- Colors of the World: Illuminated Manuscripts in the Age of Exploration
Students will step into Europe's past by reenacting skills and techniques that artists used to create the most exquisite medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the Morgan's collections. They will delve into the art of Western illumination as a means of exploring early Eurasian and African trade routes.
- Reading a Building: Mr. Morgan and His Library Students will piece together a character portrait of Pierpont Morgan by looking at his magnificent library.
- Mythical Creatures Students will observe the imagery on Mesopotamian seals. Through gallery activities and art projects, they will be introduced to ancient myths and symbols.
Educators may also schedule tours of temporary exhibitions; download the upcoming exhibition schedule (PDF).