@NasherMuseum / no. 056 / July 23, 2013  --  (Archive)
The Cinematic Impulse
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
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The Painter's Daughter

SUMMER DAYS NASHER NIGHTS: BOOK DISCUSSIONS / Wednesday, July 24, 11 AM and Sunday, July 28, 2 PM / The Painter’s Daughter: The Story of Sandro Botticelli and Alessandra Lippi by Carolyn Street LaFond, chosen to accompany the exhibition The Human Position: Old Master Works from the Collection. Available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store. Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the discussion. Complete summer book discussion schedule.

Summer Days Nasher Nights is presented by Parker and Otis.

The Mill and the Cross

SUMMER DAYS NASHER NIGHTS: DINNER AND A MOVIE / Thursday, July 25, 5 PM / The Mill and The Cross (Director Lech Majewski, 2011, 92 minutes). View trailer. Free film at 7 PM in the lecture hall. Dinner patrons enjoy ample parking, two-course dinner specials and reserved film seating. Dinner reservations recommended (5 PM or 5:30 PM) online or by calling 919-684-6032.

Summer Days Nasher Nights is presented by Parker and Otis.

Live and Local

SUMMER DAYS NASHER NIGHTS: LIVE AND LOCAL / Sunday, July 28, Noon / Enjoy a live jazz quartet with Julia Price in the Nasher Museum Café and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Reservations online or by calling 919-684-6032. We have only two more Live and Local events this summer: August 11 and August 18th. Don't miss out!

Summer Days Nasher Nights is presented by Parker and Otis.

Supporting Member Tour

SUPPORTING MEMBER TOUR: THE HUMAN POSITION / Tuesday, July 30, 7 PM / Supporting members (Young Friend $90, Sponsor $100 or above) will tour The Human Position: Old Master Works from the Collection and will enjoy insightful commentary by the Nasher Museum’s talented conservator, Ruth Cox. Please RSVP by calling 919-684-3411 or email nashermembership@duke.edu.

Susan Harbage Page

FIRST THURSDAY GALLERY TALK: ARTIST SUSAN HARBAGE PAGE / Thursday, August 1, 5:30 PM / Susan Harbage Page will talk about the installation Pedro Lasch, Susan Harbage Page and Yinka Shonibare in Pavillion III to complement Lines of Control. Cash bar opens at 5:30 PM. Gallery talk begins at 6 PM. Free and open to the public.

Susan Harbage Page

SUMMER DAYS NASHER NIGHTS: NASHER NIGHT OUT / Thursday, August 1, 6 PM / Celebrate the Nasher Museum’s partnerships with some of Durham’s trendiest eateries and bars during Nasher Night Out.  Our August 1 progressive party kicks off with scrumptious appetizers and discounts in the Nasher Museum Café, where you will receive an ID bracelet for exclusive specials and discounts around town.  Then join us for a private wine and cheese tasting at Cave Taureau, and custom crafted cocktails and accompaniments at Alley Twenty-Six.  Finish the evening with discount double dips at The Parlour and late night snacks at Pizzeria Toro. Café reservations are strongly encouraged or call 919-684-6032. Museum admission is free on Thurdays from 5-9 PM.

Summer Days Nasher Nights is presented by Parker and Otis.

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FROM OUR BLOG / Our Wangechi Mutu exhibition has closed, but we can relive it through the beautiful catalogue while we wait for the exhibition to open at the Brooklyn Museum in October.  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 mailings. Become a member! Join online, call 919-684-3411 or visit the museum information desk.

Banner image: David Levinthal, Untitled (detail) from the series Wild West, 1987-89. Cibachrome print. Promised Gift of Bruce Lineker, T'86. L.9.2008.23. ©David Levinthal. Courtesy Gering & López Gallery, New York.
Image for TALK: Susan Harbage Page, Trail with Black Plastic Bags, Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge, Texas from the US – Mexico Border Project, 2007. Archival pigment print, 44 x 44 inches (106.68 x 106.68 cm). Courtesy of the artist. © Susan Harbage Page.
CREATE, TOUR,LISTEN, BLOG and 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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WE (7/24) 11 AM Book Discussion
TH (7/25) 5 PM Dinner and a Movie
SU (7/28) Noon Live and Local
SU (7/28) 2 PM Book Discussion
TU (7/30) 7 PM Supporting Member Tour
TH (8/1) 5:30 PM First Thursday Gallery Talk
TH (8/1) 6 PM Nasher Night Out
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.
Tour With your Tot
Tour with your Tot
Thursdays, 11 AM
Visitors with small children can take guided public tours of the Nasher Museum’s exhibitions. Tours are offered Thursdays at 11 AM and 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.
Join, renew, upgrade or give the gift of membership online or by calling 919-684-3411.
Become a supporter. Individuals, corporations and foundations can call 919-668-3527 for further information.
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General admission to the Nasher Museum is $5 ($4 for Seniors). Admission is FREE for Nasher Museum members, children 15 and under, Duke students, faculty and staff with Duke I.D. and Duke Alumni Association Members with Alumni Membership Card. Thursday, 5-9 PM admission is free for all.

Admission is also FREE to all active duty military personnel and up to five family members, with military ID: Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card.