Exploring prejudice and persecution in the Medieval World, the Getty Center last year mounted an exhibition on Outcasts. Late autumn 2019, this initiative will be followed by another exhibition on the topoi of the Black King, Balthazar, in Medieval and Renaissance Art.
Towards the end of the Middle Ages, woodcarving was a thriving industry in most of Northwestern Europe. In the Meuse region, the work of the Master of Elsloo was particularly important. But who was he? Or they?
End of winter 2019, a new Viking exhibition – Vikingr – opens in Oslo, showcasing some of the fabulous finds from recent years.
In 2013 archaeologists were engaged in surveying a site near Boilstädt leading to the discovery of two impressive warrior graves from c. AD 600.
For years, tourists have been puzzled by the “Absent Vikings” at the National Museum in Copenhagen. A revamp of the relevant part of the Pre History exhibition has caused an uproar among historians and archaeologists. But is it fair?
After an extensive renovation of the Musée de Cluny in Paris, the first major exhibition focuses on the birth of the Gothic sculpture in and around Paris.
Vertical, emotional, illusional, terrifying… Gothic Art dominated the architecture as well as minor art forms from the 13thto 15thcenturies, lifting the soul of mankind towards the heavens. This autumn Paderborn houses a major exhibition on Gothic Architecture
Musée de Cluny opens again after a major renovation with an exhibition on Magical Unicorns from the Middle Ages and later
The exhibition, In Tempore Sueborum, invites us to explore the life and times of the Suevi and how they lived together with the Gallo-Romans in Late Antiquity in the northwest corner of the Iberian Peninsula, where the Suevi settled after AD 409.
One of the major medieval exhibitions this autumn focuses upon the Longobards. To be seen in Pavia this autumn, it moves to Naples and the Hermitage
In the 19th century, more than 280.000 Jewish manuscripts from the Cairo Genizah came to light. They witness to a thousand-year-old Jewish history
Martin Luther ignited the Reformation in 1517. 2017 Lutherans celebrate the 500-year anniversary with numerous exhibitions, books and other festive commemorations.
Medieval Poggibonsi in Tuscany was a fortified hilltop village. Now an open-air museum, it is dedicated to authenticity and faithful recreation.
This year, the city of Goslar in Harzen celebrates the 1000-year anniversary of the birth of Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor with exhibitions and lectures
In 1377 a fabulous medieval Christmas banquet was celebrated in the ancient royal castle at île des la Cité. A newly opened exhibition tells the story
When cold and wetter climate hit Europe in the 5th century, rye became part of a new and more varied bread culture. Baking Rye bread has medieval roots