Past exhibitions and programs

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Edward Lear, Plains of Bengal, from above Siligoree (detail), 1874, watercolor, pen and brown ink, and gouache on paper, Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Michael D. Coe, Yale MAH 1968
Exhibitions

Art in Focus: Blue

April 5–August 11, 2019

"Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies" installation, Yale Center for British Art, photo by Richard Caspole, © Eileen Hogan
Exhibitions

Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies

May 9–August 11, 2019

George Shaw: A Corner of a Foreign Field installation, Yale Center for British Art, photo by Richard Caspole
Exhibitions

George Shaw: A Corner of a Foreign Field

October 4–December 30, 2018

Bolton, James, Collection of drawings depicting specimens from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne (detail), ca. 1768, watercolor and gouache over graphite on parchment. Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund, in honor of Jane and Richard C. Levin, President of Yale University (1993–2013)
Exhibitions

“Of Green Leaf, Bird, and Flower”: Artists’ Books and the Natural World

May 15–August 10, 2014

Rebecca Salter, Bethany Square 6 (detail), 2003, mixed media on white wove paper mounted on aluminum, Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund, © Rebecca Salter
Exhibitions

“into the light of things”: Rebecca Salter, works 1981–2010

February 3–May 1, 2011

Edward Young, The Complaint, or, Night-Thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality (detail), London, Printed for A. Millar and R. and J. Dodsley, 1756, vellum boards with wax resist dyed leather straps, secured with copper staples, Collection of the artist, photo by David Wood
Exhibitions

Structured Elegance: Bookbindings and Jewelry by Romilly Saumarez Smith

June 24–September 19, 2010

John Scarlett Davis, The Interior of the British Institution Gallery (detail), 1829, oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Exhibitions

Seeing Double: Portraits, Copies, and Exhibitions in 1820s London

June 24–September 19, 2010

Print made by Austin Cooper, Lowestoft (detail), 1932, lithograph mounted on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Exhibitions

Art for All: British Posters for Transport

May 27–August 15, 2010

Promiscuous Assemblage installation, Friendship, & The Order of Things, Yale Center for British Art, photo by Richard Caspole
Exhibitions

Promiscuous Assemblage, Friendship, & The Order of Things

September 24, 2009–July 18, 2010

Unknown artist, The Assumption and Coronation of the Virgin (detail), 1450 to 1500, Alabaster, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Exhibitions

Art in Focus: Installation, Interpretation, Narration

March 24–June 27, 2010

George Romney, John Flaxman Modeling the Bust of William Hayley (detail), ca. 1795–96, oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Exhibitions

Art in Focus: John Flaxman Modeling the Bust of William Hayley

February 4–May 30, 2010

Cornelius Varley, Talsarnau, North Wales (detail), 1858, watercolor on paper, Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Lowell Libson in honor of Charles Ryskamp
Exhibitions

Varieties of Romantic Experience: Drawings from the Collection of Charles Ryskamp

February 4–April 25, 2010

Johann Heinrich Müntz, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, from the South (detail), ca. 1755-59, oil on canvas, courtesy of The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
Exhibitions

Horace Walpole’s Strawberry Hill

October 15, 2009–January 3, 2010

Jules Dalou, Woman Reading (La Liseuse) (detail), 1873, terracotta, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Museum Works of Art Fund
Exhibitions

Dalou in England: Portraits of Womanhood, 1871–1879

June 11–August 23, 2009