Past Exhibitions

January 17 through May 11, 2014

This exhibition marks the first presentation of Spanish drawings at the Morgan and showcases over twenty sheets from the museum's pre-eminent master drawings collection.

January 24 through April 27, 2014

This exhibition of the original manuscript and watercolor drawings—the most comprehensive ever mounted—explores the American origins of a story that reminds us that what matters most can only be seen with the heart.

Little Prince image
October 25, 2013, through February 2, 2014

The Morgan is delighted to present visitors with a unique opportunity to see, for the first time in New York, Leonardo da Vinci's extraordinary Codex on the Flight of Birds, and one of his most celebrated drawings, Head of a Young Woman, together with a selection of other works on paper.

October 4, 2013, through January 26, 2014

The exhibition will feature nearly one hundred items, drawn primarily from the Morgan's holdings and The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature at The New York Public Library, two of the most important collections of Poe material in the United States.

Image of Poe
September 10, 2013, through January 12, 2014

The Morgan will present the first public presentation of nine revealing letters and postcards written by J. D. Salinger to Marjorie Sheard, an aspiring Canadian writer, between 1941 and 1943.

September 10, 2013, through January 12, 2014

This fall, the Morgan will display a selection of exceptional documents from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, one of the country's foremost archives of Americana.

Image of Declaration of Independence
September 27, 2013, through January 5, 2014

Drawn entirely from the museum's holdings, Tiepolo, Guardi, and Their World features a selection of more than one hundred works on paper and chronicles the vitality and originality of drawing during Venice's second Golden Age.

Image of Tiepolo drawing
September 13, 2013, through January 5, 2014

This exhibition celebrates the Morgan's Man Booker Prize Collection—the largest American collection devoted to the prize, acquired in 2010.

Winners of the Man Booker Prize
October 8 through December 1, 2013

As part of the Bicentenary celebrations of the Royal Philharmonic Society, the Morgan will display two historic copyist scores of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, marking the first time they have been brought together since their creation in 1824.

July 19 through November 3, 2013

This summer, the Morgan will continue its annual sculpture series with a large-scale installation by Berlin-based artist Monika Grzymala.