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 Sun, 2006-03-26 10:28
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 20:05
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 16:59
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 19:50
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 20:09
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.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-02-18 17:39
The Explorers' Hall of the National Geographic Museum in Washington D.C. will celebrate 800 years of Mongolian statehood with an exhibit highlighting the country's cultural renaissance. The exhibit will run February 10 - May 14, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-02-15 19:33
A pair of allegorical paintings by Renaissance artist Paolo Veronese will be the centerpiece of Veronese's Allegories: Virtue, Love and Exploration in Renaissance Venice, a small exhibit at the Frick Gallery in New York City beginning April 11, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-02-13 20:23
Laurence B. Kanter, organizer for the Fra Angelico exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, was faced with the extremely delicate job of transporting and unpacking the priceless, and sometimes crumbling, works of art for "the exhibition of a lifetime."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-02-12 17:07
An exhibit of Roman floor mosaics at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in New York gives insight into Jewish life around the Mediterranean in the late Roman period. Depicting scenes and symbols from Judaism, some mosaics also included Latin inscriptions.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-02-07 15:50
Lennie Bennett, art critic for the New York Times, looks at illuminated manuscripts and their place in medieval life.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2006-02-04 19:17
"The Medieval Bookshelf: From Romance to Astronomy" will be on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California, through April 9.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2006-01-25 09:01
"'Golden Lads and Lasses': Shakespeare for Children" is on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, through May 13.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 16:34
Stuart W. Pyhrr, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Curator in Charge of the Department of Arms and Armor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will present Splendor in Steel: Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a lecture at the Minneapolis Institute of Art's Pillsbury Auditorium.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2006-01-19 14:39
"Ink & Blood: Sacred Treasures of the Bible" will be on display at the Florida International Museum through May 14, 2006.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2006-01-15 15:12
The Walters Art Museum, in Baltimore, Maryland, will exhibit 17 books and manuscripts from the 12th-15th centuries from the museum's collection at "The Art of Law," a manuscript gallery focus show, through April 9.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-01-06 15:50
IMAX theaters around the Uunited States are currently showing a new film entitled Vikings: A Journey to the New World.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-12-24 19:03
The National Maritime Museum in Sydney will feature an exhibition titled "Vikings" from November 30, 2005 until June 18 2006.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-12-18 15:25
"Antonello da Messina: Sicily's Renaissance Master" will be on display in the European Paintings Galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art through March 5.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-12-16 18:19
"Hesse: A Princely German Collection," which featuring the Darmstadt Madonna among other works from the Hesse family collection, will be on display at the Portland Art Museum through March 19, 2006.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Wed, 2005-12-14 12:13
A 12th century window, an archaeological gem which gives an insight into the lost world of Merton Priory, has gone on display at the Museum of London.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-12-07 13:44
"Drawings from Leonardo to Titian: A North Italian Itinerary" will be on display at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, though February 26.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-11-28 15:08
The Museum of London has posted an extensive press pack containing photos and background materials on artifacts from its medieval galleries.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-11-21 09:08
"Sacred Arts and City Life: The Glory of Medieval Novgorod" is on display at the Walters Museum of Art in Baltimore, Maryland, through February 12.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-11-16 12:52
English professor Peter Addyman has collected nearly 10,000 pairs of Viking shoes dating largely to the 8th century. The shoes are part of the amazing collection of artifacts found in York, England.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-11-13 09:30
An exhibition of imperial Turkish robes and kaftans will be on display at the Smithsonian Institute's Sackler Gallery through January 22, 2006.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2005-11-11 15:11
The weekend before Atenveldt and Gleann Abhann’s coronations, the first-ever international exhibition devoted to imperial Turkish robes, or kaftans, dating to the 16th-17th centuries, opened at the Smithsonian Institute’s Sackler Gallery.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-11-11 10:53
"España Medieval y el legado de occidente" will be on display at the Museo Nacional de Antropología through February.
Submitted by Zabava on Mon, 2005-11-07 10:52
For two weeks in the State Hermitage Museum, Russia, every visitor will have a chance to enjoy the scents of the flowers and fruits that are depicted on Caravaggio’s famous painting “The Lute-Player
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-11-06 09:51
The Splendor of the Word: Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts at the New York Public Library, a new exhibit, is the first in the library's history to showcase the organization's massive holdings of medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2005-11-01 18:42
"Style and Status: Imperial Costumes from Ottoman Turkey" is on display at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, through January 22.