Center for Renaissance Studies Exhibitions

Prayer Book of Anne of Brittany (Florence, after January 7, 1499), Case MS 83.
Prayer Book of Anne of Brittany (Florence, after January 7, 1499), Case MS 83.

Newberry Exhibitions Related to the Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern Period

Maps: Finding Our Place in the World, co-organized by the Newberry and The Field Museum, co-curated by James Akerman, Robert W. Karrow, Jr., and Diane Dillon: November 2, 2007 – January 27, 2008 at The Field Museum; March 16 – June 8, 2008 at the Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore) 

Ptolemy’s Geography and Renaissance Mapmakers, co-curated by Robert W. Karrow, Jr., and James Akerman: November 3, 2007 – February 16, 2008 

The Aztecs and the Making of Colonial Mexico, and The Re-Construction of Mexico-Tenochtitlán: September 28, 2006 – January 13, 2007 

Lewis and Clark and the Indian Country: September 28, 2005 – January 14, 2006 

Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend: September 30, 2003 – January 17, 2004 

Cartographic Treasures of the Newberry Library: October 10, 2001 – January 19, 2002

Mapping the French Empire in North America: Digital Exhibition

Renaissance Dante in Print (1472-1629): Digital Exhibition

Newberry Spotlight Exhibitions Related to the Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern Period, 2002 – 2011

Ballistics and Politics: Military Architecture Books at the Newberry Library, part of Chicago’s city-wide Festival of the Architecture Book, 1511-2011: August 13 – October 29, 2011 

Illuminated Manuscripts and Printed Books: French Renaissance Gems of the Newberry: March 23 - May 27, 2011 

Henry IV of France: The Vert Galant and His Reign: May 4 – July 15, 2010 

The Play’s the Thing: 400 Years of Shakespeare on Stage: February 16 – May 1, 2010

Across Time and Place: Jewish Genealogy at The Newberry Library: August 14 – September 27, 2008 

500 Years of Puerto Rican History through the Eyes of Others: June 5 – July 12, 2008

How Rare is Rare? Ephemeral Printing from the Italian Renaissance to the Chicago Renaissance: April 2 – April 26, 2008 

Type for the Tower of Babel: March 16 – April 28, 2007

Revolutionary France and Haiti, 1787-1804: February 13 – March 10, 2007 

Cervantes and Don Quixote: 1605-2006: January 23 – March 11, 2006 

The Many Faces of Marie Antoinette: June 4 – July 16, 2005

Rome and the Papacy: Recent Acquisitions: September 20 – October 15, 2003 

Napoleon at the Newberry: March 7 – 29, 2003 

Exploring the John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing: November 29 – December 7, 2002 

Exploring Aztec Manuscripts at the Newberry Library: October 5 – 19, 2002