Arts-Area News

October 12, 2021
Yale Arts Library's trial access to Artforum Archive runs through November 11, 2021. Once you’ve tried the database, please fill out the trial feedback form. Responses from the Yale community will help inform the library’s decision whether to purchase this resource.   Artforum Archive provides...
September 15, 2021
Part of the 50WomenAtYale150, this exhibition highlights works by women who graduated from the Graphic Design program at Yale School of Art. Like all the school’s programs, Graphic Design—the first graduate program in graphic design in the United States—has been coeducational since its founding,...
August 12, 2020
The Arts Library offers a range of workshops on arts-focused research topics including how to find images, how to use Tropy for file management, and how to get started with research. See full list and register here. 
March 27, 2020
Arts Library research guides are a good starting place for locating relevant online resoures for Art Practice, History of Art, Architecture, Theater Studies, and Drama. Arts Librarians are available for research consultations.
Ensemble at Yale
November 7, 2018
Ensemble@Yale premiered last year with over 12,000 pages of archival theater programs from 1925-2016. It is an experiment that aims to transform historic programs (mostly from the School of Drama and Yale Rep) into searchable text through crowdsourced transcription. With your help transcribing...
Fashion Photography Archive
November 30, 2017
Yale Library now provides access to the Fashion Photography Archive, searchable through the Bloomsbury Fashion Central platform (which includes the Berg Fashion Library). This means that 250,000 fashion photographs spanning the 1970s-2000s will now appear in searches alongside encyclopedia entries...
Ensemble at Yale homepage
May 5, 2017
Decompress from end-of-the-year stress by helping create a database of Yale theater history with Ensemble@Yale! This new tool leverages the power of crowdsourcing to identify and transcribe titles and dates of plays as well as the names of actors, directors, playwrights, set and costume designers,...