Remarks by Melissa Barton, Curator of Drama & Prose, Yale Collection of American Literature, at the opening of Destined to Be Known: The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at 75, an exhibition on view at Beinecke Library through December 10, 2016 It is my great privilege to be able to tell you a little bit about James Weldon Johnson and the collection created in his memory.
October 3, 2016
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. The exhibition runs Sept. 23–Dec. 10 in the library, 121 Wall St. It is free and open to the public.
September 20, 2016
If you liked our exhibition "Blue: Color and Concept," visit Spring Awakenings, an exhibition of contemporary cyanotype photographs on view at Slifka Center thorough April
March 11, 2014
Remarks made by Jae Jennifer Rossman, Assistant Director for Special Collections, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, at her recent "Monday's at Beinecke" presentation: "Ambrotypes, Entomology, and Ostrich Feathers: Tracing the Origins of the Color Forecasting Industry"
March 10, 2014
Join us for public events and readings in association with the new exhibition, "Blue: Color and Concept"
January 2, 2014
An online exhibition curated by the students in Paige McGinley's “African American Theater” class
May 14, 2013
An online exhibition curated by Charlotte Parker, Y'13.
April 23, 2013


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