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1983--1990--1991--1992--1994--1998--1999-2000--2001--2003--2004-- 2005--2006--2007--2008

1983
7 May - 17 July 1983
The Inspiration of Egypt: Its Influence on British Artists, Travellers and Designers 1700-1900
Brighton Museum
Brighton
England
4 August - 17 September
Manchester City Art Gallery
Manchester
England
Catalog published.

1990
4 February - 29 April 1990
The Sphinx and the Lotus: The Egyptian Movement in American Decorative Arts 1865-1935
Hudson River Museum
Yonkers NY
USA
Catalog published.
 

1991
(dates unknown)
El Sueno de Egipta: La Influencia del Arte Egipcio en el Arte Contemporaneo
Centro Cultural/Arte Contemporaneo
Mexico City
Mexico
Catalog published.

1992
12 June - 24 July 1992
Egyptomania
Hillwood Art Museum
Long Island University
Brookville NY
USA
curator:  Bob Brier
Catalog published.

1994
20 January 1994 - 29 January 1995
Egyptomania: Egypt in Western Art 1739-1930
20 January - 18 April 1994
Musée du Louvre
Paris
France
17 June - 18 September 1994
National Gallery of Canada
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada
16 October 1994 - 29 January 1995
Kunsthistorisches Museum
Vienna
Austria
Catalog published.

1998
19 May - 27 September 1998
La Publicite à l'Ègyptienne
Musée du Papier - Le Nil
Angoulême
France
curator: Denis Peaucelle

19 May - 27 September
Desseins Égyptiens
Musée de la bande dessinée et de l'image - CNBDI
Angoulême
France
curators: Jean-Pierre Mercier, Thierry Groensteen
Catalog published.

22 August - 1 November 1998
Egyptomania in Nederland
Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
Rotterdam
Netherlands
info:  http://www.museumserver.nl/museumkrant/editie17/pag2.htm

1999-2000
(dates unknown)
Egyptomania in Greece and Rome
Virginia Museum of Art
Richmond, Virgina
USA

2001
5 March - 21 May 2001
Crazy for Egypt: Egyptomania in Europe and America
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
Mount Holyoke, New Jersey
USA

2003
L'Egypte, parfums d'histoire
Musée International de la Parfumerie
Grasse
France

2004

September - May 2005
Roman Egyptomania
Fitzwilliam Museum
Cambridge
England

2005

5 March - 25 September 2005
Winckelmann und Ägypten. Die Wiederentdeckung der ägyptischen Kunst im 18. Jahrhundert
AEgyptisches Museum
München
Germany
info: http://www.aegyptisches-museum-muenchen.de/de/d/d02_in.php

14 April 2005
student works inspired by ancient Egypt and the Near East
Département d'histoire de l'art de l'Université Concordia
Bureau des Affaires Culturelles et de l'Éducation du Consulat Général d'Égypte
1 Place Ville-Marie
Montreal
Canada

1 June - 15 August 2005
Zandsculptuur Apeldoorn
Sand sculptures Apeldoorn: Discover Ancient Egypt
Park Berg & Bos (near the Apenheul)
J.C. Wilslaan 21
Apeldoorn
Netherlands
info: http://www.zandsculptuurapeldoorn.nl
(note: 60 scenes recreating ancient Egyptian monuments in sand)

4 June - 5 September 2005
Napoleon's La Description de l'Egypte
Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science
3rd Floor
350 South Duval St
Tallahassee, Florida
USA
info: http://www.thebrogan.org/exhibits.html
(note:  exhibit of the 23 volumes, loaned from the Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution, Florida State University)

12 August - ongoing
exhibit:
Egypt Through Other Eyes: the popularization of ancient Egypt
Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052
USA
info: (718) 638-5000
info: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/egypt-through-other-eyes
info: http://www.artdaily.com/section/news/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=14626
(note: more than 30 books, plates, and similar objects from the Wilbour Library of Egyptology, some never before presented to the public, demonstrating the Western fascination with ancient Egypt)

17 September - 27 November 2005
Egyptomania: modern fascination for ancient civilization
Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury Street
Worcester, Massachusetts
USA
info: http://www.worcesterart.org/Exhibitions/egyptomania.html
(note:  exhibit of photographs, prints, and paintings, including watercolors by Howard Carter, drawn from the museum's own collection.)

7 October 2005 - 26 February 2006
Europa & Ägypten. Kulturbegegnungen von den Griechen bis zu Winckelmann
Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum Hildesheim
Am Steine 1-2, D-31134 
Hildesheim
Germany
info:  http://www.rpmuseum.de/de/start/rpm.html

26 November 2005 - 26 February 2006
exhibit:
Egypt-Greece-Rome: resistance and contact
Städelsches Kunstinstitut (Städel Institute of Art) 
info:  Städelsches Kunstinstitut (Städel Institute of Art) 
Frankfurt am Main
Germany
info:  http://www.staedelmuseum.de/index.php?id=475
(note: Egyptomania in ancient Greece and Rome)

2006

17 February - 5 March 2006
Echoes of Ancient Egypt
The Centre for Creativity
Cardinal Carter Library
King's University College 
The University of Western Ontario
266 Epworth Avenue
London, Ontario
Canada
(Photography from Langaki (circa 1900), art from Ron Benner and Jamelie Hassan, and selected works from several collections; contemporary art and culture inspired by ancient Egypt.  Keynote speaker was Gayle Gibson of the Royal Ontario Museum; included sound poem by Penn Kemp)

2007 

17 August - ?? 
exhibit:
Stencils
Boston, Massachusetts
USA 
info: http://www.boston.com/ae/theater_arts/articles/2007/08/16/a_journey_from_techno_to_mellow/
free and open to the public
in a project sponsored by the New England School of Art and Design at Suffollk University, artists are stenciling works throughout Boston. Among them:  on August 17 "from 8 to 10 [P.M., Vela Phelan will] be at work stenciling the Egyptian god Anubis at the gates of Forest Hill Cemetery."

8 September - October
exhibit:
Timothy Hull: The Swarm of Possible Meanings Surrounding the Ancient Pyramids
Freight + Volume
242 West 24th St
New York, New York
USA
212-989-8700
info: http://www.freightandvolume.com/exhibitions/exhibitions.html
info: http://www.artcal.net/event/view/1/5284

until 2 December 2007
exhibit:
Aaron Douglas: African American Modernist
Spencer Museum of Art
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas
USA 
info: http://www2.ljworld.com/events/ongoing/16946/
free and open to the public
presents 90 works, plus related material, pertinent to this artist of the Harlem Renaissance, who drew some of his inspiration from Egyptian forms.

14 September 2007 - 20 January 2008
exhibit:
Piranesi as Designer
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, New York
USA
info: http://www.cooperhewitt.org/EXHIBITIONS/piranesi/
some of Piranesi's designs were Egyptian-influenced.

10 October 2007 - 24 February 2008
exhibit:
Paula Modersohn-Becker und die ägyptischen Mumienporträts
Paula Modersohn-Becker Museum
Bremen
Germany
info (English): http://www.paula-2007.de/index.php?idcatside=12
info (German): http://www.paula-2007.de/index.php?idcat=2

2008 

3-31 May
exhibit:
One Man's Egypt
Lowewood Museum
High Street
Hoddestdon, Herts.
England
info: http://www.lowewood.com/museum/one_mans_egypt.asp
Lew Blake "has been fascinated by how the past of Egypt has been reproduced and presented for sale and display in our commercial world. This exhibition attempts to explore the contradiction of style between the two, the sacred past and the consumer present."

21 March -
22 June
exhibit:
Thomas Hope: Regency Designer
Victoria & Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
London
England
info: http://www.huliq.com/55013/thomas-hope-regency-designerhttp://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/furniture/thomas_hope/index.html
"The exhibition will recreate the atmosphere of three rooms from the Duchess Street house, originally built by Robert Adam. Each room had a different character designed to appeal to all the senses. The V&A exhibition will show objects from one of the Vase Rooms which displayed Hope’s collection of ancient Greek and Roman vases; the Egyptian Room which combined ancient Egyptian antiquities with modern pieces of Egyptian inspired furniture; of Piranesi's designs were Egyptian-influenced."

5 September
exhibit:
works by Jean Denis
La Follette Gallery
931 Oak St
Eugene, Oregon
USA
info: http://www.kval.com/news/27837469.html
"... encaustics of ancient Egyptian portraits, in an attempt to replicate those done 2,000 years ago."

30 August 2008 - 4 January 2009
exhibit:
Napoleon on the Nile: Soldiers, Artists, and the Rediscovery of Egypt
Frye Art Museum
Seattle, Washington
USA
info: http://fryemuseum.org/exhibition/92/

6 September 2008 - 18 January 2009
exhibit:
Napoleon and Egyptomania in Tennessee
Frank H. McClung Museum
1327 Circle Park Drive
Knoxville, Tennessee
USA
info: http://mcclungmuseum.utk.edu/archives/napoleon/index.shtml
Includes prints, architecture, decorative arts.

20 September 2008 - 4 January 2009
exhibit:
Oasis: Western Dreams of the Ottoman Empire from the Dahesh Museum of Art
Tacoma Art Museum
Tacoma, Washington
USA
info: http://www.tacomaartmuseum.org/Page.aspx?nid=200

17 December 2008 - 20 February 2009
exhibit:
Beyond the Horizon
Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
Rapenburg 28
2311 EW Leiden
Netherlands
info: http://www.couturekrant.nl/index.php?showText=967
Egyptian mummies will be among the objects in the museum collection that artist Gerti Bierenbroodspot will interpret in visual arts and poetry.