Past Exhibitions

May 6 through August 21, 2016

This exhibition celebrates the gift of forty-eight pastel drawings to the Morgan’s collection from the artist and his dealer Arne Glimcher.

November 24, 2015 through July 10, 2016

Trees is the third exhibition in a series drawn from the collection of oil sketches acquired by Morgan Trustee Eugene V. Thaw.

Image of Uprooted Tree by Gazeau
February 19 through May 30, 2016

This exhibition explores the history of the medium as a lucid, literate—but not always literal—tool of persuasion.

February 5 through May 15, 2016

Warhol by the Book is the first exhibition in New York devoted solely to Warhol’s career as a book artist.

January 22 through May 1, 2016

Pierre-Jean Mariette (1694–1774) was one of the earliest and most important collectors of old master drawings and he played a pivotal role in shaping our modern conception of the old masters.

January 29 through April 17, 2016

The exhibition explores the challenging creation of Wagner’s epic, and the staging of its 1876 premiere in Bayreuth and its 1889 American debut at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.

September 25, 2015 through January 31, 2016

This is the first ever major museum exhibition devoted to the work of Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961), one of the most celebrated American authors of the 20th century.

October 30, 2015 through January 18, 2016

World renowned for his paintings, sculptures, drawings, and cut-outs, Henri Matisse (1869–1954) also embraced the printed book as a means of artistic expression.

October 9, 2015 through January 10, 2016

One of the most important contemporary American sculptors, Martin Puryear (b. 1941) has also made drawings throughout his career.

January 13 through November 15, 2015

Exploring France is the second exhibition in a planned series drawn from the collection of oil sketches acquired by Morgan Trustee Eugene V. Thaw, who is also an honorary trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and his wife, Clare.