In this free podcast, Jessica Holahan of the Yale University Press interviews curator Keely Orgeman about the special exhibition and new book "Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light." Experience the exhibition today and stop by the Bookstore in the Gallery lobby to purchase a copy of "Lumia" and take the magic home. We are open until 8pm on Thursdays (Sept through June). #lumia... View details ⇨
It may not feel like spring outside but come in and enjoy some wonderful paintings of warm weather and days from a bygone era in our exhibition, It Was a New Century: Reflections on Modern America, on view through June 4, 2017. [ Artgallery.yale.edu Link ]
Mark your calendar for our spring lecture series, The Dutch Abroad and What They Brought Back, beginning next Friday, March 31, at 1:30 pm. Visit our website for all the details! #lectureseries #dutchgoldenage [ Artgallery.yale.edu Link ]
Happy spring from your friends at the Gallery! Always on view in the American decorative arts galleries is this masterpiece in stained glass by John La Farge (1835-1910). #cherryblossoms #stainedglass #eternalspring #happyspring #spring2017 #americanart #johnlafarge
Tiana Wang of the #yaledailynews wrote this great review of Small-Great Objects: Anni and Josef Albers in the Americas. See the show this weekend! #smallgreatobjects #albersintheamericas #yalepeabodymuseum #anniandjosefalbers
Are you snowbound? In need of a spring break? Or just some signs of spring? Try a virtual trip to sunny Mexico and Peru with Anni and Josef Albers via the exhibition podcast for "Small-Great Objects: Anni and Josef Albers in the Americas." It's a fun listen for the whole family. See the art firsthand tomorrow (Wednesday, March 15) when the museum reopens at 10:00 am after today's snow closure.... View details ⇨
How many conservators does it take to change a light bulb? Find out in Mike Cummings' article about how Gallery and MoMA conservators worked together to bring Wilfred's Lumia Suite (1963-64) back to life.
Haven't made it to the Gallery yet to see "Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light?" Check out short videos of the lumia works on view on our YouTube channel. Experience #lumia firsthand with a visit to the museum. The Gallery is #freeandopentothepublic six days a week. Learn more at [ Artgallery.yale.edu Link ].
Visit the Gallery to see the newest special exhibition in our all-star spring semester line up! In the modern and contemporary art galleries on the third floor, there is a stunning display of 19 artworks on loan from the #barjeelartfoundation in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The installation focuses on artistic centers in Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria which flourished between the 1950s and... View details ⇨
This Thursday, March 9, at 5:30 pm, join us for a conversation with La Tanya S. Autry, curator of the exhibition Let Us March On: Lee Friedlander and the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom, and photographers and filmmakers Alexander Defroand, Tracy Keza, and Ruddy Roye. The discussion centers on the methods, modes of circulation, and construction of photographic archives, as well as how the... View details ⇨
Thanks to Diana Shi of the Creators blog for this terrific article!
Experience Thomas Wilfred's #lumia today! The museum is open until 5:00 pm. Take the magic home with you by purchasing a copy of the gorgeous exhibition catalogue at the Gallery Bookstore before you leave.
#thomaswilfred #lightart #yaleartgallerybooks
Monday, March 6, at 5:00 pm, there's a great panel discussion happening at the Yale Center for British Art, featuring two extraordinary Yale alumni artists, Kevin Beasley and William T. Williams. Check out the details!
Thanks to Boston Globe critic Mark Feeney for his reviews of "Small-Great Objects: Anni and Josef Albers in the Americas" and "It was a New Century: Reflections on Modern America." See both shows this weekend! We are open 10-5 Friday; and 11-5 Saturday and Sunday. #freeadmission #artforall #albersintheamericas #josefalbers #annialbers #smallgreatobjects #itwasanewcentury #americanart
There is a terrific new series on PBS in which Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores "Africa's Great Civilizations." The Gallery was delighted to welcome the film crew last year and we are thrilled to see the Nok terra cottas from our collection so beautifully featured in Hour One: Origins. Watch the full episode online and visit the museum to see Nok sculptures and much more in the... View details ⇨
Thursday, March 2: This evening beginning at 5:30 pm, join us for music, art, and festivity celebrating America at the dawn of the twentieth century. The museum is open until 8:00 pm. All are welcome. #freeandopentothepublic
Check out the latest episode of Live Culture with Martha Willette Lewis on WPKN. "History Lessons" features an interview with La Tanya Autry, curator of the exhibition "Let Us March On: Lee Friedlander and the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom," on view at the Gallery through July 9. [ Soundcloud.com Link ]
Anni and Josef Albers were iconic modern artists and renowned teachers. Josef's 1963 book Interaction of Color is considered a masterwork of art education. Experience some of the Alberses' lessons in looking this Friday, March 3, with "Small-Great Exercises in Color." Fritz Horstman of the #AlbersFoundation leads participants in fun exercises designed to illustrate how colors interact in often... View details ⇨
Tonight at the Gallery: Join us in welcoming #thejoshualightshow to New Haven for a special performance in conjunction with the new exhibition, Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light! Experience an immersive environment of "liquid" light and sound created by the #jls, George Stadnik, Laurent Fort, and other artists. Followed by a reception. Free and open to the public.