Princeton ArtWalk, a Thursday evening series highlighting visual arts destinations in downtown Princeton, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight.
Princeton ArtWalk venues include the Arts Council of Princeton’s Paul Robeson Center, the Bernstein Gallery of the Woodrow Wilson School, Cranbury Station Gallery, Firestone Library, the Historical Society of Princeton, Labyrinth Books, the Lewis Center for the Arts, Morven Museum and Garden, the Princeton Public Library, the Princeton University Art Museum, and Small World Coffee.
Activities featured tonight include a night of art trivia with Princeton University graduate students at the Princeton University Art Museum, the opening reception for the exhibition “Mimesis” curated by Thaddeus Erdahl at the Arts Council of Princeton’s Paul Robeson Center, a Princeton University senior art exhibition at the Lewis Center for the Arts, and a meet and greet with collector Roy Pedersen at Morven Museum and Garden.
First launched in 2011, Princeton ArtWalk is now a regular feature. Anchored by the Princeton University Art Museum and the Arts Council of Princeton’s Paul Robeson Center, ArtWalk offers visitors a way to discover the visual arts scene with an array of venues open to the public free of charge. ArtWalk is currently offered on a quarterly basis, but the schedule will be changed in the fall of 2013.
Now wrapping up its second year, Princeton ArtWalk began through a series of conversations between the Princeton University Art Museum, the Arts Council of Princeton and the Princeton University Library. Non-profit and for-profit organizations on and off campus joined to introduce visitors to the art opportunities available in downtown Princeton within easy walking distance.
“Princeton is often considered to be one of the most attractive downtown arts districts in the state,” Princeton University Art Museum Director James Steward said. “ArtWalk has emerged as a golden opportunity to discover the vitality of the downtown area.”
Details about Princeton ArtWalk can be found at https://www.facebook.com/princetonartwalk.