The library's current display features evocative vintage photographs of monuments in south Asia from Berenson's photo collection, marking their purchase a century ago. See the accompanying entry in the "Highlights from the Collections" column.
The first exhibition of the new academic year and a two-day seminar of University of Florence students highlight the library's growing collection of superb facsimile editions of Italian Renaissance manuscripts. Read more about Focus on Facsimiles
In an exciting new venture, the Berenson Library is partnering with metaLAB (at) Harvard, a research and teaching unit dedicated to pioneering initiatives in the digital humanities, to create a dynamic, interactive, free-standing database and web portal for the library’s collection of Homeless Paintings of the Italian Renaissance.
We are delighted to announce that the Berenson Archive has been greatly enriched this year by the addition of the diaries of Bernard Berenson's contemporary, the art collector and fellow Florentine resident Charles Loeser, which were donated by his granddaughter Philippa Calnan. Read more about Loeser Diaries Donated to the Berenson Library