Arts & Culture


As this issue went to press, there were still some COVID restrictions, such as vaccine requirements, but Yale is back to normal hours. Check websites for information.   

The Brightest Thing in the World
Yale Repertory Theatre
(203) 432-1234

Romantic comedy meets real-world problems in this world premiere commissioned by the Yale Rep.
November 25 through December 17

Winter Gala Concert
Yale Opera
(203) 432-4158

School of Music opera singers, with the Yale Philharmonia, perform pieces from across the repertoire.   
December 17, 7:30pm

Bámigbóyè: A Master Sculptor of the Yorùbá Tradition
Yale University Art Gallery
(203) 432-0600

The first exhibition at Yale to be focused on the work of Nigerian artist Moshood Olúsomo Bámigbóyè (ca. 1885–1975) features intricate carved masks and sculpted architectural elements and objects—alongside textiles, beadwork, metalwork, and ceramics by other Yorùbá artists. Archival images show how the artist and his work reflected the Nigeria of his time. (See pages 48 and 49.)
Through January 8, 2023

Pasteur at 200
Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
(203) 785-5354“pasteur-200”

The medical library celebrates the 200th birthday of French chemist Louis Pasteur with an exhibition that examines his discoveries and innovations, including the development of pasteurization and of vaccines for animals and humans. Through January 20, 2023

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