Education

Visitors during a tour of the galleries, photograph by Harold Shapiro

The Education department at the Yale Center for British Art provides visual art enrichment programs, collaborative teaching opportunities, and learning experiences for diverse audiences across Yale University and greater New Haven communities. Through tours and programs of the highest quality, educators enable and inspire visitors to look more closely, make connections and consider the artworks on view in the galleries, and engage in historical and contemporary discourses.

The Education department is led by Linda Friedlaender, Senior Curator of Education; Jaime Ursic, Associate Curator of Education; Jennifer Reynolds-Kaye, Curator of Education and Academic Initiatives; and Camilla Parente, Senior Administrative Assistant and Tour Coordinator.

Public, Private Group, and School Tours

The general public, as well as school and home groups, can explore the Center’s collections, architecture, and special exhibitions on an interactive guided tour. Tours of the collections encourage close looking, critical thinking, and creative evaluation. Upon request, tours can be customized to connect content from the collections to specific interests or class curriculum. For more information, visit Tours or contact Education (ycba.tours@yale.edu | +1 203 432 2858).

Colleges and Universities

The Center’s Education department encourages Yale faculty, as well as nearby college and university faculty, from all departments to explore the rich educational opportunities afforded by the study of original works of art. The Center’s collections can also be searched online.  

To discuss how the Center’s collections can become a valuable component for teaching, contact Education (ycba.education@yale.edu | +1 203 432 2858).