Inspiring Connections: Campus-wide Open House

Saturday, October 12, 2013
10 AM – 5 PM

All are invited to explore the Yale campus in New Haven — both the many parts that are open to the public and the spaces where access is regularly limited. Everyone is welcome!

Saturday, October 12, 2013
10 – 10:30 AM Canine Kick-off

Join Handsome Dan XVII, Portia — the first dog of Yale — and other campus canines for a kick-off to the day.


Cross Campus See map
10 - 5 PM "Women At Yale" Self-Guided Tour

Women at Yale is a tour developed by the Yale Women Faculty Forum that journeys through the varied histories and iconographies of women on campus. You can enjoy this self-guided tour by picking up a printed pamphlet at the Yale Visitor Center. You may also download our audio-guided tour at yale.edu/womenatyale.


Yale Visitor Center See map
10 AM – 4 PM Yale Peabody Museum ¡Fiesta Latina!

Free admission at the Peabody Museum for the 11th annual ¡Fiesta Latina! — a celebration of the people and cultures of Latin America featuring dance, storytelling, crafts, face painting and a mariachi band!
 


Peabody Museum of Natural History See map
10 AM – 5 PM Yale Center for British Art

View the collections of the Yale Center for British Art, a public art museum and research institute for the study of British art and culture. Presented to Yale University by Paul Mellon (Yale College, Class of 1929), the Center houses the largest collection of British art outside the United Kingdom. Enjoy collection tours by Student Guides at 2:00 PM. In addition, the Founder’s Room will be open to the public.


Yale Center for British Art See map
10 – 11 AM Mory's Open House
Walk through this 200 year-old home and glimpse at decades worth of history and memorabilia. Full of tradition, the Whiffenpoofs and other Yale a cappella groups perform here weekly. Membership at The Mory’s Association has grown to over 14,000 and Mory’s is now among the largest private clubs in the world. There is no place like it at Yale or any other U.S. college.
 

Mory's See map
10 – 11:45 AM Admissions Information Session & Tours For Prospective Students

Information Session 10 AM
Sciences at Yale Tour 11:45 AM
Engineering Tour 11:45 AM


Admissions See map
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Yale Sacred Spaces Tour

The Chaplain’s Office staff will be leading a walking tour through Yale’s sacred sites. The tours — starting at 10:30 and 11:00 AM — will begin at the historic Battell Chapel and proceed from there to see Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, Jewish and other Christian spaces on campus. There will be an opportunity to meet the leaders of these many groups and to participate in discussions along the way. The tour will take approximately 75 minutes.


Battell Chapel See map
10 AM – Noon Yale Short Film Collection

Enjoy a collection of videos about Yale.


Yale Center for British Art See map
10 AM – 2 PM Medical Historical Library: Self-guided Tours

Two exhibits will on display for self-guided tours

“Nursing at 90” — a celebration of the 90th anniversary of Yale’s School of Nursing.
“La Femme” — a series of prints on the life events of women by Paul-Albert Besnard.


Medical Historical Library See map
10 AM — 2 PM Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Open House

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library with guided tours of “The Power of Pictures” every hour on the hour from 10 am – 2 pm. The library and exhibition will remain open for visitors until 7 pm. 

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library See map

10 AM – 2 PM Family Fun Day at the Shubert Theater

Free family-friendly activities including arts & crafts, face-painting, tours of the backstage areas and “graffiti” walls, refreshments, film shorts, and popcorn at the Shubert Theater. Free and open to the public.


Shubert Theater See map
10 AM – 2 PM Yale Medical Library Tour: "The Physician and the Hysterical Woman"

Iconographie Photographique de la Salpêtrière (1876-80), the landmark publication in medical photography, will be on view in the Cushing Whitney Medical Library. This collection of texts and photographs represents the female patients of Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot at the Salpêtrière hospital and asylum during the years of his tenure as director. Tours start at 10 AM, 11 AM, noon, and 1 PM.


Cushing Rotunda See map
10 AM – 2PM Yale Law School: "Built by Association: Bryan A. Garner's Collection of Inscribed and Autographed Law Books"

Bryan A. Garner, the editor of Black’s Law Dictionary, has built an impressive collection of law books inscribed by legal luminaries from throughout history. Highlights from his collection will be on display in the Law Library

Lillian Goldman Law Library See map

11 AM - 2 PM Collection of Musical Instruments Exhibit

One of the foremost institutions of its kind, the Collection acquires, preserves, and exhibits musical instruments from antiquity to the present, featuring restored examples in demonstration and live performance.


Collection of Musical Instruments See map
10 AM – 2PM Haas Arts Library Exhibition: "Withal the Craft: The Life and Work of Carl Purington Rollins"
Explore the life and works of Carl Purington Rollins, Yale’s first University Printer, at the Haas Arts Library. In the course of four decades, he designed more than two thousand books for Yale University Press, as well as most of the University’s ephemeral materials. Learn how Rollins’s approach to design continues to influence both the University’s visual brand and the teaching of design at Yale today.
 

Haas Family Arts Library See map
10 AM – 3 PM Rudolph Hall Tours and Architecture Gallery Exhibit

Come see the School of Architecture’s meticulously restored iconic example of Brutalist architecture and visit the exhibit “Everything Loose Will Land,” which explores the intersection between architecture and art in 1970s Los Angeles.


Paul Rudolph Hall See map
10 AM – 5 PM Yale Campus Tours

Join us for a student-led walking tour of Yale. The Yale campus is a living history of the architecture and urbanism of its three centuries in New Haven, and home to the work of some of the world’s greatest architects. The campus tour highlights the history, architecture and traditions of Yale University. Visit the statues of Nathan Hale and Theodore Dwight Woolsey as you stroll through Old Campus. Other highlights include a visit to several college courtyards and a stop at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

English (10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM & 2:30 PM)

Korean (10 AM), Chinese (11 AM), Spanish (Noon), French (1 PM), Polish (2 PM), Italian (3 PM), Japanese (4 PM)


Yale Visitor Center See map
10:30 – 11 AM Yale Jashan Bhangra

Yale Jashan Bhangra is a cultural dance troupe that celebrates the vibrant South Asian dance known as Bhangra. The art is grounded in a traditional dance performed in the Punjab region of South Asia, with influence from modern pop and hip-hop styles.


Cross Campus See map
10:30 AM – Noon Manuscripts and Archives: "Celebrating Yale History"

The Manuscripts & Archives department will showcase items from its collections relating to Yale presidents and Yale history. See documents and photographs detailing the inauguration of various Yale presidents, as well as a volume of eighteenth-century Yale Corporation minutes and the Laws of Yale College from 1774. In addition, see items from the University Archives, Yale publications, and manuscript collections organized around the themes of Student Life, Places and Programs, Yale and the World, Yale People, and Yale Events. These manuscripts, archival records, photographs, and objects are representative of the treasure trove of materials in Manuscripts and Archives that record the people, places, and events that have contributed to over 300 years of Yale University history.


Sterling Memorial Library See map
10:30 AM – 1:30 PM Yale School of Medicine: Cushing Library Brains Exhibit Tour

Guided tour by Terry Dagradi through the Brains Exhibit at the Cushing Center. Rolling tours begin at 10:30 and continue at 11:30, 12:30 and 1:30.


Cushing Library See map
10:45 AM – 1:15 PM Yale Anti-Gravity Society Performance

The Yale Undergraduate Anti-Gravity Society is a group of students dedicated to defying Newton’s most famous law. They are composed of jugglers and acrobats, both novice and advanced, and perform at small venues and at yearly shows.

Half-hour performances begin at 10:45, 11:45 and 12:45.


Library Walk See map
11 AM – 5 PM Yale University Art Gallery Open House

The Yale University Art Gallery presents two of Yale’s most beloved ceremonial objects, the president’s collar and the University mace. These potent symbols of Yale’s history are also finely wrought works of art created from precious materials by leading American artisans. Both works will be on view in the museum’s lobby, where all audiences may enjoy their craftsmanship and learn about the pomp and ceremony of the University’s traditions. Museum tours start at 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM.

Yale University Art Gallery See map

11 – 11:30 AM Yale Women's Slavic Chorus

The Yale Women’s Slavic Chorus was founded in 1969 (the first year that Yale admitted undergraduate women), making it not only Yale’s oldest all-female musical ensemble, but also its oldest women’s organization of any kind. Through the dissonant harmonies, unusual rhythms, and distinctive vocal qualities of Slavic and Eastern European music, the Slavs strive both to preserve and celebrate one of the world’s richest musical traditions.


Cross Campus See map
11 AM – Noon Payne Whitney Gymnasium Tour

Tour the historic Payne Whitney Gymnasium, one of the largest gyms in the world. 


Payne Whitney Gymnasium See map
10 AM – Noon Science Saturdays: Robots Helping Kids

Science Saturdays is a special lecture series designed for families that brings the excitement of research and the passion of scientists to school-age children. Hosted by Professor Kurt Zilm, each event involves a lecture by a Yale professor and engaging science demonstrations run by Yale college students. The lectures are free and open to the public. Doors open at 10 AM for the demonstrations; talk begins at 11 AM.

 
Sterling Chemistry Lab See map
11 AM – Noon Physics of Dance

What does a true dialogue between dance and physics look like? Explore this interdisciplinary conversation with Yale professors Emily Coates (Theater Studies) and Sarah Demers (Physics) through the lens of George Balanchine’s reinvention of the pirouette. No prior physics or dance knowledge is required, but bring your body and mind and be prepared to move!


Becton Plaza See map
11 AM – Noon Hillhouse Avenue Tour

Stroll along Hillhouse Avenue for a guided tour of the street that Charles Dickens described as “the most beautiful street in America.” The tour will be led by Channing Harris, Landscape Architect with Towers|Golde LLC and Director, New Haven Preservation Trust.

See the interior of 55 Hillhouse Avenue, the last stop on the tour. The building is currently part of the Yale School of Management campus. Learn about the history and architecture of the building, as well as about SOM’s new campus, located a block away on Whitney Avenue and scheduled to open in January 2014.


Corner of Hillhouse Ave. & Grove St. See map
11 AM – 1 PM Leitner Family Observatory & Planetarium

The Leitner Observatory is a facility of the Yale Department of Astronomy dedicated to education, public outreach, and student research. 

Planetarium Shows
Black Holes: 11 AM
Tour of the Universe: 12 PM
Dynamic Earth: 1 PM
(Note:
Space is limited.)

Telescope viewing 
Weather permitting


Leitner Family Observatory & Planetarium See map
11 AM – 1 PM Kroon Hall Tour

Guided tours of Kroon Hall, Yale’s greenest building and home of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.

Tours start at 11 AM, Noon, and 1 PM.


Kroon Hall See map
11 AM – 2 PM Grove Street Cemetery Tours

Tour one of the most historic cemeteries in the United States. The Grove Street Cemetery is the first chartered burial ground in the US and the gravesite of many of New Haven’s earliest prominent citizens, including Eli Whitney, Charles Goodyear, O.C. Marsh, Noah Webster and fourteen Yale Presidents. The cemetery has been designated as a National Historic Landmark.

Tours start at 11 AM, Noon, 1 PM, and 2 PM. 


Grove Street Cemetery See map
11 AM – 2 PM Wright Laboratory Open House

Look inside Yale’s nuclear accelerator and learn about Yale’s fundamental physics research on neutrinos, dark matter, and nuclear astrophysics at Wright Lab. Tours at 11:00 AM, noon, and 1:00 PM. (Note: Space is limited.)

 
 
Wright Laboratory See map
11 AM – 2 PM Harkness Tower — Yale Memorial Carillon

Soaring 216 feet tall, Harkness Tower is a Yale icon and home to the Yale Memorial Carillon. Follow the spiral staircases up to the playing cabin of the tower to view the 54-bell carillon. Members of the Guild of Carillonneurs will guide you through the tower and demonstrate a song.

Tours start at 11 AM, Noon, 1 PM, and 2 PM. (Note: Space is limited.)


Harkness Tower See map
11 AM – 2 PM Institute of Sacred Music Exhibition Tour

Enjoy the Institute of Sacred Music’s exhibit “All That Remains: Material Remembrances in Love and Loss works of Lewis deSoto, Rick Bartow, and Judith Lowry” curated by Anya Montiel.

Institute of Sacred Music See map


ISM Gallery See map
11 AM – 2 PM Yale Divinity School Open House

Student guides will be on-hand to offer tours of the building and quad, and talk about programs and community life at the Yale Divinity School.

“Icons of The Civil Rights Movement Exhibition”
Yale Divinity School presents the work of artist Pamela Chatterton-Purdy in an exhibition of painted icons featuring prominent leaders of the civil rights movement. The work was inspired by a “Civil Rights Sojourn” tour of the southern United States that ended with a visit to The Lorraine Motel where Dr. King was murdered. The icons reference religious icons, elevating Civil Rights leaders to saintly significance.

“Jonathan Edwards Center Exhibition”
The Jonathan Edwards Center has developed a global network of scholars who collaborate on research of the writings of the most influential early American theologians. The JE Center will present a demonstration of the project and a display of early editions of books by Edwards.

“Medical Missions Around the World”
This exhibit includes manuscript and published materials from the Divinity Library’s Day Missions Collection that document the impact of Western missionaries on the spread of Western medical treatment and training around the world.


Yale Divinity School See map
11 AM – 2 PM Marsh Botanical Garden

Enjoy guided tours of Yale’s vast and varied plant collections and greenhouses at the Marsh Botanical Garden.


Marsh Botanical Garden See map
11 AM – 2 PM Center for Engineering Innovation and Design Tour

Tour the Center for Engineering Innovation Design at Becton Center and watch its 3-D printers in action.


Becton Center See map
11:30 – 12 Noon Jen Kramer, Magician

Jen Kramer is Founder and President of the Yale Magic Society. Jen has been featured performing magic on national television, spent two summers working for the Nathan Burton Comedy Magic Show at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, and won first place in the Tannen’s junior close-up magic competition.

Cross Campus See map

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Ingalls Rink Tour

See the men’s and women’s ice hockey teams practice while taking a guided tour of Ingalls Rink. After the tour have your photo taken with the Division I men’s ice hockey championship trophy.


Ingalls Rink See map
11:30 AM – 1 PM The MacMillan Center for International Affairs Open House

The MacMillan Center for International Affairs will host an international buffet lunch in its Common Room on the 2nd floor of Henry R. Luce Hall. In Room 202 there will be a variety of activities including demonstrations of batik, henna, and origami. The Yale World Fellows will also host some fun activities. In Room 203 a variety of dance and music performances from around the world will be performed.


Macmillan/Luce See map
Noon – 12:30 PM Asempa!

Asempa! is Yale’s premier African singing group. Founded in 2005, Asempa! seeks to engender the goodness of the African tradition and people, and give voice to the vast collection of human stories, experiences and lessons across the African world.


Cross Campus See map
Noon – 2 PM Yale Sustainable Food Project

Tour Yale’s lush teaching farm, which produces hundreds of varieties of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers.


Yale Farm See map
Noon – 2 PM Center for Science and Social Science Information

Tour the newly renovated Center for Science and Social Science Information Center (CSSSI) and see the collaborative learning spaces, video-conference spaces and the StatLab. Part of the Yale University Library, CSSSI opened in January of 2012, providing a technology-rich research support environment in the Science Hill area of the Yale campus. The most recent digital exhibit, “Emotional Intelligence: Yale’s Leadership,” will also be on display. The exhibit illustrates Dr. Marc Brackett’s RULER approach which teaches individuals the skills of recognizing, understanding, labeling, expressing, and regulating emotions.


CSSSI See map
12:30 – 1:30 PM New Haven Museum Gallery Tour: "Wooster Square: New Haven's First Live, Work, Build, Preserve Neighborhood"

Tour the new exhibition Beyond the New Township: Wooster Square with co-curator Wm. Frank Mitchell, Yale Ph.D., with a focus on the area’s history as New Haven’s design center and early mixed-use neighborhood. Home to New Haven’s needle trade, carriage works, hardware factories, and preservation activism, the Wooster Square neighborhood drew business leaders and factory employees. The Cherry Blossom Festival, Gant, the Conte School, Sargent Manufacturing, and Libby’s all belong to the area’s cultural legacy that continues to influence the city.    


New Haven Museum See map
Noon – 6 PM Yale School of Art: “Lunch with Olympia”

The Yale School of Art presents “Lunch with Olympia” — an exhibition commemorating the 150 anniversary of Manet’s Olympia (1863) and Dejeuner sur l’Herbe (1863) with gallery talks led by Yale College students. The Gallery is open from 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm.


32 Edgewood Gallery See map
Noon – 6 PM Yale School of Art: “Lunch with Olympia: Second Serving”

The Yale School of Art presents “Lunch with Olympia: Second Serving” — an exhibition of graduate, undergraduate students, and alumni work that takes Manet’s paintings as their point of departure.


Green Hall Gallery See map
12:30 – 1:00 PM Yale Wushu Team Performance

Wushu is a Chinese martial art, popularized by Jet Li, involving various styles and weapons. The Yale Wushu team consists of students with diverse levels of martial arts training, ranging from no previous experience to numerous years.


Cross Campus See map
12:30 – 1:30 PM Ingalls Rink Tour

See the men’s and women’s ice hockey teams practice while taking a guided tour of Ingalls Rink. After the tour have your photo taken with the Division I men’s ice hockey championship trophy.


Ingalls Rink See map
12:30 – 1:30 PM Payne Whitney Gymnasium Tour

Tour the historic Payne Whitney Gymnasium, one of the largest gyms in the world. 


Payne Whitney Gymnasium See map
12:30 – 1:30 PM The Yale Jazz Ensemble

The Yale Jazz Ensemble, a seventeen-piece big band, performs a wide variety of music — from pieces from Yale’s Benny Goodman archive to the newest, most progressive jazz compositions. The Ensemble has performed in the United States and internationally at such noted venues as New York’s Village Vanguard and Iridium Jazz Club, and London’s Ronnie Scott’s. The YJE has played with or opened for the Mingus Big Band, the Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra, the Toshiko Akiyoshi/Lew Tabackin Big Band, the World Saxophone Quartet, Jane Ira Bloom, Jimmy Owens, and Branford Marsalis.


Becton Plaza See map
1 – 1:30 PM Viola Question Performance

Formed in 1986, The Viola Question is Yale’s youngest and fittest improvised comedy group. Renowned for its quick wit and comedic daring, the ‘VQ’ specializes in a combination of short- and long-form comedy scenes and plotlines, all completely made up on the spot.


Cross Campus See map
1 – 2 PM International Student Panel Discussion

Students from countries and continents in every corner of the world come together to discuss “Life @ Yale.” Hosted by the Office of International Students and Scholars


Office of International Students and Scholars See map
1 – 3 PM Yale Precision Marching Band Performance

The Yale Precision Marching Band (YPMB) has a long history of elegance and insolence, and traces its history from 1776, when a Yale contingent of fifers and drummers led by Noah Webster accompanied General George Washington to Cambridge, Massachusetts. (They found it “not to our liking” and returned within the week.) The YPMB performs at athletic events both on campus and around the world, and has enjoyed the reputation of being a group “not like any other.”  

See YPMB perform as they rove throughout the Yale campus. 

1 — 3 PM 50 Years of Statistics at Yale

Tour the 1849 home of Professor of Geology James Dwight Dana. See displays of his work as well as some of the great scholarship of 50 years of the Statistics Department

24 Hillhouse See map

1:30 – 2 PM Shades of Yale Performance

Shades of Yale was founded in 1988 to add diversity to Yale’s a cappella offerings. With a grounding in music of the African Diaspora and the African-American tradition, Shades’ repertoire ranges from traditional spirituals, gospel and folk songs to jazz, soul and contemporary R&B. Since its founding, Shades has expanded into an innovative vocal ensemble with time-honored traditions, including their yearly midnight Valentine’s Day jam and an annual tour to schools in the Boston community.


Cross Campus See map
1:45 – 2:15 PM Jen Kramer, Magician

Jen Kramer is Founder and President of the Yale Magic Society. Jen has been featured performing magic on national television, spent two summers working for the Nathan Burton Comedy Magic Show at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, and won first place in the Tannen’s junior close-up magic competition.


Library Walk See map
2 – 2:30 PM Swing and Blues Dance Demo & Lessons

Yale Swing and Blues is a non-competitive swing and blues dancing community that jumps, jives and grooves. Members love social dancing and, through practicums and lessons, they hope to make dancing available for everyone in the community to enjoy. 


Cross Campus See map
2 – 3 PM Hillhouse Avenue Tour

Stroll along Hillhouse Avenue for a guided tour of the street that Charles Dickens described as “the most beautiful street in America.” The tour will be led by Channing Harris, Landscape Architect with Towers|Golde LLC and Director, New Haven Preservation Trust.

See the interior of 55 Hillhouse Avenue, the last stop on the tour. The building is currently part of the Yale School of Management campus. Learn about the history and architecture of the building, as well as about SOM’s new campus, located a block away on Whitney Avenue and scheduled to open in January 2014.


Corner of Hillhouse Ave. & Grove St. See map
2 – 4 PM Berkeley College Open House

Berkeley will have a performance by the Berkeley College Orchestra from 2 -3 followed by a performance by New Blue A Cappella Group from 3 – 4 in the Berkeley common room. Tours will be every half hour from 2:30 – 4 from the south court entrance.


Berkeley College See map
2 – 4 PM Branford College Open House

Home to landmark Harkness Tower, Branford College invites guests to tours of the college and music in its common room. Guests can see the college’s main courtyard, described by Robert Frost as the most beautiful one on Yale’s campus. Light refreshments will be served in the buttery.

Note: Enter through the main gate, on York St. and north of Library Walk.


Branford College See map
2 – 4 PM Calhoun College Open House

Calhoun will host an open house in its cabaret until 2:30, then a student production until 4:15. Guests can visit the college’s common room for live music, its buttery for a reception, or its dance studio for a demonstration.

Note: Enter through the main gate, on Elm St. and east of High St.


Calhoun College See map
2 – 4 PM Davenport College Open House

Davenport will host an open house that includes demonstrations of its printing press and its pottery studio while they are in use.

Note: Enter through the main gate, on York St.

Events Schedule

2 - 4 PM TOUR OF DAVENPORT: LEAVING FROM CROSSPIECE (departing every 20 minutes)
See the Letterpress, Book Bindery, and Pottery Studios

2 - 3 PM CONCERT (COMMON ROOM) Davenport Students JUN LUKE FOSTER and KARTHIK ARDHANAREESWARAN
Pianist and Davenport senior Jun Luke Foster will present a selection of works by Brahms and Rachmaninoff.  Jun Luke was winner of the Yale Friends of Music Competition and the Jacob Flier International Piano Competition, among others, and studies with Wei-Yi Yang of the Yale School of Music.

Karthik Ardhanareeswaran is a Davenport junior and has been a student of South Indian Classical music for 14 years. He has performed in over 75 concerts, both solo and as a vocal support to his guru, throughout the United States and India. Karthik will be singing a series of Carnatic Melodies.

2 - 4 PM DAVENPORT STUDENT SHOW in Art Gallery by Chris Zheng’14 and Zaina Zayyad’14
Zaina Zayyad is a senior in Davenport College at Yale University, majoring in the Neurobiology track of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. Zaina comes from three generations of artists – three of her grandparents, both of her parents, and all of her siblings also paint in the oil medium. After growing up immersed in art, Zaina believes that visual art can inspire thought, evoke feeling, conjure memory, and ultimately influence our perception of the world

Chris Zheng, a Davenport senior, has always been fascinated by the luminosity and spontaneity that is unique to the watercolor medium. Chris tries simply to capture the beauty of everyday situations through his plein air watercolors.


Davenport College See map
2 – 4 PM Ezra Stiles College Open House

Stiles, one of Yale’s two modern colleges designed by architect Eero Saarinen, opens its doors to guests and invites them for tours of its courtyards and common areas.

Note: Enter through the main gate, next to the Yale Bookstore.


Ezra Stiles College See map
2 – 4 PM Jonathan Edwards College Open House

Jonathan Edwards College will host tours of the college and provide demonstrations of its letterpress, which will be in use. An orchestra will play live music in the courtyard.

Note: Enter through the main gate, on Library Walk and west of High St.


Jonathan Edwards College See map
2 – 4 PM Morse College Open House

Morse students will lead architectural tours of the college, one of two designed by Eero Saarinen. Guests can visit the college’s theater, its fiber arts studio, and its studio while students use them. A harpist will play in the underground courtyard.

Note: To reach the main gate, enter between Toad’s Place and Mory’s.


Morse College See map
2 – 4 PM Pierson College Open House

Pierson college students will greet visitors and provide informal tours.

Note: Enter through the main gate, on York Street between Davenport College and Rose Alumni House.


Pierson College See map
2 – 4 PM Saybrook College Open House

Saybrook, which makes up the Sterling Memorial Quadrangle together with Branford College, opens its two courtyards to guests and welcomes them to an open house.

Note: Enter through the main gate, on Elm Street and west of High Street.


Saybrook College See map
2 – 4 PM Silliman College Open House

Silliman will host an open house that features its bell choir, the SilliRingers, who will play Yale tunes in the foyer of Byers Hall; a book binding display and demonstration; and tours run by its college council.

Note: Enter through the Temple Street gate.


Silliman College See map
2 – 4 PM Timothy Dwight College Open House

Timothy Dwight College will be holding an open house, with TD musicians performing in the courtyard.

Note: Enter through the main gate, on Temple St.


Timothy Dwight College See map
2 – 4 PM Trumbull College Open House

Trumbull students will lead tours of the college, including its art studio, pottery studio, and dance studio, where guests can visit performances.

Note: Enter through the main gate, on Elm St. and just east of York St.


Trumbull College See map
2 – 4 PM Yale Graduate School Open House at the Hall of Graduate Studies

The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (GSAS) will host an open house at HGS, where President Peter Salovey ‘86 PhD began his Yale career as a graduate student and later served as Dean. Guests can take a graduate student-led tour of HGS, go on a self-guided architectural treasure hunt suitable for adults and for families, hear the Citations — a graduate student a cappella group — sing, and enjoy free coffee and treats from the Blue Dog Café in the McDougal Center. Learn about the history of HGS and the Yale Graduate School, the birthplace of doctoral education in the United States, and about the exciting research of current graduate students and careers of recent alumni.
 
Note: Enter through the main gate on York Street, at the corner of Wall Street.


Hall of Graduate Studies See map
2 – 4 PM La Casa Open House

La Casa, the Latino Cultural Center at Yale, offers Yale students and community members a rich variety of social, academic, and cultural resources in a warm and vibrant environment

La Casa See map

2 – 4 PM Afro-American Cultural Center Open House

From its inception in 1969, the Afro-American Cultural Center has always represented the vital and vibrant presence of African Americans at Yale.

Afro-American Cultural Center See map

2 – 4 PM Native American Cultural Center Open House

The NACC strives to maintain a permanent and prominent Native American presence at Yale that incorporates and supports the success of future Native leaders through recruitment, encouragement, mentoring, service, and the fostering of a community that makes Yale the most sought after Ivy Institution for Native American achievement, research and solidarity.

Native American Cultural Center See map

3 – 4 PM Mory's Open House
Walk through this 200 year-old home and glimpse at decades worth of history and memorabilia.Full of tradition, the Whiffenpoofs and other Yale a cappella groups perform here weekly. Membership at The Mory’s Association has grown to over 14,000 and Mory’s is now among the largest private clubs in the world. There is no place like it at Yale or any other U.S. college.

Mory's See map
3 – 5 PM Afternoon Tea at the Yale Center for British Art

Enjoy a true English tea in the entrance court of the Yale Center for British Art with musical accompaniment.


Yale Center for British Art See map
4 – 4:30 PM Closing Celebration

Take part in the Open House celebration on Cross Campus. Cupcakes will be served.


Cross Campus See map
4:30 – 5 PM Yale Carillon Concert

The Yale Guild of Carillonneurs invites you to listen to a performance by a guild member on the bells of the carillon.