10. Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth at the Morgan Library

Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth. The Morgan Library & Museum. Photography by Graham S. Haber

Step into the fascinating world of J.R.R Tolkien’s mythical tales at the Morgan Library’s latest exhibit, Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earthVisitors will get to peek into the mind of the creator of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion through Tolkien’s original illustrations, maps, draft manuscripts, and designs as well as family photographs and memorabilia. The exhibit features the most extensive public display of Tolkien material provided by his own family as well as the collections of the Tolkien Archive at the Bodleian Library (Oxford), Marquette University Libraries (Milwaukee), the Morgan, and private lenders.