Laura Halsey’19 Goes Behind the Scenes at the Art Museum

In the first semester of my freshman year, I took a seminar with Professor Caroline Harris called Behind the Scenes of the Princeton Art Museum, which was held at the museum. In the blurb describing the class, it was promised that we would at some point have an opportunity to see “a Degas pastel or Cézanne watercolor up Read more about Laura Halsey’19 Goes Behind the Scenes at the Art Museum[…]

Charlotte Reynders Reflects on a Perspective-Shifting Museum Experience with a Curator

Until recently, I viewed the Princeton Art Museum through an escapist lens. After wandering the galleries for the first time in the fall, I equated the museum with intellectual repose. The museum was a timeless space where I could lose myself in the luminescent haze of impressionist paintings or in the meandering patterns of Greek mosaics. I Read more about Charlotte Reynders Reflects on a Perspective-Shifting Museum Experience with a Curator[…]

Julia Cury on her favorite gallery of the PUAM

As someone who has loved art history and art museums my entire life, it excited me to no end that I would have a free museum with Monets and Warhols at my doorstep. I’ve gone to the Princeton University Art Museum more than your average student has, since I was in a freshman seminar that took place literally Read more about Julia Cury on her favorite gallery of the PUAM[…]

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