2017–2018

Views of Rome and Naples: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection

August 15, 2017 through March 18, 2018

Views of Rome and Naples is the fifth exhibition in a series drawn from the collection of oil sketches acquired by Morgan Trustee Eugene V. Thaw and his wife, Clare. Mr. Thaw is also an honorary trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Charles Dickens and the Spirit of Christmas

November 3, 2017 through January 14, 2018

This exhibition marks the 150th anniversary of Dickens’s famous reading tour of the United States in 1867, and will thus examine his later career as a performer.

Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection

September 29, 2017 through January 7, 2018

This exhibition highlights more than 150 master drawings from the Thaw Collection, one of the world’s finest private collections containing over 400 sheets.

Magnificent Gems: Medieval Treasure Bindings

September 8, 2017 through January 7, 2018

Treasure bindings—book covers encrusted with gold, silver, and gemstones—were a luxury in the Middle Ages.