Arts & Culture

Yale nurtures creativity in all its forms — be it art, music, drama, or dance.

The university calendar features hundreds of exhibits and performances throughout the academic year, as well as events celebrating the diverse cultures on campus.

Learn more about the opportunities for artistic and cultural enrichment at Yale.


Yale Arts Calendar

Keep up with everything arts-related that’s happening across campus by subscribing to the online Yale Arts Calendar.

Museums & Galleries

With free admission to almost all of the university museums and galleries, you have some beautiful afternoons ahead of you. You will learn something new every time you enter Yale’s world-class museums and galleries.

School of Music Concerts

You can enjoy music from the classics to new compositions at over 200 concerts yearly - many of them free of charge! 

Yale Cabaret

Eat, drink, and experience thought-provoking drama at this theater-restaurant run by Yale’s drama students. 

Yale Libraries

Yale’s libraries aren’t just filled with books. Throughout the year you can find fantastic events happening in our libraries, such as sponsor exhibits, talks, and concerts!

Yale Repertory Theatre

Not many universities can claim that they have a Tony-Award-winning professional theater on campus, but Yale can. Buy a discounted season pass or tickets to individual shows with your Yale ID.

Public Art at Yale 

Stroll across campus: You’ll find works of art in our courtyards, lobbies, and lecture halls.