Week Ender: Sept. 22-24

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


A photo of a glass bowl in an exhibit at the Yale University Art Gallery.

Crizzles and Cracks: Conserving Ancient Glass

Explore the art historical, scientific, and practical strategies for identifying and treating ancient glass. Sara E. Cole of the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles) and Anne Gunnison of the Yale University Art Gallery will act as guides. Registration required (203-432-9525). Free. Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St. 1:30 p.m.

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A photo of the the choral group Yale Schola Cantorum.

Choral Evensong

Enjoy the sounds of Yale Schola Cantorum in a performance of music by Howells, Byrd, Olson, Łukaszewski, Stone, and de Victoria. The ensemble will be accompanied by the Elm City Girls’ Choir. Free. Christ Church, 84 Broadway. 5-6:30 p.m.

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A photo of Father Michael Pfleger, senior pastor of the Faith Community of St. Sabina in Chicago.

Peace Starts Here

Join the conversation with Father Michael Pfleger, senior pastor of the Faith Community of St. Sabina in Chicago and noted activist who has been a leading voice against gun violence, racism, and other social ills. Pfleger will discuss what it means to maintain a faithful presence in the midst of controversy and engagement with deeply entrenched social problems. Free. Common Rm., Yale Divinity School, 409 Prospect St. 7:30-8:30 p.m.

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A stylized graphic incorporating mulitcolored paint blotches and musical notes.

Fall Free for All — A Taste of the Arts

Discover the classes, workshops, and restaurants in the arts district of New Haven. The event will feature an array of sample classes, live performances, face painting, demonstrations, and special food and shopping offers. Free. ACES Educational Center for the Arts, 55 Audubon St. Noon-4 p.m.

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A photo of large, red porcelain vases on the floor of the Yale Center for British Art.

Artist Demonstration (Studio Pottery)

Observe ceramic artist and potter Tina Menchetti as she demonstrates a variety of studio pottery techniques. The event complements the exhibition “‘Things of Beauty Growing’: British Studio Pottery.” Free. Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St. 2-4 p.m.

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A stylized graphic of a Russian worker on strike at the turn of the 20th century.


Experience the debut feature film of renowned Soviet director Sergei Eisenstein. “Strike” takes viewers back to the workers’ revolts in Russia at the turn of the 20th century. Live music by the Alloy Orchestra will accompany the screening. Free. Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St. 7-9 p.m.

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A photo of elks descending a snowy mountain in Yellowstone national park.

Invisible Boundaries: Exploring Yellowstone’s Great Animal Migrations

Visit the interdisciplinary exhibition that combines art and science to explore the meaning of wildlife migrations to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Tickets: $6-$13. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. 170 Whitney Ave. Noon-5 p.m.

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A graphic of a medieval manuscript.

Making the Medieval English Manuscript

Explore a collection of works formerly in private hands and now on exhibition for the first time in the United States. Highlights of the exhibit include four unique Chaucer manuscripts and works as varied as Langland’s “Piers the Plowman” and a Middle English medical manuscript. Free. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 121 Wall St. Noon-4 p.m.

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