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Talks

at home: Book Discussion | ""Marking Time: Objects, People, and Their Lives, 1500-1800

Join us for a lively conversation about the Center's latest book release.

Exhibition

Love, Life, Death, and Desire: An Installation of the Center’s Collections

Damien Hirst’s installation "In and Out of Love (Butterfly Paintings and Ashtrays)" is presented alongside works of historic, modern, and contemporary art.

Color Our Collections

Grab your crayons, paints, markers, or app, and show us your best color work. Stay true to the original or get creative!

Exhibitions & programs

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

Britain in the World: A Display of the Collections

September 25, 2020–December 31, 2021

Joy Gregory, Autoportrait (detail), 2006, giclée print, Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund, © Joy Gregory 2020
Exhibition

Art in Focus: Women From the Center

January 14–May 2, 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
Exhibition

The Hilton Als Series: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

January 21–May 2, 2021

Bill Brandt, Henry Moore (detail), 1948, gelatin silver print, Hyman Collection, London, © Bill Brandt/Bill Brandt Archive Ltd.
Exhibition

Bill Brandt | Henry Moore

April 15–July 18, 2021

After Edward Burne-Jones, The Rose Bower (detail), 1892, photogravure on paper, Yale Center for British Art, Joseph F. McCrindle, Yale LLB 1948, Fund
Exhibition

Sleep

April 7–July 9, 2022

Centerpieces

Explore Louis I. Kahn's final building