Memorial service for Vincent Scully on Jan. 20 to be livestreamed

Photo of Vincent Scully
Vincent J. Scully Jr. 1920–2017

There will be a memorial service for Vincent Scully, Sterling Professor Emeritus of the History of Art, on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 1 p.m. in Battell Chapel, corner of Elm and College streets. A reception will follow at the Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St.

The ceremony at Battell will be livestreamed; here is the livestream link.

Scully, one of the nation’s most influential and respected architectural historians, and a legendary and beloved teacher to generations of Yale students, died of complications of Parkinson’s disease on Nov. 30 at his home in Lynchburg, Virginia, where he had lived for the last six years. He was 97 years old.

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