Arts & Culture


Celluloid West

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
(203) 432-2977

Movie posters and other materials illustrate the ways Hollywood embraced, shaped, and challenged twentieth-century views of the American West.

Through September 22


Maternity Care in Pictures

Cushing Medical Library
(203) 785-5352

A set of posters for parenting classes, waiting rooms, and exhibits was created in 1939 for the Maternity Center Association to promote safe maternity care.

Through September 17


Women in Science and Engineering at Yale

Center for Science & Social Science Information
(203) 432-1810

Portraits, research images, and citations celebrate the achievements of more than 70 past and present women scientists at Yale.

Through September 21


American Night: The Ballad of Juan José

Yale Repertory Theatre
(203) 432-1234

This irreverent journey through American history combines past and present, stereotype and truth, as immigrant Juan José prepares for the US citizenship exam.

September 21 through October 13


Caro: Close Up

Center for British Art
(203) 432-2800

The first major US exhibition in nearly 40 years of the works of Sir Anthony Caro (b. 1924) features more than 60 pieces by the artist, considered Britain’s most acclaimed sculptor since Henry Moore.

October 18–December 30, 2012


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