Past Exhibitions

February 15 through April 28, 2013

The Morgan celebrates the 1913 publication of Swann's Way with a fascinating selection of the author's notebooks, preliminary drafts, galley-proofs, and other documents from the collection of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.

Phot of Proust
January 25 through April 21, 2013

Bringing together more than 160 works on paper by such iconic artists as Salvador Dalí, Max Ernst, Leonora Carrington, and Joan Miró, this is the first major exhibition to explore the central role of drawing in surrealism, one of the most important movements in twentieth-century art.

April 29, 2006 through April 14, 2013

The Morgan expansion project is the subject of a special exhibition that begins with a historical survey of the site from the 1850s through today.

November 16, 2012, through February 3, 2013

The Morgan presents this exhibition on the occasion of an important loan from the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore: Rosso Fiorentino's Holy Family with the Young Saint John the Baptist.

Image of Holy Family with the Young Saint John the Baptist
November 2, 2012 through January 27, 2013

This exhibition tells how a largely self-taught artist and writer used a series of private letters to develop some of the most vividly depicted animal characters in all of children's literature.

Image of My rabbit Peter is so lazy."
November 20, 2012 through January 13, 2013

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

Image of A Christmas Carol in Prose
October 12, 2012, through January 6, 2013

This fall, the Morgan will devote two galleries to an extraordinary exhibition of rarely-seen master drawings from the Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich, one of the foremost collections in Europe.

Image of Two Standing Women
July 13 through November 4, 2012

Reuniting the score and designs from Philip Glass and Robert Wilson's Einstein on the Beach, this exhibition focuses on the opera's premiere performances in 1976.

Image of Wilson drawing and Glass manuscript
July 20 through October 14, 2012

With approximately eighty oil sketches on paper, this exhibition will reveal a private side of Albers's work.

Image of Color Study for White Line Square
June 8 through September 23, 2012

A master orator and writer, Churchill's use of spoken and written words will be explored in this exhibition that covers more than a half century of his life.

Photograph of Winston Churchill