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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM FALL AND WINTER 2014–15 EXHIBITION SCHEDULE
Released July 17, 2014

According to a June 2014 review in The New York Times, "Nearly every Morgan exhibition, whether of prints, drawings, rare books or musical scores, enlarges the understanding of paper as a means of expression, both personal and cultural." The variety and depth of the Fall and Winter 2014–15 exhibition season underscores this statement.
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THE MORGAN RECEIVES HIGHLY IMPORTANT GIFT FROM THE ESTATE OF ROY LICHTENSTEIN
Released July 17, 2014

The Morgan Library & Museum announced today that it has received a major gift from the Estate of Roy Lichtenstein (1923–1997), including twenty-one sketchbooks by the renowned artist, two of his early drawings, and several original drawings by artists who were part of his circle.
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THE MORGAN DISPLAYS RARE FIRST EDITION OF THE NATIONAL ANTHEM
Released June 20, 2014

The Morgan Library & Museum has put on display a rare first edition of "The Star Spangled Banner," marking the 200th anniversary in 2014 of the origination of the famous anthem.
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EUGENE V. THAW, NOTED ART COLLECTOR AND A LIFE TRUSTEE OF THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM, ENDOWS CURATORIAL POSITION
Released June 13, 2014

Jennifer Tonkovich will be the first to hold the new position, to be named the Eugene and Clare Thaw Curator of Drawings and Prints.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM NAMES JOHN MARCIARI TO HEAD ITS DEPARTMENT OF DRAWINGS AND PRINTS
Released June 11, 2014

With the title of Charles W. Engelhard Curator and Department Head, John Marciari will oversee a collection that is renowned throughout the world.
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THE MORGAN ANNOUNCES 2014-2015 CONCERT SEASON
Released June 9, 2014

The Morgan Library & Museum's ninth season of concerts since the 2006 opening of Gilder Lehrman Hall offers a wide range of music programming from early to contemporary music featuring returning partners as well as new ones.
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SPENCER FINCH TO TRANSFORM THE MORGAN'S GILBERT COURT WITH LARGE-SCALE INSTALLATION OF COLORED GLASS
Released June 9, 2014

On June 20, Spencer Finch will unveil a new, site-specific, large-scale installation at the Morgan Library & Museum inspired by its great collection of medieval Books of Hours.
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NEW MORGAN EXHIBITION EXPLORES THE WORK OF A LONG LOST RENAISSANCE ILLUMINATOR TO THE FRENCH QUEEN
Released May 22, 2014

Miracles in Miniature: The Art of the Master of Claude de France is the first time the public can see two stunning works by Master of Claude de France together since their creation almost five hundred years ago.
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THE MORGAN ANNOUNCES COMPLETE DIGITIZATION OF ITS RENOWNED REMBRANDT COLLECTION
Released May 21, 2014

The Morgan Library & Museum announced that its large collection of etchings by Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669) has been fully digitized and will now be available online beginning May 22.
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THE MORGAN ANNOUNCES REDESIGN OF ITS POPULAR CAFÉ AND THE INTRODUCTION OF NEW EXHIBITION-THEMED MENU ITEMS
Released May 15, 2014

The Morgan Library & Museum is pleased to announce the unveiling of a redesigned Morgan Café on Friday, May 23.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM TO EXHIBIT MASTERPIECES FROM OXFORD UNIVERSITY'S FAMED BODLEIAN LIBRARY
Released April 18, 2014

Exhibition includes such treasures as Jane Austen's The Watsons, The Magna Carta, Shakespeare's first folio, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, and Albrect Dürer's Apocalypse.
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THE MORGAN COLLABORATES WITH LONDON'S COURTAULD GALLERY TO EXPLORE THE BEAUTY AND INNOVATION OF BRITISH AND GERMAN ROMANTIC LANDSCAPE DRAWING
Released April 4, 2014

Exhibition features works by artists such as J.M.W. Turner, Samuel Palmer, Caspar David Friedrich, and Karl Friedrich Lessing.
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THE MORGAN CELEBRATES MODERN AMERICAN LITERATURE WITH AN EXHIBITION OF MASTERWORKS FROM THE WORLD'S GREATEST PRIVATE COLLECTION
Released April 2, 2014

Exhibition brings together nearly one hundred outstanding works from the collection, including first editions, manuscripts, letters, and revised galley proofs.
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THE MORGAN MARKS PHOTOGRAPHY'S DEBUT WITH AN INNOVATIVE EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTING VISUAL CONNECTIONS THROUGHOUT THE MEDIUM'S DYNAMIC HISTORY
Released January 28, 2014

Exhibition presents an eclectic selection of eighty-five photographic works arranged in a continuous sequence that provocatively links images divergent in format, scale, process, and historical period.
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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM ANNOUNCES ENHANCED WEEKEND PROGRAMS AND NEW SPONSORSHIP OF ACTIVITIES BY MORGAN STANLEY
Released January 21, 2014

The Morgan Library & Museum announced today an expansive lineup of weekend public programs for the winter and spring seasons, including films, readings, and lectures, architectural, exhibition, and highlight tours; and free, live music in Gilbert Court on Friday evenings and, new for 2014, Sunday afternoons.
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THE MORGAN TO DISPLAY ITS RARELY SEEN COLLECTION OF SPANISH DRAWINGS
Released January 2, 2014

Show explores the prominent role of drawing in Spanish art and considers the influence of the church and the inquisition on artists in Spain.
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