The Week Ender: Happenings Oct. 25 to 27

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

Friday

Listen to the sixth lecture in the series "Let This Be a Lesson: Heroes, Heroines, and Narrative in Paintings at Yale" by John Walsh. The talk is titled To Paint the Way the Spartans Spoke: Gavin Hamilton’s “The Death of Lucretia” (1763–67). Free. Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St., Oct. 25 1:30 p.m.

 

 

See the exhibition For Ed: Splendor in the Grass with Olympic Lad & Lass. Free. Yale School of Art, Green Hall Gallery, 1156 Chapel St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Saturday

Take a docent-led Introductory Tour of the permanent collection of the Yale Center for British Art. Free. 1080 Chapel St. 11 a.m.

All Weekend

Join a Fall Tree Walk at the Marsh Botanical Garden on Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon. Examine shrubs and trees exhibiting fall color and learn about the biochemical and climatic factors involved in the colorful autumn raiment. On Sunday, volunteer docents will be on hand to provide some guidance for visitors at the greenhouses and outdoor areas during Marsh Botanical Garden Open Hours, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free both days. 265 Mansfield St.