Valentine Green, British, 1739–1813 after Joseph Wright of Derby, British, 1734–1797
A Philosopher Shewing an Experiment on the Air Pump, 1769


Highlighted Events Calendar

Picnic on the Lawn & Outdoor Film Screening Thursday, August 7, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Nassau Street Sampler Thursday, September 11, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Highlights Tour Saturday, July 26, 2014 @ 2:00 pm

Featured Stories

Nassau Hall Faculty Room Video

This video allows visitors the unique opportunity to see inside the Faculty Room in Nassau Hall and to discover the room’s remarkable history, including its program of portraits depicting University founders and past presidents.

Lee Bontecou: Drawn Worlds

Though Lee Bontecou is best known for her three-dimensional work, drawing has always been an equally important component of her artistic practice. Calling her drawings “worldscapes,” Bontecou has produced an incredible body of work that propels us into fantastic spaces and strange terrains.

The Henry and Rose Pearlman Collection

Over three decades, Henry Pearlman assembled one of the finest collections of modern art remaining in private hands.  Explore the collection that has resided at the Princeton University Art Museum since 1976.