Museum and other educational exhibits hosted by modern-world organizations (i.e., not part of the re-enactment or re-creation environment)
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2006-10-07 14:36
"Cimabue and Early Italian Devotional Painting" will be on display at The Frick Collection in New York City through December 31.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2006-10-05 14:23
"At Home in Renaissance Italy," on display at London's Victoria & Albert Museum through January 7, reveals the Renaissance interior's central role in the flourishing of Italian art and culture by providing an innovative three-dimensional view of the Italian Renaissance home, presented as object-filled spaces that bring the period to life.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2006-09-29 15:34
Over eighty medieval sculpted heads, half from the Met's collection and half from other American and European collections, are on display in "Set in Stone: The Face in Medieval Sculpture," a new exhibit at the Robert Lehman Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2006-09-28 13:22
"Figures on Fabric" will be on display at the Octagon Gallery of the Fitzwilliam Museum (at the University of Cambridge, in England) through December 30.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2006-09-26 16:00
"Leonardo da Vinci: Experience, Experiment and Design," a new exhibition exploring how Leonardo da Vinci thought on paper, is on display at London's Victoria and Albert Museum through January 7.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2006-09-04 18:15
One of only three full sets of surviving Flemish or French tapestries has been taken down from display at the Victoria and Albert Museum for cleaning and restoration.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2006-09-03 14:00
A rare, copper alloy Saxon belt buckle, dated to between 600 CE and 720 CE has gone on display for the first time.
Submitted by Johnnae on Tue, 2006-08-22 20:20
Only one portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots, is known to exist, and that painting has been brought forth from thirty years of storage for exhibition in London.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2006-08-19 09:01
Landscape in the Renaissance will be on display at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, through October 15.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-08-11 06:50
The Weaving Art Museum, which features exhibitions of historic carpets, has a website with a wealth of information on the weaving of carpets throughout history with an emphasis on those of the Middle East.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2006-07-31 10:30
"Schatzkammer: Henry Walters' German Manuscripts" will be on display at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, through October 29.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-07-27 17:57
An exhibition of three paintings depicting the likeness of William Shakespeare is on display at the Yale Center for British Art. Searching for Shakespeare will be in New Haven, CT until September 17, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-07-12 22:40
An exhibition of Venetian Renaissance masterworks will be on display at Washington D.C.'s National Gallery of Art June 18–September 17, 2006. Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, and the Renaissance of Venetian Painting will include a selection of paintings from 16th century Venice.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2006-06-21 17:18
"Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, and the Renaissance of Venetian Painting" will be on display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, through September 17.
Submitted by Ursula on Wed, 2006-06-14 18:53
The looting of Baghdad's National Museum in 2003 inspired the founding of Save Antiquities For Everyone, or SAFE. The organization aims to protect antiquities and preserve the world's cultural heritage.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-06-13 19:48
A web version of The World of Chaucer: Medieval Books and Manuscripts is now available on the website of the University of Glasgow. The site includes reproductions of manuscripts from the exhibition catalog.
Submitted by Racaire on Thu, 2006-06-08 19:26
An exhibit on the history of cooking and dining is now on display at the Austrian National Library in Vienna. The Art of Cuisine and the Culture of Dining: Culinary Documents from the Austrian National Library runs until October 31, 2006.
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2006-06-02 07:47
A new museum-quality show presents Gothic Revival furniture and architecture from 19th century America.
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2006-05-26 09:03
A current exhibition at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art features Tibetan weapons, armor, and other war gear from the 13th to the 20th century.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-05-09 17:08
Teri Centner reports that the Germanic National Museum in Nurnburg, Germany will be opening the doors of its famed medieval collection for the first time in many years.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2006-05-05 11:31
"Great Painters in Brescia From the Renaissance to the 18th Century" will be on display at the Portland Museum of Art, in Portland, Oregon, through September 17.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-05-01 14:57
Julienne fille Gaspard of the Kingdom of Atlantia discusses a recent visit to the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-04-17 11:57
If you're visiting Jersey in the Channel Islands this summer, you can see a demonstration of period falconry.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2006-04-12 14:49
Dragon Hall, a 15th Century trading hall has been re-opened in Norwich after a UK₤2 million restoration.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-11 13:58
Take a virtual tour of the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art's armor collection and learn about the history of armor with Knights in Central Park, an interactive website dedicated to historical armor.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-26 09:28
Several albums of paintings of birds dating to the 16th century have been "rediscovered" by Roberta J.M. Olson, art curator for the New York Historical Society. The works were painted by French artist Pierre Eskrich, considered to be the inspiration for James Audubon.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-15 19:05
On June 17, 2006, the Department of Horticulture and the Center for Medieval Studies at Penn State University will host an Open House. The public is invited to attend from 2:00-4:30 pm.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-15 15:59
Lady Kirsten reports that members of the SCA have been requested to demonstrate armored and rapier combat in conjunction with the Age of Armor exhibit at the Evansville (Indiana) Museum of Arts, History & Science March 19, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-03-14 18:50
Salisbury House, a 42-room mansion located in Des Moines, Iowa which is modeled after the King's House in Salisbury, England, is celebrating its reopening for public tours after an extensive renovation with "Swords & Shawls," an exhibit featuring a display of swords dating from Medieval times through the 19th century.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2006-03-07 19:09
Students from three Cornish schools today supported the Royal Cornwall Museum's (in partnership with English Heritage) new initiative to develop an exciting interactive learning experience today in Truro.