All Press Releases (32)

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Renovation and Expansion
May 23, 2012

Expansion of both building and collections places Gallery in ranks of nation’s leading public museums

Yale University Art Gallery (l to r: Louis Kahn building, Old Yale Art Gallery building, Street Hall). © Christopher Gardner, 2012
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Exhibitions
May 1, 2012

Highlights include: 

America Rising, Part Three of Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery

May 8–July 8, 2012

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Exhibitions
January 1, 2012

Organized by the Yale University Art Gallery, the multivenue traveling exhibition is now on view at the Denver Art Museum

Robert Adams, <em>Colorado Springs, Colorado</em>, 1968
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Acquisitions
November 1, 2011

The Yale University Art Gallery has announced its purchase of the Albert Sack Legacy Archives, an unparalleled resource of comparative material for the study of American furniture from the professional records of Israel Sack, Inc.

Photo of an Easy Chair, New England, ca. 1760. Albert Sack Legacy Archives
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Gifts and Donors
November 1, 2011

The Yale University Art Gallery is pleased to announce that a gift of important works of American modern design has been promised to the Gallery by Yale alumnus John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959.

Albert Drexler Jacobson, designer, and Cowan Pottery Studio, manufacturer,<em> Pair of Bookends</em>, 1929. Glazed earthenware. John C. Waddell Collection, Promised gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959
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Collections, Exhibitions
August 1, 2011

Paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, prints, and photographs—including many of the Gallery’s greatest treasures—document two centuries of American culture.  

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June 1, 2011

Laurence Kanter, the Lionel Goldfrank III Curator of European Art, will assume the additional duties of Chief Curator for the Yale University Art Gallery as of July 1, 2011.

Laurence Kanter, Chief Curator