Exhibitions at the Beinecke
Current and past exhibitions at the Beinecke. Past exhibitions span from 2006 until the present.
Saturday, January 18, 2014 to Saturday, April 19, 2014
A unique cultural history of the color blue in nineteenth- and twentieth-century arts and letters. The exhibition brings together literary and historical artifacts—such as the poet Langston Hughes’s blue enamel-decorated cigarette case and a hand-colored nineteenth-century family photograph, writer Edith Wharton’s 1915 Paris driver’s permit and an American driver’s guidebook from the same era—alongside great works in fields as varied as entomology, poetry, human psychology, and American popular music.
Juvenile Jurisprudence: Law in Children's Literature Thursday, January 30, 2003 to Friday, April 18, 2003
William Walton, Composer: A Centenary Exhibition Friday, October 18, 2002 to Monday, January 27, 2003
The Buxheim Library: Books from the Carthusian Charterhouse of Buxheim (southwest Germany) celebrating the 600th anniversary of its founding in 1402 Friday, November 1, 2002 to Tuesday, December 31, 2002
Gleaming Gold, Shining Silver: 19th-century Book Covers from the Collection of Leonard and Lisa Baskin Friday, July 26, 2002 to Saturday, October 12, 2002
Lighter than Air: Selections from the John Winston Graham Aeronautical Collection Thursday, August 8, 2002 to Friday, September 27, 2002
America Pictured to the Life: Illustrated Works from the Paul Mellon Bequest Friday, May 3, 2002 to Wednesday, July 17, 2002
My Soul Has Grown Deep like the Rivers: Langston Hughes at 100 Friday, February 1, 2002 to Saturday, April 20, 2002
A Library for Its Time, Collections Then & Now: A tercentenial celebration of Yale Library collections in 1701 and 2001 Saturday, October 6, 2001 to Saturday, January 19, 2002
Commonplace Books: Manuscripts and Printed Books from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century Thursday, July 26, 2001 to Saturday, September 29, 2001
From Heinrich Schütz to Henry Miller: Selections from the Frederick R. Koch Collection at the Beinecke Library Friday, April 20, 2001 to Saturday, July 14, 2001
Theater and Anti-Theater in the 18th Century Monday, January 15, 2001 to Saturday, April 14, 2001
Ascendancy: Irish Religion & Politics 1500-1800 Saturday, July 1, 2000 to Tuesday, October 31, 2000