The Gallery is free and open to the public from Tuesday through Sunday.


Tuesday–Friday10:00 am–5:00 pm
Thursday (Sept.–June)10:00 am–8:00 pm
Saturday–Sunday11:00 am–5:00 pm

Closed Mondays (except for Yale Commencement) and on these major holidays: New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day


The Gallery is free and open to the public.

Access the free Smartify app, where you can find the museum’s floor plan and other resources to help guide your visit.

Visitor's in the lobby.


We are located at 1111 Chapel Street between York and High Streets in New Haven, Conn. For custom driving, public transportation, and walking directions to the Gallery, use Google Maps.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I park?

Visitors can park in metered spaces on nearby streets or in the Chapel-York Garage, conveniently located at 150 York Street.

Due to a change in management at the Chapel-York Garage, we are no longer able to validate tickets in order to provide discounted parking for Gallery members.

Where is the accessible entrance?

An elevator opposite the main entrance at 1111 Chapel Street is wheelchair accessible. Learn more about on-site accessibility.

Can I check personal items?

Lockers are available on a limited basis. Large bags, backpacks, shopping bags, umbrellas, food, and drinks are not permitted in the galleries.

Do you have a café or restaurant?

On-site dining is not available, but dozens of restaurants and coffee shops are located near the Gallery.

Upcoming Programs

A classroom and/or studio space. In the right foreground stands a tall shelf with art supplies, books, and other materials. In the left background, three people sit at tables configured in a square or circle.

In Person, Teen Programs Teen Program

Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
A group of people seated on stools and seen from behind as they view of work of art that hangs on the wall. Next to the painting, a person stands facing the group while gesturing.

In Person, Tours Summer Highlights Tour

Saturday, July 20, 2024, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
A group of people seated on stools and a bench in a gallery while viewing a work of art that hangs on the wall. Next to the artwork, one person stands and gestures.

In Person, Tours Summer Highlights Tour

Saturday, July 20, 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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