@NasherMuseum / no. 079 / January 07, 2014 -- (Archive)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
BOOK DISCUSSION: TRAIN TO PAKISTAN / Wednesday, January 8, 11 AM and Sunday, January 12, 2 PM / The exhibition Lines of Control: Partition as a Productive Space explores the 1947 Partition of India. To further examine the turmoil surrounding the Partition of India and the creation of the modern state of Pakistan, the Nasher Museum will host two discussions of the novel Train to Pakistan by renowned Indian author Khushwant Singh. More. Reading the book is not required to enjoy the discussions.
FILM SCREENING / Sunday, January 12, 3 PM / Film screening of artist Amar Kanwar’s Trilogy: To Remember (2003, 8 minutes) and Trilogy: A Night of Prophecy (2002, 77 minutes) in the Nasher Museum lecture hall. Looking to watch the first entry to the series? Trilogy: A Season Outside (1997, 30 minutes) can be viewed in the exhibition Lines of Control before the film screenings.
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERIES / Saturday, January 18, 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.
NASHER MUSEUM 2013 ANNUAL REPORT / As we look forward to an exciting 2014, let’s take a moment to appreciate the past year. Relive highlights from 2013 in our online Nasher Museum Annual Report.
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: Alice Wagner, Serie Percusión (Percussion Series) (detail), 2009. Color threads and wax on five canvas panels; each panel: 12 5/8 x 12 5/8 inches (32.1 x 32.1 cm). Museum purchase, 2009.16.1-5. ©Alice Wagner. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion
BLOG and SHOP photos by J Caldwell.
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.
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 (1/8) 11 AM Book Discussion
SU (1/12) 2 PM Book Discussion
SU (1/12) 3 PM Film Screening
SA (1/18) 10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
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.
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