The Morgan Celebrates 15-Year Anniversary with a Kaleidoscope of Events

As the Morgan Conservatory has grown over the years, so has it changed. Our first goal was to preserve the arts of hand papermaking, bookbinding, and printmaking. In doing so, we’ve brought those arts into the 21st century by educating about and exploring the future possibilities of these “old school” techniques. This year, our fifteenth anniversary is more of a […]

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So Meta: Please Come To My Party

Nicole Malcolm’s solo show Please Come To My Party is among the most “meta” exhibits we’ve seen in some time.  At several levels it is a show about the artist’s life: Malcolm’s work is nostalgic, exploring her personal trajectory and sentiments. The exhibit draws partly on work made while she was a student at Ohio University, and partly on work […]

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The Morgan Fills Gallery Walls with Innovative, Transformative Shows

The end of summer moving into fall brings a whole new brand of excitement to the Morgan. We will be hosting our next gallery exhibition following the success of the second installment of the CAN Triennial. Sustain, Innovate, Transform is a project of the Morgan Conservatory and the Pittsburgh Print Group, featuring artwork incorporating paper made by hand at the […]

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Exciting Things Brewing at the Morgan

We have exciting events coming to the Morgan this summer. First among them is the return of our Open House! Prior to the pandemic, our open houses would bring the community together, sharing our studios and history of papermaking and The Morgan. We had such a ball during the return of our Open House May 14. In conjunction with this […]

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Introspection/Retrospection at the Morgan Conservatory

This year marks the tenth annual National Juried Exhibition at The Morgan Conservatory, which celebrates the paper arts. This year’s show was juried by Sienna Brown, curator at the Cleveland Clinic, and Jared Ledesma, senior curator at the Akron Art Museum. Through the theme of Introspection/Retrospection, several works draw inspiration from the periods of isolation imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

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Opportunity for Excellence, at the Morgan

The invention of paper was a catalyst to the surge of education and development of art around the world. For the past 2000 years, paper has evolved in a multitude of directions, many directly connected to our daily lives. Here at the Morgan Conservatory, we not only preserve the authentic techniques of papermaking, but celebrate the work artists are making […]

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Balbo Searches for A Second Moon at the Morgan

The Moon has captivated people for centuries, as myths pertaining to the celestial body are found in every culture. It continued to capture the imagination of nations during the space race and Moon landings of last century and remains both a scientific, astrological, and artistic point of inspiration. This is the case for Tom Balbo in his exhibition, In Search […]

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