@NasherMuseum / no. 076 / December 10, 2013  --  (Archive)
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Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Speak, Memory of Butterflies
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Annual Member Appreciation Week
ANNUAL MEMBER APPRECIATION WEEK / Through Saturday, December 14 / All members enjoy double discounts in the Nasher Museum Store, free dessert in the Nasher Museum Café (with purchase of a meal) and a free gift when you visit the museum.
Holy Rollers (Tongues)
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.
Sketchign in the Galleries
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERIES / Saturday, December 21, 10 AM / After a quick warm-up activity, visitors can practice sketching works of art around the museum. We’ll supply the paper and drawing utensils. Pens and wet media are not permitted in the Nasher Museum galleries. Free and open to the public. 
Free Family Day
FREE FAMILY DAY / Thanks to everyoone who made our recent free family day event such a great success. It may have been rainy and cold outside, but inside the museum it was dancing, crafts, music and more!
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FROM OUR BLOG / One reason contemporary art is exciting is that we can sometimes meet an artist and learn stories behind the work. 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: Hong Lei, Speak, Memory of Butterflies(detail), 2005. Chromogenic print. 37 1/8 x 47 1/8 inches (94.3 x 119.7 cm). Museum purchase. 2007.2.1.2. © Hong Lei. Courtesy of the artist and Chambers Fine Art.
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.
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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Through SA (12/14) Member Appreciation Week
TU (12/10) 6 PM Annual Member Party
SA (12/21) 10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
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.
Book Discussion - Train to Pakistan
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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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.