@NasherMuseum / no. 047 / May 21, 2013
NASHER MUSEUM OF ART AT DUKE UNIVERSITY
WELCOME TO THE NEW NASHER MUSEUM WEBSITE!
We invite you to connect with the Nasher Museum through our dynamic new website. Find out what is going on at the Nasher Museum. Schedule a guided tour. Reserve a table at the Nasher Museum Café. Teachers in K-12 schools can download classroom materials; university faculty and students can schedule behind-the-scenes visits to the museum’s collections. A revamped online calendar allows you to plan your visit, whether an hour or a day, and search easily by date or type of program. Whether you are an art lover, out-of-town visitor, parent, scholar, international art star or just curious, this website will help you make the most of your experience at the Nasher Museum. Read a special message from Sarah Schroth, Interim Director and Nancy Hanks Senior Curator at the Nasher Museum.
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SUMMER DAYS NASHER NIGHTS: WINE TASTING / Thursday May 23, 6 PM / Summer is a great season for spending time at the Nasher Museum, whether exploring the galleries, relaxing on the café patio or enjoying the view from the cool comfort of our Great Hall. The 2013 season kicks off with one of our new events, the monthly Wine Tasting. Relax in the shade on the Rollins Terrace, sip cool white wines, enjoy great art. Tasting pass ($5) available for purchase on site.
K-4 TEACHER WORKSHOP - THE NATURE OF ART AND THE ART OF NATURE: CONNECTING VISUAL ARTS AND NATURAL SCIENCES / Option A: Friday, June 21, 9 AM - 4 PM (0.6 CEUs); Option B: Two-day workshop Tuesday, June 25, and Wednesday, June 26, 9 AM - 4 PM / At the workshops, teachers will explore hands-on art and science activities, practice cognitive skills in science and art, receive lessons and activities to use in the classroom and receive partial CEU credit. The materials fees are $20.00 for the one-day workshop and $35 for the two-day option. Space is limited. Register online.
Main image: (top) Wangechi Mutu, A Little Thought for All Ya'll Who’re Thinking of Beating Around the Bush, 2004. Ink, acrylic, sequins, faux bois contact paper and printed paper collage on Mylar. Collection of Isabella Del Frate Rayburn, New York. © Wangechi Mutu. Photo by J Caldwell.
(Left) Wangechi Mutu, The Bride Who Married a Camel’s Head, 2009. Mixed-media collage on Mylar, 42 x 30 inches (106.7 x 76.2 cm). Deutsche Bank Collection, Germany, K20100083. Image courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. © Wangechi Mutu. Photo by Mathias Schormann.
(Right) Mickalene Thomas, Lovely Six Foota (detail), 2007. C-print, 56 5/16 x 67 3/8 inches (143 x 171.1 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC, USA. Gift of Christen and Derek Wilson, T’ 86, B’90, P’15; 2010.12.1. © Mickalene Thomas.
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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TH (5/23) 6 PM Wine Tasting
TH (5/30) 5:30 PM Dinner and a Movie
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