Witherspoon-Jackson Neighborhood NAMING PROJECT

Arts Council of Princeton 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ

View the late Romus Broadway's photojournalism that spans years of Princeton's traditional African American Witherspoon-Jackson community.  Help identify yourself and any others you know in the photos before the collection is submitted for preservation.

Open House: Witness / Rose B. Simpson

Art@Bainbridge 158 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ

Celebrate the opening of Witness / Rose B. Simpson at Art@Bainbridge. Simpson’s work interrogates the human condition as an accumulation of lived experiences, distilling specific aspects of such moments in her own life into each sculpture. Through her work, Simpson, Santa Clara Pueblo, seeks the tools to heal the damages she has experienced as a […]

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Reading Club: Witness / Rose B. Simpson

Art@Bainbridge 158 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ

  Visit the exhibit Witness: Rose B. Simpson and join the discussion of themes related to the exhibition including nature, creation and cultural traditions with excerpts from Robin Wall Kimmerer’s Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, Milkweed Editions, 2015, pp 3-10 and 341-347. Readings can be found here.  For free […]

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Black Lives Matter / “A Fight for Change” Exhibit Opening

Plainfield Public Library 800 Park Avenue, Plainfield, NJ

In this program, Kalani "Afrolombian" Jimenez-Mackson will explain the importance of photojournalism and its ability to control our narratives with the truth. Photojournalism techniques, philosophy, and process will be the main topics in this exploration of image and photography. Through imagery and words, the audience will step back and look at a moment in United […]

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Artist Conversation: Rose B. Simpson

Art@Bainbridge 158 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ

Drawing inspiration from her life, Rose B. Simpson creates figural sculptures that evoke common human experiences—insomnia, aspiration, gender stereotypes, and more—and encourage an empathic response from the viewer. Join us for a virtual conversation with Simpson, facilitated by curator Bryan R. Just. Simpson will discuss specific works included in Witness as well as her artistic practice […]

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1619, 1654, 2022: Jews, Race and U.S. History

Virtual Zoom Event

Dr. Marc Dollinger, who holds the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies and Social Responsibility at San Francisco State University, will explore historical documents about Jews and racism to consider how racism has informed what is means to “become American” over time and place. The talk is being held in conjunction with […]

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Artist Talk: Mario Moore

Virtual Zoom Event

Talk by artist Mario Moore to celebrate the installation of his painting The Great Reckoning, now on view in the atrium of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs. The work depicts Moore’s ancestor, a Black Union Army soldier who fought in the Civil War, and invites us to consider the contested histories that […]

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Creating the Black + Jewish Exhibit

Virtual Zoom Event

Adina Langer, curator at the Kennesaw Museum of History and Holocausat Education (GA), who guided the creation of the exhibit “Black + Jewish: Connection, Courage, Community,”  which will be on display at The Jewish Center of Princeton from September 17 – October 31, 2022, will speak about the decisions and the process that went into […]

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