Thursday, June 27, 2019

New at the Princeton University Art Museum

Opening Celebration
Helen Frankenthaler Prints: Seven Types of Ambiguity
WHEN: Saturday, June 29, 5 p.m.
10 McCosh Hall, Princeton University, Princeton

Join us for a community celebration of the opening of the exhibition Helen Frankenthaler Prints: Seven Types of Ambiguity. Carol Armstrong, professor of the history of art at Yale University, explores the artist’s accomplishments in prints with a lecture titled "Painting Printing Frankenthaler: The Process of Abstraction." A reception in the Museum will follow.

Miracles on the Border: Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the United States
WHEN: Closes Sunday, July 7, 3 PM

Don't miss your last chance to see this timely exploration of the migrant experience in the United States as seen through art.

Join museum docent Mike Mayo for a closer look at Miracles on the Border. This tour meets at the entrance to the Museum.

In the Galleries
Animals and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Japan

Animals have long been a popular subject in Japanese art, and they have served a variety of purposes throughout the centuries. Animals and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Japan explores the place of animals within Japanese art: as decoration, as symbols, as subjects of study, and as subjects of art.

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.

Highlights Tours
WHEN: Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.

Discover the Art Museum’s globe-spanning collections by taking a Highlights Tour, offered free of charge every weekend afternoon. Tours meet at the Museum entrance.

Helen Frankenthaler, Deep Sun, 1983, AP 6/16. Color intaglio. Princeton University Art Museum. Gift of the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation. © 2019 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/Tyler Graphics, Ltd., Bedford Village, New York
Edo period, 1615–1868, Japanese, Kubo Shunman 窪俊満, 1757–1820. Horned Owl on Flowering Branch. Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper.
Princeton University Art Museum. Gift of Carl Otto von Kienbusch
Retablo of José Cruz Soria, 1960. Oil on metal. Arias-Durand Collection