Past Exhibitions

Apocalypse Then: Medieval Illuminations from the Morgan

March 23 through June 17, 2007

In this exhibition, the Book of Revelation, in all of its complexity, was seen through the eyes of some of the greatest medieval illuminators.

Image of Woman Clothed in the Sun and the Defeat of the Seven-Headed Dragon

Victorian Bestsellers

January 26 through May 6, 2007

Victorian Bestsellers explored the rise of this cultural phenomenon using original manuscripts, first editions, illustrated editions, and rare printed ephemera, drawn largely from the Morgan's renowned literary collections.

Image of Caricature of Charles Dickens in Bentley's Miscellany

Private Treasures: Four Centuries of European Master Drawings

January 18 through April 8, 2007

Private Treasures provided the public the rare opportunity to view works from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries drawn entirely from an esteemed private collection.

Image of The Drawing Lesson

Saul Steinberg: Illuminations

December 1, 2006, through March 4, 2007

Saul Steinberg: Illuminations featured more than one hundred drawings, collages, and sculptural assemblages by the artist whom many regard as not only a comic genius but among the greatest draftsmen of the modern era.

Fragonard and the French Tradition

October 13, 2006, through January 7, 2007

Fragonard and the French Tradition celebrated the artist's brilliant accomplishments as a draftsman in the context of the prevailing currents of eighteenth-century French art.

Image of Portrait of a Neapolitan Girl

Mozart at 250: A Celebration

October 13, 2006, through January 7, 2007

The Morgan Library & Museum celebrated the 250th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791) with an exhibition that traces Mozart's brief life through manuscripts, letters, and first editions of his works.

Image of Symphony in D Major

Bob Dylan's American Journey, 1956–1966

September 29, 2006, through January 6, 2007

The exhibition examined the critical ten-year period that coincides with Dylan's transformation from folk troubadour to rock innovator during a momentous, turbulent period of American history.

New Acquisition: Albrecht Dürer's Adam and Eve

October 3 through November 19, 2006

Through the generosity of private donors, the Morgan acquired an exceptionally fine impression of the engraving Adam and Eve by the German master Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528).

Image of Adam and Eve

Celebrating Rembrandt: Etchings from the Morgan

July 15 through October 1, 2006

To celebrate the four-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606–1669), The Morgan Library & Museum presented highlights from its exceptional collection of Rembrandt etchings.

From Rembrandt to van Gogh: Dutch Drawings from the Morgan

July 15 through October 1, 2006

From Rembrandt to van Gogh: Dutch Drawings from the Morgan presented highlights from the Morgan's outstanding collection of Dutch drawings from the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries.

Image of Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife