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

Soul-Filled Bowls: A Community Project Feeding the Hungry

by Arts Council of Princeton's Ceramic CommunityDecember 3, 2016 - December 3, 2016

The Arts Council of Princeton’s Ceramics Community – students, instructors, & local ceramic artists – are creating 250 handmade bowls to feed the hungry in anticipation of the first Soul-Filled Bowls event to be held at in the ACP’s Paul Robeson Center for the Arts from 11-3:30 The public is invited to come purchase a beautiful handmade ceramics bowl for $20, enjoy soup donated by Blawenburg Cafe and a piece of bread. All proceeds will benefit Trenton Area Soup Kitchen and Mercer Street Friends. For

Interwoven Stories

by Community Stitching Project ParticipantsOctober 29, 2016 - November 30, 2016

Extended Thanksgiving Gallery Hours: Friday, 11/25 – 10am-4pm Saturday, 11/26 – 10am-3pm Interwoven Stories is a community-based narrative stitching project created and facilitated by Diana Weymar, the Arts Council’s 2016 Artist-in-Residence. More than 100 3-hole fabric pages, stitched with memories, places, and people, will be assembled together for this one time group show. “It is the nature of socially engaged art to present a project to a community while not knowing how it will be received or executed. It is an open question. The response