51 Trumbull Street
New Haven, CT 06510

Saturday, Sunday, Monday 1 – 4 pm;
Wednesday, Thursday 5–8 pm

Jeanne Criscola

Chair, Friends of John Slade Ely House of Contemporary Art
Founder, Board President, Ely Center of Contemporary Art

Debbie Hesse
Board Vice Chair, Vice President, Ely Center of Contemporary, Gallery Director

Maxim Schimdt
Gallery Coordinator and Curatorial Assistant

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Contact Us

We'd be delighted to hear from you and answer any questions about our exhibitions, programming & events. 

The Ely Center of Contemporary Art is located @ John Slade Ely House Galleries, a truly beautiful Elizabethan gallery set in the New Haven Arts District.

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Plan a visit to our creative neighborhood

Located in the “Arts District” neighborhood right off Interstate 91, North or South, Exit 3, Trumbull Street, New Haven. 


Metered street parking available on Trumbull and cross street, Lincoln Street. Within a short walking distance there is an outside lot at the corner of Trumbull and Whitney Avenue, and a covered garage option is available on Audubon Street.

  • Trumbull Street, Lincoln Street

    • Metered street parking throughout the neighborhood

    • 1 – 2 hour limit until 5 pm; unlimited 5 – 9 pm; free after 9 pm and all-day on Sundays

    • Download the Go New Haven parking app

  • Audubon Court Garage, Audubon Street

    • Adjacent to Creative Arts Workshop

    • Credit card payments

    • Garage closes at 10 pm

  • Yale University Lots