Past Exhibitions

October 27, 2023 through January 28, 2024

The Morgan is home to one of the world’s largest and most important collections of drawings by Giambattista Tiepolo (1696–1770) and his eldest son Domenico (1727–1804), with more than 300 representative examples of their lively invention and masterful techniques.

October 20, 2023 through January 21, 2024

The Bible is a cornerstone of religion, art, and literature in the western world. Few books can demonstrate the power of the printed word as vividly as scripture—a bedrock of faith, an object of veneration, a formative influence on language and culture.

October 6, 2023 through January 14, 2024

Seeds of Knowledge highlights the collection of 15th to 17th-century European printed herbals of Dr. Peter Goop (Liechtenstein). Herbals were highly illustrated, critical texts to doctors and lay healthcare providers that included both the folkloric and medicinal uses of plants.

November 21, 2023 through January 7, 2024

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

Seaetd figure of Scrooge in white night gown and cap sitting in pink armchair next to a fireplace on the left with a table and lamp on the right.
October 25, 2022 through November 12, 2023

By the mid-eighteenth century, the practice of sketching outdoors with oil paint had become popular among landscape artists.

Landscape of a circular wall surrounding arched ruins with mountains and blue sky in background and lone figure in foreground.
June 16 through October 22, 2023

The Morgan Library & Museum celebrates the gift of more than 130 drawings and photographs from the collection of Karen B. Cohen with the exhibition Into the Woods: Naturalism, Landscape, and Labor.

Charcoal drawing of landscape with human and animal figures approaching trees, in brown and gray washes with white highlights.
June 6 through October 22, 2023

While exploring the volumes in her parents’ library, Karen Bassine Cohen discovered a passion for the nineteenth century.

June 23 through October 8, 2023

British artist Bridget Riley (b. 1931) is one of the most celebrated abstract painters of her generation. This exhibition—the first dedicated exclusively to her drawings in over fifty years—provides an intimate view of Riley's studio practice, in which the making of works on paper plays a central role.

June 16 through October 1, 2023

A modern art pioneer, renowned Swiss painter Ferdinand Hodler (1853–1918) created works that range from vast symbolist compositions to intimate, realist portraits and nearly abstract landscape paintings.

May 26 through September 24, 2023

Blaise Cendrars, born Frédéric Louis Sauser, was a catalyst in some of the explosive artistic innovations of the early twentieth century.