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Permanent Jewelry Exhibitions

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USA

  • Providence Jewelry Museum, Providence, Rhode Island

Heralded by the Museum as America's Jewelry Showplace, the Providence Jewelry Museum includes a broad collection of fine and fashion jewelry from the 18th century to the present. Some pieces come from around the world but many were produced in Providence and the local region. ..more info

  • Wertz Gallery: Gems and Jewelry, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA This 2,000 ­square­ foot addition to Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems is dedicated to gems, the crystals they come from, and jewelry comprised of these precious stones. ..more info
Watch a video of the opening of the Wertz Gallery

Europe

  • Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, Athens, Greece

This permanent exhibition displays "3000 pieces of jewelry and micro-sculpture from 45 collections designed by Lalaounis in the period 1940-1992. They include jewelry inspired by prehistoric art, Bronze Age Greece, Greek jewelry from the Classical and the Hellenistic periods, Byzantium, the art of Persia, the Ottoman Empire and the Far East, as well as creations marking developments in technology and science, from breakthroughs in biology to space travel." ..more info

  • Museum of National Antiquities: The Goldroom, Sweden, Stockholm

See gold collars from the migration period, silver pendants from the Viking period, reliquaries decorated with gemstones from the Middle Ages and other amazing objects. Still today, goldsmiths are impressed by the skills of their predecessors. ..more info

  • The Treasury, the Royal Palace, Stockholm, Sweden.

Several of The Princes and Princesses' crowns are also on view as well as the silver baptismal font from 1696, which is still used at royal baptisms. Everywhere you look you will see fascinating and exclusive art, steeped in exciting history ..more info

  • Guarnacci Etruscan Museum, Volterra, Italy.

A wide collection of Etruscan artifacts among which are splendid examples of Etruscan jewelry ..more info and a video on the collection



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Online Jewelry Exhibitions

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2014 Jewelry Exhibitions

America

USA

Akron, OH
Kent State University Museum

September 25, 2015 to September 4, 2016
Flapper Style: Fashions of the 1920s

Atlanta, GA
High Museum of Art Atlanta

November 7, 2015-May 15, 2016
Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion

Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

July 19, 2014 - May 14, 2017
Gold and Gods

Carlsbad, CA
GIA Museum

August 2015
Variations on a Theme: 25 Years of Design from the AJDC
Symphony in Gemstones
GIA in New York
Ongoing
Zolton David Jewelry
Enchanting Red Egg
Rubellite Tourmaline Carvings
Trilliant Gems
Quetzál
Ivory Carving
Kabuki Brooch
Bahia
Perry Brent Davis Sculptures

Charleston, SC
Charleston Museum

Permanent
Loeblein Gallery of Charleston Silver

Charlotte, NC
Mint Museum Uptown

Through September 6, 2015
Body Embellishment

Chicago, IL
The Field Museum

Ongoing
Grainger Hall of Gems

The Driehaus Museum

Ongoing
Treasures from the Driehaus Museum: Louis Comfort Tiffany
February 14, 2015 - January 3, 2016
Maker and Muse: Women and Early 20th Century Art Jewelry

Cincinnati, OH
Cincinnati Art Museum

Denver, CO
Denver Art Museum

Through January 3, 2016
All that Glistens: A Century of Japanese Lacquer

Houston, TX
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Ongoing
The Glassell Collections of African, Indonesian & Pre-Columbian Gold
Through January 30, 2016
Arts of Islamic Lands: Selections from The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait

Kansas City, MO
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Natural History

Permanent
Gem and Mineral Hall

The J. Paul Getty Museum

March 30, 2016 - September 12, 2015
Roman Mosaics Across the Empire

Memphis, TN
Metal Museum

December 6, 2015 - March 6, 2016
Douglas Harling: Residence of the Heart

Montclair, NJ
Gallery Loupe

Ongoing
Exhibition List

Nashville, TN
Cheekwood

Newark, NJ
Newark Museum

Now On
Jewelry from Pearls to Platinum to Plastic

New York City
Museum of the City of New York

Through January 31, 2016
Gilded New York

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Through October 18, 2015
Treasures and Talismans Rings from the Griffin Collection
Through October 25, 2015
Hungarian Treasure: Silver from the Nicolas M. Salgo Collection
Through December 6, 2015
Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions 2003-2014
Through June 19, 2016
A Passion for Jade: The Herber Bishop Collection
Through November 27, 2016
Faberge from the Matilda Geddings Gray Foundation.

The Morgan Library & Museum

Ongoing
Pierpont Morgan's 1906 Library

National Museum of the American Indian

November 13 - January 11, 2016
Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family

Museum of Arts and Design

September 25, 2016
Perfect Timing: 21st Century Fine Watchmaking

Corning Museum of Glass

The Museum at FIT

Pittsburg
Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Through January 4, 2016
Out of this World! Jewelry in the Space Age

Racine, WI
RAM

San Diego, CA
Mingei International Museum

San Francisco, CA
de Young: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

October 17, 2015 - January 10, 2016
Jewel City: Art from San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Santa Ana, CA
Bowers Museum

Santa Fe, NM
Museum of International Folk Art

Ventura, CA
Museum of Ventura County

Washington, D.C.
Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution

Permanent Collection
Chinese Jades

Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens

Ongoing
Ingenue to Icon: 70 Years of Fashion

Youngstown, OH
McDonough Museum of Art

CANADA

Halifax, Nova Scotia
The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Ongoing
Gold: A Nova Scotia Treasure

Montreal
Montreal Museum of FIne Arts

Toronto, Ont.
Royal Ontario Museum

Toronto, Ont.
Bata Shoe Museum

Europe

Austria

Graz
Museum Palais

Ongoing
Permanent Exhibition Museum im Palais

ViceVersa Bijoux Contemporains

Belgium

Brussels
Museum of the Blind

Seneffe
Musee d l'Orfevrerie, Chateau de Seneffe

Ongoing
Pomp & Privacy
UK

Birmingham
Birmingham Museum

Ongoing
Staffordshire Hoard

Cambridge
Fitzwilliam Museum

Through September 2015
Treasured Possessions from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment
Close-up and Personal: Eighteenth-century gold boxes from the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection

Edinburg
The National Museum of Scotland

Through January 2016
The Silversmith’s Art: Made in Britain Today

The Hollyroodhouse

'Ruthin Craft Centre

Dovecote Studios

London
Royal Collection, Buckingham Palace

Through September 27, 2015
A Royal Welcome

British Museum

Ongoing
The Waddesdon Bequest: A Rothschild Renaissance
September 2015 - January 31, 2016
Celts

Design Museum

Goldsmiths' Centre

September 15 - November 19, 2015
A Sense of Jewelry

Museum of London

Society of Jewellery Historians, Burlington House, Piccadilly W1J 0BE

Ongoing
Society of Jewellery Historians: Lectures on Tuesdays at 6:00pm.
Ongoing
Museums with Jewellery - UK (a comprehensive list)
Museums with Jewellery - Europe (a comprehensive list)

Victoria & Albert Museum

Ongoing
Personal Favourites: Gold and Silver from the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection
The Collection
Ongoing
The Collection

Saatchi Gallery

October 13 - November 1, 2015
Mademoiselle Prive

Dazzle Exhibitions

Woo Gallery

Saltaire
Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery

Denmark

Stege
Danish Jewellery Museum

Finland

Helsinki
National Museum of Finland

September 18 - January 2, 2016
• Briliiant!
France

Paris
Musee des Arts Decoratifs

Grand Palais

Galerie Elsa Vanier

Germany

Brandenberg an der Havel
Landesmuseum Brandenburg im Paulikloster

Ongoing
Permanent Exhibition.

Hanau
Goldsmith House

Through September 27, 2015
Belt Buckles from the Balkans, Asia and North Africa

Munich
Galerie Spektrum

September 11- October 24, 2015
• Space by Beppe Kessler

Pforzheim
Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim

November 20 - February 2, 2016
• Fitting and Befitting: Fibulae and Brooches
Italy

Florence
Museum of Silver

September 6 - November 10, 2015
• Lapis Lazuli

Venice
Torre del'Orologio

Continuing
The Clock Tower

Palazzo Mocenigo

Ongoing
Between Fashion and Perfume.

Casa de Carlo Goldoni

Portugal

Lisbon
Jewels|Gal.Reverso

Netherlands

Amsterdam
Galerie Louise Smit

Galerie Ra

Through August 29, 2015
Fractals

Arnhem
Museum of Modern Art

Leiden
Rijksmuseum van Oudheden

Norway

Bergen
Norway Museum of Decorative Art

Permanent
The Silver Treasure

Oslo
Museum of Cultural History

December 5, 2015 - January 6, 2016
Take it Personally
Russia

Moscow
Kremlin Museums

Through August 2015
European Orders of Knighthood
Spain

Alicante
Museo Arqueologico de Alicante

Ongoing
Collections

Barcelona
Joya: Barcelona Art Jewelry Fair

October 8 - 10, 2015
Sweden

Gothenburg
Rohsska Museum

Stockholm
Platina

Switzerland

Lausanne
Bijoux Contemporains

Ongoing
Contemporary Jewelers

Prangines
Castle of Prangins

Ongoing
Life at a Chateau in the Eighteenth Century.
Zug
Museum Burg Zug
Through September 27, 2015
Think of Jewellery: 400 Years of Gold and Silversmithing

Zurich
Museum Bellerive

Turkey

Istanbul
Rezan Has Museum

May 22, 2014 - July 31, 2015
Rezan Has Museum Urartian Jewellery Collection

Australasia

Australia
New Zealand

Aukland
Aukland Art Gallery

Through November 1, 2015
Wunderrūma: New Zealand Jewelry

Auckland
Auckland Museum

Japan

Tokyo
Albion Art Museum

Tokyo National Museum

September 8 - November 29, 2015
The Art of Bulgari, 130 Years of Italian Masterpieces
Taiwan


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Lectures & Conferences

Atlanta
Jewelry Camp 2016

TBA
• Jewelry Camp is a 3 day conference of lectures and breakout sessions of education on Antique and Estate Jewelry.

New York
ASJRA Conference

Upcoming
Upcoming Events

Bellevue, WA
Northwest Jewelry Conference

• August 14-16, 2015

Auctions

Sotheby's

Christie's

Bonhams