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Tuesday, March 14

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). Canceled on all Holiday Mondays. View more information or register.

Mountain Lakes: A Lens On The Seasons

Join the Arts Council of Princeton for an exhibition of Frank Sauer’s extraordinary color and black-and-white photographs of The Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve, the heart of Princeton’s “Central Park,” showing the Preserve’s beauty in all four seasons. This exhibition will be on view in the Solley Theater Lobby from March 10 through April 30, with an Opening Reception on Friday, March 10 from 5:30-7:30.


Sales of photographs will benefit the Friends of Princeton Open Space (FOPOS), which maintains and enhances the Preserve for all to enjoy. Read more about FOPOS here.

Join us for an Artist Talk with Frank Sauer on Saturday, April 1 at 2pm.

Philip Pearlstein: A Legacy of Influence


Philip Pearlstein: A Legacy of Influence features work by legendary figure painter Pearlstein and those he has influenced through his career as an educator.


Philip Pearlstein is an influential American painter best known for Modernist Realism nudes. Cited by critics as the preeminent figure painter of the 1960s to 2000s, he led a revival in realist art. Pearlstein’s work is in over seventy museums’ collections in the United States, including the Art Institute of Chicago, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art amongst others. Since the mid-1950s Pearlstein has received several awards, most recently, the National Council of Arts Administrators Visual Artist Award; The Benjamin West Clinedinst Memorial Medal, The Artists Fellowship, Inc., New York, NY; and honorary doctorate degrees from Brooklyn College, NY, Center for Creative Studies and the College of Art & Design, Detroit, MI, and New York Academy of Arts, New York, NY. In 1988, he was elected into the National Academy of Design.


“Philip Pearlstein has been an active contributor to the international art scene for over 70 years,” says curator and artist Charles David Viera. “All of the artists in this exhibition have had the opportunity to study under Pearlstein at some point in their careers which allowed them to know him on a more personal level. I speak for all of them when I say that his full legacy of influence has yet to be felt.”


Wednesday, March 15

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). Canceled on all Holiday Mondays. View more information or register.

Mountain Lakes: A Lens On The Seasons

Join the Arts Council of Princeton for an exhibition of Frank Sauer’s extraordinary color and black-and-white photographs of The Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve, the heart of Princeton’s “Central Park,” showing the Preserve’s beauty in all four seasons. This exhibition will be on view in the Solley Theater Lobby from March 10 through April 30, with an Opening Reception on Friday, March 10 from 5:30-7:30.


Sales of photographs will benefit the Friends of Princeton Open Space (FOPOS), which maintains and enhances the Preserve for all to enjoy. Read more about FOPOS here.

Join us for an Artist Talk with Frank Sauer on Saturday, April 1 at 2pm.

Philip Pearlstein: A Legacy of Influence


Philip Pearlstein: A Legacy of Influence features work by legendary figure painter Pearlstein and those he has influenced through his career as an educator.


Philip Pearlstein is an influential American painter best known for Modernist Realism nudes. Cited by critics as the preeminent figure painter of the 1960s to 2000s, he led a revival in realist art. Pearlstein’s work is in over seventy museums’ collections in the United States, including the Art Institute of Chicago, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art amongst others. Since the mid-1950s Pearlstein has received several awards, most recently, the National Council of Arts Administrators Visual Artist Award; The Benjamin West Clinedinst Memorial Medal, The Artists Fellowship, Inc., New York, NY; and honorary doctorate degrees from Brooklyn College, NY, Center for Creative Studies and the College of Art & Design, Detroit, MI, and New York Academy of Arts, New York, NY. In 1988, he was elected into the National Academy of Design.


“Philip Pearlstein has been an active contributor to the international art scene for over 70 years,” says curator and artist Charles David Viera. “All of the artists in this exhibition have had the opportunity to study under Pearlstein at some point in their careers which allowed them to know him on a more personal level. I speak for all of them when I say that his full legacy of influence has yet to be felt.”


Thursday, March 16

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). Canceled on all Holiday Mondays. View more information or register.

Mountain Lakes: A Lens On The Seasons

Join the Arts Council of Princeton for an exhibition of Frank Sauer’s extraordinary color and black-and-white photographs of The Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve, the heart of Princeton’s “Central Park,” showing the Preserve’s beauty in all four seasons. This exhibition will be on view in the Solley Theater Lobby from March 10 through April 30, with an Opening Reception on Friday, March 10 from 5:30-7:30.


Sales of photographs will benefit the Friends of Princeton Open Space (FOPOS), which maintains and enhances the Preserve for all to enjoy. Read more about FOPOS here.

Join us for an Artist Talk with Frank Sauer on Saturday, April 1 at 2pm.

Philip Pearlstein: A Legacy of Influence


Philip Pearlstein: A Legacy of Influence features work by legendary figure painter Pearlstein and those he has influenced through his career as an educator.


Philip Pearlstein is an influential American painter best known for Modernist Realism nudes. Cited by critics as the preeminent figure painter of the 1960s to 2000s, he led a revival in realist art. Pearlstein’s work is in over seventy museums’ collections in the United States, including the Art Institute of Chicago, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art amongst others. Since the mid-1950s Pearlstein has received several awards, most recently, the National Council of Arts Administrators Visual Artist Award; The Benjamin West Clinedinst Memorial Medal, The Artists Fellowship, Inc., New York, NY; and honorary doctorate degrees from Brooklyn College, NY, Center for Creative Studies and the College of Art & Design, Detroit, MI, and New York Academy of Arts, New York, NY. In 1988, he was elected into the National Academy of Design.


“Philip Pearlstein has been an active contributor to the international art scene for over 70 years,” says curator and artist Charles David Viera. “All of the artists in this exhibition have had the opportunity to study under Pearlstein at some point in their careers which allowed them to know him on a more personal level. I speak for all of them when I say that his full legacy of influence has yet to be felt.”


Friday, March 17

Fun Friday: Mini-Camp

- $100 Non-member; $85 Member

On February 17, February 20, and March 17, Princeton schools will be closed. Don’t worry – we’ve got your family covered! The Arts Council of Princeton is pleased to offer one-day mini-camps for upcoming school closings for all Princeton Public Schools. Each mini-camp runs from 9am-3:30pm and features mixed media visual arts options for ages 5-10 and digital arts options for ages 10-13.

March 17
Art of Luck [ages 5-10]: Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Come join us as we express how lucky we are to be creating art. Take a look at the Irish heritage and celebrate this holiday with Celtic knots, four leaf clovers, etc. Campers will work on Irish inspired mixed media projects.
Special Feature! Campers who register before 5pm on Monday, March 6, will be eligible for a complimentary ticket to “Meet the Music: Albert & Wolfgang” on Saturday March 11th at 1pm at Richardson Auditorium (subject to availability). Campers MUST be accompanied by an adult. Please call 609-258-2800 to claim your camper´s ticket and to purchase an adult ticket. A 10% discount is offered to any family members who want to attend. This exciting opportunity is made possible by Princeton University Concerts.

1-Day Video Project [ages 10-13]: Through a collaborative atmosphere, students will learn about stop motion, light painting, visual illusions and more! Each camper will add a piece of their vision to the final product, as they take turns filming, building, directing, and acting for the camera. The end result will be a short film showcasing the student’s interpretations of the different techniques and effects covered in this one-day camp.

Women's History Month Dinner and Conversation featuring Taneshia Nash Laird at One Table Cafe

- Donations Accepted

In Celebration of Women’s History Month, please join us for Dinner and Conversation featuring special guest Taneshia Nash Laird, Executive Director of the Arts Council of Princeton.

Sit, relax, and break bread with folks from your community. Conversation is encouraged! Our meals are offered as “donate what you can” on the third Friday of the month, ten months per year. All net proceeds this year will benefit the Trinity Church Hunger Fund whose beneficiaries are: Mercer Street Friends, Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, Bread for the World, and Episcopal Relief & Development.

Click here for more information.

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). Canceled on all Holiday Mondays. View more information or register.

Robeson Center Live! Leila Adu

- $15/10 ACP members, students, seniors

The Arts Council of Princeton presents Leila Adu. This young New Zealander of Ghanaian descent treats genre distinctions in much the same way that Godzilla treated those little cities made out of cardboard. She is a singer-songwriter, but more than that, she is part of a generation of highly accomplished young musicians such as Micachu, Joanna Newsom, and Esperanza Spalding who are eroding the distinctions between popular music and the increasingly academic worlds of jazz and instrumental music.

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Mountain Lakes: A Lens On The Seasons

Join the Arts Council of Princeton for an exhibition of Frank Sauer’s extraordinary color and black-and-white photographs of The Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve, the heart of Princeton’s “Central Park,” showing the Preserve’s beauty in all four seasons. This exhibition will be on view in the Solley Theater Lobby from March 10 through April 30, with an Opening Reception on Friday, March 10 from 5:30-7:30.


Sales of photographs will benefit the Friends of Princeton Open Space (FOPOS), which maintains and enhances the Preserve for all to enjoy. Read more about FOPOS here.

Join us for an Artist Talk with Frank Sauer on Saturday, April 1 at 2pm.

Philip Pearlstein: A Legacy of Influence


Philip Pearlstein: A Legacy of Influence features work by legendary figure painter Pearlstein and those he has influenced through his career as an educator.


Philip Pearlstein is an influential American painter best known for Modernist Realism nudes. Cited by critics as the preeminent figure painter of the 1960s to 2000s, he led a revival in realist art. Pearlstein’s work is in over seventy museums’ collections in the United States, including the Art Institute of Chicago, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art amongst others. Since the mid-1950s Pearlstein has received several awards, most recently, the National Council of Arts Administrators Visual Artist Award; The Benjamin West Clinedinst Memorial Medal, The Artists Fellowship, Inc., New York, NY; and honorary doctorate degrees from Brooklyn College, NY, Center for Creative Studies and the College of Art & Design, Detroit, MI, and New York Academy of Arts, New York, NY. In 1988, he was elected into the National Academy of Design.


“Philip Pearlstein has been an active contributor to the international art scene for over 70 years,” says curator and artist Charles David Viera. “All of the artists in this exhibition have had the opportunity to study under Pearlstein at some point in their careers which allowed them to know him on a more personal level. I speak for all of them when I say that his full legacy of influence has yet to be felt.”


Saturday, March 18

Girl Scouts: Digital [Cadettes]

- $50

FILLED! TO BE PLACED ON A WAITLIST, EMAIL OSEURAL@ARTSCOUNCILOFPRINCETON.ORG
A movie doesn’t just tell a story, it shows a story. If you could show the whole world a story, how would it make? Bright and cheery? Fast-paced and full of changes in scene? With what visual would it start and end? You’ve probably spent countless hours watching movies – now’s your chance to show others how you want them to see the world.

Steps
1. Learn digital video basics
2. Film. Then, film some more . . .
3. Pick the perfect subject
4. Action!
5. Edit and premiere your movie

Purpose
When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to create a digital movie.
View more information or register.

Girl Scouts: Painting [Brownies]

- $27

FILLED! TO BE PLACED ON A WAITLIST, EMAIL OSEURAL@ARTSCOUNCILOFPRINCETON.ORG
Purpose:
When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll have new ideas about what to paint – and how to paint it.
5 Steps: Get inspired
Paint the real world
Paint a mood
Paint without brushes
Paint a mural

All materials included. View more information or register.

Hot Textiles

- $130

Perfect for those interested in form, layering, texture, color and distressed materials. Work with Master Fiber Artist Lian Sawires, exploring the fascinating techniques of using heat guns, irons, soldering tools, paints and dyes to cut, shape and distress recycled materials and synthetic fabrics, producing stunning, unpredictable results. Students will learn how to build structure with tyvek and bondable webs, create texture with foils, plastics and synthetic organza and more, add rich color with disburse dyes, metallics, transfer paints and embossing powders, creating layered paintings, beads, vessels and free-standing forms. Dive into working both large and small. Participants will learn how to use hot textile tools and materials as well as study samples to inform their own work. This is a wonderful starting point for working with these innovative materials and tools! Beginner and up.
Material fee $35.00 is payable to the instructor. Bring a lunch, a handful of different color plastic shopping bags if you have them and any synthetic fabric scraps you have on hand. View more information or register.

Girl Scouts: Drawing [Juniors]

- $27

Purpose:
When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know some great drawing techniques.
5 Steps: Experiment with different materials
Learn how to add shading
Get some perspective
Use your imagination like a graphic artist
Make your own masterpiece – and show it off!

All materials included.
View more information or register.

Spark Short Film Showcase

- Free and Open to the Public!

Join local filmmakers Michelle Elise Harding, Christopher Orangeo, and Daniel Miller for the Spark Short Film Showcase. Their short film Spark has received recent success by being accepted into eight film festivals! Miller (director), Orangeo (writer) and Harding (producer) have decided to put their efforts together and make a night for the Spark team to remember.

Three additional short films will be showing at the Spark Short Film Showcase. Two of the films (The Kukla and Frame of Reference) were directed by local filmmakers from New Jersey, while the other film (Girlfriends) was directed by a filmmaker out of Jacksonville, Florida.

Come enjoy a night of independent cinema filmed by young, thriving artists!

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). Canceled on all Holiday Mondays. View more information or register.

Mountain Lakes: A Lens On The Seasons

Join the Arts Council of Princeton for an exhibition of Frank Sauer’s extraordinary color and black-and-white photographs of The Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve, the heart of Princeton’s “Central Park,” showing the Preserve’s beauty in all four seasons. This exhibition will be on view in the Solley Theater Lobby from March 10 through April 30, with an Opening Reception on Friday, March 10 from 5:30-7:30.


Sales of photographs will benefit the Friends of Princeton Open Space (FOPOS), which maintains and enhances the Preserve for all to enjoy. Read more about FOPOS here.

Join us for an Artist Talk with Frank Sauer on Saturday, April 1 at 2pm.

Philip Pearlstein: A Legacy of Influence


Philip Pearlstein: A Legacy of Influence features work by legendary figure painter Pearlstein and those he has influenced through his career as an educator.


Philip Pearlstein is an influential American painter best known for Modernist Realism nudes. Cited by critics as the preeminent figure painter of the 1960s to 2000s, he led a revival in realist art. Pearlstein’s work is in over seventy museums’ collections in the United States, including the Art Institute of Chicago, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art amongst others. Since the mid-1950s Pearlstein has received several awards, most recently, the National Council of Arts Administrators Visual Artist Award; The Benjamin West Clinedinst Memorial Medal, The Artists Fellowship, Inc., New York, NY; and honorary doctorate degrees from Brooklyn College, NY, Center for Creative Studies and the College of Art & Design, Detroit, MI, and New York Academy of Arts, New York, NY. In 1988, he was elected into the National Academy of Design.


“Philip Pearlstein has been an active contributor to the international art scene for over 70 years,” says curator and artist Charles David Viera. “All of the artists in this exhibition have had the opportunity to study under Pearlstein at some point in their careers which allowed them to know him on a more personal level. I speak for all of them when I say that his full legacy of influence has yet to be felt.”


Sunday, March 19

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). Canceled on all Holiday Mondays. View more information or register.

Mountain Lakes: A Lens On The Seasons

Join the Arts Council of Princeton for an exhibition of Frank Sauer’s extraordinary color and black-and-white photographs of The Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve, the heart of Princeton’s “Central Park,” showing the Preserve’s beauty in all four seasons. This exhibition will be on view in the Solley Theater Lobby from March 10 through April 30, with an Opening Reception on Friday, March 10 from 5:30-7:30.


Sales of photographs will benefit the Friends of Princeton Open Space (FOPOS), which maintains and enhances the Preserve for all to enjoy. Read more about FOPOS here.

Join us for an Artist Talk with Frank Sauer on Saturday, April 1 at 2pm.

Philip Pearlstein: A Legacy of Influence


Philip Pearlstein: A Legacy of Influence features work by legendary figure painter Pearlstein and those he has influenced through his career as an educator.


Philip Pearlstein is an influential American painter best known for Modernist Realism nudes. Cited by critics as the preeminent figure painter of the 1960s to 2000s, he led a revival in realist art. Pearlstein’s work is in over seventy museums’ collections in the United States, including the Art Institute of Chicago, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art amongst others. Since the mid-1950s Pearlstein has received several awards, most recently, the National Council of Arts Administrators Visual Artist Award; The Benjamin West Clinedinst Memorial Medal, The Artists Fellowship, Inc., New York, NY; and honorary doctorate degrees from Brooklyn College, NY, Center for Creative Studies and the College of Art & Design, Detroit, MI, and New York Academy of Arts, New York, NY. In 1988, he was elected into the National Academy of Design.


“Philip Pearlstein has been an active contributor to the international art scene for over 70 years,” says curator and artist Charles David Viera. “All of the artists in this exhibition have had the opportunity to study under Pearlstein at some point in their careers which allowed them to know him on a more personal level. I speak for all of them when I say that his full legacy of influence has yet to be felt.”


Monday, March 20

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). Canceled on all Holiday Mondays. View more information or register.

Mountain Lakes: A Lens On The Seasons

Join the Arts Council of Princeton for an exhibition of Frank Sauer’s extraordinary color and black-and-white photographs of The Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve, the heart of Princeton’s “Central Park,” showing the Preserve’s beauty in all four seasons. This exhibition will be on view in the Solley Theater Lobby from March 10 through April 30, with an Opening Reception on Friday, March 10 from 5:30-7:30.


Sales of photographs will benefit the Friends of Princeton Open Space (FOPOS), which maintains and enhances the Preserve for all to enjoy. Read more about FOPOS here.

Join us for an Artist Talk with Frank Sauer on Saturday, April 1 at 2pm.

Philip Pearlstein: A Legacy of Influence


Philip Pearlstein: A Legacy of Influence features work by legendary figure painter Pearlstein and those he has influenced through his career as an educator.


Philip Pearlstein is an influential American painter best known for Modernist Realism nudes. Cited by critics as the preeminent figure painter of the 1960s to 2000s, he led a revival in realist art. Pearlstein’s work is in over seventy museums’ collections in the United States, including the Art Institute of Chicago, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art amongst others. Since the mid-1950s Pearlstein has received several awards, most recently, the National Council of Arts Administrators Visual Artist Award; The Benjamin West Clinedinst Memorial Medal, The Artists Fellowship, Inc., New York, NY; and honorary doctorate degrees from Brooklyn College, NY, Center for Creative Studies and the College of Art & Design, Detroit, MI, and New York Academy of Arts, New York, NY. In 1988, he was elected into the National Academy of Design.


“Philip Pearlstein has been an active contributor to the international art scene for over 70 years,” says curator and artist Charles David Viera. “All of the artists in this exhibition have had the opportunity to study under Pearlstein at some point in their careers which allowed them to know him on a more personal level. I speak for all of them when I say that his full legacy of influence has yet to be felt.”