The Courtauld Gallery is pleased to announce rescheduled dates for its Precious and Rare touring exhibition of ten remarkable pieces of Islamic metalwork dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries.
Travel along routes crossing the Sahara Desert to a time when West African gold fueled expansive trade and drove the movement of people, culture, and religious beliefs. Caravans of Gold is the first major exhibition addressing the scope of Saharan trade and the shared history of West Africa, the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe from the eighth to sixteenth centuries. Weaving stories about interconnected histories, the exhibition showcases the objects and ideas that connected at the crossroads of the medieval Sahara and celebrates West Africa’s historic and underrecognized global significance.
On the 800th anniversary of the laying of its foundation stones Salisbury Cathedral is launching a virtual version of Celebrating 800 years of Spirit and Endeavour, its largest contemporary art exhibition for nearly two decades.
From February 1st until March 12th 2020, the MSK hosted the largest Jan van Eyck exhibition in history. During these weeks, nearly 130,000 visitors came closer to Van Eyck than was ever possible before, but unfortunately the COVID-19 crisis forced us to close the exhibition earlier.
We’ve scoured Google Arts & Culture for some of our favourite online exhibitions. Whether you’re interested in illuminated manuscripts, sculpture or architecture, there are a number of virtual exhibitions that we think you’ll enjoy.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Allerton Galleries, January 27th to May 28th The Art Institute of Chicago will exhibit this impressive and broad-ranging collection of approximately thirty exquisite fragments, which was assembled over a lifetime by medieval manuscript scholar and long-time Chicagoan, Sandra Hindman.
Opening: MADISON AVENUE GALLERY WALK Saturday, April 29, 2017 The works presented here – manuscripts, miniatures, drawings, and rings – offer a meaningful counterpoint to more recent artistic productions and celebrate the legacy of thoughtful collecting from generations past and present. Highlights of the exhibition include a majestic two volume illustrated manuscript made in the courtContinue reading “Exhibition: Collecting Medieval Masters Now, Les Enluminures, New York, 29 April – 10 June 2017”
Books made in Paris are among the most important expressions of French medieval and Renaissance art. From c. 1200 into the sixteenth century, Paris was the greatest center for the production of illuminated manuscripts and illustrated books in Europe. The royal court, prestigious members of the church, and the learned men of the university of Paris togetherContinue reading “Exhibition: Made in Paris: Spotlight on the Medieval Book Trade, Les Enluminures, Paris”
Walters Presents A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe Features more than 100 objects from world-renowned collections Baltimore, MD – The Walters Art Museum presents A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe, a major international loan exhibition that brings together more than 100 works including stained glass, precious metals, ivories,Continue reading “Exhibition: A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe, Walters Art Museum, 16 October 2016 – 8 January 2017”
Current Exhibition: Canterbury and St. Albans: Treasures from Church and Cloister Getty Museum of Art, (September 20, 2013–February 2, 2014) This exhibition brings together two masterpieces of medieval English art: stained glass from Canterbury Cathedral and the St. Albans Psalter, a splendidly illuminated Book of Psalms. Uniting the intimate art of book illumination with monumental glassContinue reading “Exhibition: Canterbury and St. Albans: Treasures from Church and Cloister, Getty Museum of Art, (September 20, 2013–February 2, 2014)”