Exhibitions at the Beinecke Library

Individuals are always welcome to visit the Beinecke Library’s ground floor and mezzanine public exhibition areas, to see the building, permanent exhibitions, and varied special exhibitions throughout the year. An information sheet about the library’s history, mission, architecture, collection, and services is available at the security desk at the entrance and the special exhibitions can be enjoyed on a self-guided basis. Please go to the Visit page on the website for more detail on hours and related information.

Bibliomania; or Book Madness: A Bibliographical Romance Friday, January 18, 2019 to Sunday, April 21, 2019
Eye on the West: Photography and the Contemporary West Saturday, September 1, 2018 to Sunday, December 16, 2018
Text and Textile Thursday, May 3, 2018 to Sunday, August 12, 2018
+ The Art of Collaboration Friday, January 19, 2018 to Sunday, April 15, 2018
Happiness: The Writer in the Garden, with Bird Watching Friday, May 5, 2017 to Sunday, August 13, 2017
Gather Out of Star-Dust: The Harlem Renaissance & The Beinecke Library Friday, January 13, 2017 to Monday, April 17, 2017
Destined to Be Known: The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at 75 Friday, September 23, 2016 to Saturday, December 10, 2016
Recent Acquisitions Thursday, September 29, 2016 to Saturday, December 10, 2016



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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

Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule