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at home: Artists in Conversation | Cecily Brown

Join us for a lively conversation with one of today's most notable artists.

New light on the group portrait of Elihu Yale, his family, and an enslaved child

The goal of this ongoing research project is to make transparent the history of the painting in Center’s collection and the multiple ways in which it has been explored in the past.

Exhibitions and Programs

Britain in the World installation, fourth-floor galleries, Yale Center for British Art, photo by Richard Caspole

Britain in the World: A Display of the Collections

Friday, September 25, 2020–Friday, December 31, 2021

Joy Gregory, Autoportrait (detail), 2006, giclée print, Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund, © Joy Gregory

Art in Focus: Women From the Center

Thursday, January 14–Sunday, October 3, 2021

Njideka Akunyili Crosby, "The Beautyful Ones" Series #1c (detail), 2014, acrylic, colored pencil, and transfers on paper, © Njideka Akunyili Crosby, courtesy the artist, Victoria Miro, and David Zwirner

The Hilton Als Series: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Thursday, September 22, 2022–Sunday, January 22, 2023

Duro Olowu, photo by Uzoamaka Maduka

at home: Artists in Conversation | Duro Olowu

Friday, June 4, 2021, 12–1 pm

Njideka Akunyili Crosby, photo by Brigitte Sire

at home: Artists in Conversation | Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 12–1 pm


The Reference Library and Study Room reopen to Yale ID holders

The Center acquires a work by An-My Lê, the first to enter the collection by a Yale School of Art alumna

Explore Louis I. Kahn's final building