Wednesday, May 10, 2023

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May 10, 2023


Mark Your Calendars

Traces on the Landscape

Art on Hulfish
Opens May 20

Traces on the Landscape gathers contemporary photographers who depict the natural world through experiences of the body, race, gender, and ethnicity. In varied and creative ways, these artists—including Kelli Connell, Dionne Lee, Emmet Gowin, and many more—engage the storied history of landscape photography and redefine our relationships to the landscapes we inhabit.

Mark your calendars to celebrate the exhibition’s opening:

Members Preview: Friday, May 19, 6:30–8:30 p.m. 

Museum members are invited to drop in any time between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. to grab a drink, get a bite to eat, and get a first look at the new exhibition

Open House: Saturday, May 20, 1–4 p.m. 

Celebrate the opening of Traces on the Landscape and learn more about the art on view with the exhibition curator Beth Gollnick




Campus Art

Outdoor Walking Tours

Saturdays and Sundays, 2 p.m. 

Join a guided walking tour of Princeton’s celebrated collection of public art and discover a variety of sculptures by modern and contemporary artists, from Henry Moore to Maya Lin. Tours meet at 2 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine, through June 26. Find details about these free walking tours here.  




Celebrate Reunions 2023 with the Museum!

Join the Museum at this year’s Reunions festivities. Look for our printed flyer or check out the full list of Arts in Alumni events for Reunions 2023, available online here

Thursday, May 25
4:30 p.m.
| Beer Tasting and Art Tours for Alumni 

Friday, May 26
12 p.m.
| Art World Alumni Networking Lunch 

2 p.m. | Conversation: Museum Director James Steward and University Architect Ron McCoy  

3:30 & 4:30 p.m. | Art Museum Construction Site Tours 

Saturday, May 27
10 a.m.–1 p.m.
| Art for Families 




May Is Membership Month

Join or upgrade now and receive a free pin

On a campus full of exceptional public artworks, Henry Moore’s monumental bronze Oval with Points has become a beloved campus landmark. Join or upgrade your membership during the month of May and receive a limited-edition pin of Oval with Points—a reminder of the great art and energetic spirit driving the Museum into the future. 

Our dedicated Friends provide vital financial support, ensuring that the Museum and its spaces, exhibitions, and programs remain free and open to all. For more information about membership levels and benefits, please visit our website.


Kelli Connell, Betsy, Lake Ediza, from the series Pictures of Charis, 2016, printed 2023. Courtesy of the artist. © Kelli Connell 

Celebrating Reunions 2022 near the Art Museum tent. Photo: Kristina Giasi 

Henry Moore, Oval with Points, 1969–70. The John B. Putnam Jr. Memorial Collection, Princeton University. © The Henry Moore Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Jeffrey Evans 

Art on Hulfish is made possible by the leadership support of Annette Merle-Smith and Princeton University. Generous support is also provided by William S. Fisher, Class of 1979, and Sakurako Fisher; J. Bryan King, Class of 1993; the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; John Diekman, Class of 1965, and Susan Diekman; Barbara and Gerald Essig; Rachelle Belfer Malkin, Class of 1986, and Anthony E. Malkin; the Curtis W. McGraw Foundation; Tom Tuttle, Class of 1988, and Mila Tuttle; Nancy A. Nasher, Class of 1976, and David J. Haemisegger, Class of 1976; Gene Locks, Class of 1959, and Sueyun Locks; and Palmer Square Management.  

Thursday-evening programming is made possible in part by Heather and Paul G. Haaga Jr., Class of 1970, with additional support from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. 



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