Arts & Culture


Side by Side: The Nutcracker Swings!
Yale University Bands
(203) 432-4111

Yale University Bands plays two settings of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite: the traditional classical arrangement, performed by the Yale Concert Band; and the Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn jazz version, presented by the Yale Jazz Ensemble.

December 1, 2:00pm


Eye on the West: Photography and the Contemporary West
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
(203) 432-2977

A display of 158 photographs taken since 1960 invites viewers to consider the continuing relationship between photography and the North American West—as well as how the medium influences our understanding of the place and its people.

Through December 16


“They Sang and Took the Sword”: Music of World War I
Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
(203) 432-1810

In observance of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, this exhibit focuses on music pertaining to the war—including some produced by Yale students, alumni, and faculty. It features recordings, sheet music, and illustrated sheet music covers.

Through December 21


Seriously Funny: Caricature through the Centuries
Yale University Art Gallery
(203) 432-0602

Prints, drawings, paintings, and sculpture from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century trace the development of caricature, from its inception as a studio exercise to its role as an instrument of political critique.

Through January 27, 2019

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