Tours

at home: Digital Docents | Introductory Tour

Celebrate the birthday of our founder, Paul Mellon (1907–1999), with a docent-led online tour.

at home: Tours

The Center’s docents are now online! Join us for a series of tours exploring the museum’s collections, architecture, and special exhibitions. Each presentation is thirty minutes, with time reserved for conversation and questions.

About the tour

Susan Cayer Stout, a docent at the Center, will lead an online tour highlighting the history of the museum, its landmark building designed by architect Louis I. Kahn, and key works from the collection.

Top image
J. M. W. Turner, Dort or Dordrecht: The Dort packet-boat from Rotterdam becalmed (detail) 1818, oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Extended reading

Cover, Paul Mellon’s Legacy: A Passion for British Art

Paul Mellon’s Legacy: A Passion for British Art

Essays by John Baskett, Jules David Prown, Duncan Robinson, Brian Allen, and William Reese

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The Architecture of the Yale Center for British Art

The Architecture of the Yale Center for British Art

Written by Jules David Prown

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Cover, Louis I. Kahn and the Yale Center for British Art: A Conservation Plan

Louis I. Kahn and the Yale Center for British Art: A Conservation Plan

Written by Peter Inskip and Stephen Gee in association with Constance Clement

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