Arts & Culture


Old Javanese Gold: The Hunter Thompson Collection 
University Art Gallery
(203) 432-0600

A selection of about 200 Javanese gold objects, dating mainly from the eighth to the thirteenth centuries, includes jewelry, sculptures, coins, statues, containers, and accessories.

Through August 14


Center for British Art
(203) 432-2800

A display of more than 200 paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, rare books, and manuscripts from the early seventeenth to the early twentieth centuries marks the launch of the center's online catalogue.

Through September 11


How is a Book … Written? Illustrated? Printed? Bound? 
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
(203) 432-2972

An exhibition of research notes, drafts, sketches, press proofs, and color separations reveals the many stages of (pre-digital) book production, from inspiration to bound volume.

July 11 through October 1


Invasion of the Bloodsuckers: Bedbugs and Beyond 
Peabody Museum of Natural History
(203) 432-5050

Giant models, preserved and living specimens, film footage of blood feeding, and interactive displays are all part of a family-friendly multimedia exploration of human parasites.

Through January 8, 2012


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