@NasherMuseum / no. 077 / December 17, 2013  --  (Archive)
Speak, Memory of Dog's Tail Grass
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Speak, Memory of Dog's Tail Grass
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Sketching 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. 
Special Menu
SPECIAL MIDDLE EASTERN MENU / Thursday, December 26, 5 - 9 PM / Enjoy a special middle eastern menu in the Nasher Museum Cafe inspired by Doris Duke’s Shangri La. Reservations are encouraged, online or by calling 919-684-6032.
Doris Duke's Shangri La
LAST CHANCE TO SEE DORIS DUKE'S SHANGRI LA / Tuesday, December 31, 10 AM - 5 PM / Happy New Year's Eve! Don’t miss Doris Duke’s Shangri La, open two extra days. Watch a video about the recent artist residency at Duke with Shahzia Sikander, whose work is in the exhibition.
Member Holiday Party
THANK YOU! / Thanks to all the Nasher Museum members who attended our recent Member Holiday Party. Happy Holidays! View a slideshow.
BLOG                          SHOP
Afro Pick     Shop

FROM OUR BLOG / We were delighted to hear this week from Berlin-based artist Satch Hoyt, who visited us in 2009 for an artist residency. He recently completed a residency in Sausalito, California, and was gracious enough to share his experience with us. Here, too, are images of some of his exciting recent 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 Dog's Tail Grass (detail), 2005. Chromogenic print. 37 1/8 x 47 1/8 inches (94.3 x 119.7 cm). Museum purchase. 2007.2.1.3. © Hong Lei. Courtesy of the artist and Chambers Fine Art.
ANTICIPATE: Archibald J. Motley Jr., The Octoroon Girl (detail), 1925. Oil on canvas, 38 x 30.25 inches (96.5 x 76.8 cm). Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, LLC, New York, New York. © Valerie Gerrard Browne.
SKETCH, INSPIRE, GIFT, and SHOP photos by J Caldwell.
VIEW: Image of Doris Duke at Shangri La by Horst / Vogue; © Condé Nast, 1966
BLOG: Satch Hoyt, Flock (detail), 2013. Courtesy of the artist.
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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SA (12/21) 10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
TH (12/26) 5 - 9 PM Special menu
TU (12/31) 5 PM Happy New Year's Eve
Last chance to see Doris Duke's Shangri La
Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist
We invite you to explore our new website for the upcoming Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist.
Curated by Duke’s own Richard J. Powell, the exhibition opens January 30 at the Nasher Museum before embarking on a national tour.
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.

Reading the book is not required to enjoy the discussions.

Complete book discussion schedule.

Join, renew, upgrade or give the gift of membership online or by calling 919-684-3411.
Become a supporter. Individuals, corporations and foundations can call 919-668-3527 for further information.
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General admission to the Nasher Museum is $5 ($4 for Seniors). Admission is FREE for Nasher Museum members, children 15 and under, Duke students, faculty and staff with Duke I.D. and Duke Alumni Association Members with Alumni Membership Card. Thursday, 5-9 PM admission is free for all.

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.