@NasherMuseum / no. 088 / March 11, 2014  --  (Archive)
Sound Vision
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Take All the Time You Need
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Satirical Edge
FREE FILM SERIES: THE SATIRICAL EDGE / Thursday, March 13, 7 PM / The first installment of the Archibald Motley film series explores the artist’s irreverent sense of humor through related films. Thursday evening we will features two films: The Melancholy Dame (1929, 21 minutes) with an all-black cast, followed by legendary stand-up performance Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982, 96 minutes). 
Free Family Day
FREE FAMILY DAY / Sunday, March 16, Noon – 4 PM / Enjoy live entertainment, create hands-on projects and explore exhibitions with a gallery hunt. The local children’s theater group Rags to Riches will perform “Caught in the Web” at 1 PM and 2:30 PM. The Carolina Friends School Jazz Ensemble will perform from Noon-12:45 PM.
Supporting Member Tour
EXCLUSIVE SUPPORTING MEMBER RECEPTION - MEET THE CURATOR  / Tuesday, March 18, 7 PM / Special reception to celebrate Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist with guest curator Richard J. Powell. Details by personal invitation. Become a Supporting Member today to enjoy this exclusive event.
Supporting Member Tour
REDISCOVERING A JAZZ-AGE MODERNIST / Read a thoughtful review of Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist from Hyperallergic.com.
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FROM OUR BLOG / We could talk about the art market, but we’d rather talk about connections between the Nasher Museum and contemporary art. You’ll find plenty of connections throughout our newest exhibition, Sound Vision: Contemporary Art from the Collection. 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.

Barkley L. Hendricks, Take All the Time You Need (Adrienne Hawkins) (detail), 1975. Oil on linen canvas; 72 × 72 inches (182.9 × 182.9 cm). Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Private collection, L.8.2014.1. © Barkley L. Hendricks. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.
VIEW: Carrie Mae Weems, I Looked and Looked to See What so Terrified You (detail) from the Louisiana Project, 2003. Chromogenic prints, 35 ¾ x 23 ¾ inches (90.8 × 60.3 cm) each. Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Image courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. © Carrie Mae Weems.
REDISCOVER: Archibald J. Motley Jr., Blues, 1929. Oil on canvas, 36 x 42 inches (91.4 x 106.7 cm). Collection of Mara Motley, MD, and Valerie Gerrard Browne. Image courtesy of the Chicago History Museum, Chicago, Illinois. © Valerie Gerrard Browne.
Deborah Grant, In the Land of the Blind the Blue Eye Man is King (detail) from the series By the Skin of Our Teeth, 2007. Oil, archival ink, paper, Flashe paint, and enamel on five birch panels; 72 × 180 × 2 inches (182.9 × 457.2 × 5.1 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase with additional funds provided by JoAnn and Ronald Busuttil; 2014.2.1. © Deborah Grant. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.
CELEBRATE, SKETCH, ENGAGE and SHOP photos by J Caldwell.
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 (3/12) 11 AM Book Discussion
TH (3/13) 7 PM Film Series
SA (3/15) 10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
SU (3/16) Noon Free Family Day
TU (3/18) 7 PM Supporting Member Event
Take a stroll with Archibald Motley in our short documentary feature.
Rothschild Lecture: Carrie Mae Weems
Did you miss the Annual Rothschild Lecture, delivered by artist Carrie Mae Weems? Watch her entire talk in our webcast online. Two of Weems’ works are on view in our exhibition Sound Vision.
The Jazz Fiction Anthology
Take part in a discussion of The Jazz Fiction Anthology (editors Sascha Feinstein and David Rife), to complement the exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist on Wednesday, March 12, 11 AM, at the Nasher Museum.

Reading the book is not required to enjoy the discussion.

Complete book discussion schedule.
Sketching in the Galleries
Sketching in the Galleries
Sunday, March 15, 10 AM

Following a brief drawing warm-up activity, visitors can practice sketching works of art around the museum. Paper and drawing utensils will be supplied. Pens and wet media are not permitted in the Nasher Museum galleries.
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