Throughout the year the Gallery offers various series of Master Classes, which give participants a behind-the-scenes look at the scholarly work inspired by the collection. Past classes have featured topics such as French and British painting, master drawings in the Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Study Room, and methods of conservation.
Families are encouraged to visit the Gallery and learn together about great works of art. Programs such as Stories and Art combine looking at art with hands-on activities for children. Family programs are led by museum education staff, often with the support of Yale undergraduates, and take place throughout the year. Please see our Calendar for programs and dates.
For further information about family programs, please contact Elizabeth Harnett at 203.432.0620.
The visual arts have a long history of close association with music and the performing arts. Creative inspiration works in all directions, and the experience of listening to music or watching a performance in the Gallery promises to provide new ways of looking at works of art. Concerts and short theatrical plays by local and Yale college groups are featured in the Gallery throughout the year.