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Past Exhibitions

Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol

November 26, 2014 through January 11, 2015

Every holiday season, the Morgan displays Charles Dickens's original manuscript of A Christmas Carol in Pierpont Morgan's historic Library.

Handmade: Artists' Holiday Cards from the Archives of American Art

November 21, 2014 through January 4, 2015

The Morgan will present an exhibition of highly original, graphically intriguing, and rarely seen handmade holiday cards created by major twentieth-century artists.

The Crusader Bible: A Gothic Masterpiece

October 17, 2014 through January 4, 2015

The spectacular Crusader Bible is one of the greatest illuminated manuscripts in the world, renowned as much for its unrivalled and boldly colored illustrations as it is for its fascinating history.

The Untamed Landscape: Théodore Rousseau and the Path to Barbizon

September 26, 2014 through January 19, 2015

Comprising seventy works from private and public collections, including the Morgan Library & Museum, this exhibition will consider the artist's wide-ranging achievements as a draftsman and his particular approach to the open-air oil sketch.

Cy Twombly: Treatise on the Veil

September 26, 2014 through January 25, 2015

This exhibition showcases Cy Twombly's monumental painting Treatise on the Veil (Second Version), executed in Rome in 1970, and its related drawings, all from the Menil Collection in Houston.

From Here to Here: Richard McGuire Makes a Book

September 25 through November 9, 2014

The exhibition combines original drawings for the strip and the novel with source photographs, books that influenced the form and content of McGuire's invention, and collages and sketchbooks that afford glimpses into his creative process.

Treasures from the Vault

September 9, 2014 through January 11, 2015

Treasures from the Vault, an ongoing exhibition series, features works drawn from these diverse collections in the sumptuous setting of Pierpont Morgan's 1906 Library.

Marks of Genius: Treasures from the Bodleian Library

June 6 through September 28, 2014

The exhibition features approximately sixty rare and exceptional objects from diverse disciplines that serve as points of departure for exploring some of the fundamental meanings of genius.

A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany

May 30 through September 7, 2014

The exhibition will include thirty-seven works that represent the two central elements of the Romantic conception of landscape: close observation of the natural world and the importance of the imagination.

Miracles in Miniature: The Art of the Master of Claude de France

May 30 through September 14, 2014

Over the last several years, the Morgan has acquired a critical mass of the Claude Master's work, of which nearly two dozen items will be featured in this exhibition.

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