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Friends Annual Mary Pitcairn Keating Lecture Art Museums
on the Verge: Christopher Knight Tomorrow | Thursday, September 29, 5:30 p.m. Friend
Knight—Pulitzer Prize–winning art critic for the Los Angeles Times—joins
September 29, to discuss where museums are now,
where they might be headed, and why. Introduced by Museum Director
James Steward. Reception to follow. Details here.
Rockman: Shipwrecks Open through November 27
Rockman, a renowned
eco-artist, reimagines historic shipwreck narratives to focus on
the broad planetary forces behind them. The artist’s large canvases
and intimate watercolors illuminate how an increasingly
interconnected world has generated profound ecological change.
This Friday, September 30,
at 2 p.m., join Princeton scholars from the humanities and sciences
as they discuss works from the exhibition. Reception to follow.
Lecture Series Photo
History’s Futures: Erina Duganne Thursday, October 6, 5:30 p.m. Friend Center 101
As part of our
lecture series commemorating 50 years of photography at Princeton
University, we welcome Erina Duganne to speak about her publication, Global Photography: A Critical History
(2020). Duganne is Professor of Art History at Texas State
University. Reception to follow. Details here. Cosponsored by the
Department of Art and Archaeology.
Artist Conversation Marianne
Nicolson Friday, October 7, 2 p.m. Betts
Auditorium or Stream it live
Nicolson, an artist
and activist of the Musgamakw Dzawada’enuxw
First Nations, will discuss her artistic practice, which incorporates
light sculptures, installations, writing, and advocacy for Indigenous
us in person or live via Zoom. Details here. Cosponsored by Institutional
Equity and Diversity and the Office of Religious Life.
Party with a Purpose Museum for
All Ball Saturday, October 29, 7 p.m. Atrium,
Frick Chemistry Laboratory
Welcoming new faces
and new communities to the Museum, the inaugural Museum for All Ball
will feature an informal evening of music, dancing, cocktails,
and a strolling supper. Sponsorships are available; individual ticket
prices are $75. Join us on Saturday,
October 29. Tickets and information here.
Campus Art and Architecture Outdoor
Walking Tours Saturdays and Sundays
us this fall as we explore campus’s art and architecture on
Museum guide–led walking tours:
Campus Art Tours
artworks by modern and contemporary sculptors, from Henry Moore to Maya Lin. Tours meet Saturdays and Sundays
at 2 p.m. through November 20. Details here.
Art and Science Tour
This Saturday, October 1,
at 3 p.m., join the Molecular Biology Outreach Program
for a unique tour that blurs the lines between science and art. At
each stop, a Museum student tour guide will discuss the aesthetics of a work, and a graduate molecular biology student will
explain the science behind its creation and conservation. Details here.
Starting this Saturday, October 1,
at 11 a.m., join us for walking tours of campus’s architectural gems,
including Nassau Hall, the first building commissioned for the
campus, and the University Chapel, a leading example of the
Collegiate Gothic style. Architecture tours will be held on
select Saturdays this season. Details here.
Art Museum Store offers tumbled marble coasters featuring alumna Laura Ann
Trimble Elbogen’s original watercolors of Princeton’s campus. After
graduating from Princeton in 2007, Elbogen studied at the AIA New
York Center for Architecture. These delightful coasters
feature her renderings of Prospect House, Nassau Hall,
FitzRandolph Gate, and more.
purchase supports the Museum’s core mission to educate, challenge,
and inspire. Shop in person at 56 Nassau Street in downtown Princeton
or online at PrincetonMuseumStore.org. Members
receive a discount on every purchase; join today!
Our mailing address is:
Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton, NJ 08544