Arts & Culture


Figuring Women: The Female in Modern British Art

Center for British Art
(203) 432-2800

A display of 34 objects traces a progression of ideas about the status of women in British culture through their portrayal by artists from the Victorian period to the present day. Included are works by Ford Madox Brown, Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Henry Moore, and Lucian Freud, among others.

Through June 8

Van Gogh’s Cypresses and The Starry Night:Visions of Saint-Remy

University Art Gallery
(203) 432-0600

Two of Vincent Van Gogh’s most renowned paintings—Cypresses (on loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art) and The Starry Night (Museum of Modern Art)—are exhibited side by side for the first time.

June 15 through September 7

Missionary Journeys: Stories of Adventure and Peril from the Day Missions Collection

Divinity School Library
(203) 432-5290

Letters, journals, photographs, and published works from the library’s respected Day Missions Collection depict the unique experiences of missionaries from the seventeenth through the early twentieth centuries, who set out to spread the gospel around the world.

Through July

The Photographs of Jerome Liebling

University Art Gallery
(203) 432-0600

Approximately 50 photographs by American artist Jerome Liebling illustrate his varying photographic themes, including social-documentary portraits and images of mannequins and corpses.

May 23 through September 7

Bat Boy: The Musical

Yale Dramat Commencement Musical
(203) 432-1210

Ripped from the headlines of the Weekly World News, Bat Boytells the story of a half-boy, half-bat creature who attempts to live a "normal" small-town life. At the University Theatre on May 23 at 8:00 p.m.; May 24 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.; and May 25 at 8:30 p.m.


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