Arts-Area News

[Susan Janney Allen] by W.F. Hopson, 1912, 2.4 x 3.2 cm. Collection of Bookplates by William Fowler Hopson (BKP 47), Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, Yale University.
March 15, 2016
Susan Janney Allen was among the 102 members listed in the first issue of The Bookplate, the journal of the American Bookplate Society. As of January 1914, she had commissioned this bookplate by William Fowler Hopson (1849-1935) and another by Sidney Lawton Smith (1845-1929). Hopson, a New Haven-...
Kelmscott-Goudy Press at RIT. Image courtesy of the Cary Graphic Arts Collections, RIT.
March 7, 2016
The Kelmscott-Goudy Press Legacy at Rochester Institute of Technology by Amelia Fontanel, Associate Curator, RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection 3pm Lecture in Sterling Memorial Library (SML) lecture hall 4pm Printing Demonstration in The Bibliographical Press, L&B Room, SML In 1891 a simple iron...
Yale/Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
March 1, 2016
The Arts Library will be hosting a Yale/Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Friday, March 4, from 5-8 pm. With 5,077,437 articles in English and counting, Wikipedia is the world's largest encyclopedia. It is free and crowd-sourced, but depends on the interests of those who contribute. As a result...
Twelve Hour Admission Sketch Problem (July 1905). Shepherd Stevens Papers (MS 865), Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library
February 23, 2016
Exhibition on view March 1 - September 18, 2016 An American in Paris features drawings and other documents bequeathed to Yale University Library by Shepherd Stevens, a professor of architecture at Yale (1920-1947) who studied at the renowned Ėcole des Beaux-Arts in Paris in the early twentieth...
One evening / poems by W.H. Auden; images by Abby Leigh. [New York]: Dieu Donné Press, 2011
February 22, 2016
Location: 36 Edgewood Room 204 | Time: 1:30pm Amy Jacobs, of Dieu Donne papermill in New York City, will discuss contemporary practices that push the boundaries of papermaking by discussing projects produced in collaboration with artists such as Ann Hamilton, Do Ho Suh, James Siena, and Suzanne ...
Cover of Anthologie dada / parait sous la direction de Tristan Tzara
February 15, 2016
“Everything is Dada” opened on February 12th at the Yale University Art Gallery. Featuring works by Jean Arp, Marcel Duchamp, George Grosz, Francis Picabia, Man Ray, Kurt Schwitters, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, and Beatrice Wood, the exhibition celebrates the centennial of the Dada movement. The exhibition...
Plays list from Drama Online
February 2, 2016
Yale’s theater community has been enjoying online access to playscripts in Drama Online for a few years. Now Yale Library has added 350 new plays from Nick Hern Books to the core subscription, as well as over 350 streaming audio recordings of full-length plays from LA Theatre Works. You can see the...

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