Drawing upon the rich holdings of the Morgan’s collection of medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts, Now and Forever explores how people told time in the Middle Ages and what they thought about it.
Views of Rome and Naples: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection
August 15, 2017 through March 18, 2018
Views of Rome and Naples is the fifth exhibition in a series drawn from the collection of oil sketches acquired by Morgan Trustee Eugene V. Thaw and his wife, Clare. Mr. Thaw is also an honorary trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Poussin, Claude, and French Drawing in the Classical Age
June 16 through October 15, 2017
The French refer to the seventeenth century as the Grand Siècle, or the Great Century. Under the rule of Louis XIII and Louis XIV, the period saw a dramatic increase in French political and military power, the maturation of French courtly life at Versailles, and an unparalleled flourishing of the arts.
Noah's Beasts: Sculpted Animals from Ancient Mesopotamia
May 26 through August 27, 2017
This exhibition presents Mesopotamian sculptural works from ca. 3300-2250 B.C., bringing together for the first time pieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Yale University Babylonian Collection, the Kimbell Art Museum, and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.