Launch the new academic year with visits to library exhibits around campus

  • collage of 12 colored images of ancient and colonial architecture of Mexico
    Photo collage from "The Study of Things"
September 1, 2023

The academic year opens with two new library exhibits: Art, Protest, and the Archives at Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and The First Folio, Shakespeare for All Time? at Sterling Memorial Library. And there are several more still on view around campus.

Art, Protest, and the Archives at Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library: This exhibit documents hundreds of years of protest culture in America and Europe through the work of artist-advocates for social justice. Through Jan. 7, 2024.

The First Folio: Shakespeare for All Time? at Hanke Exhibition Gallery, Sterling Memorial Library: Commemorating the 400th anniversary of the publication of the First Folio, a groundbreaking compendium of the works of the Bard. Through Feb. 4, 2024.

Maker of a Kindly Permanence: Oral History of American Music at Yale in exhibition corridor of Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Sterling Memorial Library: This multimedia exhibition features a selection from the library’s extensive collection of videos, recordings, scores, and more. Through Oct. 9.

The Study of Things: George Kubler in Latin America in the Exhibition Corridor of Sterling Memorial Library: Curator Chucho Pedro Martínez explores the radical contributions of art historian and former Yale professor George Kubler, based on Kubler’s travels and groundbreaking 1962 book The Shape of Time: Remarks on the History of Things. Through Oct. 8.

Teaching with Slides: The History of the Visual Resources Collection at Yale at Haas Family Arts Library: This exhibit celebrates the collection formed in 1930s, which now holds 370,000 slides (lantern and 35mm) and 187,000 mounted photographs related to global art, architecture, and material culture. Through March 3, 2024.

Images: from The Study of Things: George Kubler in Latin America, now on view at Sterling Memorial Library