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Special Exhibition Gallery

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The Dumbarton Oaks Museum organizes temporary Special Exhibitions that offer new and different perspectives on the collections. These exhibitions are intended to enhance and complement the Permanent Exhibitions. Special Exhibitions may be on view in the Museum's Special Exhibition Gallery, as well as in the Bliss Gallery, the Textile Gallery, and the Orientation Gallery.

Now on View

Drink and Prosper Tile

Drink and Prosper

April–August 24, 2015, in the Special Exhibition Gallery

This special exhibition juxtaposes similar and strikingly different drinking vessels and highlights commonalities and variations in drinking traditions across many centuries and cultures represented in the three collections of the Dumbarton Oaks Museum.

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