Art Gallery shares collection, expands research

A portion of the 185,000 pieces in the Yale University Art Gallery’s permanent collection is making its rounds at college campuses around the country. The gallery is in the process of lending nearly 100 pieces to the art museums at Dartmouth and Williams colleges. It is just one of the gallery’s many collaborations with other […]

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Arts internship links Yale, New Haven

This summer, Yalies interested in art and philanthropy can work toward their future careers in New Haven. A new summer internship for Yale students in the field of contemporary art research has been created by the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, a New Haven-based family foundation, in conjunction with Associate Dean for the Arts Susan Cahan, […]

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Yalies roll, dance at workshop

Last night, a group of nine students spent two hours rolling off each other’s backs and dragging each other by the foot across the floor of a dance studio . The exercise is something dancers call contact improvisation. The Alliance for Dance at Yale and the Yale Drama Coalition are sponsoring two contact improvisation workshops […]

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Japan influences new YCBA retrospective

The Yale Center for British Art is not just the home to old English hunting portraits — with a new exhibition from British artist Rebecca Salter, Japanese aesthetics are now on display. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”5070″ ] [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”5069″ ] [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”5068″ ] On Thursday, the British Art Center will open Salter’s one-woman exhibition, “into the light […]

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It’s a love story — baby, just say yes

Could this be the next great love story in the making? On Wednesday, the News received a love letter from a resident of Geneva, Switzerland — not from someone wishing to express his love for this publication, but from a man desperate to find a woman whose name he does not know. The author wrote […]

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New dance program highlights classics

Yale’s dancers will soon be learning from the pros. While Yale’s campus is home to more than 20 dance groups run and choreographed by students, there have been no extracurricular programs in which students perform existing choreography. The Yale College Dean’s Office and the Alliance for Dance at Yale announced plans Thursday afternoon to go […]

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Arts awards change name

The fund formerly known as Sudler is no more. Last Friday, many students received e-mails from their residential college masters announcing the opening of spring applications for “Creative and Performing Arts Awards.” After a suggestion from Ezra Stiles College Master Stephen Pitti at the beginning of the academic year, the Council of Masters decided to […]

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Restoring a masterwork

Those who have yet to see “The Education of the Virgin” at the Yale University Art Gallery have only a short time left. The painting was officially attributed to Spanish master painter Diego Velázquez last July after sitting for 80 years in University storage, and is currently on view on the third floor of the […]

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New art for NewAlliance

The corporate offices of New Haven’s NewAlliance Bank are getting a dose of art. On Tuesday, the Arts Council of Greater New Haven held a reception for a new exhibition featuring the work of two Connecticut artists in its gallery space on the fourth floor of the NewAlliance Bank at 195 Church St. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”5302″ […]

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School of Art hires, hopes to diversify

In the midst of an economic downturn that has limited the number of faculty hires within the University, the School of Art has begun a search for two new faculty members. Over fall recess, administrators at the School of Art began advertising two new full-time faculty member positions in the Photography and Painting/Printmaking departments. Due […]

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Students take over prof’s office

Few professors would give away the keys to their offices, especially to students who want to redecorate them. But Sam Messer, Associate Dean of the School of Art, is happy to do just that. On Thursday, a student-created art installation went up in Messer’s office, also known as “Sam’s Space,” which is located on the […]

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Yale, New Haven foster bonds through dance

Yale and New Haven high schools been dancing together long before the New Haven Promise was made. An after-school dance program, called the “Yale Co-Op Dance,” founded last fall has been cultivating a link between Yalies and high school students at the local high school. Just at the end of last spring, a Yale administrator […]

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