Egyptian Exhibitions throughout the world from Egypt Month (Tour Egypt Monthly) - Egyptian Exhibition Round up All Over the World

Egyptian Exhibitions

Egyptian Exhibition Round up All Over the World

Courtesy of A. K. Eyma, EEF Moderator

This department is a listing of Egyptian Exhibits going on throughout the world.

United States

New York

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street, New York, New York 10028-0198
tel.: +1 212 535 7710 (recorded information)

"Along the Nile: Photographs of Egypt 1850 - 1870"

The exhibition of 19th-century photographs of Egypt will include some of the earliest camera images of Egypt's dramatic landscapes, exotic inhabitants, and imposing monuments.


New York

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street, New York, New York 10028-0198
tel.: +1 212 535 7710 (recorded information) "The Pharaoh's Photographer: Harry Burton, Tutankhamun, and the
Metropolitan's Egyptian Expedition"

... some 60 photographs taken between 1906 and 1936 by members of the Metropolitan Museum's Egyptian Expedition will be shown ... The majority of the photographs are by Harry Burton ... All phases of Burton's work in Egypt will be represented, including selections from his Tutankhamun portfolio and film footage dating to the early 1920s.



Buffalo Museum of Science
1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, New York 14211-1293
tel. +1 716 896 5200

"Whem Ankh: The Cycle of Life in Ancient Egypt"

This exhibition is an exploration of daily life in Ptolemaic Egypt (323 - 30 BC). It will incorporate more than 200 artifacts that illustrate significant aspects of domestic life, economy, religion, politics, preparations for the afterlife and the relations between Ptolemaic Egypt and its neighbors in Africa, Asia and Europe.


The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605-2496
tel.: +1 312 922 9410

"Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth"

"Selected from the world's great Egyptian and classical art collections, the masterpieces in this exhibition reveal the life and liaisons of Egypt's last, most charismatic queen... Also discover how Cleopatra's story has endured - through countless poems, books, songs, paintings, movies, jewelry and other works - thousands of years after her tragic death." - Travelling exhibition now in Rome

West Palm Beach

South Florida Science Museum
4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach, Florida 33405
tel: +1 561 832 1988, fax: +1 561 833 0551

"The Secrets of Egypt"

Featuring Tutankhamun: Wonderful things from the Pharaoh's tomb. This exotic exhibit features reproductions from the famous tomb of the
boy-king Tutankhamun. The reproductions are guilded but kind of poor.


The Houston Museum of Natural Science
One Hermann Circle Drive, Houston, TX 77030
tel.: +1 713 639 4629; museum website

"Searching for Eternity: Life and Death in Ancient Egypt"

"Spanning 4,000 years of Egyptian history, Searching for Eternity provides fascinating insight into this compelling culture. The exhibition features hundreds of ancient artifacts, as well as informative photographs of monuments and tomb paintings."

Ann Arbor

Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan
434 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109
tel: +1 734 764 9304, fax: +1 734 763 8976

"The Fabric of Everyday Life: Textiles from Karanis"

"Society and Economy in Ancient Egypt"



Michael C. Carlos Museum
571 Kilgo Street, Atlanta, GA 30322-1950
tel: +1 404 727 4282 " Mysteries of the Mummies: The Art and Archaeology of Death in Ancient Egypt" - Opening of the new permanent exhibition

The exhibits will include sumptuously decorated coffins - among the finest known from ancient Egypt -, 10 mummies, Canopic jars, amulets, shawabtis, jewelry, reliefs and more. The objects represent an overview of the development of funerary art in ancient Egypt at its most inventive and prolific period.


Michael C. Carlos Museum
571 Kilgo Street, Atlanta, GA 30322-1950
tel: +1 404 727 4282 "The Collector's Eye: Masterpieces of Egyptian Art from the Thalassic Collection"

Comprised of more than 175 objects, the collection ranges from monumental statues of pharaohs and their queens to exquisitely crafted amulets and jewels. Funerary and cult objects, cosmetic equipment, architectural elements, royal and private sculpture dating from the Predynastic period to the time of Cleopatra, will make up this unequalled exhibition in its first public exhibition.


Willamette University Hallie Ford Museum of Art 700 State Street, Salem, Oregon 97301 tel: +1 503 370 6855, fax: +1 503 370 5458

Cleopatra's Egypt"



The Toledo Museum of Art
2445 Monroe Street, Toledo, OH 43620
tel.: +1 419 255 8000, +1 800 644 6862

"Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum"

First station of a traveling exhibition with 144 pieces, ranging from hand-sized glass and ivory statues to the immense stone figures of lions and kings that weigh several tons. Other stops will be:

the Wonders: Memphis International Cultural Series, Memphis, TN (June 28 - Oct 21, 2001), the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY (Nov 23, 2001 - Feb 24, 2002), the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO (April 12 - July 7, 2002), the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN (Dec 20, 2002 - March 16, 2003), the Field
Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL (April 26 - Aug 3, 2003), and the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD (Sept 19, 2003 - Jan 4, 2004).


The University of Wyoming - Art Museum
2111 Willett Drive, Laramie, Wyoming 82071-3807
tel.: +1 307 766 6622

"The Legacy of Lord Carnarvon: Miniatures from Ancient Egypt and the Valley of the Kings"

"This exhibition reshapes the facts around Lord Carnarvon and assesses his place in the history of Egyptology."


The Frank H. McClung Museum
1327 Circle Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996-3200
tel: +1 423 974 2144, fax: +1 423 974 3827 "Pharaoh's Harvest: Plants from Ancient and Modern Egypt"



The Frank H. McClung Museum
1327 Circle Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996-3200
tel: +1 423 974 2144, fax: +1 423 974 3827 "Tutankhamun's Wardrobe"

This traveling exhibition will explore: the discovery of the tomb of
Tutankhamun and the recording of the textiles; clothing and textiles
during the Amarna period; and color and symbolism on royal clothing.



Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202
tel.: +1 513 639 2995 ''Egypt in the Age of Pyramids''

The exhibition will be "a show of 125 works dating from the Egyptian
Old Kingdom (2765-2130, B.C). The antiquities are drawn from renowned Egyptian collections at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston."

San Francisco

The San Francisco State University
Becker-Colonna Egyptian Gallery
Room 510, Humanities Building
(At the intersection of Font and Tapia) Sunrise/Sunset: Life and Death in Ancient Egypt. Treasures of the Sutro Egyptian Collection"


Wonders: The Memphis International Cultural Series
The Pyramid, Memphis, TN

"Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum" Travelling exhibition of the British Museum.


Phoebe Apperson Hearst Museum of Anthropology
University of California
103 Kroeber Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-3712
tel.: +1 510 642 3681, +1 510 642 3682

"Sites Along the Nile: Rescuing Ancient Egypt" An exhibition of nearly six hundred objects representing the cultural development of ancient Egypt for over 5,000 years
(from 5000 BC to the 7th century AD), these artifacts were rescued by archaeological excavations from looting and flooding of ancient temples and burial sites, making this collection a world-class resource for Egyptologists.

Traverse City

Dennos Museum Center, Northwestern Michigan College
1701 East Front Street, Traverse City, Michigan USA 49686
tel.: +1 231 922 1055, fax: +1 231 922 1597

"Women of the Nile" Traveling exhibition.

United Kingdom


The British Museum
Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG
tel.: 020-7323 8299, e-mail: "Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth"

With colossal sculptures, bronzes, ceramics, coins, gems and even caricatures, the exhibition traces Cleopatra's life and liaisons with the two great Roman leaders of the day, Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. - The myth of Cleopatra is followed down to the present day, the tragic tale commemorated in paintings, ceramics, jewellery, plays, opera and cinema. This exhibition will be shown before in Rome, Italy.



The British Museum
Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG
tel.: 020-7323 8299, e-mail: "Agatha Christie and the Orient" Travelling exhibition now in Basel



Royal Museum
Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF, Scotland
tel: +44 131 225 7534, fax: +44 131 200 4819

"Tutankhamun's Wardrobe"
date: March 31 - July 1, 2001
This travelling exhibition of textiles, photography, drawing and clothing will demonstrate the importance of clothing during this fascinating period. It was shown before in Boras, Sweden (October 8, 1999 - February 27, 2000), Lodz, Poland (March 9 - April 22, 2000) and Leiden, The Netherlands (July 1 - August 27, 2000).



The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester
Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester M3 4FP
tel.: +44 161 832 1830 (24 hour info. line)

"Ancient Cultures"

This exhibition is devoted to everyday life in the Middle East 3000 years ago, including Egypt.


The Burrell Collection
2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow G41 1AT
tel.: + 44 141 287 2550, fax +44 141 287 0515

"Ancient Egypt: Digging for Dreams"

The exhibition invites you to delve into the past and uncover a new Egyptian identity. More than 100 extraordinary ancient Egyptian objects from the little known collection of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology will be presented in a way never seen before. The exhibition was earlier in Croydon (Oct 7, 2000 - Jan 28, 2001).



The Museum Of Science & Industry
Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester M3 4FP.
tel.: +44 161 832 1830 (24 hour info. line)

"Ancient Cultures"

"This exhibition is devoted to everyday life in the Middle East 3000 years ago. You can visit an Egyptian doctor, find out about hieroglyphs, play the ancient game of Senet and try on ancient costumes!"


Telford International Centre
St. Quentin Gate, Shropshire, Telford TF3 4JH
tel: +44 1952 281500, +44 1952 281590 "Tutankhamun and the Treasures of the Pharaoh"

Travelling exhibition




Aegyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung
Schlossstr. 70, D-14059 Berlin
tel: +49 30 20 90 55 55 "Preussen am Nil 1842 - 1845" [Prussia at the Nile 1842 - 1845]

Exhibition about the expedition of Richard Lepsius and his team to Egypt and Sudan.



Museum der Bonner Sammlung von Aegyptiaca
Aegyptologisches Seminar
Regina-Pacis-Weg 7, D-53113 Bonn
tel.: +49 228 73 75 87, fax +49 228 73 73 60

Opening of a new Egyptian exhibition in the former Fechtsaal of the Residenz, Bonn

A new collection of 3,000 objects will be displayed in three fields: tomb, temple, and home. The largest exhibit is a 20 m plaster cast of a wall of the Karnak temple with a representation of a battle.


Staatliche Sammlung Aegyptischer Kunst
Hofgartenstrae, D-80333 Muenchen
tel.: +49 89 29 85 46

"Am Beginn der Zeit: Aegypten 4000 v.Chr."
[At the beginning of time: Egypt 4000 BC]



Museum Schloss Neu-Augustusburg
Zeitzer Str. 4, D-06667 Weissenfels
tel.: +49 3443 302552

"Aegypten" [Egypt]


Vorderasiatisches Museum
(in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Ruhrlandmuseum Essen)
Am Kupfergraben, D-10117 Berlin
tel. +49 30 20 90 50

"Agatha Christie und der Orient"

The travelling exhibition earlier in Essen (Oct 19, 1999 - Mar 5, 2000), now in Vienna (April 13 - September 17, 2000) and later on display in Basel (October 29, 2000 - April 3, 2001) - Switzerland.


Staatliches Museum Schloss Seefeld
D-82229 Seefeld i. Obb.
tel.: +49 8152 70652 or 79394 "Nubien - Goldland der Pharaonen"
[Nubia - land of gold of the Pharaohs]

This exhibition shows 250 objects from 5000 BC to 1000 AD illustrating the history of the ancient cultures in Sudan.


Staatliches Museum Schloss Seefeld
D-82229 Seefeld i. Obb.
tel.: +49 8152 70652 or 79394 "Gejagt and vergoettlicht - Das Tier im Alten Aegypten"
[Hunted and deified - the animal in AE]



Museo Archeologico Medievale
Via Principale, 99, I-33040 Attimis
tel.: +39 432 789700, e-mail

"D'all antico Egitto al Medioevo - Itinerari formali e Civilta artistiche a confronto"


Museo Egizio
via Accademia delle Scienze 6, I-10123 Torino
tel.: +39 11 534623/5618391

"Dalla natura all'arte. Storia di pietre, animali e piante nella valle del Nilo"


Museo di antropologia
via Accademia Albertina, 17, I-10123 Torino
tel.: +39 11 562 1284, fax: +39 11 562 0916, e-mail:

"Aegyptica Animalia" Exhibition about the animal cults in AE.



Civico Museo Archeologico "Villa Abbas"
Piazza Liberta, Sardara, Cagliari
tel.: +39 70 9386183, e-mail:

"Viaggio nell'immortalita con l'Antico Egitto"

Chalon sur Saone Musee Denon
Place de l'Hotel de Ville, F-71100 Chalon sur Saone

"Le voyage en Egypte: des regards appliques, Vivant Denon et les photographes du 19e siecle"


Musee de l'Ephebe du Cap d'Agde
Mas de la Clape, au Cap d'agde, F-34300 Agde
tel: +33 4 67 94 69 60, fax: +33 4 67 94 69 69

"D'Ulysse a Cleopatre. Les grecs en Egypte, les egyptiens en Grece"
[From Ulysses to Cleopatra. The Greeks in Egypt, the Egyptians in Greece]

The exhibition will show how the exchange of ideas, knowledge, goods as well as religious and artistic influences between Egypt and Greece developped since the 13th century BC.



Musee des Beaux-Arts
20, place des Terreaux, F-69001 Lyon
tel.: +33 4 72 10 17 40, fax: +33 4 78 28 12 45

"Les Monnaies de l'Egypte Ancienne" [Coins of AE]



Musee romain de Lausanne-Vidy
Ch. du Bois de Vaux 24, CH-1007 Lausanne
tel:. +41 21 625 10 84, fax:+41 21 625 10 84, email:

"Au coeur d'une pyramide - une mission archeologique en Egypte"
[In the heart of a pyramid - an archeological mission in Egypt]

Exhibition about the results of an Egyptian-French-Swiss archeological team, working in the pyramid of Pharaoh Radjedef since 1995. It will show how the pyramids fascinated travellers from ancient times till today. Objects of several museums about Radjedef will also be displayed.



Bernisches Historisches Museum
Helvetiaplatz 5, CH-3005 Bern
tel.: +41 31 350 77 11, fax: +41 31 350 77 99

Opening of the permanent exhibition of Egyptian Antiquities


Musee d'art et d'histoire [Art and History Museum]
2 rue Charles Galland, CH-1206 Geneva
tel.: +41 22 418 26 00, fax: +41 22 418 26 01 "Sortir au jour. Art egyptien de la Fondation Martin Bodmer -
Bibliotheca Bodmeriana" [Collection of Egyptian antiquities from the
Fondation Martin Bodmer]

"The Bibliotheca Bodmeriana (Cologny) possesses a small collection of Pharaonic works that include, among other things, some elegant statuettes and rare bas-reliefs relating to all the important epochs
of Egyptian history. There are also twelve papyri from richly illustrated funeral tracts dating back to the first millennium BC."


Musee d'art et d'histoire [Art and History Museum]
2 rue Charles Galland, CH-1206 Geneva
tel.: +41 22 418 26 00, fax: +41 22 418 26 01 "Reflets du Divin" [Reflections of the Divine]

"Exhibition showing how spirituality was reflected in the art of three
great civilizations of the Ancient World, those of Egypt, Greece and Rome."



a) Muzeum Archeologiczne w Poznaniu [Poznan Archaeological Museum]
Poznan Archaeological Museum
ul. Wodna 27, 61-781 Poznan
tel/fax: +48 852 82 51, email:

"Gods, Graves and Mummies: way to eternity in Ancient Egypt"



Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts
101, 1-chome Kanayama-cho, Naka-ku, Nagoya
Kanayama Minami Bldg., 3, 4, and 5 Floor
tel.: +81 52 684 0786, fax: +81 52 684 0781

"Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean world"

The First Long-term Exhibition: Legacy of the Mediterranean culture and history. The exhibition will present representative works of art from the collections of Egypt, Greece, and Rome of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The exhibition will explore the development of each culture, including the Egyptian culture, as
well as the cultural interconnections in the five-thousand-year history of the ancient Mediterranean world through 223 objects.

Japanese info English info


Hokkaido Kindai Bijutsukan [Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art]
Kita1, Nishi17, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0001
tel.: +81 1 644 6881

"Egyptian Civilization Exhibition" Travelling exhibition soon in Osaka



Museum Gustavianum, The Victoria Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Akademigatan 3, S-753 10 Uppsala
tel: +46 18 471 7571, fax: +46 18 471 7572
museum's website

"Mumiernas arv [The Legacy of the Mummies]"

The results of the pilot project "Research on Ancient Egyptian Human Remains in Sweden (The Uppsala Mummy Survey)" will form the basis of an exhibition.

Swedish info English info



Kunsthalle Leoben
Kirchgasse 6, A-8700 Leoben
tel.: +46 3842 317

"Aegypten - im Reich der Pharaonen" 200 exhibits from the Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim, Germany.



The Israel Museum
POB 71117, Jerusalem 91710,
tel: 972-2-6708811, fax: 972-2-5631833

"Sacred Animals of Ancient Egypt" A mummified cat, falcon, mongoose, and ibis, reflecting the cults of sacred animals in ancient Egypt.



Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem
Museum Row, 25 Granot Street P.O. Box 4670, Jerusalem 91046
tel.: 972 2 56 110 66, fax: 972 2 56 38 228

"The World of Egyptian Gods Revealed"

New display devoted to the gods of ancient Egypt.