Programs & Events
Lectures, concerts, and scholarly opportunities

Upcoming Events

Monday, June 12, 5:30 p.m.: "Shakespeare’s Ghost: Matter and Meaning in the Imagined Object," a public lecture sponsored with the Rare Book School by Kathryn James, Curator of Early Modern Books and Manuscripts & the Osborn Collection.

Friday, June 16, 5:00 p.m.: Juliet Nicolson, in conversation with curator, Timothy Young, discusses the legacies of her grandmother, Vita Sackville-West - both literary and horticultural - and the thread of creativity connecting generations of women in her family, as detailed in her latest book, A House Full of Daughters. Presented in conjunction with the International Festival of Arts & Ideas and the Beinecke Library's current exhibition, Happiness: The Writer in the Garden.

Visit the Beinecke Library Calendar of Events for more upcoming events.

Visit the Yale Calendar of Events and the Yale Arts Calendar for full information on campus events.

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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

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