Eye Candy

by Sarah Collum HatfieldOctober 28, 2016

Visions of the spin art machine I loved as a kid and Dylan’s Candy Bar (think rainbow swirl lollipops) came to mind when I first saw RATTLE, Paul Henry Ramirez’s installation in the West Gallery of Grounds For Sculpture. This vibrant exhibition inspired the theme of this year’s Dining by Design, the Arts Council of Princeton’s annual fall gala fundraiser. Eye Candy. It is hard to resist the temptation to take in every aspect of the space at once – some kind of greediness takes

Interwoven Stories

by Diana WeymarOctober 26, 2016

Your absence has gone through me Like thread through a needle Everything I do is stitched with its color – W.S. Merwin, Separation A couple of years ago, Maria Evans, Artistic Director of the Arts Council of Princeton, and I sat down at small world coffee to talk about our mutual interest in socially-engaged embroidery. At the time, I was living in Maine and had just completed The John McPhee Samplers — eleven fabric 8.5” x 11” three-hole lined pages stitched with his writing from

Fall Is Spook-tacular with The Arts Council Of Princeton!

by Arts Council Marketing TeamOctober 19, 2016

Fall is most definitely underway – our offices at the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts are bustling with activity as we plan and prepare for some exciting upcoming events. We hope you’ll agree that the Arts Council of Princeton is a go-to for classes, concerts and community events for the Princeton area and beyond. Many of our events are free and fun for all ages, including exhibitions and artist talks throughout the year. New this year is the Finding the Great Pumpkin event, this Saturday,

You’re Invited to Dining by Design: Eye Candy

by Arts Council Marketing TeamOctober 12, 2016

  The countdown has begun for this year’s Dining by Design 2016, the Arts Council of Princeton’s annual fall fundraiser, to be held on November 12 at Grounds For Sculpture. Here at the Arts Council of Princeton, Dining by Design is always a highlight of our year, serving as a wonderful opportunity to spread awareness of our community outreach programming, to celebrate the arts and their impact on society, and to throw a creative and fun party for our supporters and friends. This year’s theme, Eye Candy, is inspired by Rattle,

“Ch… Ch… Ch… Changes”

by Jeff NathansonOctober 5, 2016

“Ch… Ch… Ch… Changes” Changes are in the air as the Arts Council of Princeton experiences a period of transition. Many of us gathered on September 10th to recognize the many contributions of Liz Murray who served as our Education Director since 2010. Under Liz’s leadership the ACP’s Education offerings expanded significantly during her 6+ years with new programs developed for Homeschoolers, the Girl Scouts, satellite locations including Morven Museum and Garden, D&R Greenway Land Trust, Grounds For Sculpture and more. As a result of

An Evening With Bollywood

by Uma KapoorSeptember 19, 2016

Sitting with my Masala tea on a bright spring morning, I wrote in my diary – “Bollywood.”  I was inspired to create an event where people could experience the unique magic of Bollywood and Indian culture. I reminisced about my own experiences and the evenings my family spent watching Bollywood movies on our television in India. I felt my heart racing with the rhythms of the dances and the melodies of the music, my eyes rounding with wonder at the glamorous dresses and the beautiful

Robeson Center Live!

by Arts Council Marketing TeamSeptember 13, 2016

While it’s hard to believe that summer has come and gone, the Arts Council of Princeton is thrilled to introduce our extraordinary lineup for the fall and winter to keep you entertained while the temperatures cool down. Robeson Center Performances range from jazz, blues, world-fusion, folk, musical theater, and culturally-specific roots music. With Robeson Center Live! and Café Improv – a monthly showcase of local and regional artists broadcast on Princeton Community Television – Robeson Center Performances present a diverse range of artists in the

Find Out What We’re All About!

by Arts Council Marketing TeamAugust 31, 2016

The Earth without ‘art’ is just ‘eh’. ~Anonymous Here at the Arts Council of Princeton’s Paul Robeson Center, we are known to wear many hats. Hundreds of classes and workshops are held within our building and at our partner locations every semester, and innovative exhibitions fill the walls of our galleries and outdoor spaces year-round. Free concerts, community events, outreach programs, and public art projects take place regularly to ensure that the arts are available and accessible to everyone as we continue our mission of

I Found What I Was Looking For with the ACP

by Natalia ByrdakAugust 24, 2016

The Arts Council was pleased to have Natalia Byrdak work as a Marketing Intern for the summer of 2016. We are grateful for her time, hard work, and positive attitude. The ACP wishes Natalia all the best in her future – thank you! I was thrilled to accept an internship with the Arts Council of Princeton this summer. I was 4,000 miles away from home, nearing the end of my semester abroad in Prague, and searching for my next project: an experience I would learn

Summer Should Get a Speeding Ticket!

by Arts Council Marketing TeamAugust 10, 2016

“Slow down, winter” said no one ever. Well, at least not here in the Northeast. Yes, time does fly, but so far we’ve had a wonderful summer and hope you have, too. With almost seven weeks of Arts Council of Princeton Arts Camp behind us, we look forward to the final weeks of camp with themes like Astonishing Asteroids, Ancient Olympus and more! View the complete ACP Summer Arts Camp catalogue here. We’ve been treated to a line-up of incredibly talented performers in our Summer