2005

MORGAN LIBRARY ANNOUNCES APRIL 29, 2006 REOPENING DATE AFTER MAJOR EXPANSION
PUBLIC TO REDISCOVER ONE OF NEW YORK CITY'S GREATEST TREASURES
BUILDING PROJECT IS PRITZKER PRIZE–WINNING ARCHITECT RENZO PIANO'S FIRST COMPLETED NEW YORK CITY COMMISSION

CLOSED SINCE 2003, THE INSTITUTION WILL MARK THE OCCASION WITH A WEEKLONG CELEBRATION

Press release date: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Public to rediscover one of New York City's greatest treasures
Building project is Pritzker Prize-Winning Architect Renzo Piano's first completed New York City commission
Closed since 2003, the institution will mark the occasion with a weeklong celebration 

MARIA L. FREDERICKS APPOINTED DRUE HEINZ BOOK CONSERVATOR AT THE PIERPONT MORGAN LIBRARY

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Monday, August 1, 2005

The Pierpont Morgan Library announced today the appointment of Maria L. Fredericks as the Drue Heinz Book Conservator. She will join the staff of the Library's Thaw Conservation Center, a world class laboratory for conservation of works on paper and for conservation studies.

BABAR JOINS MORGAN LIBRARY'S COLLECTION OF CLASSIC CHILDREN'S BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS

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Thursday, July 14, 2005

The Morgan Library announced today that it has acquired the manuscript and illustrations of The Story of Babar the Little Elephant by Jean de Brunhoff (1899–1937) and the illustrations for Babar's Cousin: That Rascal Arthur by Laurent de Brunhoff (b. 1925).

FRED EBB COLLECTION OF GERMAN EXPRESSIONIST DRAWINGS BEQUEATHED TO MORGAN LIBRARY

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Thursday, July 14, 2005

The Morgan Library announced today that legendary Broadway lyricist Fred Ebb (1928–2004) bequeathed to the Morgan his collection of more than forty drawings and watercolors by twenty-two different artists, largely those associated with German expressionism and the secessionist movement in Vienna.

VINCENT VAN GOGH LETTERS TO ÉMILE BERNARD A PROMISED GIFT OF THE THAW COLLECTION TO THE MORGAN LIBRARY

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Thursday, July 14, 2005

The Morgan Library has received from the collection of Eugene and Clare Thaw a promised gift of twenty letters written by the great postimpressionist painter Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890).

MORGAN LIBRARY SPRING 2006 REOPENING ONLY ONE YEAR OUT PUBLIC TO REDISCOVER ONE OF NEW YORK CITY'S GREATEST TREASURES

Press release date: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2005

Elegant Design by Pritzker Prize–Winning Architect Renzo Piano Expands, Renovates, and Fully Integrates Morgan Campus
New and Enhanced Galleries Double Exhibition Space
Inaugural-Year Exhibitions to Feature Jewels of the Collection

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