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July 28, 2021
The Beinecke Library’s 2021-2022 Birds of America installation considers the once-common practice of naming flora, fauna, and landscape features for the person who “...
July 20, 2021
Carrie S. Beinecke, with her husband Frederick “Fritz” Beinecke, donated the Frederick W. & Carrie S. Beinecke  Collection of Western Americana the the Beinecke Library (...
July 14, 2021
The Beinecke Library has acquired  a 19th century gold mourning brooch including a lock of Lucy Audubon’s hair. The brooch is inscribed on the back: “Hair of Mrs. Lucy...
March 6, 2020
ON VIEW at the Yale University Art Gallery
September 18, 2019
John James Audubon’s artworks and writings celebrate what today we commonly refer to as biodiversity, the rich and varied forms of life found in a given landscape.  For more...
June 4, 2019
FROM Yale Alumni Magazine March / April 2016,  “Audubon’s Works, off the Endangered List” By Geoffrey Giller
April 29, 2019
Audubon’s representation of common American Blue Jays is both narrative and dramatic: with great spirit and perhaps even a sense of pleasure, the Jays are seen stealing and...