@NasherMuseum / no. 084 / February 11, 2014  --  (Archive)
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Marshall Price appointed curator of modern and contemporary art at the Nasher Museum
CURATOR OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART / Marshall Price has been appointed to the newly created position of curator of modern and contemporary art at the Nasher Museum, museum director Sarah Schroth announced. Price comes to the museum from New York, where he has been curator of modern and contemporary art at the National Academy Museum for the past 11 years. At the Nasher Museum, Price will organize new exhibitions and programs and take a leading role with Duke faculty and students on special projects. He will begin his position as Nancy Hanks Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art in March. Read more.
Teacher Workshop
FREE TEACHER WORKSHOP / Tuesday, February 11, 4 PM / This free workshop for K-12 teachers will focus on the exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist. The program will include hands-on activities, time to explore the exhibition and a light reception. Participants will receive partial CEU credit and interdisciplinary curriculum-based materials to use in the classroom. Register online.
Sketching in the Galleries
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERIES / Saturday, February 15, 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.
Looking for Leroy
BLACK MASCULINITY, GENIUS AND THE EXPRESSIVE ARTS / Thursday, February 20, 7 PM / Guthrie P. Ramsey, University of Pennsylvania,  and Mark Anthony Neal, Duke University, celebrate their new books The Amazing Bud Powell: Black Genius, Jazz History and The Challenge of Bebop  and Looking for Leroy: Illegible Black Masculinities. They will be joined in a wide-ranging conversation about Black masculinity, genius and the expressive arts by cultural critic and musician Greg Tate.
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Banner: Archibald J. Motley Jr., Barbecue (detail), c. 1934. Oil on canvas, 39 x 44 inches (99.1 x 111.76 cm). Collection of the Howard University Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. © Valerie Gerrard Browne.
ENVISION: Photo by Azul Photography.
WORKSHOP: Archibald J. Motley Jr., The Picnic, (detail), 1936. Oil on canvas, 30 x 36 inches (76.2 x 91.4 cm). Collection of the Howard University Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. © 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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TU (2/11) 4 PM Teacher Workshop
SA (2/15) 10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
TH (2/20) 7 PM Black Masculinity
Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist
Find this detail in a painting by Archibald Motley. Expolore the exhibition in person, online or in our catalogue.

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Wedding Open House
Thursday, February 27, 6 PM
Join us and explore the museum as a dramatic, unique event space. Enjoy presentations by Nasher Museum caterers and event planners on wedding food trends and how to best use creative planning tools.

RSVP online or by phone: 919-684-3321.

Sunday, February 23, 2 - 5 PM

Exclusively for members of Double Exposure.

Visit the private home and photography gallery Cassilhaus for a preview of the Penland School of Crafts auction in support of their new Photography Studio. View works by 35 nationally and internationally recognized artists, learn how photography auctions work and view selections from the Cassilhaus collection. Snacks will be provided.

Space is limited. To join and RSVP.

The Jazz Fiction Anthology
Take part in two discussions of The Jazz Fiction Anthology (editors Sascha Feinstein and David Rife), to complement the upcoming exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist. on Sunday, March 9, 2 PM, and Wednesday, March 12, 11 AM, at the Nasher Museum.

Reading the book is not required to enjoy the discussions.

Complete book discussion schedule.

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