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ONE OF THE 20TH CENTURY'S MOST BELOVED BOOKS— SAINT-EXUPÉRY'S THE LITTLE PRINCE—IS THE SUBJECT OF A MAJOR EXHIBITION AT THE MORGAN
Released December 3, 2013

Show includes the original working manuscript and watercolors, as well as letters and photographs, exploring the creation of a true literary landmark 70 years ago in New York.
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TREASURES FROM THE VAULT: AN ONGOING EXHIBITION SERIES AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Released October 8, 2013

The Morgan Library & Museum's fall exhibition season includes touchstones of art, literature, and music.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY AND MUSEUM TO BEGIN DIGITIZATION OF ITS RENOWNED DRAWINGS COLLECTION
Released September 20, 2013

The Morgan Library & Museum announced today that it will begin the digitization of its collection of master drawings.
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WORKS BY LEONARDO DA VINCI ON VIEW AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM THIS FALL
Released September 16, 2013

Exhibition includes Leonardo's Codex on the Flight of Birds and the Head of a Young Woman — Never seen in New York.
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MAJOR SURVEY OF EDGAR ALLAN POE'S LITERARY CAREER TO BE HELD AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Released September 5, 2013

More than one hundred works explore Poe's fiction, poetry, literary criticism, and influence on diverse writers.
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NEW MORGAN EXHIBITION EXPLORES ART IN 18TH-CENTURY VENICE WITH MORE THAN 100 DRAWINGS FROM THE MUSEUM'S RENOWNED HOLDINGS
Released September 3, 2013

Tiepolo, Guardi, and Their World: Eighteenth-Century Venetian Drawings
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HISTORY OF ENGLAND'S PRESTIGIOUS MAN BOOKER PRIZE IS THE SUBJECT OF NEW EXHIBITION AT THE MORGAN THIS FALL
Released August 22, 2013

Bookermania: 45 Years of the Man Booker Prize
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SELECTION OF U.S. HISTORICAL TREASURES TO BE EXHIBITED AT THE MORGAN THIS FALL
Released August 19, 2013

Included are letters by George Washington, Frederick Douglass, and Harriet Beecher Stowe; A portion of an Abraham Lincoln anti-slavery speech, and a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence.
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NEW EXHIBITION OF J. D. SALINGER LETTERS AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM SHOWS A YOUNG WRITER BALANCING CYNICISM AND HOPE
Released June 6, 2013

"Lose not heart": J. D. Salinger's Letters to an Aspiring Writer
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PEGGY FOGELMAN NAMED DIRECTOR OF COLLECTIONS AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Released June 6, 2013

In her new position at the Morgan, she will oversee the work of the museum's curatorial and conservation departments, as well as Registration.
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THE MORGAN DISPLAYS ITS SIXTEENTH-CENTURY VAN DAMME HOURS MANUSCRIPT ON THE OCCASION OF ITS LONG-AWAITED FACSIMILE PUBLICATION
Released June 5, 2013

On view through October 6, 2013, the tiny (2.2 x 2.9 inch) Book of Hours is the creation of scribe Antonius van Damme and illuminator Simon Bening.
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MONIKA GRZYMALA TO CREATE LARGE-SCALE WORK AT THE MORGAN THIS SUMMER AS THE MUSEUM CONTINUES ITS ANNUAL SCULPTURE SERIES
Released May 29, 2013

The Berlin-based artist's site-specific work will be on view from July 19 to November 3.
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THE MORGAN JOINS THE GOOGLE ART PROJECT TO OFFER UNPARALLELED VIEWS OF ITS FAMED McKIM BUILDING
Released May 21, 2013

The collaboration allows for the first virtual tour of the museum's landmark building and its renowned contents.
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THE MORGAN CELEBRATES THE 2011 COMPLETION OF THE MONUMENTAL SAINT JOHN'S BIBLE WITH THE DISPLAY OF A VOLUME FROM THE APOSTLES EDITION
Released May 7, 2013

The fully illuminated manuscript, commissioned by St. John's University, was created using traditional materials and techniques along with modern technology.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM'S TREASURES FROM THE VAULT SERIES CONTINUES WITH A RARE DISPLAY OF ITEMS RELATED TO FOUNDER PIERPONT MORGAN'S LIFE
Released May 6, 2013

The Morgan Library & Museum will continue its popular Treasures from the Vault exhibition series this spring with the presentation of thirty diverse works in its iconic 1906 McKim building.
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THE MORGAN TO PRESENT OVER ONE HUNDRED NEW DRAWINGS ACQUISITIONS THIS SPRING
Released May 2, 2013

The Morgan Library & Museum's collection of drawings from the Renaissance to the nineteenth century has grown dramatically over the last few years. Beginning May 31, more than one hundred of these new additions will be featured in an exhibition titled Old Masters, Newly Acquired.
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THE FIRST RETROSPECTIVE OF MATTHEW BARNEY'S DRAWINGS TO BE PRESENTED AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM THIS SPRING
Released March 20, 2013

Exhibition includes nearly one hundred drawings exploring the close relationship between the artist's works on paper and his sculptures and films.
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THE CENTRAL ROLE OF THE EUCHARIST IN THE RELIGIOUS AND CIVIC LIFE OF THE MIDDLE AGES IS EXPLORED IN A NEW EXHIBITION AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Released March 5, 2013

Illuminating Faith: The Eucharist in Medieval Life and Art, on view May 17–September 15, 2013, explores how artists of the period depicted the celebration of the sacrament and its powerful hold on society in more than sixty-five exquisitely illuminated manuscripts drawn from the Morgan's renowned collections.
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NEW EXHIBITION AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM CELEBRATES THE 2013 CENTENNIAL OF THE PUBLICATION OF MARCEL PROUST'S LANDMARK WORK, SWANN'S WAY
Released January 14, 2013

Beginning February 15, The Morgan Library & Museum marks the centennial of the 1913 publication of the novel's first volume, Du côté de chez Swann (Swann's Way), with an exhibition exploring Proust's approach to writing and the personal experiences and relationships that so deeply influenced his prose.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM PRESENTS TREASURES FROM THE VAULT—A NEW EXHIBITION SERIES SHOWCASING HIGHLIGHTS FROM ITS COLLECTIONS
Released January 14, 2013

Works on view in the historic 1906 Mckim building include a J. R. R. Tolkien letter discussing The Hobbit, a ninth-century coptic manuscript, and the earliest surviving complete opera
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NEW EXHIBITION AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM EXAMINES THE STORY BEHIND EDGAR DEGAS'S GREAT PAINTING, MISS LA LA AT THE CIRQUE FERNANDO
Released January 8, 2013

The exhibition brings together Degas's painting, on loan from the National Gallery in London, and a rich array of related material, including preparatory drawing pastels, an oil sketch, and a print by the artist.
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SURREALISM AND THE ART OF DRAWING IS THE SUBJECT OF A MAJOR EXHIBITION AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Released December 14, 2012

The show will include more than 165 works on paper by 70 artists from 15 countries, offering important new understanding of surrealism's emergence, evolution, and worldwide influence.
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