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  • Fazal Sheikh, American, born 1965. Ajoh Achot and Achol Manyen, Sudanese refugee camp, Lokichoggio, Kenya, 1992. Inkjet print

    Migrations

    Migrations is a Princeton community collaboration including over thirty regional nonprofit organizations, as well as several Princeton University departments and programs, investigating the far-reaching theme of migrations from February through May 2018. 

  • Earning the Public's Trust | Director's Letter Winter 2018

    A number of my columns share an underlying theme—the ways in which museums operate in the public trust. In an age in which public trust in institutions seems perpetually on the decline, it is a happy thing that in many studies, museums have done a better job than other types of institutions at holding on to the trust placed in us. 

  • Collecting African American Art

    In acquiring prints and drawings by African American artists, the goal has been to provide a rich cross section of figurative and abstract images that explore the black experience from a variety of perspectives, past and present.

  • The Artist Sees Differently: Modern Still Lifes from the Phillips Collection

    This exhibition of thirty-eight paintings from the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, founded by the collector Duncan Phillips and his wife, the painter Marjorie Acker Phillips, offers a survey of the modernist still life, with works by European and American masters such as Paul Cézanne, Georges Braque, Pablo Picasso, Marsden Hartley, Milton Avery, and Georgia O’Keeffe.