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Special Exhibitions

Lasting Impressions: People, Power, Piety

November 23, 2021–November 2022 | This exhibition explores individual stories and family histories, the concept of status, developments in popular piety, and the inner workings of the state as shown through the intricate impressions on lead seals.

Margaret Mee: Portraits of Plants

September 21, 2021–January 9, 2022 | Centered on the paintings of botanical artist Margaret Mee, this exhibit explores the traditions of women botanical artists and illustrators primarily using materials from the Rare Book Collection.

Ancient Art at Dumbarton Oaks

Viewed alongside Byzantine art, these objects from the ancient Mediterranean offer an opportunity to consider the continuities and changes in artistic production from the classical to medieval periods.