Exhibitions at the Beinecke Library

Individuals are always welcome to visit the Beinecke Library’s ground floor and mezzanine public exhibition areas, to see the building, permanent exhibitions, and varied special exhibitions throughout the year. An information sheet about the library’s history, mission, architecture, collection, and services is available at the security desk at the entrance and the special exhibitions can be enjoyed on a self-guided basis. Please go to the Visit page on the website for more detail on hours and related information.

Creating Germany’s National Myth: The Nibelungenlied and its Homerian Context Wednesday, November 7, 2007 to Wednesday, January 9, 2008
Celebrating Italian Festivals Monday, September 24, 2007 to Monday, January 7, 2008
Documenting Slavery Thursday, August 30, 2007 to Saturday, November 3, 2007
The Very Picture of Transgression: Visions of Pirates since 1650 Thursday, September 6, 2007 to Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Rudyard Kipling: The Books I Leave Behind Friday, June 1, 2007 to Saturday, September 15, 2007
Connecticut and parts adjacent The Road to Yorktown Monday, June 18, 2007 to Friday, August 31, 2007
Tom Raw mounts an elephant for the first time Collecting an Empire: The East India Company (1600-1900) Monday, March 26, 2007 to Saturday, June 9, 2007
1939 New York World's Fair. / Bridge of Tomorrow World’s Fairs and the Landscapes of the Modern Metropolis Tuesday, January 16, 2007 to Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Photograph of Frederick Knott The Perfect Thriller: Frederick Knott and Dial M for Murder Friday, January 12, 2007 to Friday, March 16, 2007
Portraits including Ericka Huggins, Warren Kimbro, Bobby G. Seale and George Sams Jr The Black Panthers Trial: Courtroom Sketches by Robert Templeton Wednesday, January 10, 2007 to Friday, March 16, 2007



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Monday 10 am - 7 pm
Tuesday-Thursday 9 am - 7 pm
Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday (Exhibitions only) 12 pm - 5 pm
Sunday (Exhibitions only) 12 pm - 4 pm

Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule