Places to Visit
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is one of the world’s largest libraries devoted entirely to rare books and manuscripts and is Yale’s principal repository for literary archives, early manuscripts, and rare books. The Beinecke Library’s robust collections are used to create new scholarship by researchers from around the world.
For more information, visit the Beinecke’s website.
Yale Center for British Art
The Yale Center for British Art houses the largest and most comprehensive collection of British art outside the United Kingdom in a landmark building designed by Louis Kahn. The YCBA has a rich array of exhibitions and educational programs, as well as fellowships and academic resources, including a reference library and study room for examining works on paper in the collection. The museum is open to the public and admission is free.
For more information, visit the Yale Center for British Art’s website.
Yale University Art Gallery
The Yale University Art Gallery has more than 4,500 works of art on display from cultures all over the world. The 185,000 objects in its permanent collection range from American decorative arts and American painting to African art and art of the ancient Americas. In addition to its permanent collection, the gallery also has educational programs, special exhibitions, study rooms, and museum archives. The museum is free and open to the public.
For more information, visit the Yale University Art Gallery’s website.