While We are Closed
The Yale Center for British Art is currently closed for building conservation.
A selection of more than fifty paintings from the collection is currently on view at the Yale University Art Gallery.
Throughout the closure, the museum will maintain a robust schedule of online programming and off-site exhibitions. View our calendar for more information.
Onsite access to the collection, Reference Library, and Study Room will be limited during the building project. Access will be by appointment only and may not always be possible.
Accessing the Collections
While the Yale Center for British Art is closed, access to the collections will be limited. Requests for an appointment must be made in advance. Please note that different access policies apply to the collection, Reference Library, and Study Room. Appointments will be restricted to individuals or small groups and may need to be canceled with little notice. Every effort will be made to support class visits which will be evaluated based on the accessibility, quantity, and size of the requested objects.
Please be aware that active construction is underway in the museum. Visitors should anticipate the possibility of noise or other distractions.
Access to the Reference Library is by appointment only. Visits must be scheduled at least twenty-four hours in advance. Please email email@example.com to schedule an appointment.