The Week Ender: Happenings Jan. 11 to 13

The Week Ender appears every Thursday in Yale News and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the University Friday-Sunday.

 

It’s a great weekend to visit Yale’s museums and tour the exhibitions …

 

Visit Seasons of Change: Global Warming in Your Backyard, an interactive traveling exhibition that illustrates how climate change is impacting the landscape of New England throughout the seasons. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

 

 

Explore the story of the ill-fated British merchant ship “Westmorland” in the exhibition The English Prize: The Capture of the ‘Westmorland,’ an Episode of the Grand Tour. Free. Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

 

 

 

Visit Dancing on a Sunny Plain: The Life of Annie Burr Auchincloss Lewis and learn about the legacy of the photographer beyond her role as W.S. Lewis’ wife. Free. Lewis Walpole Library, 154 Main St., Farmington. Wednesday, 2-4:30 p.m. and by appointment.

 

 

 

Discover the newly renovated Yale University Art Gallery, and see Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, a show that features works by over 100 artists who made significant contributions to modernism. Free. Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

 

 

And coming up in the week ahead …


Be among the first to see Katz x Katz, an exhibition opening on Monday, Jan. 14, featuring 70 works documenting Alex Katz’s 60-year-career as a painter, draftsman, and printmaker. Free. School of Art, 32 Edgewood Ave. Friday-Sunday, noon-6 p.m.