Fall Celebration Reception


Saturday, October 20, 2012


6:00 PM to 7:30 PM


Art Museum

Cypriot, 6th century b.c.: Terracotta Female Statuette. Found by Princeton at Polis-Peristeries, in a votive pit in 1991. Terracotta with red and black paint, h. 16.3 cm (head), 22.91 cm (body). Polis Chrysochous, Local Museum of Marion and Arsinoe (Princeton Cyprus Expedition R11662/TC4681 [head], R11666/TC4683 [body]). Courtesy of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus.Join us at the Museum as we celebrate the opening of two new exhibitions, City of Gold: Tomb and Temple in Ancient Cyprus and Dancing into Dreams: Maya Vase Painting of the Ik’ Kingdom. Light refreshments will be served.

A keynote lecture by William A.P. Childs, professor emeritus in the Department of Art and Archaeology, entitled "How Vivid Is the Joy in Strangeness," will be held at McCosh Hall at 5 p.m., prior to the reception.