2022 Museum Reunions Events
Thursday, May 19
Beer Tasting 4:30 pm | Museum’s Reunions tent (near McCosh 10)
Meet the Artist 5 pm | Art@Bainbridge
Enjoy conversation with Museum staff while sampling local beers, then visit Art@Bainbridge for a tour of Body Matters / Martha Friedman with the artist Martha Friedman, instructor in Princeton’s program in the visual arts, and the exhibition’s curator, Mitra Abbaspour.
Friday, May 20
Art World Alumni Luncheon
12 pm | Chancellor Green Cafe
The Museum’s Student Advisory Board invites alumni working in the arts to this networking lunch. Mix, mingle, and network with students and alumni who are passionate about art.
Panel Discussion: Rethinking the 21st-Century Museum
2 pm | Frist Campus Center 302
Distinguished alumni discuss the changing role of museums and how museum design can meet the needs of twenty-first-century audiences. Moderated by Museum Director James Steward, who will share updates on the construction of the Museum’s David Adjaye–designed building. Panelists include Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen ’76, curator, American decorative arts, Metropolitan Museum of Art; Amy Weisser ’86, deputy director, strategic planning and projects, Storm King Art Center; Erik H. Neil ’86, director, Chrysler Museum of Art; and Mairead Horton ’17, independent scholar.
Open House: Body Matters / Martha Friedman
4–6 pm | Art@Bainbridge
Visit Art@Bainbridge to view the exhibition Body Matters / Martha Friedman with the artist Martha Friedman, instructor in Princeton’s program in the visual arts, and the exhibition’s curator, Mitra Abbaspour. Friedman’s multimedia sculptures draw on her studies of ancient Egyptian mummification, Greco-Roman portrait busts, and drawings of the brain structure and nerves by the early twentieth-century scientist Santiago Ramón y Cajal to explore the relationship between the mind and the body at various points throughout history.
Saturday, May 21
Open House: Screen Time: Photography and Video Art in the Internet Age
11 am–1 pm | Art on Hulfish Visit the Art Museum’s new downtown gallery to view Screen Time: Photography and Video Art in the Internet Age with Museum Director James Steward and Curatorial Associate Beth Gollnick. Curated by Richard Reinhart and Phillip Prodger and organized by Curatorial Exhibitions, Screen Time examines the onslaught of information in the twenty-first century.