Gather Out of Star-Dust: The Harlem Renaissance & the Beinecke Library, a major building-wide exhibition, continues on view at the library, 121 Wall Street, New Haven, Connecticut, through April 17.
African American literary and artistic achievements are showcased in a new exhibition, “Destined to Be Known: The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at 75,” at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University. The exhibition runs Sept. 23 – Dec. 10 in the library, 121 Wall St., which is always free and open to the public.
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library mourns the death of William Reese ’77, an extraordinary friend and collaborator with the library for more than four decades as a bookseller, collector, advisor, and supporter.
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library will mark the 242nd anniversary of the nation's founding with a special display of a major document of United States history from its collections.
May 24, 2018
The Beinecke Library recently acquired the Clumber Park Chartier, considered the finest illustrated manuscript of Alain Chartier (c. 1386-c. 1430), one of the most influential poets of the later Middle Ages.
March 7, 2018: Yale University today announced the 2018 recipients of the Windham-Campbell Prizes. The eight recipients, honored for their literary achievement or promise, will receive a $165,000 individual prize to support their writing.
Even as the Fates spin the thread of our lives, text and textile enshroud the body in the fabric of myth, the costume of the domestic or the exotic, the imperatives of the industrious or the industrial. This exhibition draws on Yale University’s extraordinary collections to explore the intersections of text and textile in literature and politics, from Eve spinning in a thirteenth-century manuscript to the mill girls of New England in the nineteenth century. Particular highlights include: Gertrude Stein’s waistcoat; manuscript patterns and loom cards from French J