Wednesday, December 22, 2021






Now on View
Components in the Air / Jesse Stecklow


These are the final days to see Components in the Air / Jesse Stecklowon view at Art@Bainbridge on Nassau Street through January 2. Both visible and unseen surroundings are defining elements in the practice of the artist Jesse Stecklow, whose installations interweave imagery, motion, and sound to heighten attention to the ways that associations, memories, and perspectives shape our experiences of space. Click here to watch a short video about the exhibition. Admission is free; hours and details here.

Art@Bainbridge’s next exhibition, Between Heartlands / Kelly Wang, will open on January 15.




Art on Hulfish

Our new downtown gallery, Art on Hulfish, opened this month with the exhibition Orlando. It is curated by Tilda Swinton and inspired by the themes of Virginia Woolf’s revolutionary 1928 novel, Orlando: A Biography, and Sally Potter’s 1992 film adaptation, which featured an androgynous Swinton in the starring role. Woolf’s tale has long held sway over Swinton, who describes it as “about learning to live.” Orlando is organized by Aperture, New York, and on view at Art on Hulfish through January 23. Admission is free; hours and details here. Read about the exhibition here. 




Teaching with the Collections
“The Renaissance comes to you: Teaching art history while the Princeton University Art Museum is under construction” 


The Princeton University homepage has just published a story featuring the Art Museum’s ongoing work supporting teaching across University departments with artworks from the collections. “The use of two dedicated classrooms—one in Firestone Library and one off-site—is playing a crucial role in enabling faculty and students to continue engaging with original works of art during the construction of the Museum’s new building,” said Veronica White, curator of teaching and learning. White works with dozens of faculty members across departments each year to identify works of art that resonate with their curricula and reflect the diversity of the Museum’s collections. Click here to read the full story.  




Support the Art Museum


The Art Museum is committed to making great art accessible to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay. We rely on the generosity of people like you to make our work possible and to ensure that all audiences can interact meaningfully with one of the nation’s great art collections—including through free programs and robust digital offerings. As you consider your year-end philanthropic priorities, we invite you to support the work of the Art Museum with a tax-deductible gift.





Museum Store


This holiday season you can find handcrafted and art-inspired gifts for everyone on your list at the Museum Store. We offer exhibition-related keepsakes, art booksjewelrycreative activities for children, distinctive works by regional artisans, and more.

Transform any home with unique handcrafted gifts, from timeless ceramic vases to modern statement pieces. Enhance an art lover’s world with colorful accessories, including artisan-crafted leather handbags and hand-painted scarves. Our collection of handmade jewelry reflects the passion and dedication of regional artisans. And our candles, cards, and calendars bring comfort and joy.

Each purchase supports the Museum’s core mission to educate, challenge, and inspire.

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Image credits

Visitors to the exhibition Orlando talk with the Museum’s Chief Curator Juliana Dweck. Photo: Denise Applewhite, Office of Communications

Carolina Mangone, second from left, and Carolyn Yerkes, center, lead a precept discussion of four architectural drawings and engravings from the Museum’s collections in the object-study room in Firestone Library. Denise Applewhite, Office of Communications







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