@NasherMuseum / no. 075 / December 03, 2013 -- (Archive)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
They Took Their Dabloid Away
FIRST THURSDAY GALLERY TALK WITH CARTOGRAPHER DENIS WOOD / Thursday, December 5, 6 PM / Cartographer and author of Everything Sings Denis Wood gives the First Thursday Gallery Talk. Cash bar at 5:30 PM. Gallery talk begins at 6 PM.
ANNUAL MEMBER APPRECIATION WEEK / Sunday, December 8 - Saturday, December 14 / All members enjoy double discounts in the Nasher Museum Store, an invitation to attend the Annual Member Party on December 10, 6-8 PM, with special prizes and free dessert in the Nasher Museum Café (with purchase of a meal).
FREE FAMILY DAY / Sunday, December 8, Noon - 4 PM / Families can celebrate the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions with hands-on art activities and a gallery hunt through the museum. The Lost Nomads will perform Middle Eastern music at 1 PM and 2:30 PM. The Lost Nomads performances will include belly dancing by Amara of the Electric Shimmy. Activities are designed for kids ages 3-12 and their accompanying adults. All ages are welcome. Admission is free for this special family program.
ANNUAL MEMBER PARTY / Tuesday, December 10, 6 PM / Experience the museum after hours and mingle with fellow members and museum staff. Enjoy browsing the galleries, live music, double-discount shopping and more. To RSVP or become a member, call 919-684-3411 before Friday, December 7. Invitations have been mailed to members.
ACKLAND ART MUSEUM: TEA AT TWO / Richard J. Powell on Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist / Friday, December 13, 2 PM / Modernist painter Archibald J. Motley, Jr. (1891-1981) is one of the most significant yet least visible 20th-century artists, despite the broad appeal of his paintings. Motley's art into sharp focus with a teatime talk hosted by Richard J. Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke, at the Ackland Art Museum. Powell organized Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist, the first retrospective of Motley’s paintings in two decades, which will open at the Nasher Museum on January 30, 2014, starting a national tour. More.
FROM OUR BLOG / Nasher Museum student intern Serena Reiser writes, "The history of Russian art—and, in particular, the history of unofficial Soviet art––often feels like a strange and lonely field of study." 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 and TALK: From Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas by Denis Wood.
LISTEN, CELEBRATE, ENJOY, PARTY and SHOP photos by J Caldwell.
LEARN: Archibald J. Motley Jr., Tongues (Holy Rollers), 1929. Oil on canvas, 29.25 x 36.125 inches (74.3 x 91.8 cm). Collection of Mara Motley, MD, and Valerie Gerrard Browne. Image courtesy of the Chicago History Museum, Chicago, Illinois. © Valerie Gerrard Browne.
BLOG: Leonid Tishkov, They Took Their Dabloid Away, 1990, pencil and watercolor on paper. 18 x 13 1/2 inches (45.7 x 34.3 cm). Museum purchase. 1993.8.4.
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 (12/5) 6 PM First Thursday Gallery Talk
SU-SA (12/8 - 12/14) Member Appreciation Week
SU (12/8) Noon Free Family Day
TU (12/10) 6 PM Annual Member Party
This season, give the gift of membership and provide a friend or loved one with free unlimited admission to the museum all year long. Receive a free gift when you purchase a Nasher Museum gift membership during December.
Take part in two discussions of Khushwant Singh's book Train to Pakistan on Wednesday, January 8, 11 AM, and Sunday, January 12, 2 PM, at the Nasher Museum.
Train to Pakistan is available in the Nasher Museum Store.
Complete book discussion schedule.
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