SPECIAL ADVISORY: The Yale University Art Gallery is free and open to the public from Tuesday through Sunday. Masks and COVID-19 vaccination (including booster, if eligible) are required.Review our Visitor Policies

Adults

Programs for adults provide stimulating ideas to enhance your understanding and enjoyment of works of art in our collections and exhibitions. Whether you prefer interactive conversations in front of a single work of art, lectures and symposia exploring art and ideas, or lively and creative performances related to our collections, you will find a program of interest at the Gallery.

Programs for Adults

Gallery Talks, Tours, and More

The Gallery offers a variety of talks and tours on a wide range of artists, cultures, and time periods to suit your interests. Lectures, panel discussions, artist talks, master classes, and other events provide thought-provoking perspectives on art in the Gallery’s collections and exhibitions.

Arts in Mind

For those with Young-Onset Alzheimer’s and their care partners, the Gallery offers a monthly online program that connects close looking at art from around the world with art-making opportunities. Sessions are facilitated by Education Department staff and an art therapist. Registration is required. For more information, contact yuag.education@yale.edu.

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Resources for Adults

Guided and Self-Guided Visits for Adult and Community Groups

Groups can explore the Gallery’s collections and exhibitions on guided visits led by teaching staff or can plan a self-guided visit. Guided visits are discussion based and encourage visitors to look closely, ask questions, and talk about what they see. All groups must register at least three weeks in advance, and acceptance of your reservation request is based on gallery and staff availability.

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Accessibility

The Gallery welcomes all visitors and is committed to making its collections, buildings, programs, and services accessible to all audiences.

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