This week, a workshop and ongoing exhibition — described as “a contemporary pilgrimage” — examine physical spaces with interfaith meanings.
Abelardo Morell’s photographic map of Henry David Thoreau’s journals was gifted to the Morgan Library & Museum in honor of its security guards.
Researchers at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York are capturing the smell of its old books to reconstruct the building’s 1906 aroma.
The Morgan Library and Museum continues to spotlight some of its glittering books beneath the revamped lighting in its historic 1906 McKim Building.
The ten statues in Founding Figures: Copper Sculpture from Ancient Mesopotamia, ca. 3300–2000 BC at the Morgan Library & Museum in Manhattan were never meant for our eyes.
There are few small pleasures more delightful than opening the mailbox to find a holiday card from a friend.
In the 1940s, science fiction fans were gripped by tales of an underworld of nefarious beings preying on the humans up above.
Even though we all think we know what Shakespeare looks like from our middle school Hamlet textbooks, only one portrait was (probably) painted in the writer’s lifetime. In this singular work now on view at New York City’s Morgan Library, Shakespeare is a total 17th century hottie with glowing skin, a stylish goatee and overwhelmingly large collar. Sexy. Unveiled in 2009, the quality and age of the portrait means it is now believed to be the original in a long line of Shakespeare portraits, the ancestors of our textbook copies.