Arts & Culture


“While these visions did appear”: Shakespeare on Canvas
Center for British Art

One of many events in the university’s semester-long “Shakespeare at Yale” program, this exhibition of paintings shows how artists in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Britain found inspiration in the plays of the Bard.

Through June 3


Edwin Austin Abbey: Richard, Duke of Gloucester, and the Lady Anne
University Art Gallery

Edwin Austin Abbey’s painting is displayed alongside studies that show the artist’s creative process. Abbey (1852–1911) was an American artist known for his illustrations of the works of William Shakespeare.

Through June 10


Improvising on Jazz: Ellen Priest’s Paintings on Collaged Paper
Institute of Sacred Music

Abstract painter Ellen Priest ’77MDiv uses a variety of media to create her layered, collaged paintings, inspired by the rhythmic and harmonic structures of jazz.

Through June 26


Shakespeare and the Law
Lillian Goldman Law Library

A collection of books and recent student publications features law-related quotations from the Bard’s works.

Through August 15


Big Food: Health, Culture, and the Evolution of Eating
Peabody Museum of Natural History

A multimedia presentation explores the culture of food, from the neuroscience of appetite and the genetics of obesity to a study of lifestyle choices and influences.

Through December 2


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