YUAG acquires a piece by contemporary artist Audrey Flack

As the Yale University Art Gallery prepares to reopen to the public next week, curator Keely Orgeman and others in the contemporary art galleries are working on the display of a newly-acquired painting by contemporary artist Audrey Flack.

The front entrance to YUAG
Collection of Musical Instruments receives major gift from museum founder’s great-great-grandson

Yale’s Collection of Musical Instruments originated in 1900 when piano dealer Morris Steiner donated an extensive collection of keyboard instruments to the University. More than 120 years later, Steinert’s great-great-grandson Timothy Steinert ’82 and his wife Lixia Zhang gave a major donation to the collection.

Morris Steinert at one of his clavichords.
Asian art at Yale art museums expanding, morphing with time

The YUAG and the YCBA have taken steps in recent years to enlarge their collections of Asian art.

The interior of YUAG.
Peabody moves two collections to renovated facility on West Campus

This fall, the Peabody Museum of Natural History will finish moving two of its collections to a newly renovated space on West Campus as part of a multi-year museum transformation.

UP CLOSE | Stranded, stuck and sensitive: Upheaval in the world of art loans

The pandemic saw artworks from Yale's collections stranded across the globe. To retrieve the loaned works, art institutions have developed creative strategies that will likely outlive the pandemic.

School of Architecture Indigenous Scholars named inaugural residents at Center for Architecture Lab

A student group at the Yale School of Architecture has just been invited to be the inaugural residents at a new residency program at the Center for Architecture in New York City.

Portraits of Gallegos and Sutton
Yale Center for British Art acquires its first-ever work by School of Art alumna

On April 5, the Yale Center for British Art announced its first acquisition of a piece by a Yale School of Art alumna. This work […]

YDS photography show shows LGBTQ seminarians

A photography exhibition showing the work of Gabrielle Muller DIV ’20 went on view earlier this year in the Divinity School’s Sarah Smith Gallery. The […]

YUAG turns stairwell into “modernist cave”

As part of the partial reinstallation of the Laura and James J. Ross Gallery of African Art at the Yale University Art Gallery, a series […]

The virtual display of African rock art projected onto the Louis Kahn stairwell, Yale University Art Gallery, showing Group of Antelope and Figures, South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal Province, Kamberg, uMgungundlovu District Municipality, Drakensberg Mountains, Christmas Shelter site, 3000 b.c.e.–19th century.
Artspace opens three exhibitions centering on W.E.B. Du Bois’ works

On March 26, an exhibition inspired by civil rights activist and writer W.E.B. Du Bois called “W.E.B. Du Bois, Georgia, and his Data Portraits” went […]

School of Art to host first virtual Open Studios event

At midnight on April 10, the website for the first-ever virtual Yale School of Art MFA Open Studios will go live, allowing visitors to view […]