2009

Flemish Illumination Exhibition

SUPERB FLEMISH ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS TO BE EXHIBITED AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM BEGINNING JANUARY 22

Press release date: 
Monday, November 30, 2009

The exhibition includes examples from major illuminators from this prolific creative period encompassing the late Middle Ages and the northern Renaissance.

Hours of Catherine of Cleves Exhibition

THE HOURS OF CATHERINE OF CLEVES—ONE OF THE GREATEST OF ALL ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS—TO BE EXHIBITED AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM BEGINNING JANUARY 22

Press release date: 
Monday, November 30, 2009

Titled Demons and Devotion: The Hours of Catherine of Cleves, the show includes nearly a hundred individual pages from the lavishly painted manuscript, which has been disbound for this special occasion.

Rome After Raphael Exhibition

THE MORGAN TO EXHIBIT SUPERB SIXTEENTH-CENTURY ITALIAN DRAWINGS BY SUCH MASTERS AS RAPHAEL, MICHELANGELO, AND PARMIGIANINO 

Press release date: 
Friday, November 13, 2009

Featuring more than eighty works selected almost exclusively from the Morgan's exceptional collection of Italian drawings, the exhibition brings to light the intense artistic activity in Rome from the Renaissance to the beginning of the Baroque period.

A Christmas Carol On View

DICKENS’S ORIGINAL A CHRISTMAS CAROL ON VIEW BEGINNING NOVEMBER 20 AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM

Press release date: 
Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Beginning on November 20, visitors to The Morgan Library & Museum can view the original manuscript by Dickens in a special presentation in the museum's famed McKim Building.

Maurice Sendak Exhibition

THE MORGAN PRESENTS SPECIAL, LIMITED-RUN EXHIBITION OF ORIGINAL DRAWINGS FROM CHILDREN'S CLASSIC WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE BY MAURICE SENDAK

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Thursday, September 24, 2009

The Morgan Library & Museum will present a special exhibition of original drawings and manuscript pages from the classic children's book Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (b. 1928) from October 6 to November 1, 2009.

A Woman's Wit: Jane Austen Exhibition

THE MORGAN PRESENTS EXHIBITION ON THE GREAT—AND ENDURINGLY POPULAR—NOVELIST JANE AUSTEN 

Press release date: 
Friday, September 18, 2009

The extraordinary life, work, and legacy of one of the greatest novelists in the English language, Jane Austen (1775–1817), are the focus of a new exhibition at The Morgan Library & Museum from November 6, 2009, through March 14, 2010.

William Blake's World Exhibition

POET, PAINTER, ENGRAVER, CREATOR OF ILLUMINATED BOOKS—NEW MORGAN EXHIBITION PRESENTS THE GENIUS OF WILLIAM BLAKE

Press release date: 
Saturday, August 1, 2009

Many of Blake's most spectacular watercolors, prints, and illuminated books of poetry will be on view from September 11, 2009, to January 3, 2010.

Giacomo Puccini Exhibit

THE MORGAN TO DISPLAY ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS FROM MADAMA BUTTERFLY AND LA BOHÈME IN NEW EXHIBITION ON GIACOMO PUCCINI

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Friday, July 24, 2009

The life and art of one of opera's iconic figures, composer Giacomo Puccini, is the subject of a new exhibition opening September 15 at The Morgan Library & Museum.

Rococo and Revolution Exhibition

MAJOR EXHIBITION OF FRENCH DRAWINGS TO OPEN OCTOBER 2 AT THE MORGAN

Press release date: 
Friday, July 10, 2009

On view from October 2, 2009, through January 3, 2010, the show features more than eighty exceptional drawings almost exclusively from the Morgan's renowned holdings from this era.

Pages of Gold Exhibition

PAGES FROM ITS RENOWNED MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE COLLECTIONS BEGINNING JUNE 19

Press release date: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2009

In an exhibition entitled Pages of Gold: Medieval Illuminations from the Morgan, fifty of the Morgan's finest single leaves—many of which were acquired by Pierpont Morgan and twelve of which are being displayed for the first time—are on view.

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