Monday, February 20, 2023

News from the Princeton University Art Museum





Drawing Animals from the Collections

Watercolor Pencils

Thursday, February 23, 8 p.m. (ET)

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Join us for free classes taught by artist-instructor Barbara DiLorenzo over Zoom. With an emphasis on drawing with watercolor pencil on paper, each lesson in this series is inspired by an artwork depicting an animal in the collections.

Presented with the Arts Council of Princeton. Details and registration for these free drawing classes here 



Artist Talk

Wendy Red Star

Thursday, February 23, 5:30 p.m.
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Next Thursday, February 23, at 5:30 p.m., join us for a talk by Wendy Red Star, a Portland, OR–based artist raised on the Apsáalooke reservation and the Art Museum’s 2023 Sarah Lee Elson, Class of 1984, International Artist-in-Residence. Red Star’s practice explores the Indigenous roots of feminism and cultural heritage as well as archival and historical narratives.

Reception to follow. Details and registration for Wendy Red Star’s artist talk here.  





Cycle of Creativity: Alison Saar and the Toni Morrison Papers

Opens Saturday, February 25


Cycle of Creativity: Alison Saar and the Toni Morrison Papers, on view at Art@Bainbridge from February 25 through July 9, explores themes that resonate in the works of both the contemporary artist Alison Saar and the novelist Toni Morrison. Saar’s prints, sculptures, and textiles are brought into conversation with selected papers from Morrison’s archive, which resides in the Princeton University Library.

On Saturday, February 25, from 1–4 p.m., join the exhibition curator Mitra Abbaspour to celebrate the opening of Cycles of Creativity and learn about the art on view.



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