@NasherMuseum / no. 067 / October 08, 2013 -- (Archive)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
EID AL-ADHA CELEBRATION / Thursday, October 17, 5 PM / Join the Nasher Museum for a celebration of Eid al-Adha with music, activities and an artist talk. The event begins at 5 PM with tile painting, a community mosaic and a performance by the Azadi Ensemble. At 7 PM, calligrapher Mohamed Zakariya, whose work is included in Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art, will give a talk on the history of calligraphy as well as his own career. Reception to follow.
SPECIAL EGYPTIAN-INSPIRED MENU IN THE NASHER MUSEUM CAFÉ / Thursday, October 10, 5 PM / Enjoy a special Egyptian menu in the Nasher Museum Café inspired by Doris Duke’s Shangri La. Reservations are encouraged, online or by calling 919-684-6032.
LIVE & LOCAL / Sunday, October 13, Noon / Enjoy live jazz flute with Julia Price in the café and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Reservations online or call 919-684-6032.
KAYHAN KALHOR WITH ALI BAHRAMI FARD / Thursday, November 21, 8 PM / Tehran native Kayhan Kalhor is a master of Persian musical traditions that stretch back thousands of years. Kalhor, accompanied by his countryman Ali Bahrami Fard, will perform in the intimate auditorium of Duke's Nasher Museum in conjunction with Doris Duke's Shangri-La. Listen/view samples and buy tickets.
DUKE FOUNDER'S DAY CONVOCATION / The Nasher Museum congratulates Blake Byrne, chair emeritus of our Board of Advisors, collector and philanthropist. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award last weekend as part of Duke’s 2013 Founders’ Day Convocation. Read more.
FROM OUR BLOG / Duke student curators Elizabeth Blackwood, Mary Kate Cash, Katie Contess, Rachel Fleder, Lauren Jackson, Jordan Noyes and Jeremy Tripp led a gallery tour of Defining Lines: Cartography in the Age of Empire. Read more.
IN THE STORE / New! Nasher Museum art banners are transformed into handsome tote bags, iPad covers and luggage tags.
Banner image: Photo by J Caldwell.
Image for CELEBRATE: Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai’i. Photo by David Franzen, 1999.
Image for TALK: Mohamed Zakariya, And His throne was on the water (Qur’an 11.7), 2011. Gold leaf over acrylic on synthetic canvas, 53 1/4 x 41 1/4 inches (135.26 x 104.78 cm). Photo by David Franzen.
Image for INSPIRE: Photo of Sarah Schroth with Blake Byrne at Duke’s 2013 Founders’ Day Convocation. Photo by Duke Photography.
DINE, BLOGand 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 (10/10) 5 PM Special Café Menu
SU (10/13) Noon Live and Local
TH (10/17) 5 PM Eid al-Adha celebration
SA (10/19) 10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
This Friday in New York! Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey (the celebrated solo show that originated at the Nasher Museum) opens at the Brooklyn Museum.
Two book discussions of Marjane Satrapi’s book, Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood. Sunday, October 20, 2 PM, at the Nasher Museum and Tuesday, October 22, 7 PM, at Respite Café. Respite Cafe is at 115 North Duke Street, Durham, NC, 27701.
A Night at Doris Duke's Shangri La
Saturday, November 9, 7 PM
Join us for the event of the year, the Nasher Museum’s Annual Benefit Gala to celebrate Doris Duke's Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape and Islamic Art. Limited tickets on sale now..
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