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  • Color Our Collections | Show us your best color work!
  • Object of the Week | Robert Macpherson's "Piazza of St. Peter's"
  • Featured Video | Panel Discussion "Salt and Silver: Early Photography, 1840–1860"
  • Museum from Home | Take a tour on the Center's mobile app
  • The Center is closed until further notice.

    As a COVID-19 precaution, the Center is closed until further notice.

    We are committed to the health, safety, and well-being of our visitors and staff.

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  • Color Our Collections | Show us your best color work!

    Color Our Collections

    Show us your best color work!

    Read more
  • Object of the Week | Robert Macpherson's "Piazza of St. Peter's"

    Object of the Week

    Robert Macpherson's
    Piazza of St. Peter's

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  • Featured Video | Panel Discussion "Salt and Silver: Early Photography, 1840–1860"

    Featured Video

    Panel Discussion
    Salt and Silver: Early Photography, 1840–1860

    Moderator: Scott Wilcox, former Deputy Director for Collections at the Yale Center for British Art

    Panelists: Mark Osterman, Process Historian at the George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY; Hope Kingsley, Curator of Education and Collections, Wilson Centre for Photography; and Chitra Ramalingam, Assistant Curator of Photography, Yale Center for British Art

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  • Museum from Home | Take a tour on the Center's mobile app

    Museum from Home

    The Center's mobile app offers an in-depth guide to works in our collection as well as information about our landmark building, designed by Louis I. Kahn. Take a tour!

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CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

 Grolier Club, 2006), bound in 2008, leather binding with leather onlays and gold tooling, Collection of Margaret and Neale Albert, Yale JD 1961, photo by Richard Caspole

RADICAL VICTORIANS

Lucy Fitz Gibbon and Ryan McCullough, photo by Kylene Lynne

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SEARCH THE COLLECTION

William Henry Hunt, Bird's Nest with Sprays of Apple Blossoms (detail), ca. 1847, watercolor, pen and black ink, gouache, and graphite on paper, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

PUBLICATIONS

Richard Parminter Cuff after John Ruskin, The Dryad’s Waywardness, Plate 59, from John Ruskin, Modern Painters V, 1st ed. (London, Smith, Elder and Co.) (detail), 1860, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University

COLOR OUR COLLECTIONS

Coloring book plate (detail), after George Stubbs, Zebra, 1763, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Visitors in the Turner Bay, fourth-floor galleries, Yale Center for British Art, photo by Harold Shapiro

LONG GALLERY

Long Gallery, fourth floor, Yale Center for British Art, photograph by Richard Caspole

MUSEUM SHOP

Classic Batchel in red leather, courtesy of the Cambridge Satchel Company