Tag Archives: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

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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This Week in New Haven (March 16 – 22)

Narwhals breaching

New Haven finishes its annual thaw this week, just in time for spring. Between author talks, museum exhibits, primo jazz, a dance party and the…

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This Week in New Haven (January 19 – 25)

North by Northwest

This week’s about teamwork. On Monday, museums, then musical groups, take up a common cause for the common good. Tuesday, a…

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This Week in New Haven (August 18 – 24)

Connecticut Open

Summer’s almost over as far as institutional calendars go, and it seems like our normally stubborn climate is going right along with them this year…

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This Week in New Haven (August 4 – 10)

Kings of Harmony

This week blends great aspects of small-city living. There’s diverse music inside and out, a probing film screened at a central civic resource and a fun museum event for the kids, even as a…

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This Week in New Haven (April 7 – 13)

Thumbscrew photographed by Peter Gannushkin

Kids get a literary degree of love this week during the nationally organized Week of the Young Child, but, like the best children’s stories, there’s more than enough here to keep the grownups entertained.…

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This Week in New Haven (March 17 – 23)

Bird illustrations by Alexander Wilson

Winter hands the baton to spring this Thursday, heralding warmth, color and vitality. St. Patrick’s Day gets those vibes going a little early with music and good cheer, which are…

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This Week in New Haven (January 13 – 19)

Former Senator Richard Lugar

Yale returns to full form this week with a talk by a misunderstood former U.S. senator, plus a dystopian dramatic offering and a slate of events related to Martin…

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This Week in New Haven (December 30 – January 5)

Mission Zero

There are hellos and goodbyes to spare in the coming days. One year arrives; another exits. An experimental exhibition in a young gallery reveals itself; long-standing exhibits in hallowed…

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