Arts & Culture


Center for British Art
(203) 432-2800

A retrospective of the work of British landscape and watercolor painter David Cox (1783-1859) marks the 150th anniversary of the artist's death.

Through January 4, 2009


Rough Crossing
Yale Repertory Theatre
(203) 432-1234

Tony and Academy Award winner Tom Stoppard lampoons the world of musical theater in this adaptation of a play by Ferenc Molnar, with original music by Andre Previn.

November 28 through December 20


Noah Webster: American Patriot and Yale Loyalist
Sterling Memorial Library
(203) 432-2798

Noah Webster, Class of 1778, '81MA, was the landmark lexicographer of the English language, but also a lawyer, teacher, ecologist, geographer, and public servant. A display of manuscripts, books, and artifacts celebrating Webster's 250th birthday reflects this lifetime of accomplishment.

Through November 30


Christmas Oratorio
Yale Camerata
(203) 432-4158

The Camerata performs the complete Bach Christmas Oratorioin two parts, at Battell Chapel. Part I, on December 6 at 8:00 pm, will include Cantatas 1-3; Part II, on December 7 at 4:00 pm, will comprise Cantatas 4-6. On Friday, December 5, the Institute of Sacred Music presents a symposium on the oratorio.

December 5-7


Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery
Speed Art Museum
Louisville, Kentucky
(502) 634-2700

An exhibition of more than 200 works from the gallery's collection of fine and decorative arts includes some treasures rarely seen outside of New Haven.

Through January 4, 2009

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