Culture

Yale playwright snags $200K prize

September 22, 2010
The Yale School of Drama’s very own Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Lynn Nottage DRA ’89, is the recipient of the 2010 Steinberg Award for Playwriting, the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Trust announced Monday. The award comes with a $200,000 prize, making it by far the most lucrative award in American theater. The Steinberg Award, established in »
Hie-Sanno Festival (detail), Japanese, Momoyama period, 1590s
Culture

Japanese screen depicts ancient festival

September 8, 2010
Visitors to the Yale University Art Gallery on Tuesday witnessed the loading of portable shrines onto boats — upon a Momoyama period Japanese screen painting. Matthew McKelway, professor of Japanese art at Columbia University, gave a presentation at the gallery about the 16th-century Japanese screen painting from the collection of Rosemarie and Leighton Longhi ’67. »