Tag Archives: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

Stone Ages

A photo essay.

The Peabody Museum calls its new David Friend Hall, opening to the public this Sunday, a “state-of-the-art gem and mineral gallery.” I call it a…

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This Week in New Haven (October 17 – 23)

Psst. Spaces known for quiet—libraries, museums, art studios—turn up the volume. …

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This Week in New Haven (May 23 – 29)

Robin Hood Springtime Festival

This week’s all over the map, from New Haven to Hamden to North Haven, and it’s “all over the map,” with a church as a movie theater, a video store as a concert hall, a …

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Rack to Rack

Tomorrow, a huge number of local cyclists ride from Rock to Rock.

Most other days of the year, a huge number of local cyclists ride from rack to rack. …

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This Week in New Haven (April 18 – 24)

St. Luke's Steel Band at 2014 Wooster Square Cherry Blossom Festival

New Haven is full of doom and bloom this week, with the latter winning out thanks to a late surge of wonder, service and grace, plus a flowery festival. …

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This Week in New Haven (March 14 – 20)

Tomeka Reid, jazz cellist.

No matter how you spent parade day yesterday, you lost an hour of potential leisure to Daylight Saving Time. Regain it and then some on Thursday, when the actual St. Patrick’s …

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This Week in New Haven (January 18 – 24)

Black Pulp! at 32 Edgewood Gallery

For New Haven, MLK Day today isn’t just a day of rest but a day of new experiences. Actually, so’s the rest of the week, where …

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This Week in New Haven (January 11 – 17)

Bent Knee photographed by Eric Freeman

This week, film is pedigreed and music is revelatory, as an oasis springs up on Water Street. …

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Power Animals

Torosaurus outside the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven

Round a few corners in downtown New Haven and you’re bound to see a piece of public art. What you’re unlikely to see is a certain category of it: sculptures of animals, or at least the non-…

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Nature and Nurture

Connecticut Natural Science Illustrators student

Something’s nature is the sum of its most fundamental attributes, an encapsulation of the features without which a thing would cease to be that thing. Capital-“n” Nature is something similar, only its…

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