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COVID-19 Updates

The Gallery is working in close collaboration with Yale University leadership to safeguard against the spread of the coronavirus
(COVID-19) and to ensure the safety of our visitors and staff.

Please continue to check this page for additional information or changes to the Gallery’s services.

Update for March 10, 2022

Visit the Gallery
The museum is free and open to the public from Tuesday through Sunday. Masks and COVID-19 vaccination (including a booster, if eligible) are required. Learn More

Update for February 23, 2022

Gallery Welcomes Back the Public
Beginning Friday, February 25, the museum opens to the public and resumes its regular hours. Masks and proof of COVID-19 vaccination are required for entry.

Update for January 3, 2022

Gallery Closure Extended
The museum is closed to the public until further notice.

Update for December 20, 2021

Gallery Closes to the Public
For the health and safety of our visitors and staff members, the museum is closed to the public, including all Yale ID holders, through Sunday, January 2, 2022. We apologize for the inconvenience. Tickets reserved through January 2 will be canceled.

Update for September 6, 2021

Gallery Expands Its Hours
The museum is open to the public with expanded hours on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays and offers access to Yale ID holders on weekdays.

Update for May 10, 2021

Gallery Welcomes Visitors Back
The museum opens to the public from Friday through Sunday beginning May 14, 2021.

Update for October 16, 2020

Gallery Closes to the Public
In accordance with Yale University’s revised COVID-19 protocols, the Gallery will close to the public beginning Friday, October 16, 2020 and remain closed until further notice. Timed-entry tickets for this weekend will be canceled.

Update for September 21, 2020

Gallery Welcomes Visitors Back
Three special exhibitions open to the public from Friday through Sunday beginning September 25, 2020.

Update for August 7, 2020

Online Teaching and Learning for Fall
All Gallery teaching sessions and public programs have moved online for the fall.

Update for March 31, 2020

Gallery Closure Extended
The Gallery will remain closed until further notice.

Update for March 16, 2020

All Class Visits Canceled through April 30
The Gallery has canceled all class visits through April 30, 2020.

Update for March 12, 2020

Gallery Closes to the Public
The Gallery will close to the public from March 13, 2020 through April 15, 2020.

All Tours Canceled through April 30
The Gallery has canceled all guided and self-guided school and community group tours through April 30, 2020.

Update for March 11, 2020

Change to Gallery’s Thursday Hours
Beginning Thursday, March 12, the Gallery will close at 5:00 pm for the next four Thursdays.

Public Programs Canceled through April 30
As a preventive measure, the Gallery has canceled all public programs through April 30, 2020. The full list of canceled programs is included on our web calendar.

Gallery Remains Open
The museum is currently open to the public during regularly scheduled hours.

Yale University Updates and Guidance
For the latest updates and other important information from the University, visit Yale’s COVID-19 webpage.