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All Press Releases (85)

Exhibitions
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February 12, 2020

February 14–June 7, 2020

Cross-collection exhibition by Yale alumnus juxtaposes artists’ work with nature’s—including a huge dinosaur skull—to question the lines we humans draw

James Prosek, Study for Paradise Lost, Ponape, 2019
Exhibitions
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November 25, 2019

January 17–May 10, 2020

Exhibition brings together nearly all of Wilson’s known preparatory works for his Mexico City mural from 1952

John Wilson, Study for The Incident, 1952
Exhibitions
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October 21, 2019

November 1, 2019–June 21, 2020

The Yale University Art Gallery’s first major exhibition of Indigenous North American art marks a milestone in the display and interpretation of Native American art at Yale

Shan Goshorn (Eastern Band of Cherokee), Our Lands Are Not Lines on Paper, 2012
Exhibitions
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September 3, 2019

September 6, 2019–January 5, 2020

The Yale University Art Gallery presents its first exhibition devoted to garments and accessories from southwestern China, drawn from the museum’s collection

Woman’s Funeral Tunic and Headscarf, China, late 19th–early 20th century
Exhibitions
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September 3, 2019

September 6, 2019–January 5, 2020

A survey of the acclaimed artist’s work includes some of his finest and rarely exhibited paintings

William Bailey, Still Life—Table with Ochre Wall, 1972
Collections
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August 7, 2019

The Yale University Art Gallery’s working library of more than 1,300 examples of American furniture, clocks, wood-turned sculpture, and more celebrates its 60th anniversary with a new state-of-the-art facility that opens this September.

View of the Hume Furniture Study, Yale West Campus
Exhibitions
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March 22, 2019

March 29–September 29, 2019

The Yale University Art Gallery presents the first major survey of its extraordinary collection of American glass

Kensington Glass Works, Sailors Rights Flask (Turtle Whimsy), Philadelphia, 1826–32