Our Favorite … For Latin American Art



The Yale University Art Gallery, which is free and open to the public, has an extensive collection entitled “Art of the Ancient Americas.”
The collection includes art from ancient Mexico to Peru, across cultural boundaries from the Olmec to the Inca, spanning a time period of more than 3,000 years.
The gallery’s strengths include the art of the Maya and their predecessors, as well as pieces from Costa Rica, West Mexico and the Andean regions.
Other collections in the YaleArtGallery range from modern art to African art to Islamic art.
Located at 1111 Chapel St., New Haven, the gallery is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. From September to June it is open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays. It is closed Mondays and major holidays. Admission is free, but donations are accepted.