Temporary Exhibits
Images from Peabody collections
Illustration from Audubon Book

Treasures of the Peabody: 150 Years of Exploration & Discovery

In 2016 we are very pleased to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. Click here to read more...

 

The Birds of America

We are very pleased to announce the display of one of Yale University’s most iconic objects: the Double Elephant folio of John James Audubon’s The Birds of America. Click here to read more...

 

All That Glitters…

Over 400 million years ago a blanket of seafloor sediment buried a diverse community of marine animals. From sea stars to jellyfish, the animals were fossilized with the mineral pyrite, or “fool’s gold.” Click here to read more... 

 

Mightier than the Sword: The Allure, Beauty and Enduring Power of Beads

The meanings of beads cut across cultures and time; they force us to acknowledge our common humanity. Click here to read more....

Now on view within the Department of Anthropology at 51 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven