Arts & Culture


Oskar Hansen: Open Form
School of Architecture
(203) 436-3944

A retrospective on the work of Polish architect Oskar Hansen (1922–2005) focuses on his Open Form theory, intended to engage the user.

Through December 17


Law and Authority in the Most Serene Republic
Lillian Goldman Law Library
(203) 432-1810

A selection of law books, illuminated manuscripts, drawings, and medals examines sixteenth-century Venetian government, law, and criminality.

September 8 through December 15


Spreading Canvas: Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting
Center for British Art
(203) 432-2800

A major exhibition of British marine paintings from the eighteenth century reflects Britain’s prominence as a maritime power and demonstrates how important the artwork was to British culture.

September 15 through December 4


Savion Glover and His Quartet
Ellington Jazz Series
(203) 432-4158

Acclaimed choreographer and tap dancer Savion Glover at Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Hall with his jazz ensemble.

September 30, 7:30pm


Scenes from Court Life, or the Whipping Boy and His Prince
Yale Repertory Theatre
(203) 432-1234

The world premiere of Sarah Ruhl’s new play juxtaposes two political dynasties—the Stuarts of seventeenth-century Britain and the Bushes (Jeb and George W.)—in a story of power struggles.

September 30 through October 22

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