Upcoming Events & Programs

May 2024

Thursday, May 30

  • 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm


    Squiggle Studies

    Research Spotlight
    with Caitlin Davis

    During the Late Formative Period (300 BCE – 200 CE), the people who lived in modern-day southern Guatemala and western El Salvador used a distinctive style of pottery called Usulutan.  This unique regional style is characterized by enchanting orange and yellow squiggles organized in both simple and complex designs. Despite the presence of Usulutan pottery across the Southern Maya Region, the social function, production patterns, and decorative process for Usulutan…

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  • Adult Program

    Natural Science Illustration Program

    The Yale Peabody Museum’s Natural Science Illustration Program provides opportunities to learn a wide range of art techniques focusing on nature and natural science illustration. Whether you are a beginner or professional, our skilled and certified instructors provide personalized support in small classes to help you develop your abilities and discover new ways of encountering art and nature.  The Yale Peabody Museum’s collections and special outdoor locations provide…

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