Arts & Humanities


Discovering Leonardo’s hand in landmark Yale Art Gallery exhibition

July 5, 2018

“Leonardo: Discoveries from Verrocchio’s Studio,” on view at the Yale University Art Gallery through Oct. 7, examines Leonardo’s early career in Florence.

New co-directors of Yale Norfolk Summer School of Art named for 2019

July 3, 2018

Artists Byron Kim ’83 and Lisa Sigal M.F.A. ’90 have been appointed co-directors of the undergraduate summer art residency for summer of 2019.

Dr. Dori Laub, co-founder of the Fortunoff Video Archive

June 29, 2018

Laub, one of the founders of the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, died on June 23 in Woodbridge, Connecticut. He was 81.

Yale Assyriologist discovers evidence of lost city in Iraq

June 26, 2018

At the invitation of the U.S. government, Eckart Frahm recently got the chance to examine ancient cuneiform tablets recovered after looting in southern Iraq.

At YDS, ‘Inspire’ conference examines the church of the 21st-century

June 22, 2018

Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King’s ministry, “Inspire: The Church in the 21st Century” was a three-day exploration of progressive Christianity in America.

First printing of Declaration of Independence on display at the Beinecke

June 21, 2018

The Beinecke Library will mark the 242nd anniversary of the nation’s founding with a special display of a major document of U.S. history from its collections.

Ancient apothecary exhibit spurs a creative ‘spark’ in its student curators

June 18, 2018

“The Early Modern Pharmacy: Drugs, Recipes, and Apothecaries, 1500-1800” is on display through July 5 at the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library.

Africa in Global History with Sources

June 14, 2018

Robert Harms, the Henry J. Heinz Professor of History (W.W. Norton & Company)

What did ancient Babylonians eat? A Yale-Harvard team tested their recipes

June 14, 2018

Part of the NYU event “An Appetite for the Past,” cooks used millennia-old recipes from the Yale Babylon Collection to concoct real, ancient comfort food.

International Festival of Arts & Ideas goes quantum at Yale

June 14, 2018

As part of this year’s Arts & Ideas festival, the Yale Quantum Institute hosted “I’ll Be Your Qubit,” a discussion and interactive art installation.