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.

June 6 through September 17, 2023

An exhibition in the Rotunda and an installation in the Garden in Summer 2023, developed collaboratively with the Lenape Center and Hudson Valley Farm Hub, honors Nora Thompson Dean (1907–1984), a Lenape teacher and herbalist who worked to preserve Lenape culture.

Black-and-white portrait of Nora Thompson Dean at three quarter angle looking down.
March 10 through June 4, 2023

In a letter written near the end of his life, Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720–1778) explained to his sister that he had lived away from his native Venice because he could find no patrons there willing to support “the sublimity of my ideas.”

View of a a large building with columns on and steps leading up to an archway in the middle in brown ink on yellowed paper.
February 14 through June 4, 2023

Objects on view in J. Pierpont Morgan’s library reflect the past, present, and future of building collections in four curatorial departments, comprising illuminated manuscripts from the medieval and renaissance eras, five hundred years of printed books, correspondence and literary manuscripts, as well as printed music and autograph manuscripts by composers.

January 10 through June 4, 2023

By the mid-eighteenth century, the Grand Tour, a study trip through Europe with a period of residence in Italy, had become a fixture in the education of European aristocrats and the training of artists.

Several figures wading in a stream that flows under the arch of a cavernous space with brown and blue wash.