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


Chigusa and the Art of Tea in Japan
October 11, 2014 – February 1, 2015
Kongo across the Waters
October 25, 2014 – January 25, 2015

Highlighted Events Calendar

Gallery Talk: 'Portrait of Sarah Harrop' by Angelica Kauffmann Friday, October 31, 2014 @ 12:30 pm
Art for Families: Line, Shape, Color Saturday, November 1, 2014 @ 10:30 am
Classically Russian Concert and Reception Sunday, November 2, 2014 @ 4:00 pm

Featured Stories

Pearlman Collection Embarks on International Tour

The Impressionist and early modern works from the Pearlman Collection that are usually on view in the galleries of 19th- and early 20th-century art are currently traveling in a five-venue international tour entitled Cézanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection.

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.

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.