A Day Trip to New Haven, CT

 
 
Edison Lamp Company, manufacturer, and Corning Glass Works, bulb manufacturer,  Light Bulb , East Newark, N.J., and Corning, N.Y., 1884–88. Blown nonlead glass, copper, carbonized bamboo, carbon paste, and plaster of paris. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, inv. no. YPM HST.040081. Courtesy the Division of the History of Science and Technology; Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University; peabody.yale.edu3

Edison Lamp Company, manufacturer, and Corning Glass Works, bulb manufacturer, Light Bulb, East Newark, N.J., and Corning, N.Y., 1884–88. Blown nonlead glass, copper, carbonized bamboo, carbon paste, and plaster of paris. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, inv. no. YPM HST.040081. Courtesy the Division of the History of Science and Technology; Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University; peabody.yale.edu3

 
 

The Decorative Arts Society invites you to

A DAY TRIP TO NEW HAVEN

Saturday, April 27, 2019
$36 | Registration Required


Arrive 11:00 a.m. at Yale University Art Gallery 1111 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06510

11:15 a.m. – Tour of the exhibition

“A Nation Reflected: Stories in American Glass”

led by John Stuart Gordon, Benjamin Attmore Hewitt Associate Curator of American Decorative Arts, YUAG

Featuring more than 100 objects drawn from the Yale University Art Gallery’s collection with select loans from the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History and curated by a group of Yale undergraduate students, A Nation Reflected: Stories in American Glass explores the myriad ways in which glass expresses the cultural, technological, and artistic aspirations of those who live and work in the United States.

12:30 p.m. – Lunch at Mory’s 306 York Street
A chance to enjoy a buffet lunch in an historic club steeped in Yale tradition

2:00 p.m. – Tour of the exhibition

“William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum”

led by exhibition curator Nathan Fils, Head of Exhibitions and Assistant Curator of Seventeenth-Century Paintings, YCBA

This exhibition features over three hundred objects from Hunter’s original collections and contemplates how objects of different kinds, perspectives on the body, and museums themselves have mediated, and continue to mediate, our understanding of one another and the world in which we live.

3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Free time to explore the Yale Center for British Art and the Yale University Art Gallery

If you have questions or concerns, please feel welcome to contact Emily Orr OrrEM@si.edu