@NasherMuseum / no. 054 / July 9, 2013
The Human Position
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
I Is A Long-Memoried Woman
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SUMMER DAYS NASHER NIGHTS: WINE TASTING / Thursday, July 11, 6 PM / Cool off with a $5 pass for tastings of four wines (must be legal drinking age with proper ID). Purchase pass in advance at the Nasher Museum Café (cash or credit) or at the event (cash only).  

Summer Days Nasher Nights is presented by Parker and Otis.

Live and Local

SUMMER DAYS NASHER NIGHTS: LIVE AND LOCAL / Sunday, July 14, Noon / Enjoy live music from Tom Merrigan, the Durham Piano Player, in the Nasher Museum Café  and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Reservations online or by calling 919-684-6032.  

Summer Days Nasher Nights is presented by Parker and Otis.

I is a

FILM SCREENING: I IS A LONG-MEMORIED WOMAN / Sunday, July 14, 2 PM / Film Screening of I is a Long-Memoried Woman (Director Frances Anne-Solomon, 1990, 50 min). Chosen to accompany Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey, this film chronicles the history of slavery through the eyes of Caribbean women, using monologue, dance and song.

Tour with your Tot

TOUR WITH YOUR TOT / Thursdays, starting July 18, 11 AM / Visitors with small children can take guided public tours of the Nasher Museum’s exhibitions. Tours are offered Thursdays at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 30 minutes. No reservations necessary. Children must be in a carrier or stroller during the guided tour. Adults pay $5 museum admission. Museum members and tots are free.

Guest Chef

SUMMER DAYS NASHER NIGHTS: GUEST CHEF BEN ADAMS / Thursday, July 18, 5 PM / Guest chef Ben Adams of Piedmont in Durham will create a menu inspired by a basket of gourmet ingredients provided by Parker and Otis. Last seating 8 PM. Reservations are strongly encouraged, online or by calling 919-684-6032. 

Summer Days Nasher Nights is presented by Parker and Otis.

Teacher Workshop

K-12 TEACHER WORKSHOP: INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC ART AND CULTURE / Extended registration deadline: Tuesday, July 16 / Workshop: Wednesday, August 14, 8:30 AM / Join K-12 educators to learn how to bring Islamic art and culture into your classroom. The program will include slide lectures, hands-on art activities, creative writing and local performers. Additional details and online registration.

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FROM OUR BLOG / In 2011 we wrote about then-curator, now-Director Sarah Schroth’s experience with a 400-year-old painting of the Madonna. Fast forward to 2013 and The Virgin Contemplating Instruments of the Passion by Vicente Carducho is back as part of The Human Position: Old Master Works from the Collection Read more.

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.

Banner image: Circle of John Hoppner, Portrait of Nancy Carey (detail), c. 1780. Oil on canvas, 109 1/2 x 73 inches (278.1 x 185.4 cm). Gift of Ms. Mary Duke Biddle. 1993.1.1. Photo by J Caldwell.
Image for INSPIRE: Hiroshi Sugimoto, Tasman Sea, Ngarupupu, 1990. From the portfolio Time Exposed, printed 1991. Offset lithographs on paper. Promised gift of Blake Byrne, T'57. L.4.2007.34.18.
Image for BLOG: Vicente Carducho (attributed), The Virgin Contemplating Instruments of the Passion (detail), c. 1620 - 1630. Oil on canvas, 52 3/4 x 43 11/16 inches (134 x 111 cm). Museum purchase with funds provided by the John A. Schwarz III and Anita Eerdmans Schwarz Family Endowment Fund. 2011.2.1. Photo by J Caldwell
DINE, CREATE, SHOP photos by J Caldwell.
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 (7/11) 6 PM Wine tasting
SU (7/14) Noon Live and Local
SU (7/14) 2 PM Film screening
TH (7/18) 11 AM Tour With Your Tot
TH (7/18) 5 PM Guest Chef
SA (7/20) 10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
SU (7/21) 5 PM Wangechi Mutu closes
Summer Make and Takes
Summer Make and Take Series
Tuesdays at 10 AM, Thursdays at 5 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands on activities. No reservation necessary.  Free and open to all ages. Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 18 through August 22.
Book Discussion
Summer Book Discussions
The next book in our summer discussion series is The Painter's Daughter. Full book discussion schedule.
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