Michelangelo Showing a Student

Current Loan:

Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824–1904) Michelangelo Being Shown the Belvedere Torso

Museo Nazionale Romano di Palazzo Altemps
Rome, Italy

La Forza delle Rovine (The Strength of Ruins)

Oct. 7, 2015 – Jan. 31, 2016

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Artwork of the Month

Nazzareno Cipriani
(Italian, 1843–1925)
Head of a North African Woman

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Dahesh Museum Gift Shop

The Museum Gift Shop has a new collection of exquisite Turkish rugs and embroidered tapestries, in addition to our beautiful home accessories and jewelry that are inspired by the Museum’s permanent collection, and books including our recently published and lavishly illustrated Academic Splendor: 101 Masterpieces from the Dahesh Museum of Art. We also have a special treat as part of our celebration of Dr. Dahesh’s birthday (June 1st) and the Museum’s 20th anniversary—all items will be 20 percent off through Christmas.

The Gift Shop is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Currently a Museum without Walls

We are enjoying our offices and elegant Museum Gift Shop in the bustling lower Manhattan neighborhood of Hudson Square. This Website extends our mission of education in 19th-century academic art, informing our friends of exhibitions organized by the Museum and other collaborations, and will offer online resources that can expand the discussion about this period of art history. Click to learn more

A New Home Coming Soon

The Dahesh Museum of Art has acquired a townhouse at 178 East 64th Street as its new headquarters and exhibition space. This elegant 1899 townhouse is the ideal environment for the Museum’s collection, special exhibitions and programs, and we are eager to share it with you. Renovation plans for the building are currently being reviewed, and further updates will be posted on our website.