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April 2019

Art in Focus: Blue

April 20
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 20
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

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Victorian Idyll

April 20
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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From the 1860s, Frederick Walker (1840–1875) was at the heart of a group of like-minded artists with roots in periodical and book illustration. Known from early on as Idyllists, they frequently ventured beyond the idyllic in the sense of a pastoral paradise. While they may have avoided the harsher realities of urban life and the mechanistic aspects of modern agriculture, they struggled with subjects of poverty, homelessness, and labor unrest. This focused display will also embrace the work of the…

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Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

April 20
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

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Art in Focus: Blue

April 21
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 21
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Victorian Idyll

April 21
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

From the 1860s, Frederick Walker (1840–1875) was at the heart of a group of like-minded artists with roots in periodical and book illustration. Known from early on as Idyllists, they frequently ventured beyond the idyllic in the sense of a pastoral paradise. While they may have avoided the harsher realities of urban life and the mechanistic aspects of modern agriculture, they struggled with subjects of poverty, homelessness, and labor unrest. This focused display will also embrace the work of the…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

April 21
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Art in Focus: Blue

April 23
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 23
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

April 23
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Art in Focus: Blue

April 24
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 24
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

April 24
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Art in Focus: Blue

April 25
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 25
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

April 25
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Art in Focus: Blue

April 26
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 26
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

April 26
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Art in Focus: Blue

April 27
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 27
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

April 27
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Art in Focus: Blue

April 28
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 28
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

April 28
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Art in Focus: Blue

April 30
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 30
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

April 30
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

May 2019

Art in Focus: Blue

May 1
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 1
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 1
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Art in Focus: Blue

May 2
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 2
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 2
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Art in Focus: Blue

May 3
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 3
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 3
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Art in Focus: Blue

May 4
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 4
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 4
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Art in Focus: Blue

May 5
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 5
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 5
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Art in Focus: Blue

May 7
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 7
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

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Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 7
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

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Art in Focus: Blue

May 8
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 8
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

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Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 8
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

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Art in Focus: Blue

May 9
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 9
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 9
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

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Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies

May 9
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

The Center presents the first survey in America of the work of English artist Eileen Hogan (b. 1946), a figurative painter focusing on portraiture and depictions of gardens. Hogan is known for her deft rendering of light in natural settings and for poetic depictions of her sitters. Her work often invokes the passing of time and memory. Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies juxtaposes the artist’s preparatory works with complete paintings in oil, wax, and charcoal to convey a sense of her…

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Art in Focus: Blue

May 10
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 10
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 10
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies

May 10
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

The Center presents the first survey in America of the work of English artist Eileen Hogan (b. 1946), a figurative painter focusing on portraiture and depictions of gardens. Hogan is known for her deft rendering of light in natural settings and for poetic depictions of her sitters. Her work often invokes the passing of time and memory. Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies juxtaposes the artist’s preparatory works with complete paintings in oil, wax, and charcoal to convey a sense of her…

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Art in Focus: Blue

May 11
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 11
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 11
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies

May 11
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

The Center presents the first survey in America of the work of English artist Eileen Hogan (b. 1946), a figurative painter focusing on portraiture and depictions of gardens. Hogan is known for her deft rendering of light in natural settings and for poetic depictions of her sitters. Her work often invokes the passing of time and memory. Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies juxtaposes the artist’s preparatory works with complete paintings in oil, wax, and charcoal to convey a sense of her…

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Art in Focus: Blue

May 12
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 12
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 12
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies

May 12
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

The Center presents the first survey in America of the work of English artist Eileen Hogan (b. 1946), a figurative painter focusing on portraiture and depictions of gardens. Hogan is known for her deft rendering of light in natural settings and for poetic depictions of her sitters. Her work often invokes the passing of time and memory. Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies juxtaposes the artist’s preparatory works with complete paintings in oil, wax, and charcoal to convey a sense of her…

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Art in Focus: Blue

May 14
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 14
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 14
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies

May 14
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

The Center presents the first survey in America of the work of English artist Eileen Hogan (b. 1946), a figurative painter focusing on portraiture and depictions of gardens. Hogan is known for her deft rendering of light in natural settings and for poetic depictions of her sitters. Her work often invokes the passing of time and memory. Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies juxtaposes the artist’s preparatory works with complete paintings in oil, wax, and charcoal to convey a sense of her…

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Art in Focus: Blue

May 15
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 15
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 15
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies

May 15
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

The Center presents the first survey in America of the work of English artist Eileen Hogan (b. 1946), a figurative painter focusing on portraiture and depictions of gardens. Hogan is known for her deft rendering of light in natural settings and for poetic depictions of her sitters. Her work often invokes the passing of time and memory. Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies juxtaposes the artist’s preparatory works with complete paintings in oil, wax, and charcoal to convey a sense of her…

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Art in Focus: Blue

May 16
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 16
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 16
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies

May 16
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

The Center presents the first survey in America of the work of English artist Eileen Hogan (b. 1946), a figurative painter focusing on portraiture and depictions of gardens. Hogan is known for her deft rendering of light in natural settings and for poetic depictions of her sitters. Her work often invokes the passing of time and memory. Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies juxtaposes the artist’s preparatory works with complete paintings in oil, wax, and charcoal to convey a sense of her…

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Art in Focus: Blue

May 17
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 17
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 17
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies

May 17
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

The Center presents the first survey in America of the work of English artist Eileen Hogan (b. 1946), a figurative painter focusing on portraiture and depictions of gardens. Hogan is known for her deft rendering of light in natural settings and for poetic depictions of her sitters. Her work often invokes the passing of time and memory. Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies juxtaposes the artist’s preparatory works with complete paintings in oil, wax, and charcoal to convey a sense of her…

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Art in Focus: Blue

May 18
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 18
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 18
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies

May 18
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

The Center presents the first survey in America of the work of English artist Eileen Hogan (b. 1946), a figurative painter focusing on portraiture and depictions of gardens. Hogan is known for her deft rendering of light in natural settings and for poetic depictions of her sitters. Her work often invokes the passing of time and memory. Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies juxtaposes the artist’s preparatory works with complete paintings in oil, wax, and charcoal to convey a sense of her…

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Art in Focus: Blue

May 19
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

May 19
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

Find out more »

Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 19
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

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Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies

May 19
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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The Center presents the first survey in America of the work of English artist Eileen Hogan (b. 1946), a figurative painter focusing on portraiture and depictions of gardens. Hogan is known for her deft rendering of light in natural settings and for poetic depictions of her sitters. Her work often invokes the passing of time and memory. Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies juxtaposes the artist’s preparatory works with complete paintings in oil, wax, and charcoal to convey a sense of her…

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Art in Focus: Blue

May 21
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 21
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

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Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies

May 21
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

The Center presents the first survey in America of the work of English artist Eileen Hogan (b. 1946), a figurative painter focusing on portraiture and depictions of gardens. Hogan is known for her deft rendering of light in natural settings and for poetic depictions of her sitters. Her work often invokes the passing of time and memory. Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies juxtaposes the artist’s preparatory works with complete paintings in oil, wax, and charcoal to convey a sense of her…

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Art in Focus: Blue

May 22
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 22
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies

May 22
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

The Center presents the first survey in America of the work of English artist Eileen Hogan (b. 1946), a figurative painter focusing on portraiture and depictions of gardens. Hogan is known for her deft rendering of light in natural settings and for poetic depictions of her sitters. Her work often invokes the passing of time and memory. Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies juxtaposes the artist’s preparatory works with complete paintings in oil, wax, and charcoal to convey a sense of her…

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Art in Focus: Blue

May 23
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

May 23
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

Find out more »

Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies

May 23
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
Event Category:

The Center presents the first survey in America of the work of English artist Eileen Hogan (b. 1946), a figurative painter focusing on portraiture and depictions of gardens. Hogan is known for her deft rendering of light in natural settings and for poetic depictions of her sitters. Her work often invokes the passing of time and memory. Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies juxtaposes the artist’s preparatory works with complete paintings in oil, wax, and charcoal to convey a sense of her…

Find out more »

Art in Focus: Blue

May 24
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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