Temporary Exhibits
Illustration from Audubon Book

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