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March 2019

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

March 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
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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

March 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:

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

March 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…

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Before the Deluge: Apocalyptic Floodscapes

March 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:

This exhibition explores how the idea of the Deluge has been represented and interpreted by British artists and writers from the end of the eighteenth century to the present day. It considers the diverse ways they have responded to accounts of both biblical and mythological, and real and fictional, floods and the political ends to which this theme has been used in their respective historical contexts.Drawing on the Center’s collections of prints and drawings, photographs, and rare books and manuscripts,…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

March 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 »

Victorian Idyll

March 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:

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

March 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 »

Before the Deluge: Apocalyptic Floodscapes

March 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:

This exhibition explores how the idea of the Deluge has been represented and interpreted by British artists and writers from the end of the eighteenth century to the present day. It considers the diverse ways they have responded to accounts of both biblical and mythological, and real and fictional, floods and the political ends to which this theme has been used in their respective historical contexts.Drawing on the Center’s collections of prints and drawings, photographs, and rare books and manuscripts,…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

March 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 »

Victorian Idyll

March 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:

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

March 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 »

Before the Deluge: Apocalyptic Floodscapes

March 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:

This exhibition explores how the idea of the Deluge has been represented and interpreted by British artists and writers from the end of the eighteenth century to the present day. It considers the diverse ways they have responded to accounts of both biblical and mythological, and real and fictional, floods and the political ends to which this theme has been used in their respective historical contexts.Drawing on the Center’s collections of prints and drawings, photographs, and rare books and manuscripts,…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

March 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 »

Victorian Idyll

March 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:

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

March 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 »

Before the Deluge: Apocalyptic Floodscapes

March 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:

This exhibition explores how the idea of the Deluge has been represented and interpreted by British artists and writers from the end of the eighteenth century to the present day. It considers the diverse ways they have responded to accounts of both biblical and mythological, and real and fictional, floods and the political ends to which this theme has been used in their respective historical contexts.Drawing on the Center’s collections of prints and drawings, photographs, and rare books and manuscripts,…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

March 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 »

Victorian Idyll

March 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:

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

March 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:

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 »

Before the Deluge: Apocalyptic Floodscapes

March 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:

This exhibition explores how the idea of the Deluge has been represented and interpreted by British artists and writers from the end of the eighteenth century to the present day. It considers the diverse ways they have responded to accounts of both biblical and mythological, and real and fictional, floods and the political ends to which this theme has been used in their respective historical contexts.Drawing on the Center’s collections of prints and drawings, photographs, and rare books and manuscripts,…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

March 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:

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

March 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:

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

March 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…

Find out more »

Before the Deluge: Apocalyptic Floodscapes

March 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:

This exhibition explores how the idea of the Deluge has been represented and interpreted by British artists and writers from the end of the eighteenth century to the present day. It considers the diverse ways they have responded to accounts of both biblical and mythological, and real and fictional, floods and the political ends to which this theme has been used in their respective historical contexts.Drawing on the Center’s collections of prints and drawings, photographs, and rare books and manuscripts,…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

March 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

March 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

March 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 »

Before the Deluge: Apocalyptic Floodscapes

March 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:

This exhibition explores how the idea of the Deluge has been represented and interpreted by British artists and writers from the end of the eighteenth century to the present day. It considers the diverse ways they have responded to accounts of both biblical and mythological, and real and fictional, floods and the political ends to which this theme has been used in their respective historical contexts.Drawing on the Center’s collections of prints and drawings, photographs, and rare books and manuscripts,…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

March 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:

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

March 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:

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

March 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 »

Before the Deluge: Apocalyptic Floodscapes

March 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:

This exhibition explores how the idea of the Deluge has been represented and interpreted by British artists and writers from the end of the eighteenth century to the present day. It considers the diverse ways they have responded to accounts of both biblical and mythological, and real and fictional, floods and the political ends to which this theme has been used in their respective historical contexts.Drawing on the Center’s collections of prints and drawings, photographs, and rare books and manuscripts,…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

March 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 »

Victorian Idyll

March 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:

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

March 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 »

Before the Deluge: Apocalyptic Floodscapes

March 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:

This exhibition explores how the idea of the Deluge has been represented and interpreted by British artists and writers from the end of the eighteenth century to the present day. It considers the diverse ways they have responded to accounts of both biblical and mythological, and real and fictional, floods and the political ends to which this theme has been used in their respective historical contexts.Drawing on the Center’s collections of prints and drawings, photographs, and rare books and manuscripts,…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

March 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 »

Victorian Idyll

March 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:

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

March 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 »

Before the Deluge: Apocalyptic Floodscapes

March 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:

This exhibition explores how the idea of the Deluge has been represented and interpreted by British artists and writers from the end of the eighteenth century to the present day. It considers the diverse ways they have responded to accounts of both biblical and mythological, and real and fictional, floods and the political ends to which this theme has been used in their respective historical contexts.Drawing on the Center’s collections of prints and drawings, photographs, and rare books and manuscripts,…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

March 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 »

Victorian Idyll

March 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:

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

March 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 »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

March 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 »

Victorian Idyll

March 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:

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

March 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
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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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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

March 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
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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

March 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:

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

March 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…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

March 29
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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Victorian Idyll

March 29
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…

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

March 29
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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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

March 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 »

Victorian Idyll

March 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:

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

March 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 »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

March 31
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

March 31
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

March 31
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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April 2019

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 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…

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Victorian Idyll

April 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:

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 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 »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 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 »

Victorian Idyll

April 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:

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 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 »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 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 »

Victorian Idyll

April 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:

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 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

April 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…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 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 »

Victorian Idyll

April 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:

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 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

April 6
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 6
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 6
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 6
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 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…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 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:

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 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:

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 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…

Find out more »

Art in Focus: Blue

April 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…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 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 »

Victorian Idyll

April 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:

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 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…

Find out more »

Art in Focus: Blue

April 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…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 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 »

Victorian Idyll

April 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:

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 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 »

Art in Focus: Blue

April 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…

Find out more »

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 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 »

Victorian Idyll

April 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
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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 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
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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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Art in Focus: Blue

April 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
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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 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
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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 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
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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 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
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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…

Find out more »

Art in Focus: Blue

April 13
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 13
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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Victorian Idyll

April 13
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 13
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 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
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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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