Special Exhibition Gallery
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
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.