented and beloved artists who have tackled the theme of money and the many ways in which it defines us.
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THE THAW COLLECTION OF MASTER DRAWINGS: ACQUISITIONS SINCE 2002
Released November 4, 2008

Recently acquired drawings from the spectacular private holdings of collector Eugene V. Thaw are the subject of an extraordinary new exhibition.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM SHOP ANNOUNCES NEW HOURS FOR HOLIDAY SEASON
Released October 30, 2008

The shop at The Morgan Library & Museum—considered one of the best shops of its kind in New York City—will be open every day beginning December 1, through Christmas Eve.
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JOHN MILTON'S PARADISE LOST AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Released October 7, 2008

To celebrate the four-hundredth anniversary of the birth of the English poet John Milton (1608–1674), The Morgan Library & Museum presents the only surviving manuscript of Milton's masterpiece Paradise Lost, Book 1 from October 7, 2008, through January 4, 2009 in the Clare Eddy Thaw Gallery.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM TO EXHIBIT EXTRAORDINARY SELECTION OF RARE BOOKBINDINGS
Released October 1, 2008

Protecting the Word: Bookbindings of the Morgan, on view from December 5, 2008, through March 29, 2009, presents a selection of outstanding works from the collection.
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WILLIAM M. GRISWOLD, DIRECTOR OF NEW YORK'S MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM, HONORED BY FRENCH GOVERNMENT FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ARTS (PDF)
Released September 18, 2008

On September 18, William M. Griswold, Director of The Morgan Library & Museum, received a major award from the French government in recognition of his important contributions to cultural exchange between France and the United States.
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LISZT IN PARIS: ENDURING ENCOUNTERS AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Released July 11, 2008

Through nearly fifty manuscripts, first editions, letters, and related materials drawn almost entirely from the collections of The Morgan Library & Museum, the new exhibition Liszt in Paris: Enduring Encounters celebrates the art and the diverse and fertile artistic world of the virtuoso pianist-composer. The exhibition is on view in The Engelhard Gallery at the Morgan from August 29 through November 16, 2008.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM PRESENTS FIRST EXHIBITION OF ITS EXTRAORDINARY BABAR COLLECTION
Released June 4, 2008

The creation of Babar, the protagonist of a family bedtime story that began one of the most successful children's series of all time, is the focus of a new exhibition on view only at The Morgan Library & Museum from September 19, 2008, through January 4, 2009.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM TO EXHIBIT NEWLY ACQUIRED PRAYER BOOK MADE FOR QUEEN CLAUDE DE FRANCE (PDF)
Released May 16, 2008

The Morgan Library & Museum will put on special exhibition beginning May 20 an extremely rare Renaissance illuminated manuscript, the Prayer Book of Queen Claude de France (1499–1524), created around the time of her coronation in 1517.
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THREE COPIES OF THE WORLD-RENOWNED GUTENBERG BIBLE TO BE DISPLAYED TOGETHER AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM (PDF)
Released March 31, 2008

For the first time in more than a decade, The Morgan Library & Museum will exhibit all three of its Gutenberg Bibles, the largest number of copies in any single collection.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM PRESENTS FIRST PHILIP GUSTON DRAWING RETROSPECTIVE IN TWENTY YEARS
Released March 4, 2008

The extraordinary drawings of Philip Guston (1913–1980) are the subject of a major exhibition at The Morgan Library & Museum, on view from May 2 through August 31, 2008.
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EXTRAORDINARY FIFTEENTH-CENTURY MANUSCRIPT IS THE CENTERPIECE OF A NEW EXHIBITION AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Released February 28, 2008

A new exhibition featuring nearly fifty miniatures from the Morgan's celebrated hunting manuscript by Gaston Phoebus (1331–1391), Le Livre de la chasse (Paris, ca. 1407), is on view at The Morgan Library & Museum from April 18 through August 10, 2008.
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DRAFTSMEN OF THE MEDICI COURT: DRAWINGS FROM THE MORGAN
Released February 22, 2008

As a complement to its current exhibition Michelangelo, Vasari, and Their Contemporaries: Drawings from the Uffizi, The Morgan Library & Museum presents from its rich permanent collection a select group of related works by artists at the court of Duke Cosimo I dei Medici (1519–1574).
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