The Week Ender: Happenings Feb. 22-24

The Week Ender appears every Thursday in YaleNews and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the university.


People sitting and standing outside a barn.

Maple Tapping Workshop

Join Landscape Lab agroforestry team members as they set taps for the maple sugaring season. Participants will learn to identify winter trees, enjoy a tour of the sugarbush, and try their hand at tapping trees. Free; register in advance. West Campus Barn, 250 West Campus Drive, Orange. 1-4 p.m.

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Yale Gospel Choir in concert.

Body, Mind, & Soul

Celebrate Black History Month with student performance groups Steppin’ Out, Shades, WORD, TEETH, Rhythmic Blue, and the Yale Gospel Choir. Tickets: $5. Stiles-Morse Crescent Theater, 304 York St. 6 p.m. & 9 p.m.

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Marium Rana's painting, titled "The Qalam Series: Entangled."

Ineffable Manifestations: Miller Hall Inaugural Exhibition

Attend the opening reception and a gallery talk for an exhibition that celebrates the dedication of Miller Hall. The exhibition, which runs through June 18, features a selection of artwork celebrating the Institute of Sacred Music’s support of the visual arts, past and present. Free. Miller Hall, 406 Prospect St. 4 p.m.

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Illustration of a tortoise and a hare with circular numbers on their bodies.

Community Day: Games and Play

Explore artworks in the Yale Center for British Art’s collections through the lens of games, puzzles, and play. In celebration of the exhibition “Illustration and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection,” the center will bring games to life for children and adults, with the help of its partner Elm City Games. Free. 1080 Chapel St. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Members of the Yale Schola Cantorum ensemble.

In the Land of Uz

Savor the sounds of the Yale Schola Cantorum performing Judith Weir’s “In the Land of Uz,” a dramatized reading of the biblical Book of Job, and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Mass in G Minor. Free. Christ Church, 84 Broadway. 7:30 p.m.

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View from the rear of an actor in 18th-century costume sitting on a modern chair holding a cellphne to hisear.

Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story

View a screening of a film based on the satirical novel that echoes the anxieties of the 18th century, concerning, among other things, the increasing role of male physicians in the delivery of children at the expense of the traditional female midwife. Free. Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St. 2 p.m.

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A painting of 19th-century domestic life with a your girl and her parents.

Victorian Idyll

Join a docent-led tour of an exhibition that features the work of a group of artists who, despite being known as the Idyllists, frequently portrayed scenes of poverty, homelessness, and labor unrest. Free. Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St. 1 p.m.

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A stylized graphic of the earth seen from space.

Navigating the World: Geospatial Approaches at Yale

Examine historical maps on vellum and images gathered by drones and satellites that highlight current geospatial projects at the university, including the work of scholars from an array of schools and departments. Exhibition continues through April 1. Free. Center for Science and Social Science Information, Kline Biology Tower, 219 Prospect St. Noon-8 p.m.

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A tour guide discussing a painting to visitors at an art gallery.

Highlights Tour

Take an interactive tour of the Yale University Art Gallery’s history, architecture, and encyclopedic collection, focusing on a handful of objects chosen to showcase both the permanent collection and special exhibitions currently on view. No two tours are the same. Free. 1111 Chapel St. 1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

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