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|Address:||Princeton University Campus
Princeton, NJ 08544
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With origins dating back to the 1750s, Princeton University Art Museum is one of the oldest collecting institutions in America. The museum was officially founded in 1882, with Asian collections beginning in the 1930s.
For more information on the Japanese collections, please contact Cary Liu at (609) 258-5466 or by email.
Collection size: as of September 2014
The Princeton University Art Museum includes over 92,000 objects focused on Western Europe, East Asia, the United States, and Latin America.
The Asian Collection at the museum is comprised of over 6,000 objects from China, Japan, Korea, Southeast and Central Asia, and India. Objects date from the Neolithic period to the present day, with a focus on pottery in various mediums, sculpture, woodblock prints, painting, and calligraphy.
Online catalog: artmuseum.princeton.edu/search/collections
A selection of objects from the museum's Asian collection presented digitally alongside curatorial and scholarly annotations.
Online collection of objects within the Asian Art Collection with accompanying basic information.
A database of objects from the museum's collections, displayed with information. Some information has not been verified by a curator.