Illuminated Manuscripts: Current and Recent Exhibitions

Current and Recent Exhibitions

2021

2021 Nashville, Tennessee, Frist Art Museum, “Medieval Bologna: Art for a University City” (5 nov 2021 - 30 jan 2022)

2021 Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional de España, “Luces del norte: manuscritos iluminados de la Biblioteca Nacional de España” (29 abr 2021 - 5 set 2021)

2021 Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional de España” (10 feb 2021 - 22 may 2021)

2021 Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional de España, “La colección de dibujos italianos y españoles del siglo XVI de la BNE” (2021)

2020

2020 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "The Book of Ruth: Medieval to Modern"

2020 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Treasures from the Vault"

2020 St. Gallen, Abbey Library of St.Gall, "Switzerland’s Most Beautiful Pages – Sacred Manuscripts" (10 mar 2020 - 08 nov 2020) also in Fondation Bodmer (09 abr 2020 - 07 sep 2020) Posponed to Spring 2022

2020 London, British Library, "Hebrew Manuscripts"

2019

2019 Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, "Chefs-d’œuvre romans de Saint-Martial de Limoges"

2019 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "The Decorated Word: Writing and Picturing in Islamic Calligraphy"

2019 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Blurring the Line: Manuscripts in the Age of Print"

2019 Leuven, Maurits Sabbe Library, "Conservation of Medieval Manuscripts from the collection of the Maurits Sabbe Library-KU Leuven Libraries"

2019 Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana , "I libri di Cosimo I de’ Medici"

2019 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World"

2019 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "The Wondrous Cosmos in Medieval Manuscripts"

2019 London, Royal Academy, "The Renaissance Nude"

2019 London, National Portrait Gallery, "Elizabethan Treasures, Hilliard and Oliver miniatures"

2019 Uppsala, University Library, "Codex Argenteus"

2019 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Clouds and Gold Dust: Decorated Papers from the Ettinghausen Collection"

2019 Valencia, Biblioteca Histórica, "Ferits pels Llibres: Fons de bibliòfils a la Universitat de Valencia"

2019 Barcelona, Biblioteca Nacional de Catalunya, "El noble esforç: L'herència dels trobadors a Catalunya"

2019 Oxford, Weston Library, "Sappho to Suffrage: Women who dared"

2019 London, British Library, "Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War"

2019 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Art of Three Faiths: A Torah, a Bible, and a Qur’an"

2018

2018 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "All that Glitters: Life at the Renaissance Court"

2018 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "The Renaissance Nude"

2018 Harvard, Houghton Library, "Books in Books: Reflexions on Reading and Writing in the Middle Ages"

2018 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, Wonders"

2018 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Outcasts: Prejudice & Persecution in the Medieval World"

2018 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "The French Concept of World History (in Sixty Feet)"

2018 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Now and Forever: The Art of Medieval Time" (26 jan 2018 - 29 apr 2018)

2017

2017 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Sacred Landscapes: Nature in Renaissance Manuscripts"

2017 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Illuminating Women in the Medieval World"

2017 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "" (08 set 2017 - 07 jan 2018)

2017 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Remembering Antiquity: The Ancient World through Medieval Eyes"

2016

2016 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Things Unseen: Vision, Belief, and Experience in Illuminated Manuscripts"

2016 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Traversing the Globe through Illuminated Manuscripts "

2016 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "The Art of Alchemy"

2016 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven"

2016 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "The Alchemy of Color in Medieval Manuscripts "

2016 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, "Colour: The Art and Science of Illuminated Manuscripts"

2016 Dallas, Bridwell Library, "Inscribed Illuminations and Inspirations: Manuscripts at Bridwell Library"

2016 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "The World in Play: Luxury Cards, 1430–1540"

2015

2015 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Girolamo dai Libri and Veronese Art of the Sixteenth Century"

2015 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: Food in the Middle Ages and Renaissance"

2015 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Touching the Past: The Hand and the Medieval Book"

2015 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Scenes from the Life of St. Martin: Franco-Flemish Embroidery from the Met Collection"

2015 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Bazm and Razm: Feast and Fight in Persian Art" (blog post related to this exhibition)

2015 Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, The Shape of the Book: "From Roll to Codex (3rd cent. BC – 19th cent. AD)"

2015 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Renaissance Splendors of the Northern Italian Courts"

2015 Notre Dame, Indiana, Snite Museum of Art, "Hour by Hour: Reconstructing a Medieval Breton Prayer Book". Digital Resource (doesn't work with Internet Explorer)

2014

2014 Washington, Library of Congress, "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor"

2014 Washington, Library of Congress, "A Thousand Years of the Persian Book"

2014 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Miracles in Miniature: The Art of the Master of Claude de France"

2014 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "The Crusader Bible: A Gothic Masterpiece"

2014 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "The Winchester Bible: A Masterpiece of Medieval Art"

2014 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Give and Ye Shall Receive: Gift Giving in the Middle Ages"

2014 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Chivalry in the Middle Ages"

2014 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections"

2014 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral at The Cloisters"

2014 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Heaven and Earth: Byzantine Illumination at the Cultural Crossroads"

2013

2013 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Treasures from the Vault"

2013 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Treasures from the Vault"

2013 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Illuminating Faith: The Eucharist in Medieval Life and Art"

2013 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Miracles and Martyrs: Saints in the Middle Ages"

2013 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Gardens of the Renaissance"

2013 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Untold Stories: Collecting and Transforming Medieval Manuscripts"

2013 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Search for the Unicorn: An Exhibition in Honor of The Cloisters' 75th Anniversary"

2013 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Florence at the Dawn of the Renaissance: Painting and Illumination, 1300–1350"

2013 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "The Art of Devotion in the Middle Ages"

2012

2012 Washington, Library of Congress, "To Know Wisdom and Instruction: The Armenian Literary Tradition at the Library of Congress"

2012 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Treasures of Islamic Manuscript Painting from the Morgan"

2012 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Heaven, Hell, and Dying Well: Images of Death in the Middle Ages"

2012 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Paintings on Parchment: Italian Renaissance Illuminations from the Robert Lehman Collection"

2012 Oxford, Bodleian Library, "The Romance of the Middle Ages"

2012 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "The Rylands Haggadah: Medieval Jewish Art in Context"

2012 Harvard, Houghton Library, "Picturing Prayer: Books of Hours in Houghton Library"

2011

2011 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Lyrical Visions: Paintings from North India"

2011 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Lisbon's Hebrew Bible: Medieval Jewish Art in Context"

2011 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Gothic Grandeur: Manuscript Illumination, 1200–1350"

2011 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "In the Beginning Was the Word: Medieval Gospel Illumination"

2011 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Fashion in the Middle Ages"

2011 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "The Washington Haggadah: Medieval Jewish Art in Context"

2011 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Illuminating Fashion: Dress in the Art of Medieval France and the Netherlands"

2011 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Stories to Watch: Narrative in Medieval Manuscripts"

2011 Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Consilioque manuque: "La Chirurgia nei manoscritti"

2011 Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Voci dell’Oriente: "Miniature e testi classici da Bisanzio"

2010

2010 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "The Hours of Catherine of Cleves"

2010 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Flemish Illumination in the Era of Catherine of Cleves"

2010 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Imagining the Past in France, 1250–1500"

2010 Nottingham, University Library, "Saints, Sinners and Storytellers" (Read the Wollaton Antiphonal)

2010 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Illuminated Manuscripts from Belgium and the Netherlands"

2010 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Man, Myth, and Sensual Pleasures: Jan Gossart's Renaissance"

2010 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Northern European Manuscript Illuminations from the Robert Lehman Collection"

2010 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry"

2010 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "The Old Testament in Medieval Manuscript Illumination"

2010 New Haven, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, "Go, Little Book"

2010 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Building the Medieval World: Architecture in Illuminated Manuscripts"

2009

2009 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Pages of Gold: Medieval Illuminations from the Morgan"

2009 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Migrations of the Mind: Manuscripts from the Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection"

2009 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "The Medieval Scriptorium"

2009 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Pen and Parchment: Drawing in the Middle Ages"

2009 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Temptation and Salvation: The Psalms of King David"

2009 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "German and Central European Manuscript Illumination"

2008

2008 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Protecting the Word: Bookbindings of the Morgan"

2008 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "The Prayer Book of Claude de France"

2008 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Three Gutenberg Bibles"

2008 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Illuminating the Medieval Hunt"

2008 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "The Belles Heures of the Duke of Berry"

2008 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Art and Love in Renaissance Italy "

2008 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Early Buddhist Manuscript Painting: The Palm-Leaf Tradition"

2008 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Choirs of Angels: Painting in Italian Choir Books, 1300–1500"

2008 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Faces of Power and Piety: Medieval Portraiture"

2008 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "The Marvel and Measure of Peru: Three Centuries of Visual History, 1550-1880"

2008 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Krishna: Mythology and Worship"

2008 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Imagining Christ"

2008 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Rare Finds: Ten Years of Collecting Manuscripts"

2008 Washington, Library of Congress, "Library of Congress Bible Collection"

2007

2007 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Apocalypse Then: Medieval Illuminations from the Morgan"

2007 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Music for the Masses: Illuminated Choir Books"

2007 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Medieval Beasts"

2007 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "French Manuscript Illumination of the Middle Ages"

2006

2006 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Holy Image, Hallowed Ground: Icons from Sinai"

2006 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "The Gospels in Medieval Manuscript Illumination"

2006 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Landscape in the Renaissance"

2006 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "The Cult of Saints"

2006 Dallas, Bridwell Library, "Six Centuries of Master BookBinding"

2006 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "The Medieval Bookshelf: From Romance to Astronomy"

2005

2005 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, "The Cambridge Illuminations"

2005 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Painted Prayers: Books of Hours from the Morgan Library"

2005 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Fra Angelico "

2005 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Pearls of the Parrot of India: The Emperor Akbar's Illustrated Khamsa, 1597–98"

2005 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Prague: The Crown of Bohemia, 1347–1437" (blog post related to this exhibition)

2005 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "A Masterpiece Reconstructed: The Hours of Louis XII"

2005 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Shrine and Shroud"

2005 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Masterpieces in Miniature"

2005 Auckland, Central City Library, "Is it real gold? Medieval Books 1150-1510"

2005 Washington, Library of Congress, "The Cultures and History of the Americas: The Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress"

2005 Washington, Library of Congress, "Heavenly Craft: The Woodcut in Early Printed Books"

2004

2004 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Painted Prayers: Books of Hours from the Morgan Library"

2004 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "The Book of Kings: Art, War, and the Morgan Library's Medieval Picture Bible"

2004 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Images of Violence in the Medieval World"

2004 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Byzantium and the West"

2004 New Haven, Beinecke Library, "Petrarch"

2004 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Fit for a King: Courtly Manuscripts, 1380–1450"

2004 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Seeking Illumination: Monastic Manuscripts, 800–1200"

2003

2003 Washington, Library of Congress, "World Treasures: Beginnings"

2003 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Glory of the Gothic Page"

2003 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Transforming Tradition: Ancient Motifs in Medieval Manuscripts"

2003 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Treasures of a Lost Art: Italian Manuscript Painting of the Middle Ages and Renaissance"

2003 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "The Making of a Medieval Book"

2003 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Illuminating the Renaissance: The Triumph of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe"

2003 London, British Library, "Lindisfarne Gospels Exhibition" (Read the book)

2003 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Picturing the Natural World"

2003 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Five Hundred Years of Manuscript Illumination"

2002

2002 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "The Medieval Bestseller: Illuminated Books of Hours"

2002 Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Songs of Praise: Illuminated Choir Books"

2001

2001 New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, "Jean Poyer: Artist to the Court of Renaissance France"

2001 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, "Illuminating the Law"

2000

2000 New York, The Metropolitan Museum, "Only the Best : Masterpieces of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon"

1996

1996 Washington, Library of Congress, "Dresden: Treasures from the Saxon State Library"

1995

1995 Washington, Library of Congress, "Creating French Culture: Monarchs and Monasteries. Tresaures from Bibliothéque Nationale de France"

1993

1993 Washington, Library of Congress, "Rome Reborn: The Vatican Library & Renaissance Culture"

1993 Washington, Library of Congress, "Scrolls from the Dead Sea"

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New Haven, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, "Making the Medieval English Manuscript: The Takamiya Collection at the Beinecke Library"