@NasherMuseum / no. 042 / April 16, 2013
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Brew and Glue!
BREW AND GLUE! / Wednesday, April 17, 6 PM / At Fullsteam Brewery, 726 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701 / Create your own one-of-a-kind collage while enjoying a Fullsteam brew. The Nasher Museum will provide all the materials. No experience necessary. Free and open to all at Durham's Fullsteam Brewery. This activity celebrates the exhibition Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey, on view at the Nasher Museum through July 21, 2013. Photo by J Caldwell
EXHIBITION FILM SCREENING: THIS IS MY AFRICA / Thursday, April 18, 7 PM / In conjunction with Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey, enjoy the film screening of This is My Africa. This film is directed by Zina Saro-Wiwa, 2010, 50 minutes. Free and open to the public. View the complete program schedule.
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERIES / Saturday, April 20, 10 AM / Following a brief drawing warm-up activity, visitors can practice sketching works of art around the museum. Paper and drawing utensils will be supplied. Pens and wet media are not permitted in the Nasher Museum galleries. Free and open to the public. Photo by J Caldwell
HOW DO YOU LOOK? / “How Do You Look?” is an initiative to promote visual literacy, sponsored by the Nasher Museum in cooperation with Duke Libraries. Funds for the project were provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. hdyl.nasher.duke.edu
BOOK DISCUSSION / Wednesday, June, 19, 11 AM and Sunday, June 23, 2 PM / One Day I Will Write About This Place: A Memoir by Binyavanga Wainaina brings readers into the life of a young Kenyan man finding his own path in the world in a country that is trying to do the same. These discussions, in conjunction with Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey, are free and open to the public. The book is available at the Nasher Museum Store. Read more.
SUMMER READING PROGRAM / This year's summer reading selection for Duke’s Class of 2017 is Let The Great World Spin by Colum McCann. The summer reading selection is designed to create a common touch point for incoming students. An installation inspired by the novel will be on view in the Nasher Museum's education gallery, July 20 - October 6. The museum will also host a book discussion and film screening. The book will be available at the Nasher Museum Store.
ART FOR ALL: TEA FOR MUTU / View a slideshow from the recent “Tea for Mutu” hosted by the Nasher Student Advisory Board to celebrate Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey and the 50th Anniversary of Black Students at Duke. The afternoon featured spoken word poetry by Yemi Adewuyi from the Duke student group Spoken Verb, remarks on the 50th Anniversary by Bradford Ellison, member of Black Men at Duke, a dance performance by the members of the Duke African Repertory Dance ensemble and a collage activity. Photo by J Caldwell
FROM OUR BLOG / Nasher Museum student intern Sharon Chan writes, "As a senior in my final weeks of college, I am frequently asked the dreaded question: “What are you doing next year?” While I do not have an answer yet, I can now say with certainty that a career in stone carving is out of the question." Read more. Photo by J Caldwell
IN THE STORE / Save online and when you visit the Nasher Museum Store. Nasher Museum Members enjoy a 10% discount in the store and cafe, and receive free, unlimited admission and special invitations and subscriptions to our full-color calendar and post card mailings. Become a member! Join online, call 919-684-3411 or visit the museum information desk.
Top banner image: Wangechi Mutu, Family Tree (detail), 2012. Suite of 13, mixed-media collage on paper, 16.25 x 12.25 inches (41.28 x 31.12 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Trent Carmichael (T’88, P’17), Blake Byrne (T'57), Marjorie and Michael Levine (T'84, P’16), Stefanie and Douglas Kahn (P’11, P’13), and Christen and Derek Wilson (T'86, B'90, P'15). Image courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. © Wangechi Mutu. Photo by Robert Wedemeyer.
Upper Image for QUIZ: Photo by J Caldwell
Lower Image for QUIZ:Waste Land (Walker, Harley, Jardim, 2010, 99 minutes) movie poster. Use is covered by the U.S. fair use laws via wikipedia.org.
Nasher Museum exhibitions and programs are generously supported by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, the late Mary D.B.T. Semans and James H. Semans, the late Frank E. Hanscom III, The Duke Endowment, the Nancy Hanks Endowment, the Courtney Shives Art Museum Fund, the James Hustead Semans Memorial Fund, the Janine and J. Tomilson Hill Family Fund, the Trent A. Carmichael Fund for Community Education, the Neely Family Fund, the E. T. Rollins, Jr. and Frances P. Rollins Fund for the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, the Marilyn M. Arthur Fund, the Sarah Schroth Fund, the George W. and Viola Mitchell Fearnside Endowment Fund, the Gibby and Michael B. Waitzkin Fund, the K. Brantley and Maxine E. Watson Endowment Fund, the Victor and Lenore Behar Endowment Fund, the Margaret Elizabeth Collett Fund, the Nasher Museum of Art General Endowment, the Friends of the Nasher Museum of Art, and the Office of the President and the Office of the Provost, Duke University.
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WE (4/17) 6 PM Brew and Glue!
TH (4/18)7 PM Film Screening: This Is My Africa
SA (4/20)10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
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