Boxing and The Mob MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 6:30PM RECEPTION, 7:00PM LECTURE
The Club welcomes Author Jeffrey Sussman, to share his expertise on the sport of boxing. Enter the ring with Sussman as he guides you through countless tales of how the mob corrupted the sport of boxing through the 20th Century. His book, Boxing and the Mob:The Notorious History of the Sweet Science , is the first to cover a century of fixed fights, paid-off referees, greedy managers, and misused boxers. Organized crime and the world of boxing will be intertwined with absorbing detail in this presentation of a colorful slice of American history. Jeffrey Sussman is also the author of two other books about boxing: Rocky Graziano: Fists, Fame, and Fortune ; and Max Baer and Barney Ross: Jewish Heroes of Boxing . Members: Free; Guests: $15. Ever wonder what it is like to be an Olympic athlete? To train, compete, and maybe even win at the highest level? With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics fast approaching, the spotlight is once again beginning to shine on the world’s top amateur athletes. Princeton, in fact, has many such athletes training right in their back yard, with the US Rowing training center based out of the Princeton boathouse.We are delighted to host a panel of experienced guests to shed light on the Olympic experience as they discuss the challenges faced while training for the games, and the lessons we all can take from that journey into personal and professional life.Though we will be adding a few more speakers and a moderator, we are privileged to welcome: Carol Brown , Princeton ’75 – 4x Medalist at Worlds, Bronze in 1976 Montreal Games in the Women’s 8+ rowing event. Jason Read ,Temple ’00 – Gold at the 2004 Athens Games in the Men’s 8+ rowing event, 2x Gold medalist at theWorld Rowing Cup. Dr. Kris Karlson ,Williams ’85 –World champion sculler, finished 4th in theWomen’s Quad rowing event at the 1992 Barcelona Games, served as the team doctor at the 2008 Beijing The Olympic Experience MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 6:30PM RECEPTION, 7:00PM LECTURE
INSIGHTS BY DIRECTOR GLENN D. LOWRY WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 6:30PM RECEPTION, 7:00PM PROGRAM The Museum of Modern Art is currently in the midst of an expansion project that will open in October of this year, following the brief closure that started in June. The expansion, developed by MoMA with architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro, in collaboration with architectural firm, Gensler, adds more than 40,000 square feet of gallery space and enables the Museum to exhibit significantly more art in new and interdisciplinary ways, increasing the Museum’s footprint by one-third. “Inspired by Alfred Barr’s original vision to be an experimental museum in NewYork, the real value of this expansion is not just more space, but space that allows us to rethink the experience of art in the Museum,” said Glenn D. Lowry,The David Rockefeller Director of The Museum of Modern Art. Mr. Lowry,Williams ’76, has been MoMA’s Director since 1995 and will take us inside the New MoMA for a preview of what is to come. “We have an opportunity to re-energize and expand upon our founding mission—to welcome everyone to experience MoMA as a laboratory for the study and presentation of the art of our time, across all visual arts.” The Studio in the heart of the Museum will feature live programming and performances that react to, question, and challenge histories of modern art and the current cultural moment. An innovative second-floor Platform for education will invite visitors to connect with art that explores new ideas about the present, past, and future. A street-level Projects gallery, free and open to all on the expanded ground floor, will better connect the Museum to NewYork City and bring art closer to people on the streets of midtown Manhattan. The Collection’s reinstallation will reveal a presentation that highlights the creative affinities and frictions produced by displaying painting, sculpture, architecture, design, photography, media, performance, film, and works on paper together. MoMA’s Director, Glenn Lowry, will provide Club Members with an insightful program about THE NEW & IMPROVED MoMA
North/South perspective of new galleries
Games for the US rowing and triathlon teams. Host Aaron Finder. Members: Free; Guests: $15.
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Roll into the Princeton Club in NYC for a few spirited games of squash and ping pong complete with bar, hors d’oeuvres, and a private reception area. Bounce between racket, paddle and plates of delicious food as you have fun learning how to play squash. After a brief intro lesson from Squash Pro Joey Roberts, get into the swing of things and play games of Squash with gusto. Call 212-596-1231 to reserve your date. SQUASH – A GREAT TEAM BUILDING IDEA Bring your employees for an out-of-the-ordinary team building event in midtown.
the Museum’s transformation and reengagement. Members: $10; Guests: $20. The Williams Club and the Princeton Club of NewYork proudly co-host this event.
Marie-Josee and Henry Kravis Studio
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