Thursday, May 17, 2018

New at the Princeton University Art Museum

Opening Celebration
Frank Stella Unbound
WHEN: Saturday, May 19, 5 p.m. 
50 McCosh Hall, Princeton University, Princeton

Featuring virtuoso prints of unprecedented scale and complexity by one of America’s most important living artists, Frank Stella Unbound coincides with the sixtieth anniversary of Stella’s graduation from Princeton as a member of the Class of 1958. A lecture by Robert K. Wallace, Regents Professor of English at Northern Kentucky University and author of Frank Stella’s Moby-Dick: Words and Shapes, will be followed by a reception in the Museum.

Extended Museum Hours
May 31–June 4

The Museum welcomes back alumni and their families for this year’s Reunions. Check our website for special programming for alumni and enjoy the Museum during extended hours for Reunions and Commencement

Extended hours:
Thursday, May 31, 10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Friday, June 1–Monday, June 4, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Special Exhibitions Tour
Migration and Material Alchemy
WHEN: Sunday, May 20, 3 p.m.

Dive deeper into one of the Art Museum's special exhibitions with a docent-led tour, offered free of charge. This week, Museum docent Jeanne Johnson discusses Migration and Material Alchemy. Tours meet at the entrance to the Museum.

Modernism on Screen
Some Like It Hot (1959)
121 minutes, not rated, directed by Billy Wilder

WHEN: Wednesday, May 23, 7:30 p.m.
Princeton Garden Theatre

To escape Chicago after witnessing the St. Valentine’s Day massacre, two musicians dress as women and join an all-girl band in Miami. Only Billy Wilder could turn this wacky premise into a madcap masterpiece with brilliant performances from Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, and Tony Curtis. Introduced by Caroline Harris, Associate Director for Education.

CREDITS: Frank Stella, Juam, from the series Imaginary Places II, 1997. Collection of Preston H. Haskell, Class of 1960 / © 2017 Frank Stella / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York | Doug and Mike Starn, (Any) Body Oddly Propped, 2015. Museum commission made possible by Shelly Belfer Malkin, Class of 1986, and Anthony E. Malkin, and by the John B. Putnam Jr. Memorial Fund. © Doug and Mike Starn 2015