@NasherMuseum / no. 072 / November 12, 2013  --  (Archive)
Doris Duke's Shangri Laa
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Shazia Sikander Artist Talk
ARTIST TALK: SHAHZIA SIKANDER / Thursday, November 14, 7 PM / New York artist Shahzia Sikander will give a public talk about her work as part of her residency at Duke. Photographs of Sikander’s projections are included in Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art. For more information, visit our calendar.
Special Persian Menu in the Nasher Museum Cafe
SPECIAL PERSIAN MENU IN THE NASHER MUSEUM CAFÉ / Thursday, November 21, 5 PM / Enjoy a special Persian menu in the Nasher Museum Café inspired by Doris Duke’s Shangri La. Reservations are encouraged, online or by calling 919-684-6032.
Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey Catalogue
Dazzle your friends and family this holiday season with the latest book from the Nasher Museum. Our richly illustrated 176-page, full-color catalogue is published on the occasion of the exhibition Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey. The catalogue is now available in the Nasher Museum Store or online.
Photos by J CAldwell
PARADISE WITH A PURPOSE / Over the past week the Nasher Museum has played host to a number of exciting, educational and fun events. View our image galleries from Words & Pictures tours with first graders, a First Thursday gallery talk with artist and Duke professor Pedro Lasch and a student mixer event #BlueBorders with Duke and Carolina students, co-hosted by the Ackland Art Museum. The museum was transformed into an island paradise for the Annual Benefit Gala to celebrate Doris Duke's Shangri La.
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FROM OUR BLOG / "[Bronzeville] was a vibrant urban landscape, and I like to call Motley the painter laureate of the black modern city scape," said scholar Davarian Baldwin. 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, DINE, SOON, INSPIRE, BLOG and SHOP photos by J Caldwell.
Image for TALK: Shahzia Sikander, Unseen 1, 2011. HD-digital projection, dimensions variable. Photo by David Adams. Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai’i.
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 (11/13) 11 AM Book Discussion
TH (11/14) 7 PM Artist Talk: Shahzia Sikander
SA (11/16) 10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
SU (11/17) Noon Live and Local
SU (11/17) 2 PM Book Discussion and Talk
TH (11/21) 5 PM Special Persian Menu
TH (11/21) 8 PM Kayhan Kalhor
Book Discussion - My Name is Red
Take part in two discussions of Orhan Pamuk’s book My Name Is Red (you need not have read the book to enjoy the discussions) on Wednesday, November 13, 11 AM, and Sunday, November 17, 2 PM (with talk by translator Erdag Goknar), at the Nasher Museum.

My Name Is Red
and other books from our discussion series are available in the Nasher Museum Store.

Complete book discussion schedule.

Sketching in the Galleries

Sketching in the Galleries
Saturday, November 16, 10 AM

Following a brief drawing warm-up activity, visitors can practice sketching artwork around the museum. Paper and drawing utensils will be supplied. Pens and wet media are not permitted in the Nasher Museum galleries.

Live and Local

Live and Local
Sunday, November 17, Noon

Enjoy live jazz vocals with Frankie Alexander in the café and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Reservations online or call 919-684-6032.

Join, renew, upgrade or give the gift of membership online or by calling 919-684-3411.
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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.