Campus Art

Director's Welcome

James Christen Steward, Nancy A. Nasher-David J. Haemisegger, Class of 1976, Director

Princeton is home to one of the country’s most significant collections of twentieth- and twenty-first-century sculpture. Read more...

History of the Collection

Pair of oxidized bronze tigers that flank the steps to Nassau Hall.

During the University’s first two hundred years, monuments and statues embellished campus buildings and exterior courtyards. It was not until 1968 that sculpture as a fine art was embraced and integrated into the campus plan with the gift of the John B. Putnam Jr. Memorial Collection. Read more...