Join Us at Dining By Design next weekend in Princeton, NJ!

Join the Arts Council of Princeton for an evening of friends, food and fine wine at their signature fall fundraiser, Dining by Design, Saturday, October 28 at the Frick Chemistry Laboratory on the campus of Princeton University. First off, we’re going.  Not only for the cocktails but for outstanding hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dessert catered by…

Artist Cindy Besselaar Introduces New Paintings at ‘Art Jam’ Benefit

Peek into 19 Hulfish Street on Palmer Square in a few days and you’ll notice something special: a pop-up art gallery! It’s HomeFront’s annual ‘Art Jam’ exhibit, featuring local artists and benefitting the local nonprofit, which serves families in need in Mercer County. It’s at this year’s Art Jam that artist Cindy Besselaar will be introducing…

Countdown to Communiversity 2016

Communiversity….that one amazing day each year where town meets gown and 40,000 people come out to play in the streets of Princeton.  You really shouldn’t miss it and we will be there too!  The weather looks to be gorgeous for Sunday April 17th so join us from 1-6 and get your Princeton on. As if…

Princeton Summer Theater is Back!

Princeton Summer Theater is back! A staple of the Princeton arts scene since 1968, Princeton Summer Theater has grown into Mercer County’s premiere summer repertory company – a feat that is even more impressive given that their company is made up entirely out of passionate undergraduates and recent graduates  The program is Run out of…

Celebrate Independence Day at Morven’s July 4th Jubilee

In honor of Independence Day and New Jersey’s 350th birthday, Morven will host a free family event on July 4th from Noon to 3 pm, celebrating our American heritage at the home-turned-museum of Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The festivities will include Stacy Flora Roth presenting “Over Here Molly Pitcher”, celebrating…

Award-winning poet, Jane Hirshfield, to speak at Stuart

Award-winning poet, Jane Hirshfield, will be the featured author at Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart’s sixth annual Lies, Light, McCarthy Visiting Author Program on April 3, 2014.   The public is invited to an after-school reading on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 4:30 PM in Stuart’s Cor Unum Center. A book signing…

Do you know about the e-library

If you’ve been meaning to learn to access the eLibrary collections at the Princeton Public Library, you’ll be glad to know that appointments for individual help are still available forThursday, March 20, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.     The popular Learn to Download Our Digital Content sessions are offered on the third Thursday…

Does your child like to write? Enter this writing contest…

  Pens at the ready…it’s time for Cotsen’s annual writing competition! We challenge you to write a short, 350-word story that includes the sentence, “The image blurred, then darkened.” (just 345 words left to go!). Winning stories will be published in the Summer 2014 issue of the Picture Book Press, and the authors will enjoy…

Have you seen the best billboards in town by Felix Gonzalez-Torres?

Cool art in our backyards!  Have you heard about it or seen it? It’s title is ironically, “Untitled” and the artist is Cuban-born American Felix Gonzalez-Torres. The billboard is a vernacular format that the Cuban-born American artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957–1996) repurposed in an effort to engage diverse audiences and expand the public function of art….

Thank You From the Arts Council of Princeton

To the Editor: On behalf of the board, staff, members and volunteers of the Arts Council of Princeton, I would like to thank everyone – including over 40,000 visitors, 200 vendors and close to 40 performance groups – who helped make the 43rd annual Communiversity Festival of the Arts such a spectacular event on a…