The Week Ender: Happenings Sept. 27 to 29

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

Friday

Francesco Vanni
Visit the opening of Francesco Vanni: Art in Late Renaissance Siena at the Yale University Art Gallery. The first monographic exhibition on this major artist includes over 75 paintings and drawings by Vanni, as well as prints following his designs. Free. 1111 Chapel St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Saturday

Roxi's Escapade
Join puppet Roxi Fox as she travels through time to rescue young King Tut and save his kingdom. Roxi’s Escapade in Ancient Egypt, at the Peabody Museum, is an adventure with magical animals, mythic gods, pharaohs, and pyramids. Free with Peabody admission, 170 Whitney Ave. 11 a.m.

Celebrating Yale History

Browse through a selection of materials documenting over 300 years of Yale history. The exhibit, Celebrating Yale History in Manuscripts and Archives, represents just a sampling of collection materials from throughout the university libraries and will be on display through Oct. 10. Free. Sterling Memorial Library, 128 Wall St. entrance, 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Sunday

Marsh Botanial Garden
It’s the last Sunday of the season to visit the gardens and greenhouses at Marsh Botanical Garden at 265 Mansfield St. Volunteer docents will be available for Open Hours at Marsh Garden from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free.

 

View Yale Reaches Out to Future Scientists, a media exhibit at the Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI) featuring color images and videos of activities from seven Yale science outreach programs. Free. Kline Biology Tower, CSSSI 24-hour space, 219 Prospect St. 1-11 p.m.

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