At Princeton, object-based teaching remains a hallmark of the Museum’s relationship with its nearest neighbor (both intellectually and geographically) and of the intimately scaled teaching experience that is a signature of the University.
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures and the Princeton University Art Museum are pleased to announce the winners of “The Itinerant Languages of Photography” Exhibition Critical Response Contest.
This fall, students in seminars from the departments of Art and Archaeology, Comparative Literature, English, Spanish, and Visual Arts visited the Art Museum to engage with the exhibition The Itinerant Languages of Photography.
Established in 2008, the Andrew W. Mellon Fund for Faculty Innovation at the Princeton University Art Museum encourages innovative curricular initiatives that use the Art Museum’s collections in significant ways.
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.
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.
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.
Join us for a lecture series by celebrated art historian and curator, John Elderfield, on the occasion of his appointment as the Museum’s first Allen R. Adler, Class of 1967, Distinguished Curator and Lecturer.
In this video, Karl Kusserow, the John Wilmerding Curator of American Art at the Princeton University Art Museum, explains the unique history of a pair of George Washington portraits and the connections they have to both Princeton and American history.