Theater & art

Critic's picks in Boston-area art museums

A gold funeral mask, 500 BCE-200 CE, from East Java, at Yale University Art Gallery.
A gold funeral mask, 500 BCE-200 CE, from East Java, at Yale University Art Gallery.

YALE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY

The university’s superb collection, ranging from ancient art to Asian, Indo-Pacific, African, American, and modern and contemporary art, has been re-installed in a series of three connected and freshly renovated buildings. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven. 203-432-0600, artgallery.yale.edu

THIS WILL HAVE BEEN: ART, LOVE, AND POLITICS IN THE 1980s

An overview of some of the main currents of art in the 1980s. Through March 3. Institute of Contemporary Art. 617-478-3100, www.icaboston.org

WEATHERBEATEN: WINSLOW HOMER AND MAINE Timed to coincide with the opening of the renovated Winslow Homer Studio at Prouts Neck, this show gathers together 35 major works painted by Homer in the final decade of his life. Through Dec. 30. Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine. 207-775-6148, www.portlandmuseum.org

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