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Latest News

Yale Center for British Art Acquires Yinka Shonibare MBE 
(RA) Artwork Created for Enlightened Princesses Exhibition 
Press Release (pdf; 1.44 mb)

Yale Center for British Art Adds Online Collection
Images into Groundbreaking International Cooperative
System for Research

Press Release (pdf; 1.07 mb)

American Alliance of Museums Honors Yale Center
for British Art and Paul Mellon Centre with Prestigious
Media and Technology Award for British Art Studies 

Press Release (pdf; 1.42 mb)

Yale Center for British Art Building Conservation
Architects Garner 2017 AIA Institute Honor Award
for Architecture

Press Release (pdf; 1.71 mb)
Image Sheet (pdf; 2.80 mb)


Collections Highlights
Image Sheet (pdf; 2.59 mb)


Daily Listings: May–August 2017 (pdf; 716 kb)
Full Calendar: May–August 2017 (pdf; 1.32 mb)

Current Exhibitions

Britain in the World: A Display of Collections at the
Yale Center for British Art

Press Release (pdf; 1.01 mb)
Image Sheet (pdf; 2.11 mb)

A Decade of Gifts and Acquisitions
June 1–August 13, 2017
Press Release (pdf; 1.34 mb)
Image Sheet (pdf; 3.25 mb)
A Decade of Gifts and Acquisitions Booklet (pdf; 4.27 mb)
John Golding Booklet (pdf; 1.56 mb)

Upcoming Exhibitions

Summary of Exhibitions
Press Release (pdf; 1.40 mb)

“Things of Beauty Growing”: British Studio Pottery
September 14–December 3, 2017
Press Release (pdf; 1.52 mb)
Image Sheet (pdf; 2.40 mb)

The Paston Treasure: Microcosm of the Known World
February 15–May 27, 2018
Press Release (pdf; 1.45 mb)
Image Sheet (pdf; 1.62 mb)

Salt and Silver: Early Photography, 1840–1860
June 28–September 9, 2018
Press Release (pdf; 1.19 mb)
Image Sheet (pdf; 1.56 mb)
George Shaw: A Corner of a Foreign Field
September 27–December 30, 2018
Press Release (pdf; 1.93 mb)
Image Sheet (pdf; 3.16 mb)

Recent Exhibitions

Art in Focus: The British Castle—A Symbol in Stone
April 7–August 6, 2017
Press Release (pdf; 932 kb)
Image Sheet (pdf; 3.47 mb)

Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, 
and the Shaping of the Modern World
February 2–April 30, 2017
Press Release (pdf; 2.21 mb)
Image Sheet (pdf; 2.82 mb)
Background (pdf; 582 kb)
Related-Programs (pdf; 581 kb)

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