Museum and other educational exhibits hosted by modern-world organizations (i.e., not part of the re-enactment or re-creation environment)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-27 08:08
The Higgins Armory Museum and the Worcester Polytechnic Institute have created a series of virtual exhibitions dealing with the martial arts in Medieval and Renaissance Europe with an emphasis on armor and fighting techniques.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2006-11-13 19:06
Prayers and Portraits: Unfolding the Netherlandish Diptych will be on display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, through February 4.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2006-11-08 07:45
"'For This Is My Body': The Medieval Missal" will be on display at the Walters Museum of Art in Baltimore, Maryland, through January 28.
Submitted by Sibella on Sat, 2006-10-21 17:05
An unprecedented partnership between Paris' Louvre and Atlanta's High Museum of Art is bringing a number of works of art from the famous French museum to the American South. Many of these works have never before left France. On October 14, two exhibitions open:
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-16 03:00
Artist Hans Holbein, best known for his portraits of royal personages of the Tudor court, is the subject of a new exhibit at London's Victoria and Albert Museum. The large collection of paintings will be on display 28 September 2006 through 7 January 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-10-15 14:16
The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., in association with the Bodleian Library, will present In the Beginning: Bibles Before the Year 1000.
Submitted by Racaire on Tue, 2006-10-10 15:54
Soon a new special exhibition will be on display at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. BELLINI, GIORGIONE, TITIAN and the Renaissance of the Venetian Painting begins at October 17, 2006 and runs until January 7, 2007.
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.