Arts & Culture


Most campus buildings remain closed to the public, and few in-person events are scheduled. But many events and exhibitions continue online.

John Franklin Enders and
Modern Vaccines
Sterling Memorial Library

This post on the Manuscripts and Archives Blog sheds light on John Franklin Enders, Class of 1919, winner of the Nobel Prize in 1954 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1963. His work on the polio and measles vaccines made him known as the “Father of Modern Vaccines.”

Beyond the Inferno
Institute of Sacred Music
(203) 432-5180

Formerly incarcerated individuals reimagine Dante’s Divine Comedy in this theater work, written with students from the Divinity School’s Performance Behind Bars course. The performance will be screened online, followed by a Q&A with the principals. Free; register in advance.
november 30, 3:00 pm

at home: Artists in Conversation | Tony Foster
Center for British Art
(203) 432-2800

Artist-explorer Tony Foster discusses his travels around the world and his concern for the future of the Earth’s unspoiled regions. Free; register in advance.
December 4, 12:00 noon

Our New World: A Devised Song Cycle
Yale College Arts

An online production produced, directed, and performed by students explores Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World. Free.
December 10–12, 8:00 pm

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