Street Address
1080 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06520-8280
Mailing Address
1080 Chapel Street‚ PO Box 208280
New Haven, CT 06520-8280
phone: 203-432-2800
Tuesday - Saturday10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday12 PM - 5 PM
Closed Mondays and holidays‚ which include New Year’s Day‚ Memorial Day‚ Fourth of July‚ Thanksgiving‚ Christmas Eve‚ and Christmas Day
Free and open to the public Please note that the Center requires visitors to check the following items at the Information Desk: backpacks of any size, shopping bags, all bags and pocketbooks 12 x 16 inches or larger, and umbrellas. Wheelchairs, Seeing Eye dogs, and other aids for people with disabilities are allowed in the museum. There are two wheelchairs at the museum for visitor use.
Museum Type(s)
Gift Shop
Group Tours
Amy McDonald, Public Relations and Marketing
phone: 203-432-2853
Kaci Bayless, Public Relations Coordinator


The Yale Center for British Art houses the largest and most comprehensive collection of British art outside the United Kingdom. The collection of paintings‚ sculpture‚ drawings‚ prints‚ rare books‚ and manuscripts reflects the development of British art‚ life‚ and thought from the Elizabethan period onward. The Center offers a year-round schedule of exhibitions and educational programs‚ including films‚ concerts‚ lectures‚ tours‚ and special events. It also provides numerous opportunities for scholarly research‚ such as residential fellowships. Academic resources of the Center include the Reference Library and Photo Archive‚ Conservation Laboratory‚ and Study Room for examining works on paper.

Educational Programs

For educators and students, there are a number of workshops, in-service programs, and themed tours designed to enrich one's understanding of art and provide opportunities to engage with the collections and special exhibitions. Resources at the Center include a Reference Library and Photograph Archive, conservation laboratories, and Study Room for examining works on paper, in addition to regularly scheduled lectures, films, and concerts. Contact the Education Department Phone: 203 432 7192 E-mail:


Lecture Halls

Performance Areas


Access: General Public

Appointment required: No


Gift Shop

Group Tours