Past Exhibitions

The Morgan–Renzo Piano Building Workshop Project with a Brief History

April 29, 2006 through April 14, 2013

The Morgan expansion project is the subject of a special exhibition that begins with a historical survey of the site from the 1850s through today.

Fantasy and Invention: Rosso Fiorentino and Sixteenth-Century Florentine Drawing

November 16, 2012, through February 3, 2013

The Morgan presents this exhibition on the occasion of an important loan from the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore: Rosso Fiorentino's Holy Family with the Young Saint John the Baptist.

Image of Holy Family with the Young Saint John the Baptist

Beatrix Potter: The Picture Letters

November 2, 2012 through January 27, 2013

This exhibition tells how a largely self-taught artist and writer used a series of private letters to develop some of the most vividly depicted animal characters in all of children's literature.

Image of My rabbit Peter is so lazy."

Happy Holidays from the Morgan!

November 20, 2012 through January 13, 2013

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

Image of A Christmas Carol in Prose

Dürer to de Kooning: 100 Master Drawings from Munich

October 12, 2012, through January 6, 2013

This fall, the Morgan will devote two galleries to an extraordinary exhibition of rarely-seen master drawings from the Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich, one of the foremost collections in Europe.

Image of Two Standing Women

Robert Wilson/Philip Glass: Einstein on the Beach

July 13 through November 4, 2012

Reuniting the score and designs from Philip Glass and Robert Wilson's Einstein on the Beach, this exhibition focuses on the opera's premiere performances in 1976.

Image of Wilson drawing and Glass manuscript

Josef Albers in America: Painting on Paper

July 20 through October 14, 2012

With approximately eighty oil sketches on paper, this exhibition will reveal a private side of Albers's work.

Image of Color Study for White Line Square

Churchill: The Power of Words

June 8 through September 23, 2012

A master orator and writer, Churchill's use of spoken and written words will be explored in this exhibition that covers more than a half century of his life.

Photograph of Winston Churchill

Renaissance Venice: Drawings from the Morgan

May 18 through September 23, 2012

The exhibition features striking examples by great masters of the period, including Paris Bordone, Vittore Carpaccio, Lorenzo Lotto, Jacopo Tintoretto, Titian, and Paolo Veronese.

Image of Portrait of a Woman with a Hairnet

Ellsworth Kelly: Sculpture

June 19 through September 9, 2012

Three major sculptures by renowned abstract artist Ellsworth Kelly are now on view as part of the Morgan's summer sculpture program in the Gilbert Court.

Photograph of Ellsworth Kelly: Sculpture installation.