Exhibition Press Releases

Since it’s first one in 1997, Hillwood has presented a range of scholarly special exhibitions to build on the international nature of the collections. In 2012, with the presentation of Prêt-à-Papier: The Exquisite Art of Isabelle de BorchgraveHillwood launched a new program that adds contemporary initiatives to the ongoing presentation of exhibitions to offer added perspectives on the collections, gardens, and the Marjorie Merriweather Post life story. The special exhibition, Four Seasons, on view from October 2016 through March 31, 2017 was the first outdoor  installation to be presented in Hillwood's gardens. 

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Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

Friends and Fashion: An American Diplomat in 1820s Russia
February 18-June 11, 2017

Gems and Jewelry from the Merriweather Post Collection

June 10, 2017-January 1, 2018


Past Exhibitions


Four Seasons
October 1, 2016-March 31, 2017

Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920-1945
June 11, 2016-January 1, 2017

Konstantin Makovsky: The Tsar's Painter
February 13-June 11, 2016


Ingenue to Icon: 70 Years of Fashion from the Collection of Marjorie Merriweather Post
June 6-December 31, 2015

Splendor and Surprise: Elegant Containers: Antique to Modern
February 15-June 7, 2015


Cartier: Marjorie Merriweather Post's Dazzling Gems
June 7-December 31, 2014

Passion of the Empress: Catherine the Great's Art Patronage
February 15-June 8, 2014


Living Artfully:At Home with Marjorie Merriweather Post
June 8, 2013-January 12, 2014

Pageant of the Tsars: The Romanov Coronation Albums
February 16-June 8, 2013


Prêt-à-Papier: The Exquisite Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave
June 16–December 30, 2012

The Style that Ruled the Empires: Russia, Napoleon and 1812
February 14-June 2, 2012


Wedding Belles: Bridal Fashions from the Marjorie Merriweather Post Family, 1875-1958June 18, 2011-January 1, 2012

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