Calendar of Events

Jul
24
Wed
Yale University Art Gallery, Featured Program – Practice with Art: Cultivating Mindfulness in the Galleries @ Yale University Art Gallery
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us this summer for drop-in, art-inspired mindfulness sessions facilitated by Anne Dutton, MA, LCSW (Yale Stress Center) and Danielle Casioppo, MS, CAPP, RYT (Being Well at Yale). Each session includes discussion of an artwork from the Gallery’s collection, mindfulness meditation, and/or mindful movement. Mindful movement consists of gentle stretching, breathing practices, and a few basic standing yoga poses, all correlated with the selected work of art. Chairs will be provided; no yoga mats or special clothing needed. Suitable for all levels.

Please come to one or all sessions. Space is limited. Not suitable for children under 13.

Open to:
General Public
Yale University Art Gallery – Teen Program @ Yale University Art Gallery
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Come check out the Gallery’s teen program on Wednesday afternoons from 3:00–4:30 pm. Bring your friends, explore the museum’s diverse collection, and make art. Recent sessions have focused on drawing, painting, and photography. Snacks and bus passes are provided. For teens ages 13–19.

No registration required; please meet by the couches in the Gallery lobby.

Jul
26
Fri
Stone Wall Tour at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn more about the Park’s historic stone walls during special guided hikes throughout the 2019 season. Join Park Ranger Tom Barberi on a ramble through the fields of Weir Farm National Historic Site to examine the three different types of stone walls on the property and learn about their rich history. The stone walls not only provide an opportunity to explore New England’s geologic and cultural past, but they have also served as a source of inspiration to the artists that have lived and visited here for over 135 years.
No registration is required, but parking is limited, so please carpool if possible.

 

Jul
28
Sun
Coffee and Canvas: Guided Painting Workshop at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Register now for the Park’s first ever guided painting class! Art Educator Whitney Hoffman will take you step by step to create an original painting of Weir Farm. The program, including all materials, is free, and coffee and tea are provided by the Friends of Weir Farm. Join us for a morning of creating art and having fun over coffee!

Registration: Registration opens June 15. Registration is free, but space is limited, so please call early to secure a spot! To register or for more information, please call 203-834-1896 ext. 28.

Jul
31
Wed
Yale University Art Gallery, Featured Program – Practice with Art: Cultivating Mindfulness in the Galleries @ Yale University Art Gallery
Jul 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us this summer for drop-in, art-inspired mindfulness sessions facilitated by Anne Dutton, MA, LCSW (Yale Stress Center) and Danielle Casioppo, MS, CAPP, RYT (Being Well at Yale). Each session includes discussion of an artwork from the Gallery’s collection, mindfulness meditation, and/or mindful movement. Mindful movement consists of gentle stretching, breathing practices, and a few basic standing yoga poses, all correlated with the selected work of art. Chairs will be provided; no yoga mats or special clothing needed. Suitable for all levels.

Please come to one or all sessions. Space is limited. Not suitable for children under 13.

Open to:
General Public
Teen Program at Yale University Art Gallery @ Yale University Art Gallery
Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Teen Program

Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 3:00 pm4:30 pm

Come check out the Gallery’s teen program on Wednesday afternoons from 3:00–4:30 pm. Bring your friends, explore the museum’s diverse collection, and make art. Recent sessions have focused on drawing, painting, and photography. Snacks and bus passes are provided. For teens ages 13–19.

No registration required; please meet by the couches in the Gallery lobby.

Yale University Art Gallery – Teen Program @ Yale University Art Gallery
Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Come check out the Gallery’s teen program on Wednesday afternoons from 3:00–4:30 pm. Bring your friends, explore the museum’s diverse collection, and make art. Recent sessions have focused on drawing, painting, and photography. Snacks and bus passes are provided. For teens ages 13–19.

No registration required; please meet by the couches in the Gallery lobby.

Aug
2
Fri
Farming the Landscape: Art and Agriculture Tours at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Did the artist J. Alden Weir have a farm?  What type of crops did they grow?  What types of animals lived in the Weir Barn?

Join Park Ranger Tom Barberi every other Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 am for a guided tour and learn about the agricultural history of Weir Farm.   Learn how the agricultural history and landscape of Weir Farm inspired J. Alden Weir’s paintings.

Registration: No registration is required, but parking is limited, so please carpool if possible.

Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Study Room Tour @ Yale University Art Gallery @ Yale University Art Gallery
Aug 2 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Aug
7
Wed
Yale University Art Gallery, Featured Program – Practice with Art: Cultivating Mindfulness in the Galleries @ Yale University Art Gallery
Aug 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us this summer for drop-in, art-inspired mindfulness sessions facilitated by Anne Dutton, MA, LCSW (Yale Stress Center) and Danielle Casioppo, MS, CAPP, RYT (Being Well at Yale). Each session includes discussion of an artwork from the Gallery’s collection, mindfulness meditation, and/or mindful movement. Mindful movement consists of gentle stretching, breathing practices, and a few basic standing yoga poses, all correlated with the selected work of art. Chairs will be provided; no yoga mats or special clothing needed. Suitable for all levels.

Please come to one or all sessions. Space is limited. Not suitable for children under 13.

Open to:
General Public