Thursday, July 12, 2018

New at the Princeton University Art Museum

Art on Screen
Summer Film Series

Bring your blanket, we’ll provide the popcorn during our annual series of films under the stars. This summer’s series presents films inspired by the transformation of literary sources in unexpected ways, as seen in the exhibition Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking. All films begin at sundown. In the event of rain, films will be shown at 8 p.m. in 101 McCormick Hall.

Clueless (1995)
Thursday, July 19

97 minutes, rated PG-13, directed by Amy Heckerling
This nineties classic offers a witty update of Jane Austen’s 1815 novel Emma, reimagining Austen’s insightful take on social manipulation in nineteenth-century Britain through the machinations of a group of teenagers at a Beverly Hills high school. Starring Alicia Silverstone and Paul Rudd.

The Lion King (1994)
Thursday, August 2

88 minutes, rated G, directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff

New Installation
Ancient Galleries Renovation

Rediscover the Museum’s exquisite collection of arts from the ancient world in newly renovated galleries that showcase over 450 unique works from the ancient Near East, Egypt, Cyprus, Rome, and Greece.

Save the Date
Picnic on the Lawn
Thursday, August 2, 6 p.m. 

Celebrate summer and the special exhibition Frank Stella Unbound at our annual picnic on the lawn. Enjoy barbecue fare, live music, exhibition tours, and family-friendly activities. Stay until sunset for the last of our summer film screenings, The Lion King. Cosponsored by the Princeton YMCA.

Special Exhibition Tours
Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking and Picturing Protest
Sunday, July 15, 3 p.m.
Art Museum

Dive deeper into two of the Art Museum’s special exhibitions with a docent-led tour, offered free of charge. Tours meet at the entrance to the Museum. This week, Museum docent Jeanne Johnson will discuss Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking and Picturing Protest.

Art for Families
Artful Adventures

Join us on a trip around the world and through the ages. Pick up your Passport to Adventure at the Museum Information Desk and choose from our many Artful Adventures, a series of self-guided tours and activities for families to enjoy at their own pace.


CREDITS: Still from Clueless, 1995. © Paramount Pictures | 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.