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Completed in 1832, the Yale University Art Gallery is the oldest art gallery and museum owned by a university in the Western world. Besides its many changing and permanent exhibits, the gallery and museum also has numerous travelling exhibits on the road as well as a study and coin room. Also worth checking out at the gallery are buildings named after famous art genres and painters like Kahn, Trumbull, Swartwout, and Renovation. All in all, visitors will find aesthetic inspiration from the gallery?s extensive collection of over 185,000 works of art that have been organized into ten different zones.

At the African Art zone, visitors will be amazed by the evolving styles of African masks and ritual figures while over at the American Decorative Arts zone, visitors may be able to view over 18,000 artefacts made of a wide range of materials that include everything from porcelain to wood.
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