Mudd Library: “Redeﬁning Old Nassau”
The exhibition — which contains historical letters, publications, and other objects dating back to 1969 — celebrates 50 years of coeducation at Princeton. The exhibit highlights women’s accomplishments in academics, advocacy, and athletics. Pictured here is the 1983 Princeton women’s basketball team.
Milberg Gallery, Firestone Library: “Selected Acquisitions 2012-2018”
The inaugural exhibition of the Milberg Gallery highlights several of Princeton’s world-renowned collections and includes pieces such as a manuscript of Toni Morrison’s Beloved and Bill Bradley ’65’s Rhodes scholarship essay draft.
Pictured is an illustrated cover of Russian sheet music by composer Boris Ivanovich Fomin.
Princeton University Art Museum: “Miracles on the Border: Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the U.S.”
The exhibition includes more than 50 Mexican retablos — folk paintings dedicated to Christ, the Virgin Mary, or saints to commemorate a miraculous event. The small-scale paintings on metal span the 20th century and contain themes such as suffering, insecurity, and salvation, particularly in regard to the challenges of crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Pictured is the Retablo of José Cruz Soria, 1960.
This story appears in PAW’s 2019 Reunions Guide. Visit your registration tent during Reunions to pick up a copy of the guide, which features reunion plans for the major classes, new restaurants in Princeton, and more.