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Thursday, March 24

Alla Prima Painting W/S

- $695

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This new 4-day workshop focuses on mastering materials and techniques in oil painting from observation/visual perception. More specifically, this workshop will cover palette organization, limited palettes, control of color-mixing in tonal painting, alla prima oil painting technique, use of mediums, composition, the aesthetic relationship between visual perception and still-life arrangement, and learning to see in abstract terms.

The first afternoon will include optional individual critiques (approximately 15 minutes long) during uninstructed studio painting time. Students are invited to bring in 3-6 pieces for that purpose on the first day. The second day will include a full morning of lecture/demonstration. The third day will be devoted entirely to painting and one-on-one instruction. The final session will include a brief group critique with paintings done during the workshop.

Class size is limited to 8 students. Experience in drawing from life/observation is recommended. 

Bring a snack and beverage to enjoy during breaks.
View more information or register.

Open Drawing Workshop

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This is a monitored, non-instructional workshop in which artists can work at their own pace in the medium of their selection (no turpentine-based oil paints, please) from a live model in short and sustained poses. Chairs and a limited number of easels are available. Students must provide their own materials. Come as often as you like throughout the year. REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED —just drop in and pay at the door ($12/$10 ACP members). View more information or register.

"Listen Up!" Princeton Symphony Orchestra Exhibition

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s 2016 BRAVO! Listen Up! Exhibition features over 30 stunning works of visual art and writing created by area middle school students in response to Tsao Shu, an orchestral work by Music Alive: New Partnerships Composer-in-Residence Jing Jing Luo. Now in its ninth year, Listen Up! is an educational program which encourages creativity through active listening. To date, it has engaged over 210 middle school students.

To learn more about PSO BRAVO! programs, please visit princetonsymphony.org

PSO BRAVO! Listen Up! Participants 2016Bravo Listen Up! Participants

Every Fiber of My Being

Every Fiber of My Being presents the work of seven artists: Maira Kalman, Amy Meissner, Cassie Jones, Diana Weymar, Caroline Lathan-Stiefel, Danielle Hogan and Katie Truk. This group exhibition was curated by 2016 Spring Anne Reeves Artist-in-Residence Diana Weymar. What inspires these seven artists varies, but they share a common use and appreciation of textile and modern embroidery.


From Diana Weymar’s Curator Statement:
“This show explores the use of textile as a second skin – embodying past memories and experiences to embrace and express a deeper sense of self. Stitching, or drawing with thread, is a practice that imprints the movement of the hands while thoughts unfold. When the hands are occupied, the mind is open to both the external qualities of textile but also the inner knowledge of the artist. Every Fiber of My Being, a group exhibition, celebrates both simple materials and complex ideas. When looking at handmade objects, the viewer often wonders, ‘How long did it take to make that?’ The answer I give is that it takes a lifetime. This kind of work comes from a deep sense of wonder, history, caring, joy, community, loss and transformation.”

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Opening Reception:
Saturday, March 5, 3-5pm

Artist Talk:
Sunday, March 6, 1-3pm



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Friday, March 25

Open Drawing Workshop

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This is a monitored, non-instructional workshop in which artists can work at their own pace in the medium of their selection (no turpentine-based oil paints, please) from a live model in short and sustained poses. Chairs and a limited number of easels are available. Students must provide their own materials. Come as often as you like throughout the year. REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED —just drop in and pay at the door ($12/$10 ACP members). View more information or register.

"Listen Up!" Princeton Symphony Orchestra Exhibition

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s 2016 BRAVO! Listen Up! Exhibition features over 30 stunning works of visual art and writing created by area middle school students in response to Tsao Shu, an orchestral work by Music Alive: New Partnerships Composer-in-Residence Jing Jing Luo. Now in its ninth year, Listen Up! is an educational program which encourages creativity through active listening. To date, it has engaged over 210 middle school students.

To learn more about PSO BRAVO! programs, please visit princetonsymphony.org

PSO BRAVO! Listen Up! Participants 2016Bravo Listen Up! Participants

Every Fiber of My Being

Every Fiber of My Being presents the work of seven artists: Maira Kalman, Amy Meissner, Cassie Jones, Diana Weymar, Caroline Lathan-Stiefel, Danielle Hogan and Katie Truk. This group exhibition was curated by 2016 Spring Anne Reeves Artist-in-Residence Diana Weymar. What inspires these seven artists varies, but they share a common use and appreciation of textile and modern embroidery.


From Diana Weymar’s Curator Statement:
“This show explores the use of textile as a second skin – embodying past memories and experiences to embrace and express a deeper sense of self. Stitching, or drawing with thread, is a practice that imprints the movement of the hands while thoughts unfold. When the hands are occupied, the mind is open to both the external qualities of textile but also the inner knowledge of the artist. Every Fiber of My Being, a group exhibition, celebrates both simple materials and complex ideas. When looking at handmade objects, the viewer often wonders, ‘How long did it take to make that?’ The answer I give is that it takes a lifetime. This kind of work comes from a deep sense of wonder, history, caring, joy, community, loss and transformation.”

Related Events

Opening Reception:
Saturday, March 5, 3-5pm

Artist Talk:
Sunday, March 6, 1-3pm



Press Release

Saturday, March 26

Cafe Improv

- $2 General Admission; $1 ACP members/students/seniors

Join us in the Solley Theater for an evening of music, poetry, and comedy. To register to play and for more information, visit cafeimprov.com. Check cafeimprov.com before the performance to view a line-up of performers!

Open Drawing Workshop

-

This is a monitored, non-instructional workshop in which artists can work at their own pace in the medium of their selection (no turpentine-based oil paints, please) from a live model in short and sustained poses. Chairs and a limited number of easels are available. Students must provide their own materials. Come as often as you like throughout the year. REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED —just drop in and pay at the door ($12/$10 ACP members). View more information or register.

"Listen Up!" Princeton Symphony Orchestra Exhibition

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s 2016 BRAVO! Listen Up! Exhibition features over 30 stunning works of visual art and writing created by area middle school students in response to Tsao Shu, an orchestral work by Music Alive: New Partnerships Composer-in-Residence Jing Jing Luo. Now in its ninth year, Listen Up! is an educational program which encourages creativity through active listening. To date, it has engaged over 210 middle school students.

To learn more about PSO BRAVO! programs, please visit princetonsymphony.org

PSO BRAVO! Listen Up! Participants 2016Bravo Listen Up! Participants

Every Fiber of My Being

Every Fiber of My Being presents the work of seven artists: Maira Kalman, Amy Meissner, Cassie Jones, Diana Weymar, Caroline Lathan-Stiefel, Danielle Hogan and Katie Truk. This group exhibition was curated by 2016 Spring Anne Reeves Artist-in-Residence Diana Weymar. What inspires these seven artists varies, but they share a common use and appreciation of textile and modern embroidery.


From Diana Weymar’s Curator Statement:
“This show explores the use of textile as a second skin – embodying past memories and experiences to embrace and express a deeper sense of self. Stitching, or drawing with thread, is a practice that imprints the movement of the hands while thoughts unfold. When the hands are occupied, the mind is open to both the external qualities of textile but also the inner knowledge of the artist. Every Fiber of My Being, a group exhibition, celebrates both simple materials and complex ideas. When looking at handmade objects, the viewer often wonders, ‘How long did it take to make that?’ The answer I give is that it takes a lifetime. This kind of work comes from a deep sense of wonder, history, caring, joy, community, loss and transformation.”

Related Events

Opening Reception:
Saturday, March 5, 3-5pm

Artist Talk:
Sunday, March 6, 1-3pm



Press Release

Sunday, March 27

Open Drawing Workshop

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This is a monitored, non-instructional workshop in which artists can work at their own pace in the medium of their selection (no turpentine-based oil paints, please) from a live model in short and sustained poses. Chairs and a limited number of easels are available. Students must provide their own materials. Come as often as you like throughout the year. REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED —just drop in and pay at the door ($12/$10 ACP members). View more information or register.

"Listen Up!" Princeton Symphony Orchestra Exhibition

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s 2016 BRAVO! Listen Up! Exhibition features over 30 stunning works of visual art and writing created by area middle school students in response to Tsao Shu, an orchestral work by Music Alive: New Partnerships Composer-in-Residence Jing Jing Luo. Now in its ninth year, Listen Up! is an educational program which encourages creativity through active listening. To date, it has engaged over 210 middle school students.

To learn more about PSO BRAVO! programs, please visit princetonsymphony.org

PSO BRAVO! Listen Up! Participants 2016Bravo Listen Up! Participants

Every Fiber of My Being

Every Fiber of My Being presents the work of seven artists: Maira Kalman, Amy Meissner, Cassie Jones, Diana Weymar, Caroline Lathan-Stiefel, Danielle Hogan and Katie Truk. This group exhibition was curated by 2016 Spring Anne Reeves Artist-in-Residence Diana Weymar. What inspires these seven artists varies, but they share a common use and appreciation of textile and modern embroidery.


From Diana Weymar’s Curator Statement:
“This show explores the use of textile as a second skin – embodying past memories and experiences to embrace and express a deeper sense of self. Stitching, or drawing with thread, is a practice that imprints the movement of the hands while thoughts unfold. When the hands are occupied, the mind is open to both the external qualities of textile but also the inner knowledge of the artist. Every Fiber of My Being, a group exhibition, celebrates both simple materials and complex ideas. When looking at handmade objects, the viewer often wonders, ‘How long did it take to make that?’ The answer I give is that it takes a lifetime. This kind of work comes from a deep sense of wonder, history, caring, joy, community, loss and transformation.”

Related Events

Opening Reception:
Saturday, March 5, 3-5pm

Artist Talk:
Sunday, March 6, 1-3pm



Press Release

Monday, March 28

Open Drawing Workshop

-

This is a monitored, non-instructional workshop in which artists can work at their own pace in the medium of their selection (no turpentine-based oil paints, please) from a live model in short and sustained poses. Chairs and a limited number of easels are available. Students must provide their own materials. Come as often as you like throughout the year. REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED —just drop in and pay at the door ($12/$10 ACP members). View more information or register.

"Listen Up!" Princeton Symphony Orchestra Exhibition

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s 2016 BRAVO! Listen Up! Exhibition features over 30 stunning works of visual art and writing created by area middle school students in response to Tsao Shu, an orchestral work by Music Alive: New Partnerships Composer-in-Residence Jing Jing Luo. Now in its ninth year, Listen Up! is an educational program which encourages creativity through active listening. To date, it has engaged over 210 middle school students.

To learn more about PSO BRAVO! programs, please visit princetonsymphony.org

PSO BRAVO! Listen Up! Participants 2016Bravo Listen Up! Participants

Every Fiber of My Being

Every Fiber of My Being presents the work of seven artists: Maira Kalman, Amy Meissner, Cassie Jones, Diana Weymar, Caroline Lathan-Stiefel, Danielle Hogan and Katie Truk. This group exhibition was curated by 2016 Spring Anne Reeves Artist-in-Residence Diana Weymar. What inspires these seven artists varies, but they share a common use and appreciation of textile and modern embroidery.


From Diana Weymar’s Curator Statement:
“This show explores the use of textile as a second skin – embodying past memories and experiences to embrace and express a deeper sense of self. Stitching, or drawing with thread, is a practice that imprints the movement of the hands while thoughts unfold. When the hands are occupied, the mind is open to both the external qualities of textile but also the inner knowledge of the artist. Every Fiber of My Being, a group exhibition, celebrates both simple materials and complex ideas. When looking at handmade objects, the viewer often wonders, ‘How long did it take to make that?’ The answer I give is that it takes a lifetime. This kind of work comes from a deep sense of wonder, history, caring, joy, community, loss and transformation.”

Related Events

Opening Reception:
Saturday, March 5, 3-5pm

Artist Talk:
Sunday, March 6, 1-3pm



Press Release

Tuesday, March 29

"Listen Up!" Princeton Symphony Orchestra Exhibition

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s 2016 BRAVO! Listen Up! Exhibition features over 30 stunning works of visual art and writing created by area middle school students in response to Tsao Shu, an orchestral work by Music Alive: New Partnerships Composer-in-Residence Jing Jing Luo. Now in its ninth year, Listen Up! is an educational program which encourages creativity through active listening. To date, it has engaged over 210 middle school students.

To learn more about PSO BRAVO! programs, please visit princetonsymphony.org

PSO BRAVO! Listen Up! Participants 2016Bravo Listen Up! Participants

Every Fiber of My Being

Every Fiber of My Being presents the work of seven artists: Maira Kalman, Amy Meissner, Cassie Jones, Diana Weymar, Caroline Lathan-Stiefel, Danielle Hogan and Katie Truk. This group exhibition was curated by 2016 Spring Anne Reeves Artist-in-Residence Diana Weymar. What inspires these seven artists varies, but they share a common use and appreciation of textile and modern embroidery.


From Diana Weymar’s Curator Statement:
“This show explores the use of textile as a second skin – embodying past memories and experiences to embrace and express a deeper sense of self. Stitching, or drawing with thread, is a practice that imprints the movement of the hands while thoughts unfold. When the hands are occupied, the mind is open to both the external qualities of textile but also the inner knowledge of the artist. Every Fiber of My Being, a group exhibition, celebrates both simple materials and complex ideas. When looking at handmade objects, the viewer often wonders, ‘How long did it take to make that?’ The answer I give is that it takes a lifetime. This kind of work comes from a deep sense of wonder, history, caring, joy, community, loss and transformation.”

Related Events

Opening Reception:
Saturday, March 5, 3-5pm

Artist Talk:
Sunday, March 6, 1-3pm



Press Release

Wednesday, March 30

"Listen Up!" Princeton Symphony Orchestra Exhibition

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s 2016 BRAVO! Listen Up! Exhibition features over 30 stunning works of visual art and writing created by area middle school students in response to Tsao Shu, an orchestral work by Music Alive: New Partnerships Composer-in-Residence Jing Jing Luo. Now in its ninth year, Listen Up! is an educational program which encourages creativity through active listening. To date, it has engaged over 210 middle school students.

To learn more about PSO BRAVO! programs, please visit princetonsymphony.org

PSO BRAVO! Listen Up! Participants 2016Bravo Listen Up! Participants

Every Fiber of My Being

Every Fiber of My Being presents the work of seven artists: Maira Kalman, Amy Meissner, Cassie Jones, Diana Weymar, Caroline Lathan-Stiefel, Danielle Hogan and Katie Truk. This group exhibition was curated by 2016 Spring Anne Reeves Artist-in-Residence Diana Weymar. What inspires these seven artists varies, but they share a common use and appreciation of textile and modern embroidery.


From Diana Weymar’s Curator Statement:
“This show explores the use of textile as a second skin – embodying past memories and experiences to embrace and express a deeper sense of self. Stitching, or drawing with thread, is a practice that imprints the movement of the hands while thoughts unfold. When the hands are occupied, the mind is open to both the external qualities of textile but also the inner knowledge of the artist. Every Fiber of My Being, a group exhibition, celebrates both simple materials and complex ideas. When looking at handmade objects, the viewer often wonders, ‘How long did it take to make that?’ The answer I give is that it takes a lifetime. This kind of work comes from a deep sense of wonder, history, caring, joy, community, loss and transformation.”

Related Events

Opening Reception:
Saturday, March 5, 3-5pm

Artist Talk:
Sunday, March 6, 1-3pm



Press Release