Artist Spotlight: the ACP talks to Jason Treuting

by Arts Council Marketing TeamOctober 19, 2020

Currently on view in the Arts Council’s Taplin Gallery is Art and Music: Touching Sound –a collaboration between the visual artists of the Princeton Artists Alliance collective, and Mobius Percussion, a young artists ensemble. The works on display – paintings, drawings, and sculptures – all are inspired by Mobius’ performance of paper melodies (my music box music), by composer Jason Treuting, a member of the acclaimed ensemble Sō Percussion. The exhibit continues through October 24, 2020. We had a chance to catch up with Jason to

Artist Spotlight: the ACP talks to Lisa Botalico

by Arts Council Marketing TeamSeptember 4, 2020

A FLAIR FOR FLAMENCO For Lisa Botalico, whose life is in constant action mode and revolves around being with people, she was “completely shocked by the shutdown.” With time, she grew used to it and adjusted to a new way of life.  Quarantined at home with her husband and son, Lisa — who founded the Arts Council’s flamenco program in 1999 and has taught since — spent her days alone in her home studio. She immediately started to choreograph a dance that she had been

Out & About: The ACP talks to Heidi Moon

by Arts Council Marketing TeamAugust 17, 2020

Princeton Paper Crane Project Takes Flight Bringing Peace, Hope, and Healing to the Community: An Interview with Heidi Moon of Miya Table & Home    The Princeton Paper Crane Project was developed in the spring of 2020 when a symbol of hope was needed most. The aim of the project was to bring the community together through art and give people a calming, meditative activity during these stressful times. The finished project, with over 17,000 paper cranes, now on display in the Arts Council of

Out & About: ACP talks to John Weingart

by Arts Council Marketing TeamJuly 21, 2020

When Sean Wilentz, one of the country’s most eminent historians and the George Henry Davis 1886 Professor of American History at Princeton, invites you to do a program with him with an intriguing title such as Plagues and Pandemics: A Musical Tradition to benefit the Arts Council of Princeton – the only acceptable answer is YES!   “I was flattered, honored and intrigued, and instantly said yes,” recalls John Weingart, Associate Director of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers, and the host of WPRB’s “Music

Artist Spotlight: the ACP talks to Mario Moore

by Arts Council Marketing TeamJuly 2, 2020

The Arts Council of Princeton, in collaboration with the Princeton University Art Museum, will present artist Mario Moore In Conversation with James Steward, museum director, on Tuesday, July 7 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. To register for this free conversation, click here! Mario Moore’s life echoes many of the key principals found at the Arts Council of Princeton, from our mission of ‘building community through the arts’, to the importance of early arts education, to the role art plays in the healing process. Guests of

Artist Spotlight: the ACP talks to Ebony H. Flag

by Arts Council Marketing TeamJune 23, 2020

In 2018, artist Ebony H. Flag, the Arts Council of Princeton’s Spring 2020 Anne Reeves Artist-in-Residence, was challenged by one of her mentors to think about how she identifies as an artist. She began to look at her body of work and noticed that the common theme throughout was liberty, which led to her realization that she is a Liberation Artist. “For me, being a Liberation Artist is about creating a space and platform for telling the stories of people who society often marginalizes,” says

Out & About: ACP talks to Leticia Fraga

by Arts Council Marketing TeamJune 4, 2020

Councilwoman Leticia Fraga was sworn into office on January 2018, becoming the first Lantinx ever elected to Princeton Municipal Government. Leticia connected with us during quarantine to share what she’s been up to. Arts Council of Princeton: How are you adjusting to life in quarantine?  Leticia Fraga: My work on council and the committees I serve on have kept me pretty busy – I would say even more so than pre-quarantine. I am council liaison to both Board of Health and the Human Services Commission –