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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.
Curator Gabby Colangelo stands in front of open display case in Exhibition Corridor. She wears a short-sleeve black top, wire-rim glasses and long rectangular earrings. Her brown curly hair is tied back. She has a tattoo of a Greek vase with flowers on her forearm and reaches into the case, looking at the camera.
June 6, 2022
For her exhibition, “We Are Everywhere: Lesbians in the Archive,” now on view in Sterling Memorial Library, student curator Gabrielle “Gabby” Colangelo ’22, began by asking questions.
Six women and one man posing in front of carved wood gallery entrance.
May 2, 2022
Lynn Hanke was honored at a University Library Council (ULC) ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the Hanke Exhibition Gallery in Sterling Memorial Library, a project she and her husband, Robert Hanke ’60, made possible.
text image reads: Hanke Exhibition Gallery Points of Contact, Points of View: Asking Questions in Yale Library Special Collections
April 6, 2022
View the Curator Conversation about “Points of Contact, Points of View: Asking Questions in Yale Library Special Collections.” The opening exhibition of the new Hanke Gallery features more than 60 rare, fragile, and unique objects.
Book cover showing Alice in Wonderland on a banana peel with title of book: Bananaworld Quantum Mechanics for Primates
April 5, 2022
From April 8 through April 14, Yale Library will celebrate Yale Quantum Week, partnering with the Yale Quantum Institute to host several special events and exhibits about quantum and science at libraries across campus.