Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

New acquisitions, unique documents, and visual and textual curiosities from the collections.
  • WALDEN by Ana Maria Gomez Lopez

    May 1, 2014

    New work by Yale School of Art graduate student Ana Maria Gomez Lopez will be featured in Walden , an upcoming exhibition at the deCordova Museum exploring the...
  • New Acquisition: Henry Martyn Hoyt Papers

    April 21, 2014

    American artist and poet Henry Martyn Hoyt enrolled at Yale University at age 16. After he graduated in 1907, Hoyt traveled in Europe, studied architecture at...
  • Beinecke Top Tens: Poetry outside of Books

    April 5, 2014

    Examples of publications combining poetry and unusual literary formats: Anna Banana, Mail Art Stamps, 1989-2005. YCAL MSS 254 (postage ptamps) Amiri Baraka, “...
  • Spring Awaking, an exhibition of contemporary cyanotype photographs on view at Slifka Center through April.

    Blue: Related Exhibtion

    March 11, 2014

    If you liked our exhibition “Blue: Color and Concept,” visit Spring Awaking, an exhibition of contemporary cyanotype photographs on view at Slifka Center...
  • Origins of the Color Forecasting Industry

    March 10, 2014

    Ambrotypes, Entomology, and Ostrich Feathers: Tracing the Origins of the Color Forecasting Industry Jae Jennifer Rossman , Assistant Director for Special...
  • Maggie Nelson at Beinecke, February 6, 4pm

    January 24, 2014

    Maggie Nelson, Reading from Bluets Thursday, February 6, 4:00 pm Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series in conjunction with the exhibition: Blue...
  • Blue: Exhibition Events

    January 2, 2014