YCBA reopens study room

The Yale Center for British Art has begun to reopen previously roped-off spaces to the public.

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Program launches Yale into book history

Yale has begun forays into the developing field of book history, a discipline focused on the study of the book as a material object.

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Performance explores transparency

On Monday evening, a woman calling herself “Dynasty Handbag” walked on stage at the Whitney Humanities Center wearing nothing but a clear rain poncho and clear plastic heels. Her performance, she said, was going to be all about transparency. “Dynasty Handbag,” a stage persona of Brooklyn-based performance artist Jibz Cameron, performed “The Transparent Trap: A […]

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New sculpture installed on Cross Campus

Last Tuesday, members of the Yale community noticed that Cross Campus had acquired a new resident.

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YCBA program reaches children on the autism spectrum

“Exploring Artism" caters to children ages 5-12 whose cognitive abilities place them on the autism spectrum.

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YCBA exhibit bridges centuries

Life-sized sculptures of animals face each other across the open court on the fourth floor of the Yale Center for British Art. A new exhibit entitled “Sculpture by Nicola Hicks” opens today at the British Art Center. The show includes seven life-sized renderings of humans, animals or a combination of the two that the British […]

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New sculpture to grace Cross Campus

Yesterday afternoon, members of the Yale community received an email from Associate Dean for the Arts Susan Cahan featuring an invitation from President Salovey and Marta Moret to attend the sculpture’s dedication ceremony, which will take place on Monday at 4:30pm outside of Harkness Hall.

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JFK exhibit explores Kennedy, the public

A new exhibit at the Yale University Art Gallery commemorates John F. Kennedy through a series of photographs, only one of which shows his face directly.

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Art students and soup kitchen guests create art

This Wednesday, lunch guests at the St. Thomas More Church soup kitchen arrived expecting a meal but left also having made art and new friends.

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Local residents create maps of Elm City

For some New Haven residents, a photograph of a pizza or a spray-painted dinosaur can represent the Elm City as accurately as a conventional map. “I Map New Haven,” a community project started by local artists Alyson Fox and Eric Epstein, challenges New Haven residents to create maps that represent the ways they experience their […]

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Exhibit honors Manet

A century and a half after Edouard Manet’s art sparked the modernist movement, his works are still inspiring artistic innovation.

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At inauguration, Salovey dons traditional regalia

Yesterday afternoon, the Yale community inaugurated University President Peter Salovey using the ancient symbols of his new office.

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