Past Exhibitions

Roy Lichtenstein: The Black-and-White Drawings, 1961–1968

September 24, 2010, through January 2, 2011

An extraordinary new exhibition organized by The Morgan Library & Museum, opening September 24, presents an important series of large-scale, black-and-white works as a group for the first time and examines Lichtenstein's less known exploration of the medium of drawing.

Image of I Know How You Must Feel, Brad!

Mark Twain: A Skeptic's Progress

September 17, 2010, through January 2, 2011

The exhibition coincides with the 175th anniversary of Twain's birth in 1835 and includes more than 120 manuscripts and rare books.

Photograph of Mark Twain

Anne Morgan's War: Rebuilding Devastated France, 1917–1924

September 3 through November 21, 2010

This exhibition brings to life the extraordinary work undertaken by a small team of American women volunteers who left comfortable lives in the United States to devote themselves to relief work in France during and after World War I.

Photograph of Anne Morgan and Anne Murray Dike

Mark di Suvero at the Morgan

June 16 through September 12, 2010

The temporary installation of three sculptures by Mark di Suvero in the Gilbert Court was prompted by the friendship and mutual admiration between di Suvero and Renzo Piano, the architect who designed the court.

Photographs of Homebody and Heraldic Bourgogne

Defining Beauty: Albrecht Dürer at the Morgan

May 14 through September 12, 2010

The exhibition includes eight extraordinary drawings by Dürer that demonstrate the variety and dynamism of his draftsmanship.

Romantic Gardens: Nature, Art, and Landscape Design

May 21 through September 5, 2010

The exhibition features approximately ninety highly influential texts and outstanding works of art, providing a compelling overview of ideas championed by the Romantics and also implemented by them in private estates and public parks in Europe and the United States, notably New York's Central Park.

Image of View of the Welbeck Estate

Written in Stone: Historic Inscriptions from the Ancient Near East, ca. 2500 B.C.–550 B.C.

April 13 through September 5, 2010

An inscribed tablet from the Middle Assyrian period of Mesopotamia records and commemorates the restoration of the temple of the goddess Ishtar in the capital city of Assur.

Image of Stone Foundation Tablet

Palladio and His Legacy: A Transatlantic Journey

April 2 through August 1, 2010

Palladio and His Legacy: A Transatlantic Journey features thirty-one original Palladio drawings from the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Image of Measured drawing of the Arch of Jupiter Ammon

Magna Carta

Apri 21 through May 30, 2010

One of the earliest original manuscripts of Magna Carta dating to 1217 is on view at the Morgan through May 30.

Letters by J. D. Salinger

March 16 through May 9, 2010

As a tribute to J. D. Salinger (1919–2010), who died January 27, The Morgan Library & Museum presents a pair of exhibitions, the first beginning March 16, of ten letters by the author.