Thursday, October 18, 2018

THIS WEEK @ THE PRINCETON UNIVERSITY ART MUSUEM

Special Lecture
Bill McKibben | Art, Activism, and the Chance for Change
WHEN: Thursday, October 25, 5:30 p.m. A reception in the Museum will follow.
WHERE:
Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton
ADMISSION: This event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required.

Author and environmentalist Bill McKibben—founder of the grassroots climate change movement 350.org—will discuss his work confronting global climate change, while considering how art and public engagement can raise consciousness about ecological issues and bring positive action. Jointly sponsored with the Princeton Environmental Institute.

Family Programming
Art for Families
WHEN: Saturdays, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
WHERE:
Art Museum

Join us on Saturday mornings for family fun in the Art Museum. Drop in anytime between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. and enjoy an engaging gallery activity followed by a related art project. Each week has a different theme. Come for fifteen minutes or two hours—whatever your schedule allows! All ages are welcome; no tickets or reservations are needed.

  • October 20 | Outside the Box: Examine the patterns, materials, and forms of the containers in the Museum’s current African art installation and decorate a container for your keepsakes.
  • October 27 | Art Tales: Hear stories from around the world and craft imaginative characters of your own.

Special Exhibition Tour
Nature's Nation: American Art and Environment
WHEN: Sunday, October 21, 3 p.m.
WHERE:
Art Museum

Dive deeper into one of the Art Museum's temporary exhibitions with a docent-led tour, offered free of charge. Tours meet at the entrance to the Museum. This week, Museum docent Anna Dombrowski will discuss Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment.

IMAGES: A Kurdish refugee boy from the Syrian town of Kobani holds onto a fence that surrounds a refugee camp. November 3, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Bill McKibben (photo: Nancie Battaglia)

Albert Bierstadt, Mount Adams, Washington, 1875. Princeton University Art Museum. Gift of Mrs. Jacob N. Beam