The fact that the Museum lets students get access to works that are not even on display is amazing, and the fact that they have such high quality works to show students made me incredibly impressed and excited to be an Art History major after that day.
I talked to Amy Torres, a fellow art history major in the class of 2022. Read on to hear her insights on art during quarantine, her memories at the Princeton University Art Museum, and more!
I caught up with Charlotte Root, an Art and Archeology major in the class of 2022. We talked about her favorite memory of the Princeton University Art Museum, her favorite object from the collection, how she has stayed connected to art in quarantine, and her hopes for the new Art Museum.
Dionne is an Operations Research and Financial Engineering major at Princeton University. She came to the Princeton University Art Museum this weekend with her boyfriend, Kevin, who graduated last year. With Kevin visiting from New York, Dionne wondered, “What can we do on campus that’s something different?” and the museum immediately came to mind. Dionne Read more about Humans of the Art Museum – States of Health Exhibit[…]
Angelica Kauffmann, British, born in Switzerland, 1741–1807 Pliny the Younger and his Mother at Misenum, 79 A.D., 1785 Oil on canvas 103 x 127.5 cm (40 9/16 x 50 3/16 in.) frame: 140.5 × 116 cm (55 5/16 × 45 11/16 in.) Museum purchase, gift of Franklin H. Kissner y1969-89 I spoke with Annie, Read more about Humans of the Art Museum – “You don’t often see women’s names”[…]
Hi there! My name is Connie. I am visiting the Princeton University Art Museum because my friend lives in New Jersey, and we love doing things like this together. I am a first-time visitor to the museum! I’ve made my way down here after spending about an hour upstairs. But I’m very glad I’ve come. Read more about Humans of the Art Museum – A Friendly Visit[…]
Hi, our names are Ed and Elaine. We are coming from Staten Island. Are you a first-time visitor to the Museum? Have you been before? We’ve been to this beautiful museum maybe twenty years ago, when it was quite small. And we come near Princeton once or twice a year to visit relatives. Today, we Read more about Humans of the Art Museum – Visitors From Staten Island[…]
I like all types of art, honestly. I like everything, everything. I’m from New York. I don’t know if you can hear the accent! My name is Kiana. I was just getting some inspiration because I am an artist myself, and I like landscapes. Looking at these pictures, it’s just making me more confident knowing Read more about Humans of the Art Museum – An Inspired Artist[…]
“The [Art Museum] really is a jewel in Princeton.” –The four women of Montgomery On a rainy Thursday, four friends from Montgomery township took a trip to the Princeton University Art Museum. A “group of essentially retired women who had careers in education,” they came for the “cultural experience close to home” and, of course, Read more about Humans of the Art Museum – The Four Women of Montgomery[…]
I’m from Princeton, have a farm here, teach at UPenn – I teach an art law seminar. I have a BA/MA in art history and a JD/MBA, so I have students who are in law and MBA programs and students in art and archeology programs. “What do you teach?” Artists rights, dealers, galleries, gallery operations, Read more about Nobody frames a picture like this[…]