As 2020 dawns, and I look ahead to the exhibitions, collections installations, and acquisitions that will bring an abundance of the new to our galleries and lecture rooms over the coming year, I am energized by the promise of new beginnings.
Public Art by Artist, Designer, and Environmentalist Maya Lin Debuts at Princeton University in Fall 2019
Two major new commissions by renowned artist Maya Lin will be dedicated this fall on the grounds of the Lewis Center for the Arts complex at Princeton University. The two works, The Princeton Line, an undulating sculpted line of molded earth that travels a steep slope, and Einstein’s Table, a granite “water table,” are important additions to the University’s public art collection, already deemed to be among the finest in the nation.
Art@Bainbridge Opening | Director's Letter Fall 2019
Understanding the Princeton University Art Museum as a kind of town square or living room for the campus, we seek instead to position the Museum as a gathering space in which visitors of diverse experience, outlook, and education can come together to find common cause in the world’s greatest art. Bainbridge House and Art@Bainbridge will be important tools, putting the Museum firmly in the way of foot traffic along Princeton’s main street and further signaling our invitation to everyone to participate—freely and without impediment (or admission fee)—in the life of great art.
Princeton University Art Museum Appoints Sally Bickerton as Associate Director for Museum Development
Sally Bickerton has been named associate director for development at the Princeton University Art Museum. A seasoned fundraising professional, Bickerton has more than 20 years of non-profit arts management experience in museums, higher education institutions and community arts organizations.
Byron Kim paints small ‘portraits’ of Princeton students: Synecdoche, 1991-present