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The Artist's Studio | Colloquium with John Elderfield

Join us for a lively discussion about the evolving role of the artist’s studio in the 19th and 20th centuries—from a private art making space to one that served as a place for art making, commerce, and social gathering.

El Anatsui at Princeton

Join us for a conversation between influential Ghanaian artist El Anatsui and Chika Okeke-Agulu, associate professor in the Department of Art and Archaeology. This public program takes place during Anatsui’s tenure as the 2015 Sarah Lee Elson, Class of 1984, International Artist-in-Residence.

Major New Sculpture Commissioned for Museum Entrance

The Museum’s front lawn has been home to a number of compelling works of art, from Pablo Picasso’s Head of a Woman to Magdalena Abakanowicz’s Big Figures to such short-term installations as Doug Aitken’s migration (empire) and, most recently, two remarkable sculptures by Alexander Calder. Now the lawn is poised to receive a new commission designed especially for the site by Doug and Mike Starn.

Art Museum Forms Advisory Forum of Regional Leaders

The Art Museum recently established a new Community Leadership Council charged with helping the Museum better understand and serve the needs of residents in New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. The Council will bridge the University and the region to inspire a citizenship that is more engaged in the visual arts.

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.