Colloquy

by Anna Boothe & Nancy CohenOctober 13, 2018 - December 8, 2018

Last year, in 2017, Anna Boothe and Nancy Cohen collaborated on a series of sculptures that were shown at the Philadelphia Art Alliance; the works shown owed a lot to the thangka, a type of Tibetan Buddhist painting that represents a Buddhist deity or an image taken from the Tibetan religious imaginary.  Buddhist imagery has been a part of American thinking and making for more than two generations now, so Boothe and Cohen belong to a well-established tradition in contemporary American art. Their work, a subtle

Annual Members Exhibition 2018

by ACP MembersSeptember 8, 2018 - October 5, 2018

The Arts Council of Princeton presents its Annual Members Exhibition, in which artist members may enter an artwork to be displayed in the Taplin Gallery. This popular and inclusive exhibition celebrates our diverse, creative art community. The exhibition annually inspires inspired participation in Arts Council programs while providing an opportunity for our artists to share their talents with the public. All works in painting, drawing, mixed media, photography, printmaking, ceramics, or sculpture are welcome.   Join us for an Opening Reception on Saturday, September 8

Interwoven Stories International

May 12, 2018 - June 23, 2018

  Diana Weymar developed Interwoven Stories  as 2016 Artist-in-Residence at the Arts Council of Princeton and returns to curate over 250 pages from Princeton, The Peddie School, the Nantucket Stitching Gam, the Zen Hospice Project (San Francisco), Open Space Art (Damascus, Syria), Build Peace (Colombia), the University of Puget Sound (Tacoma), Yarns/NoDominion Theatre (Jersey City), and Trans Tipping Point Project (Victoria, BC). “This show will be a homecoming for the pages that were created in Princeton and a welcoming for pages from other places”, says

Earth, Fire, Water, Ice, Debris: Five Artists Comment on the Environment

by Helena Bienstock, Diane Burko, Anita Glesta, Susan Hockaday, Martha VaughnMarch 17, 2018 - May 5, 2018

Fire, Earth, Water, Ice, Debris features original work by Helena Bienstock, Diane Burko, Anita Glesta, Susan Hockaday, Martha Vaughn and is curated by Judith K. Brodsky. We are in a period of artmaking in which artists have moved out of the attic into the world. In this age of images, artists are using their powerful visual skills to make us aware of the issues in the world around us as well as the beauty. These five artists, each in her own way, have turned their

Heroes of Comic Art

by Jack Kirby, Gil Kane, Carmine Infantino, Joe Kubert, Curt Swan, John Buscema, Jack Davis, Steve Ditko January 13, 2018 - March 10, 2018

The Arts Council of Princeton presents Heroes of Comic Art, featuring original published artworks by Jack Kirby, Gil Kane, Carmine Infantino, Joe Kubert, Curt Swan, John Buscema, Jack Davis, Steve Ditko and other great artists that created many of the comic heroes that we enjoy in today’s books and films.   Each artist in this exhibition have made major contributions to the history of the comic books as we know them. In 1940, Jack Kirby and writer-editor Joe Simon created the highly successful superhero character,

Reconstructed History

by Wendel White, Annie Hogan, Casey Ruble, Leslie Sheryll, Ann LePoreOctober 14, 2017 - November 25, 2017

Taplin Gallery

Summer Camp 2017

June 21, 2017 - September 1, 2017

The Paul Robeson Center for the Arts overflows with inspiring summer camp creativity.

Shared Energies: Cells, Stars, and the Fluidity Between

May 6, 2017 - June 17, 2017

  Shared Energies: Cells, Stars and the Fluidity Between is a collaborative residency project between New York City-based artist Fiona Chinkan and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia-based artist Maria Doering. Having known each other for more than 14 years, Fiona and Maria will be reunited in the studio to continue work on their collaborative drawing project in the Taplin Gallery between April 7th and May 7th, 2017. The two artists spent a total of 246 working hours throughout the month of April turning the Taplin Gallery into

Philip Pearlstein: A Legacy of Influence

by Philip Pearlstein, Janet Fish, Stephen Lorber, Charles Viera, Altoon Sultan, Tony Phillips, George Nick, Lorraine Shemesh, and Thomas CoreyJanuary 7, 2017 - March 25, 2017

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