Arts & Culture


Donald Blumberg Photographs: Selections from the Master Sets
Yale University Art Gallery

(203) 432-0600

A display of some 160 photographs by Donald Blumberg (b. 1935) showcases the artist’s interest in media coverage of political and cultural issues of the day, as well as his innovative use of the camera, film, and darkroom-printing techniques.

August 21 through November 22


Norfolk Choral Festival
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival

(860) 542-3000

Twenty-four professional singers from around the world come together with the Norfolk Festival Chamber Orchestra to perform a variety of choral selections, from the Renaissance to the twenty-first century.

August 22, 4:00 p.m.


Baldwin’s Patent Medicines
Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library

(203) 432-1810

A series of nine letterpress posters from the late nineteenth century advertise the benefits of the Baldwin Patent Medicine Company’s tonics and pills for a variety of ailments.

Through September 9


Illuminated Printing: William Blake and the Book Arts
Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library

(203) 432-2645

Poet, painter, engraver, and printer William Blake (1757–1827) developed a method of printmaking called relief etching, which he used to create some of his best-known works. This exhibition, a companion to the Art Gallery’s Critique of Reason: Romantic Art, includes works by contemporary artists who were influenced by Blake’s legacy.

Through August 21

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