Thursday, October 13, 2022

News from the Princeton University Art Museum





Photo History’s Futures:
Monica Bravo

Wednesday, October 26, 5 p.m.
Friend Center 101

As part of our lecture series commemorating 50 years of photography at Princeton University and highlighting exciting voices in the field, we welcome Monica Bravo, art historian at the University of Southern California, to speak about her new book, Greater American Camera: Making Modernism in Mexico (2021). Moderated by graduate student Nicole-Ann Lobo. Cosponsored by the Department of Art and Archaeology. Reception to follow. Details here




A City of Lakes: Udaipur’s Painted Past and Present Heritage

Thursday, October 27, 4:30 p.m.
Louis A. Simpson International Building A71


The lake city of Udaipur in northwestern India, the sixteenth-century capital of the Mewar court, flourished through the management of natural resources and experiments in art. Join this two-part presentation with Padmaja Kumari Parmar, a daughter of the House of Mewar, speaking on living heritage and Dipti Khera, Associate Professor of Art History at New York University, discussing how representations of place from Udaipur trace the major shifts in India’s long eighteenth century. Cosponsored by the Art Museum and the M. S. Chadha Center for Global India. Details here.




Artist Conversation

Alison Rossiter

Thursday, October 27, 5:30 p.m.
Art on Hulfish or Stream it live


Artist Alison Rossiter develops expired photographic paper to create photographs that reveal the previously invisible markings of time. Join the artist—whose works feature in the exhibition Time’s Relentless Melt, now on view at Art on Hulfish—for a conversation with Katherine A. Bussard, Peter C. Bunnell Curator of Photography. Attend in person or stream it live. Reception to follow. Details here



Drawing from the Collections

Inspired by Sculpture


The Art Museum is partnering with the Arts Council of Princeton to provide free virtual drawing classes, taught by artist-instructor Barbara DiLorenzo over Zoom. With an emphasis on drawing with pen or pencil on paper, each lesson will be inspired by a sculpture in the Museum’s collections. 

Thursday, October 27, 8 p.m.: Focusing on Linework 

Wednesday, November 2, 8 p.m.: Drawing a Figure 

Thursday, November 10, 8 p.m.: Rendering Drapery 

Thursday, November 17, 8 p.m.: Tackling a Complex Subject 



Party with a Purpose

Museum for All Ball

Saturday, October 29, 7 p.m.
Atrium, Frick Chemistry Laboratory


Join us for the Museum for All Ball—a stylish, lively night out. Come for the cocktails, stay for the strolling supper, enjoy interactive experiences from art making to virtual reality galleries, and dance the night away in the transformed Frick Chemistry Atrium—all in support of world-class arts. Tickets are $75; limited tickets available here




Museum Store


In his exhibition Alexis Rockman: Shipwrecks at Art@Bainbridge, eco-artist Rockman uses historic shipwrecks to explore themes related to globalization, colonization, and climate change.

Explore Rockman’s work further through the accompanying catalogue, available at the Museum Store. This timely publication, which includes essays from leading scholars, is propelled by impending climate disaster and the largest human migration in history. 

Each 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 Members receive a discount on every purchase; join today




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