The primary mission of the Princeton University Art Museum is to support and enhance the university’s goals of teaching, research, and service through the study, preservation, conservation, exhibition, and development of its collections.

Web site visitors explore the piece-mold process that was used to create a Chinese tsun from the Western Zhou period as they create their own vessels.

The symbolism in a colonial American portrait is explained as Web visitors explore the details of a John Singleton Copley painting.

The process of how Cizhou wares were made during China’s Song and Yuan dynasties is revealed as visitors create their own vessel using the Web site’s tools.

Visitors can transcribe a seventeenth-century Japanese scroll, then create their own poems which are painted into it and ready to print from this Web site.