Arts & Culture


Norfolk Chamber Music Festival
Norfolk, Connecticut
(860) 542-3000

This year’s Norfolk Chamber Music Festival celebrates American music and its influences, with a special emphasis on the legacy of Charles Ives in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of his birth.
June 28 Through August 17

Mindscapes: Stories of Mental Health through Yale Collections
Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library
(203) 785-5359

Drawing from the archival and visual art collections of the Medical History Library, this exhibition considers mental health through stories that illuminate shifting cultural attitudes and scientific approaches to visibility, classification, and treatment.
Through August 16

Whaling Logbooks: Records of a Maritime Industry
Sterling Memorial Library
(203) 432-1491

Curated by this year’s senior exhibit fellow, AJ Laird ’24, Whaling Logbooks provides a glimpse into the nineteenth- and twentieth-century whaling industry through navigational notes, weather reports, hand-drawn maps by captains, and more. Sailors’ journals, private letters, and ships’ contracts illuminate the lived experience of the seamen.
Through October 6

Year of the Dragon
Yale University Art Gallery
(203) 432-0600

A display of some 30 artworks from the seventeenth century to the present—including folding screens, paintings, textiles, ceramics, ivory, and woodblock prints—illustrates the artistic treatment of dragons through the centuries.
Through November 10

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