The Week Ender: Happenings March 2 to 4
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 campus …
Learn about the history of the Earth, its life and its cultures at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.
View African art, American decorative arts, ancient art, and European art at the Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-6 p.m.
Explore the largest and most comprehensive collection of British art outside of the United Kingdom at the Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.
See the Gutenberg Bible and Audubon’s “Birds of America” at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 121 Wall St. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, noon-5 p.m.
Discover Yale’s history and architecture in a guided tour of campus led by a Yale College student. Yale Visitor Center, 149 Elm St. Saturday and Sunday, 1:30 p.m.
And coming up in the week ahead …
Learn about the rare alignment of Venus and the Sun — a once-in-a-lifetime celestial event — in a talk by Michael Faison titled Venus and the Sun: Together at Last. Free. Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium, 355 Prospect St. Tuesday, March 6, 7 p.m.