Long Gallery, Yale Center for British Art, photo by © Elizabeth Felicella / ESTO

Collections Departments

The Yale Center for British Art’s collecting departments present the story of British art and culture, and its global contexts, from the sixteenth century to the present day. Together with the Reference Library and Archives, the museum’s collections are an exceptional resource for anyone interested in British art and its histories.

Paintings and Sculpture

Prints and Drawings

Rare Books and Manuscripts


Reference Library and Photo Archives