Yale Art Gallery Furniture Study Tour, Saving the Best for Last: Furniture Finishes in the Colonial and Federal Periods

October 18, 2019 @ 12:20 pm – 9:31 pm


Join Alexandra Ward, the Marcia Brady Tucker Fellow, Department of American Decorative Arts, for a tour of the new Leslie P. and George H. Hume American Furniture Study Center at the Collection Studies Center at Yale West Campus, 900 West Campus Drive, West Haven, Connecticut. See more than 1,300 examples of American furniture and clocks from the 17th century to the present in this newly opened facility, as well as an outstanding collection of contemporary wood art. Space is limited.

Directions to the Collection Studies Center, Yale West Campus:

Ample free parking is available at 900 West Campus Drive, West Haven, Connecticut (https://goo.gl/maps/SnUvXk3L3KuKz2PC9), or visitors can take the free shuttle, the Art Gallery Express, from outside the Gallery at 201 York Street, departing at 12:00 pm. Seating on the shuttle is limited, so an early arrival is advisable. Visitors will be met at 12:20 pm in the lobby of 900 West Campus Drive and escorted to the Hume Furniture Study. Late arrivals cannot be accommodated. Following the tour, the return shuttle departs 900 West Campus Drive at 1:30 pm.