The Week Ender: Happenings March 8 to 10
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 …
Explore Katz x Katz, an exhibition 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.
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.
Tour Reflections on Constable’s Cloud Studies: Paintings by Mark Leonard — an exhibition of conservator Mark Leonard’s paintings displayed in a one-to-one relationship with the works by John Constable that inspired them. Free. Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.
See Aviators, Authors, and Environmentalists: Exploring the Lindbergh Papers and Photographs in Manuscripts and Archives — an exhibition celebrating the formal opening of the Lindbergh collections to researchers. Free. Memorabilia Room, Sterling Memorial Library, 128 Wall St. Friday-Sunday, 8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Explore White Cube, Green Maze: New Art Landscapes — an exhibition that examines emerging trends in museum design through six new art sites that share the common thread of moving beyond the traditional “white cube” gallery space, and that juxtapose the experience of culture, art, architecture, and landscape. Free. Gallery, Yale School of Architecture, 180 York St. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
And coming up in the week ahead …
Get your tickets now for the opening performances of Shakespeare’s tragedy Hamlet — starring award-winning actor Paul Giamatti. University Theatre, 222 York St. Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16, 8 p.m.