Terms and Conditions

Terms of Use

The Yale University Art Gallery (“the Gallery”) is committed to providing access to its collections and activities in as unimpeded a manner as it can allow for as broad a public as it can reach. These Terms of Use apply to individuals and organizations (“you”) visiting the website (the “site”). By accessing this site, you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree, you should exit the site and not use it further. The Gallery reserves the right to revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting, and also to modify or terminate any products, services, software, applications, or features on the site at any time and without notice. Please check regularly for updates. All products, services, software, applications, or features available on or through this site are subject to these Terms of Use.


The names “Yale University Art Gallery,” “Yale,” “Yale University,” and many of the associated names, trademarks, service marks, logos, and design elements displayed on the website (collectively, the “trademarks”) are owned by Yale University. The trademarks may not be used except to provide attribution as specified in the Using Images section of this site. Nothing contained on the site should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademarks, service marks, logos, or design elements displayed on the site without the express written permission of Yale University or other rights owner, as applicable. Please visit the following website for further information on use of Yale University’s Trademarks.

Links to and from Third-Party Sites

The Gallery has not reviewed all of the sites linked to or from its website and is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of any off-site pages or other sites linked to or from its website. The Gallery provides these links as a convenience, and linking to any off-site pages or other sites is at the user's own risk. A link does not imply endorsement or affiliation with the linked site by the Gallery.

Open Access

The Gallery provides free and open access to images of works in its collection that are believed to be in the public domain, as well as to certain other materials, including the descriptive information which accompanies those images (collectively, “open-access material”).

Use of the Gallery’s open access material is permitted without further application, authorization, or fees due to the Gallery; we ask only that you attribute works and/or their images, without suggestion of endorsement as described in Using Images.

The Gallery’s collection data is available in both human- and machine-readable formats via the museum’s website and online systems. The Gallery continually enhances its scholarship and collection-related data and imaging, and the review and updating of historic records and rights information is ongoing. Those accessing or using any resources via the Gallery’s online systems or services are responsible for checking regularly for updates.

The Gallery makes every effort to accurately determine the rights status of its works and images but makes no warranties to this end. The user is solely responsible for the use of any images or data obtained from the Gallery’s site. See Using Images for further details.

Your Privacy

The Gallery is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to its website. See Yale University’s Privacy Policy for more information about data collected through interactions with our website. Once you become a Member, we will use your contact information to communicate with you about Gallery services and opportunities to support our work. Information collected will be stored in the United States, and we may use a third-party platform to communicate with you. For additional information on Yale’s privacy practices, visit https://privacy.yale.edu/resources/privacy-statement.


The Gallery makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the site’s operation or the information, content, or materials included on the site, all of which are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, the Gallery hereby disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose. The Gallery will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from your use of or inability to use the site. You expressly agree that you use the site, or any materials or content from the site, solely at your own risk. You also hereby agree to indemnify Yale university and the Gallery, its employees, agents, and affiliates from any and all claims and/or damages (including but not limited to reasonable attorneys’ fees) resulting from any claim brought by any third party relating to your use of the site or any materials or content obtained from the site.

Limitations on Liability

The Gallery takes reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the site, but makes no warranties as to its accuracy. The Gallery has not reviewed any sites linked to the site and is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any websites linked to the site. Your access to, and use of, the site, including your linking to any other off-site pages or other sites are at your own risk. The Gallery does not endorse any third-party sites or any offers available through any such sites. The Gallery has no responsibility for any transactions and communications between you and any third party, including but not limited to any personal information you may choose to provide to any third party.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and any amendments or revisions shall be governed by the laws of the State of Connecticut, without regard to its conflict of laws principles. Any case, controversy, suit, action, or proceeding arising out of, in connection with, or related to these Terms of Use shall be brought in the State or Federal Courts located in the State of Connecticut.

Revised: June 2022