2009-2010

Anne Morgan's War: Rebuilding Devastated France, 1917–1924

Photograph of Anne Morgan and Anne Murray Dike
September 3 through November 21, 2010

This exhibition brings to life the extraordinary work undertaken by a small team of American women volunteers who left comfortable lives in the United States to devote themselves to relief work in France during and after World War I.

Mark di Suvero at the Morgan

Photographs of Homebody and Heraldic Bourgogne
June 16 through September 12, 2010

The temporary installation of three sculptures by Mark di Suvero in the Gilbert Court was prompted by the friendship and mutual admiration between di Suvero and Renzo Piano, the architect who designed the court.

Romantic Gardens: Nature, Art, and Landscape Design

Image of View of the Welbeck Estate
May 21 through September 5, 2010

The exhibition features approximately ninety highly influential texts and outstanding works of art, providing a compelling overview of ideas championed by the Romantics and also implemented by them in private estates and public parks in Europe and the United States, notably New York's Central Park.

Defining Beauty: Albrecht Dürer at the Morgan

May 14 through September 12, 2010

The exhibition includes eight extraordinary drawings by Dürer that demonstrate the variety and dynamism of his draftsmanship.

Written in Stone Historic Inscriptions from the Ancient Near East, ca. 2500 B.C.–550 B.C.

Image of Stone Foundation Tablet
April 13 through September 5, 2010

An inscribed tablet from the Middle Assyrian period of Mesopotamia records and commemorates the restoration of the temple of the goddess Ishtar in the capital city of Assur.

Palladio and His Legacy: A Transatlantic Journey

Image of Measured drawing of the Arch of Jupiter Ammon
April 2 through August 1, 2010

Palladio and His Legacy: A Transatlantic Journey features thirty-one original Palladio drawings from the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Demons and Devotion: The Hours of Catherine of Cleves

Image of Mouth of Hell
January 22 through May 2, 2010

The Hours of Catherine of Cleves is the most important and lavish of all Dutch manuscripts as well as one of the most beautiful among the Morgan's collection.

Flemish Illumination in the Era of Catherine of Cleves

Image of St. George Slaying the Dragon
January 22 through May 2, 2010

This exhibition of eighteen manuscripts illuminated in the area of Flanders in the southern Netherlands (today part of Belgium) celebrates the variety of styles from the last great flowering of Flemish illumination during the fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries.

Rome After Raphael

Image of The Apparition of the Angel to St. Joseph
January 22 through May 9, 2010

Featuring more than eighty works drawn almost exclusively from the Morgan's exceptional collection of Italian drawings, Rome After Raphael illuminates artistic production in Rome from the Renaissance to the beginning of the Baroque—from approximately 1500 to 1600.

A Woman's Wit: Jane Austen's Life and Legacy

Image of Scene from Pride and Prejudice
November 6, 2009, through March 14, 2010

This exhibition explores the life, work, and legacy of Jane Austen (1775–1817), regarded as one of the greatest English novelists.

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