2020–2021

Poetry and Patronage: The Laubespine-Villeroy Library Rediscovered

October 16, 2020 through May 16, 2021

Young, handsome, and highborn, Claude III de Laubespine lived in luxury after marrying an heiress and obtaining the favor of King Charles IX.

No Soft Nonsense: Anne Brontë at 200

February 25, 2020 through February 14, 2021

This small installation, on view in the Rotunda of J. Pierpont Morgan’s Library and drawn entirely from the Morgan’s own holdings, marks the two-hundredth anniversary of Brontë’s birth and celebrates her bold, enduring literary voice.

Treasures from the Vault

February 25, 2020 to February 14, 2021

Treasures from the Vault, an ongoing exhibition series, features works drawn from these diverse collections in the sumptuous setting of J. Pierpont Morgan’s Library.

Betye Saar: Call and Response

September 12, 2020 through January 31, 2021

This exhibition, conceived in close consultation with the artist, looks at the relationship between Saar’s finished works and the preliminary annotated sketches she has made in small notebooks throughout her career.