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Blue patterned poster with closeup of circular designs, reading "Subjects and Objects, Slavic Collections at Yale, 1896-2022, on view August 22, 2022 to February 5, 2023, at the Hanke Exhibition Gallery in the southwest corner of the Nave, Sterling Memorial Library"
January 20, 2023
Drawing on collections in the sciences, arts, and humanities, these five exhibitions—in Sterling Memorial, Gilmore Music, Bass, and Haas Family Arts Libraries—are open to visitors.
Painted ticket that shows five people in Victorian dress riding down a roller coaster from the mountains. Pine trees and birds are visible below them. To left is the name of the ride "Le Caucase: Porte des Ternes Porte Maillot". in brown and blue type across mountain range. On the right in red ink is the ticket stub for the ride with a drawings of a woman holding the printed pass.
December 14, 2022
This exhibition showcases the Slavic collections of Yale Library—objects, photographs, posters, and books acquired over the course of 126 years.
Table layout of 10 white cards that show swatches of color, ranging from blues, yellows, purple. In front of the standing cards are open plastic cylinders containing ground pigments in a range of colors, used to make paints. At lower left is a white paper with some brush strokes of sample colors--four green, four purple, and one yellow
November 14, 2022
An inspiring art history class—taught with objects from special collections—leads to a colorful exhibition curated by three classmates.
black and white photo shows shirtless woman with short hair and the words "Title IX" written on her back. She is facing away from camera, holding papers in her hand. To her right and looking off and to the right is a woman wearing a suit and open necked blouse. Blurred backs of heads of unidentified individuals are in the foreground and on the wall hangs a poster for Yale Women's Soccer.
November 9, 2022
By 1979, Yale had 13 women’s varsity teams—and they struggled for their share of resources and support.
Woman with shoulder-length dark hair wearing red and blue paisley scarf speaks into microphone
October 10, 2022
Lyric Thinking: Poetry in the World, the 2022-23 Model Research Collection in Bass Library, features more than 1,000 volumes from Yale Library collections. The collection explores lyric poems across diverse languages, communities, and spaces throughout the historical record.
Yellowed globe, with navigation lines across its surface showing land and water, dating from circa 1621, in a wooden stand with a metal semicircular band spanning the top hemisphere
September 6, 2022
The World in Maps, 1400–1600, a new exhibition at Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, presents a selection of the most impressive and historically important maps in the library’s collection from the late Medieval and Early Modern periods.
Young man with sandy brown hair and large amber-framed glasses, waring a dark shirt and jacket, smiles broadly and poses in front of carved column in the exhibition corridor of Sterling Memorial. The small carved figure is of a crouched man reading a book, one page of which has the carved word "Joke."
June 13, 2022
For his Senior Exhibit Fellowship, Chucho Martinez Padres ‘23 will explore the methods of art historian George Kubler, PhD ‘40, scholar of Pre-Columbian America and Ibero-American Art.