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Events for Thursday May 6, 2021

Keating Lecture: The Academic Museum and the Journey toward Equity, Princeton University Art Museum

Thursday May 6, 2021
5:30 PM

During this year's Friends Annual Keating Lecture, Johnnetta Cole, the former president of Spelman College and Bennett College, the former director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, and the recipient of an honorary doctorate from Princeton University, will offer a compelling call to action for the academic museum in America. Hosted by Museum Director James Steward.

Free registration here.

LIVE Chamber Music Concert @Morven, Princeton Symphony Orchestra

Thursday May 6, 2021
6:00 PM

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is pleased to announce a springtime series of live chamber music concerts taking place on successive Thursdays in May at 6pm on the beautiful grounds of Morven Museum & Garden. The four-concert series offers performances by the orchestra's string players, the duo of Boyd Meets Girl, Momenta Quartet, and the PSO Brass Quintet. Outdoor seating consists of marked-off, socially distanced "pods" for up to two people, and masks are required at all times in keeping with current state health guidelines. The opening concert will be at Morven Museum & Garden's Education Center; the remaining three concerts will be at the adjacent Pool House, both with outdoor seating. Morven Museum & Garden is located at 55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ. There is ample free parking at the end of the museum's driveway. Patrons should plan on bringing their own lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Tickets are available for $35/pod at or by calling 609-497-0020.

The Thursday, May 6 at 6pm series-opening concert Springtime Strings showcases the PSO Strings. On the program are Jessie Montgomery's Strum and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings.


Evening Series: The Hindenburg Disaster and Airships in New Jersey, NJ State Museum

Thursday May 6, 2021
8:00 PM

New Jersey State Museum's Evening Series features conversations with educators, curators, and special guests about some of our state's shared interests. The programs take place on select Thursday nights at 8:00 PM over Zoom.

On the anniversary of the Hindenburg disaster, we discuss the ways we have remembered disasters, from art to artifacts, and how we work together to prevent future disasters in our home state. Register here:

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