• Now open to the public, following the completion of our building conservation project
  • John Singleton Copley Lectures | Itinerant Paintings: John Singleton Copley, Imperial Britain, and the Scottish Diaspora
  • Spreading Canvas: Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting
  • John Singleton Copley Lectures | Copley’s Red Coats
  • Britain in the World: New Display of the Collections
  • Yinka Shonibare MBE (RA)
  • Explore the newly reconfigured Long Gallery
  • Now open to the public, following the completion of our building conservation project

    Welcome Back

    Now open to the public, following the completion of our building conservation project

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  • John Singleton Copley Lectures | Itinerant Paintings: John Singleton Copley, Imperial Britain, and the Scottish Diaspora

    John Singleton Copley Lectures
    Friday, December 2, 2:30 pm

    Itinerant Paintings: John Singleton Copley, Imperial Britain, and the Scottish Diaspora

    Margaretta Lovell, Professor of American Art and Architecture, History of Art Department, University of California, Berkeley

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  • Spreading Canvas: Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting

    On View
    September 15–December 4, 2016

    Spreading Canvas:
    Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting

     
     

     

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  • John Singleton Copley Lectures | Copley’s Red Coats

    John Singleton Copley Lectures
    Friday, December 2, 3:30 pm

    Copley’s Red Coats

    Jane Kamensky, Professor of History, Harvard University, and Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

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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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  • Yinka Shonibare MBE (RA)

    On view
    September 1–December 11, 2016

    Yinka Shonibare MBE (RA)

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  • Explore the newly reconfigured Long Gallery

    On View

    Explore the newly reconfigured Long Gallery

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CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

Samuel Atkins, Men-of-War and other Shipping on the Thames (most probably at Deptford) (detail), undated, watercolor and pen and black ink and graphite on cream wove paper, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

RITCHIE LECTURE

Walker Evans, Citizen in Downtown Havana, 1933, printed 1978, gelatin silver print, Yale University Art Gallery, © The Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

Charles Brooking, Shipping in the English Channel, ca. 1755, oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Martin Parr, New Brighton, England, from The Last Resort (detail), 1983–85, © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos / Janet Borden

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

Museum Shop | Tea sets, The Eclectic Avenue tableware collection, designed by People Will Always Need Plates