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Yale University Art Gallery
1111 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06510

(203) 432 0600


Tues–Fri 10am–5pm
(Thurs until 8pm, Sept–June)
Sat–Sun 11am–5pm
Free and open to the public

Ongoing exhibition

The Private World of Surimono: Japanese Prints from the Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian Collection

This current installation in the Asian art galleries highlights the gift and promised gift of a group of Japanese surimono prints from Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian, B.A. 1970. Produced from 1800 to 1840, primarily for the New Year, surimono combine playful poetry with striking images and were commissioned by poetry circles, Kabuki enthusiasts, and leading connoisseurs.