Upcoming Events

Below is a sampling of Princeton University events that are open to the public. The Office of Community and Regional Affairs produces UPROAR, an e-newsletter listing the university's public events sent on the first of each month.  Click here to subscribe to UPROAR

Performing Healing: Rituals & Repetition — Exhibition by Diana Chen ’21 Ongoing

Sun, Nov 1, 2020, 8:00 am to Mon, May 31, 2021, 10:00 pm

Princeton senior Diana Chen presents Performing Healing: Rituals & Repetition, an exhibition of new work exploring the therapeutic role of rituals and repetition during times of crisis and change.

Princeton Dance Festival Reimagined 2020

Sun, Nov 1, 2020, 8:00 am to Mon, May 31, 2021, 10:00 pm

The exciting, innovative, reimagined virtual edition of the annual Princeton Dance Festival recorded in December features diverse, professional choreographers bringing their unique aesthetics to the question of dance in the COVID era working with Princeton dance students.

All Her Power: 50th Anniversary of Princeton Undergraduate Coeducation Theater Project On-Demand Film

Fri, Jan 1, 2021, 8:00 am to Mon, May 31, 2021, 10:00 pm

The first undergraduate co-ed class arrived at Princeton University in the fall of 1969.

Natural and Conventional Signs: On-demand Video Tour

Fri, Feb 5, 2021, 8:00 am to Fri, Feb 26, 2021, 10:30 pm

Natural and Conventional Signs is an exhibition in which U.K. artist Ryan Gander presents a selection of new works directly guided by his research at Princeton undertaken during his time as a Hodder Fellow (2019-2020) and made during a period of reflection while the world paused amid a global pandemic.

Art Making - Drawing from the Collections: Storytelling with Collage

Acrobatics: Moving Through the Trans Archives

Fri, Feb 26, 2021, 2:00 pm

Beginning with the celebrated career of the 19th-century gender-fluid acrobat Mademoiselle Lulu (Sam Wasgott), a panel will present and discuss 20th and 21st-century materials that define the trans archive, with an emphasis on race as well as gender. Sponsored by the Princeton University Library.

Fund for Irish Studies Lecture - 1921 and 2021: The Partition of Ireland, Then and Now by Fintan O'Toole

Fri, Feb 26, 2021, 4:30 pm

Scholar and critic Fintan O’Toole delivers the annual Robert Fagles Memorial Lecture on “1921 and 2021: The Partition of Ireland, Then and Now” as part of Princeton University’s 2020-21 Fund for Irish Studies series. O’Toole, one of Ireland’s leading public intellectuals, is a columnist for The Irish Times and Leonard L. Milberg ’53...

Art Making - Drawing from the Collections: Rendering Clothing and Drapery

Gillett G. Griffin Memorial Lecture: Raina Lampkins-Fielder, Souls Grown Deep Foundation

Fri, Mar 5, 2021, 12:00 pm

Join the Princeton University Library for a lecture by Raina Lampkins-Fielder, curator of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation and program officer of the Souls Grown Deep Community Partnership Program. The Foundation documents, preserves, and promotes the work of African-American artists from the southern states of the USA.

Artist Talk: Glenn Ligon and Hilton Als

Thu, Mar 11, 2021, 5:30 pm

Artist Glenn Ligon, whose work draws on literature and history to explore race, language, desire, and identity, joins Pulitzer Prize–winning author and critic Hilton Als to discuss the ways in which art can engage and rethink the most urgent issues of our time.