Yale University Art Gallery displays art from nearly all cultures, but it's most famous for its collection of early Italian paintings, African sculptures, and modern art. Located in several buildings on the university campus, the gallery also houses world-renowned collections of American decorative and fine arts from as far back as the 17th century. Of particular note is the small collection of rare American silver. Opened in 1832, the gallery recently underwent renovations to connect three separate galleries while maintaining their distinct architectural styles; it reopened in 2012. Yale University Art Gallery is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, New Haven Edition.
Yale University Art Gallery Reviews
This museum is a masterful combination of several old buildings into a coherent floor plan for a museum. You will be amazed as you wander through the rooms, small and large, to find pieces you have se... more »
Great gallery with all types or art, classic, modern, Asian and so much more... free admission too... once saw Van Gogh’s Starry Night here... Great gallery with all types or art, classic, modern, Asi... more »
If you like viewing art of various genres and artifacts from ancient and modern cultures, then the Yale University Art Gallery is for you. You can easily spend several hours there, and the price is right. It's free, but you can make a voluntary donation if you so choose.
Superb place to visit and explore. We started at the topmost floor and proceeded to check out what they have on display. Very impressive. Saw many works of Leonardo da Vinci, whose works I wasn't expecting to be here and that many. Grateful that it's free. I will sure be back when I get the chance.
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