The Week Ender: Happenings July 13 to 15

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

Beat the heat by visiting some of Yale’s museums and tour the exhibitions


Tour ‘While These Visions Did Appear’: Shakespeare on Canvas, and see paintings featuring historic representations of Shakespeare’s scenes and characters by artists working in Britain during the 18th and 19th centuries. Free. Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

See how screenwriters, directors, producers, and actors have embraced, challenged, and shaped 20th-century American views of the West in an exhibition titled Celluloid West. Free. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 121 Wall St. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m-5 p.m.; Saturday, noon-5 p.m.

Visit Big Food: Health, Culture, and Evolution of Eating, an exhibition that examines behavioral choice in nutrition and exercise as well as the influence of social, environmental, and cultural settings. Free. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

View Alumni Exhibit: Books by the Yale Class of 1962, an exhibition featuring a wide selection of publications on a number of topics including psychology, photography, American modernism, public parks, literary figures, personal memoirs, and many more. Free. Memorabilia Room, Sterling Memorial Library, 120 High St. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Thursday 8:30 a.m.-9:45 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Explore the collections at the Cushing Center and see more than 400 specimen jars of patients’ brains and tumors, memorabilia, and historical anatomical and medical materials dating from 11th-century manuscripts through 19th-century monographs. Free. Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar St. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.


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