Temporary & Special Exhibits

Temporary Exhibits

The Artist's Eye: Figurines of the Paleolithic

The Artist’s Eye: Figurines of the Paleolithic is an art exhibition featuring sculptures by Cornelia Kubler Kavanagh that pay homage to some of the first three-dimensional representations of the female form ever discovered: figures created by Upper Paleolithic hunters and gatherers between 40,000 and 15,000 BCE.  More Info


Special Exhibits


California Gold: Modern Marvels from the Golden State

The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History is having a gold rush.  This very special collection showcases 23 stunning pieces of California gold, including unusually large examples as well as smaller ones featuring extremely rare crystallographic forms.  More Info



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. More Info

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