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Yale Students

Welcome to the portal for Yale students! Take advantage of our many opportunities for learning and working, attend a special event, or simply come to enjoy a quiet moment of reflection with a favorite work of art.

Opportunities for Yale Students

Yale Students

Undergraduate Opportunities

There are many opportunities for Yale undergraduates to learn about the collections and gain professional experience through internships, fellowships, the Gallery Guide program, and other research and employment positions.

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Graduate Opportunities

Yale graduate students have many possibilities to contribute to scholarship and gain professional experience through involvement at the Gallery. We offer numerous research assistantships, curatorial internships, teaching positions, and other opportunities.

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Resources for Yale Students

Research Resources

The Gallery encourages students to research our collections by visiting our study rooms, library, archives, and collection-related digital resources.

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Nolen Center Library

The Nolen Center Library is the heart of the Gallery’s Nolen Center for Art and Education. The library houses a focused collection of books, exhibition catalogues, articles, documents, and databases related to the highlights of our museum, and it is open to all visitors. These holdings will be of interest to students completing assignments at the Gallery. The library is open to all, with staff available to guide research and answer questions.

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Programs at the Gallery 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.

Upcoming Programs


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

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