Virtual Annual Member Meeting

June 18

Under the by-laws of the Arts Council of Princeton, trustees on the Board of Trustees are elected by YOU, our members, during the annual Member Meeting.  And this year, we’re going virtual, so it’s easier than ever to join! We’ll meet on June 18 at 7pm for a chance to vote on the new slate of board members, celebrate accomplishes, and present deserving Princeton High School students with the Charles Evans Scholarship for artistic excellence.  At least 40 members must vote for the board vote to be

Free Virtual Drawing Class with Princeton University Art Museum: Drawing Still Life

May 28

The Arts Council is partnering with the Princeton University Art Museum to provide free, live, online art-making experiences. These weekly drawing classes will be taught by ACP artist-instructor Barbara DiLorenzo over Zoom. Each week’s lesson will feature works from the Art Museum’s collections, and will relate to the Art Museum’s weekly online curatorial lecture. Techniques will emphasize drawing with pencil and paper. This week’s lesson, inspired by the 5:30pm Veronica White lecture, “An Art Historical Tasting: Food and Drink in Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art”, will

Free Virtual Drawing Class with Princeton University Art Museum: Finding Your Voice

May 21

The Arts Council is partnering with the Princeton University Art Museum to provide free, live, online art-making experiences. These weekly drawing classes will be taught by ACP artist-instructor Barbara DiLorenzo over Zoom. Each week’s lesson will feature works from the Art Museum’s collections, and will relate to the Art Museum’s weekly online curatorial lecture. Techniques will emphasize drawing with pencil and paper. This week’s lesson, inspired by the 5:30 program Contemporary Conversations: Artistic Practice in response to the Present, will focus on the importance of

In Conversation with Mira DeMartino and Timothy M. Andrews

May 26

The Arts Council takes great pride in our diverse community of artists, authors, and creatives of all disciplines. In Conversation is a curated series of discussions designed to celebrate and connect those who make art and those who love art! Breaking down the barriers between artist and art-appreciator, In Conversation delves into inspiration, studio practice, and artistic aspirations Mira DeMartino, awarded sculptor, presents empowerment through Artfirmations. Over a decade ago, Mira developed a technique of sculpting she calls AlumnixArt, consisting mostly of hand-hammered aluminum. Using this technique,

Dance, Princeton, Dance: Living Room Dance Party

May 23

If you miss getting jiggy at our community dance parties as much as we do, join us for our first virtual dance party and let’s bring back the funk! This party is a fund — and fun! — raiser to benefit the Arts Council, so show your support while bustin’ a move.   DJ Mick will stream the tunes via Zoom right into your living room or dining room, yard, barn, or wherever you can get your groove on! Call your friends, family, and neighbors

Virtual Story & Verse: A Storytelling & Poetic Open Mic

May 29

Held in collaboration with the African American Cultural Collaborative of Mercer County and the Central Jersey Story Slam, the Arts Council presents a special evening of community-created entertainment in the form of storytelling and poetic open mic! Each month, we’ll be inviting inspiration from a well-known song title. All are welcome to tell a well-prepared story or perform their poetry, interpreting the theme as broadly as they wish. Performers should present their own work, inspired by May’s theme: “Lean on Me”. The evening will include

In Conversation with Léni Paquet-Morante and Timothy M. Andrews

May 12

Watch the recording of this talk here! Use password: 4e.*i2+7   As we navigate these unprecedented times, the Arts Council of Princeton remains committed to its mission of “Building Community through the Arts” by providing engaging virtual programming.   On Tuesday, May 12, contemporary landscape painter Léni Paquet-Morante will join Timothy M. Andrews, art collector and major supporter of the Arts Council of Princeton’s Artist-in-Residence program, for virtual conversation.  Morante will discuss her influences and artistic journey, her process, what life is like for a working artist

Free Virtual Drawing Class with Princeton University Art Museum

May 14

The Arts Council is partnering with the Princeton University Art Museum to provide free, live, online art-making experiences. These “Late Thursday” weekly drawing classes will be taught by ACP artist-instructor Barbara DiLorenzo over Zoom. Each week’s lesson will feature works from the Art Museum’s collections, and will relate to the Art Museum’s weekly online curatorial lecture. Techniques will emphasize drawing with pencil and paper. Learn more!

Free Virtual Drawing Class with Princeton University Art Museum: Drawing Contemplation and Reflection

May 7

The Arts Council is partnering with the Princeton University Art Museum to provide free, live, online art-making experiences. These “Late Thursday” weekly drawing classes will be taught by ACP artist-instructor Barbara DiLorenzo over Zoom. Each week’s lesson will feature works from the Art Museum’s collections, and will relate to the Art Museum’s weekly online curatorial lecture. Techniques will emphasize drawing with pencil and paper. This week’s lesson is inspired by our talk by Museum Director James Steward. Join us at 8 p.m. as we look

Free Virtual Drawing Class Landscapes with Princeton University Art Museum: Drawing Interior Spaces

April 30

The Arts Council is partnering with the Princeton University Art Museum to provide free, live, online art-making experiences. These “Late Thursday” weekly drawing classes will be taught by ACP artist-instructor Barbara DiLorenzo over Zoom. Each week’s lesson will feature works from the Art Museum’s collections, and will relate to the Art Museum’s weekly online curatorial lecture. Techniques will emphasize drawing with pencil and paper. This week’s lesson is inspired by our conversation between Sir David Adjaye, the architect designing a new home for the Princeton