On Wednesday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m., the Arts Council of Princeton presents the Goldberg Lecture in Architecture, featuring award-winning architect Shirley Blumberg. The Goldberg Lectures in Architecture are held in memory of Bunny and David Goldberg.
The Goldberg Lecture in Architecture is free and open to the public. Reservations are suggested; please call 609.924.8777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your space. The Goldberg Lecture in Architecture will take place in the Solley Theater at the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street in Princeton. Parking is available in the Spring and Hulfish Street Garages as well as metered parking along Witherspoon Street and Paul Robeson Place. For more information, visit artscouncilofprinceton.org or call 609.924.8777.
A founding partner of KPMB Architects, Shirley Blumberg is an invested Member of the Order of Canada “for her contributions to architecture and for her commitment to creating spaces that foster a sense of community.” Her portfolio ranges from mixed-use developments to highly specialized cultural and academic institutions, many with a focus on revitalizing heritage contexts. Shirley’s projects include the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre at the University of British Columbia, the Fort York Public Library in Toronto, the James Stewart Centre for Mathematics at McMaster University, and the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) Campus in Waterloo which received a RIBA Award in the UK, an AIA Award in the US, and a Governor General’s Award in Canada. She played a role in Toronto’s Cultural Renaissance as partner-in-charge of Canada’s National Ballet School, the Gardiner Museum, and the TIFF Bell Lightbox for the Toronto International Film Festival.
Currently, Shirley is the partner-in-charge of the Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan, the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, the new Global Centre for Pluralism for His Highness the Aga Khan in Ottawa, 20 Washington Road for Princeton University as well as the new Campus Framework Plan at Princeton. Shirley is a member of the Toronto Community Housing Design Review Panel, and has served on design review panels for the Ontario College of Art and Design and the City of Toronto. She has been a guest critic and lecturer at universities across North America.
The Goldberg Lectures in Architecture are supported by a memorial fund with more than 250 generous contributors. The series features an annual lecture by a prominent architect, beginning in June 2008 with Paul Robeson Center designer Michael Graves. In 2009, the lecture featured J. Robert Hillier; Stan Allen in 2010; Harrison Fraker, Jr. in 2011; James Polshek in 2012; and in 2013, Alan Chimacoff, Max Hayden, MJ Sagan and Kevin Wilkes were in a panel discussion moderated by Tom Wright.