Programs & Exhibitions


Current Exhibition Future Exhibitions Past Exhibitions  

The Lewis Walpole Library draws from its own collection of prints, drawings, and paintings along with manuscripts, books, and other printed texts, to mount several rotating exhibitions in Farmington each year.

The exhibitions are free and open to the public during gallery hours: Wednesdays, 2 - 4:30 p.m. These exhibitions may also be viewed during tours of the Library by appointment. Please call 860-677-2140 for more information.

The Library has also exhibited materials in New Haven over the years. Most recently, dozens of items from the collection were included in the exhibition "Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill," organized by the Lewis Walpole Library, the Yale Center for British Art, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. The exhibition was on view October 15, 2009 - January 3, 2010, at the Yale Center for British Art before moving to London to the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Current Exhibition


There is no exhibition currently on view. The exhibition gallery is closed until September 24 when "Bawdy Bodies: Satires of Unruly Women" is scheduled to open.

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Future Exhibitions

Fall 2015


Bawdy Bodies: Satires of Unruly Women

Curated by Hope Saska
Assessment Specialist, Arts and Languages, Education Testing Services


Cynthia Roman
Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Paintings, the Lewis Walpole Library

Opens 24 September 2015


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Past Exhibitions

Click here to view a listing of past Library exhibitions, some with links to further information.