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”

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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.

New Publication: ‘Imperial Splendor: The Art of the Book in the Holy Roman Empire, 800–1500’, by Jeffrey F. Hamburger & Joshua O’Driscoll

‘Imperial Splendor’ accompanies the exhibition at the Morgan Library and Museum with the same title. This book presents in beautiful colour the fascinating history of book production and use within the Holy Roman Empire over the course of 700 years.

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: ‘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: Architecture & Ornament, Sam Fogg Gallery, London, 22 October – 19 November 2020

The works of art in this exhibition provide an overview of the diversity that existed in Romanesque and Gothic architecture, which continually transformed across space and time. They range from the tenth century, when Lombard architecture and sculpture formed the so-called first Romanesque, to the late fifteenth century, when openwork spires towered over cities. TheContinue reading “Exhibition: Architecture & Ornament, Sam Fogg Gallery, London, 22 October – 19 November 2020”

Exhibition: Precious and Rare: Islamic Metalwork from The Courtauld Gallery, Multiple UK Venues 2020-2021

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.

Online Exhibition: Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, & Exchange Across Medieval Saharan Africa

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.