Exhibition: ‘Gold’, British Library, London, 20 May – 2 October 2022, tickets available in February 2022

The British Library has announced a new exhibition, Gold, which will run from 20 May to 2 October 2022. Gold has long held the power to dazzle and ignite feelings of wonder. This new exhibition will take visitors on a journey to over 20 countries to discover how gold has been used to embellish andContinue reading “Exhibition: ‘Gold’, British Library, London, 20 May – 2 October 2022, tickets available in February 2022”

Exhibition: North Sea Crossings: Anglo-Dutch Books and the Adventures of Reynard the Fox, The Weston Library, Bodleian Libraries, Oxford, 3 December 2021–18 April 2022

About the exhibition North Sea Crossings tells the story of Anglo-Dutch exchanges through beautiful medieval manuscripts, early prints, maps, animal stories and other treasures from the Bodleian’s collections. For centuries the North Sea has been a highway connecting Britain with its Dutch neighbours, a mere 33 kilometres away at its closest point. Focusing on theContinue reading “Exhibition: North Sea Crossings: Anglo-Dutch Books and the Adventures of Reynard the Fox, The Weston Library, Bodleian Libraries, Oxford, 3 December 2021–18 April 2022”

Exhibition: ‘The Illuminated Bibliotheca: Production and Circulation of the Bible in Portugal’, National Library of Portugal, 28th October 2021 – 22nd January 2022

The exhibition focusses on the Romanesque Bible manuscripts that have been preserved in Portuguese collections.

Exhibition: ‘Imperial Splendor: The Art of the Book in the Holy Roman Empire, 800–1500’, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 15 October 2021 – 23 January 2022

The Morgan Library and Museum is pleased to announce their upcoming exhibition ‘Imperial Splendor: The Art of the Book in the Holy Roman Empire, 800–1500’ which begins 15 October 2021 to 23 January 2022.

Exhibition: ‘Fragmented Illuminations: Medieval & Renaissance Manuscript Cuttings at the V&A’, V&A Museum, 8 May 2022

If you are in London, be sure to check out the display at the Victoria & Albert Museum: ‘Fragmented Illuminations: Medieval & Renaissance Manuscript Cuttings at the V&A’ – open now.

Exhibition: The Good Life: Collecting Late Antique Art at The Met now open

The Good Life: Collecting Late Antique Art at The Met showcases the Museum’s important and rare collection of third- to eighth-century art from Egypt and reevaluates it through the lens of late antique ideas about abundance, virtue, and shared classical taste.

Exhibition: ‘Treasury Objects of the Middle Ages’, Sam Fogg, London, 24 June–30 July 2021

Sam Fogg’s Treasury Objects of the Middle Ages, will open next Thursday 24 June 2021. You can preview the exhibition by exploring some of its highlights and by watching a trailer on the exhibition page. Sam Fogg is delighted to welcome you to the gallery when the exhibition opens.

Exhibition: ‘The Great Wonder: Violet Oakley and the Gothic Revival at Vassar’ (27th February – 13th June 2021)

Oakley’s talent for creating a total artistic environment is evident not only in this undertaking – her only surviving interior-design project – but also in the elaborate medieval pageant she orchestrated for the dedication of Alumnae House in June 1924.

Exhibition: Thomas Becket – Murder and the Making of a Saint, British Museum, 20th May 2021 – 22nd Aug 2021

First ever major UK exhibition on Thomas Becket to open at the British Museum Centrepiece will be an extraordinary first time loan of a complete stained-glass window from Canterbury Cathedral, one of the Cathedral’s greatest treasures New research means window will be shown at British Museum in its original arrangement for the first time inContinue reading “Exhibition: Thomas Becket – Murder and the Making of a Saint, British Museum, 20th May 2021 – 22nd Aug 2021”

Virtual Tour: ‘Medieval Women: Subjects and Makers of Art’ (Sam Fogg, online, 25 February – 31 March 2021), London Art Week, 23 March 2021, 17.00-18.00 GMT

Arranged with Sam Fogg in conjunction with their online exhibition, Medieval Women: Subjects and Makers of Art (25 February – 31 March 2021), enjoy a tour of the exhibition in its gallery setting, accompanied by commentary and an in-depth look at select individual works. With Dr Jana Gajdošová of Sam Fogg, curator of the Medieval Women exhibitionContinue reading “Virtual Tour: ‘Medieval Women: Subjects and Makers of Art’ (Sam Fogg, online, 25 February – 31 March 2021), London Art Week, 23 March 2021, 17.00-18.00 GMT”