@NasherMuseum / no. 048 / May 28, 2013
Amazing Grace by Wangechi Mutu
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
In A Dream
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Summer Days Nasher Nights
SUMMER DAYS NASHER NIGHTS: DINNER AND A MOVIE  / Thursday May 30, 5:30 PM / In a Dream (Jeremiah Zagar, 2008, 80 minutes). View trailer. Free film at 7 PM in the lecture hall.  Enjoy dinner in the café before the film. Reservations recommended (5 PM or 5:30 PM) online or call 919-684-6032. View the complete Summer Days Nasher Nights schedule.

"A tender and sensitive portrait of a modern-day Don Quixote... a love story between a man and his art." –Boston Globe.
Gallery Talk
FIRST THURSDAY GALLERY TALK: STACY LYNN WADDELL ON WANGECHI MUTU: A FANTASTIC JOURNEY  / Thursday June 6, 5:30 PM / Gallery talk by artist Stacy Lynn Waddell on  Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey. Waddell’s work is also on view at the Nasher Museum. Cash bar, 5:30 PM. Gallery talk, 6 PM.
Summer Days Nasher Nights - Nasher Night Out
SUMMER DAYS NASHER NIGHTS: NASHER NIGHT OUT  / Thursday June 6, 6 PM / Celebrate Durham’s trendiest eateries and bars at a progressive party that starts with a first course at the Nasher Museum Café, where you will be given your NNO party plan and ID bracelet needed for exclusive specials and discounts around town. Café reservations encouraged, online or call 919-684-6032. Museum admission is free on Thursdays from 5-9 PM.

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K-4 Teacher Workshop
K-4 TEACHER WORKSHOP - THE NATURE OF ART AND THE ART OF NATURE: CONNECTING VISUAL ARTS AND NATURAL SCIENCES / One-day workshop: Friday, June 21, 9 AM - 4 PM; Two-day workshop: Tuesday, June 25, and Wednesday, June 26, 9 AM - 4 PM / Teachers will explore hands-on art and science activities, practice cognitive skills in science and art, learn classroom activities and earn partial CEU credit. Fee is $20 for one day and $35 for two days. Register online.
One Day I Will Write About This Place
SUMMER DAYS NASHER NIGHTS: BOOK DISCUSSIONS  / Our book discussion series starts June 19 with One Day I will Write About this Place: A Memoir by Binyavanga Wainaina, chosen to complement Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey. The novel is available in the Nasher Museum Store. Museum members receive a store discount. View the book discussion schedule.
Top banner image: Wangechi Mutu, Amazing Grace (still), Amazing Grace, 2005 (still). Video (color, sound), 7:09 minute loop, edition of 6. Courtesy of the artist. © Wangechi Mutu.
Image for LEARN: Photo by Julia Lynn.
Image for WORKSHOP: Photo by J Caldwell.
Image for READ: Wangechi Mutu, My Strength Lies (detail), 2006. Ink, acrylic, photo collage, contact paper, on Mylar, 228.6 x 137.2 cm. Image courtesy of the Saatchi Gallery, London. © Wangechi Mutu, 2006.
Image for BLOG: Melanie Schiff, Reflecting Pool, 2007. Digital C print, 50 x 60 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
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 (5/30) 5:30 PM Dinner and a Movie
TH (6/6) 5:30 PM First Thursday Gallery Talk
TH (6/6) 6 PM Nasher Night Out
SU (6/9) Noon Live and Local
The Nasher Museum launched a new website, designed by Cuberis, a Durham-based web design firm. Read more.
Congratulations to artist Melanie Schiff, whose solo exhibition just opened at the Contemporary Art Museum RaleighThe stars are not wanted now, on view through September 1, is the largest and most comprehensive presentation of Melanie’s photographs to date. Read more.
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