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 Wed, 2008-01-23 16:43
A new exhibit at the Museum of the Diocletian Baths in Rome lets visitors take a virtual walk down the Via Flaminia, a major travel artery which was "built in the third century B.C.E. to connect Rome to Ariminum, today's Rimini, on the Adriatic sea."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-01-12 17:07
February 24, 2008 – June 1, 2008 the Cleveland Museum of Art will host Arms and Armor from Imperial Austria, an exhibit of over 200 pieces of armor from the 16th and 17th centuries.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-01-05 08:42
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Texas) will host Traces of the Calligrapher: Islamic Calligraphy in Practice, c. 1600-1900 and Writing the Word of God: Calligraphy and the Qur´an through February 3, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-03 17:56
State Library of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia will present The Medieval Imagination: Illuminated Manuscripts from Cambridge, Australia and New Zealand from 28 March - 15 June 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-12-24 18:30
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City will host Medieval and Renaissance Treasures from the Victoria and Albert Museum May 20, 2008 – August 17, 2008.
Submitted by Racaire on Sun, 2007-11-25 16:38
Soon a new exhibition will be on display at the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum in Munich (Bavaria/Germany).
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-11-19 14:23
The Colosseum in Rome will be the site of a special exhibition of Roman theatre, hosting "statues, mosaics, painted vases and fragments of wall paintings depicting actors and their masks, dancing girls, musicians, acrobats and jugglers" in a display that will continue until February 17, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-14 11:39
The Nina, "the Most Historically Accurate Replica of a Columbus Ship Ever Built," will be touring the southern United States during November and December 2007. Tours are available.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2007-11-13 14:24
"The Gates of Paradise: Lorenzo Ghiberti's Renaissance Masterpiece" will be on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through January 13.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-10 11:11
Lady Sigrid Finnsdottir reports that the Phoenix Art Museum will host three exhibits dealing with illuminated manuscripts from December 11, 2007 until March 9, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-10 08:36
The George C. Gordon Library at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts will host The Cutting Edge: Modern Metallography and the Ancient Secrets of Swordmaking October 23 through December 20, 2007.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2007-11-06 14:36
"Medieval Treasures from the Cleveland Museum of Art" will be on display at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, through January 20.
Submitted by Racaire on Fri, 2007-10-05 14:40
Soon a new exhibition will be on display at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. The Late Titian and the Sensuality of Painting begins at October 18, 2007 and runs until January 6, 2008.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2007-09-23 10:42
"The Dawn of the Burgundian Century" will be on display at the Groeningemuseum through January 6, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-08-28 19:08
The Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas will present a major exhibit of the works of Germany artist Albrecht Dürer September 8-November 25, 2007.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2007-08-16 09:25
"Faith, Narrative, and Desire: Masterpieces of Indian painting in the British Museum" will be on display through November 11, to commemorate 60 years of Indian independence.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2007-07-09 10:56
"Desiderio da Settignano: Sculptor of Renaissance Florence" will be on display at the National Gallery of Art, in Washington, DC, through October 8.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-07-07 10:21
The Mongolian Naadam Festival will take place July 14, 2007 in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. The event will feature archery, wrestling and a folk concert.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-06-23 18:54
Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia will present The Arts of Islam: Treasures from the Nasser D. Khalili Collection June 22-September 23, 2007.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2007-06-17 14:25
"Prinzenrolle," an exhibit on children and childhood in the Renaissance, will be on display at Schloss Ambras in Innsbruck, Austria.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-06-09 13:00
"The Armored Horse in Europe, 1480–1620," a special exhibit at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, displays the many styles of horse armor popular in the late Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-05-27 09:42
What inspired Renaissance artists? According to a new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, it was the Islamic world. Venice and the Islamic World, 828-1797 showcases works that borrowed from the eastern traditions. Blake Gopnik of the Washington Post has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-05-26 18:16
Visit Sacred: Discover what we share, an exhibit of sacred texts, is on display at the Pearson Gallery of the British Library. The exhibit runs through September 23, 2007. (Digital books online)
Submitted by Racaire on Fri, 2007-05-25 11:55
Upper Belvedere in Vienna redisplays the Medieval Collection Masterpieces of Medieval Art.
Submitted by dov on Sun, 2007-05-20 09:33
Archaeologists in Greece have discovered a rare 2,700-year-old piece of fabric inside a copper urn from a burial they speculated imitated the elaborate cremation of soldiers described in Homer's "Iliad."
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2007-05-17 13:04
"Fabulous Journeys and Faraway Places: Travels on Paper, 1450-1700" will be on display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, through September 16.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sat, 2007-05-12 13:19
For 20,000 years, humans have manipulated fibers to construct objects that aid in food gathering, commemorating the dead, and protecting and beautifying the body and home. In "Why Knot?," the Spurlock Museum celebrates these artifacts and the skilled craftspeople who create them.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2007-05-11 12:21
"Rule Britannia: Art, Royalty, & Power in the Age of Jamestown" -- featuring the "Armada" portrait of Queen Elizabeth I, never before been exhibited in the U.S. -- will be on display at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, through August 12.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2007-05-08 07:40
"Medieval Beasts" will be on display at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, through July 29.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-05-06 08:35
A new exhibit at Washington D.C.'s Freer Gallery, Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the World in the 16th and 17th Centuries, "explores the artistic achievements that flourished when these sailors exposed new creative techniques and imagery to the world as they transported goods from port to port."