"Saint Augustine's Gate, Canterbury" by J.M.W. Turner, 1793, watercolor and graphite on cream wove paper. (Yale Center for British Art)
February 1, 2008
The Yale Center for British Art in New Haven is a public art museum and research institute for the study of British art and culture. Founded by Paul Mellon (Class of 1929), the museum houses the largest collection of British art outside the United Kingdom. Works on view include masterpieces by Joshua Reynolds, George Stubbs and John Constable, as well as major artists from Europe and America who lived and worked in Britain.
The Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free.