• Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World
  • Britain in the World: New Display of the Collections
  • Art in Focus: The British Castle—A Symbol in Stone
  • Explore the newly reconfigured Long Gallery
  • Upcoming Exhibition | A Decade of Gifts and Acquisitions
  • Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World

    On View
    February 2–April 30, 2017

    Enlightened Princesses:
    Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World

    This exhibition is organized in association with Historic Royal Palaces, UK

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  • Britain in the World: New Display of the Collections

    On View

    Britain in the World: New Display of the Collections

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  • Art in Focus: The British Castle—A Symbol in Stone

    On View
    April 7–August 6, 2017

    Art in Focus:
    The British Castle—A Symbol in Stone

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  • Explore the newly reconfigured Long Gallery

    On View

    Explore the newly reconfigured Long Gallery

    Read more
  • Upcoming Exhibition | A Decade of Gifts and Acquisitions

    Upcoming Exhibition
    June 1–August 13, 2017

    A Decade of Gifts and Acquisitions

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CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

Unknown artist, eighteenth century, Shrewsbury and the River Severn, ca. 1720, oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE FILM

Yinka Shonibare MBE (RA), Mrs Pinckney and the Emancipated Birds of South Carolina (detail), 2017, fiberglass mannequin, Dutch wax-printed cotton textile, birdcage, birds, leather, and globe, courtesy of the artist and James Cohan Gallery, New York, co-commissioned by the Yale Center for British Art and Historic Royal Palaces, London, photograph by Stephen White

BUILDING CONSERVATION

Lecture Hall during construction, November 2015, photograph by Richard Caspole

SEARCH THE COLLECTION

Jacques-Laurent Agasse, Studies of Summer Flowers, ca. 1848, oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

PUBLICATIONS

Johan Joseph Zoffany, Queen Charlotte (detail), 1771, oil on canvas, Royal Collection Trust, UK, © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017

PAUL MELLON LECTURES

Filming on the set of Ready Steady Go, February 1964, Television TV program, Trinity Mirror / Mirrorpix / Alamy Stock Photo

EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Visitors in the fourth-floor galleries, Yale Center for British Art, photograph by Harold Shapiro

LONG GALLERY

Long Gallery, fourth floor, Yale Center for British Art, photograph by Richard Caspole

MUSEUM SHOP

Elizabeth I bone china mug, artwork by James Barker, photograph courtesy of Historic Royal Palaces, London