@NasherMuseum / no. 062 / September 03, 2013 -- (Archive)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Woman with a Cat
FIRST THURSDAY GALLERY TALK: BRIDGET BOOHER / Thursday, September 5, 6 PM / Bridget Booher, Doris Duke researcher, will lead a gallery talk about Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art. Cash bar opens at 5:30 PM. Gallery talk begins at 6 PM.
FREE FILM: Gabbeh / Thursday, September 5, 7 PM / Gabbeh (Directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 1996, 75 minutes, Iran, in Persian with English subtitles). View Trailer.
DORIS DUKE'S SHANGRI LA / Hundreds of museum members helped welcome new museum director Sarah Schroth and celebrate the opening of Doris Duke's Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art. View slideshow.
MEET THE ARTIST: SUZANNE LACY / Thursday, September 12, 6 PM / Artist Suzanne Lacy will present new works, as well as selections from 40 years of activism, education and what she has termed “new genre public art.” Her work includes installations, video and large-scale performances on social themes and urban issues. She is the chair of fine arts at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. Co-sponsored by the Visiting Artists Series of the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke University.
FROM OUR BLOG / As we enter the final week of The Cinematic Impulse, Renee Cagnina, Nasher Museum Exhibitions and Publications Manager, recently spent time with Nasher Museum staff to revisit Christian Marclay’s Telephones. 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: Iranian, Woman with a Cat (detail), late 18th century. Oil on canvas, 64 1/2 x 34 3/4 inches (163.8 x 88.3 cm). © Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai’i.
Image for TALK: Image of Doris Duke at Shangri La by Horst / Vogue; © Condé Nast, 1966
Image for MEET: Suzanne Lacy & collaborators, Crystal Quilt, 1987.
TOUR, INSPIRE, ENJOY 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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TH (9/5) 6 PM First Thursday Gallery Talk
TH (9/5) 7 PM Free Film
SU (9/8) 5 PM The Cinematic Impulse closes
TH (9/12) 6 PM Artist Talk Suzanne Lacy
SU (9/15) Noon Free Family Day
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