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The Margaret and Angus Wurtele Study Center

The Margaret and Angus Wurtele Study Center is a state-of-the-art educational and research facility that offers immediate access to over 42,000 objects from the Gallery’s collection.

About the Wurtele Study Center

About the Wurtele Study Center

Located in the Collection Studies Center at Yale West Campus, in West Haven, Connecticut, the Wurtele Study Center is designed to inspire and accommodate object-based teaching and learning. It features several classrooms and spaces with large seminar tables that allow for the close study of collection material. The Wurtele Study Center is optimally positioned to foster collaboration; the Collection Studies Center is also home to the Gallery’s conservation laboratory and the Leslie P. and George H. Hume American Furniture Study Center, as well as the Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage and storage facilities for the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments, and the Yale Center for British Art.

Visit the Wurtele Study Center

Make an Appointment

The Wurtele Study Center is open by appointment to individuals, groups, and classes from Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. For more information and to schedule a visit, contact Roksana Filipowska, the Wurtele Study Center Programs and Outreach Manager, at roksana.filipowska@yale.edu or 203.737.3896.

Take the Tour

In addition to scheduled visits, monthly free public tours are offered at 11:20 am on select Fridays throughout the year. Online registration is required and space is limited. Visitors will be met in the lobby of 900 West Campus Drive and escorted to the Wurtele Study Center. Late arrivals cannot be accommodated. Following the tour, visitors can stay for an additional tour of the Hume Furniture Study at 12:20 pm.

Find Dates and Register for an Upcoming Tour

How to Get to the Wurtele Study Center

The West Campus Shuttle and the Art Gallery Express provide regular and reliable transportation for the Yale community and visitors between West Campus and downtown New Haven. Operating from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, the Art Gallery Express departs the Gallery at 201 York Street every hour on the hour; the return shuttle departs 900 West Campus Drive every hour on the half hour.

Ample free parking is available at 900 West Campus Drive. For driving and public transportation directions, use Google Maps.

Meet the Wurtele Study Center Manager

Roksana Filipowska

Roksana Filipowska, the Wurtele Study Center Programs and Outreach Manager, coordinates and develops all activities at the Wurtele Center, including class visits, collection processing, scholar appointments, tours, and exhibition planning. Roksana completed her PH.D. in art history at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia. Prior to joining the Gallery, she worked at the Barnes Foundation, the Science History Institute, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement.


Roksana Filipowska