@NasherMuseum / no. 090 / March 25, 2014 -- (Archive)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
BRIAN CARPENTER'S GHOST TRAIN ORCHESTRA AT MOTORCO / Friday, April 4 and Saturday April, 5, 9 PM / Duke performances presents the Ghost Train Orchestra, led by trumpeter Brian Carpenter, at Motorco Music Hall. A top-notch ten-piece, they play the music that gave the Jazz Age its name in swinging new arrangements. "Peppy, charged, vaudevillian in feel" according to NPR, their 2011 debut recording was Best Jazz Record of the Year. Made possible in part by the Nasher Museum, to complementArchibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist. Also, join us at Motorco on either night at 8 pm for a free pre-concert swing dance lesson with Jason Sager of The Lindy Lab — no dance partner required. Info, tickets and more.
MEET MARSHALL PRICE / Please join us in welcoming Marshall Price, who joined the Nasher Museum’s curatorial team this month. Chief Curator Trevor Schoonmaker interviews Marshall about moving here from New York to start his new position as Nancy Hanks Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. More.
FIRST THURSDAY / Thursday, April 3, 6 PM / First Thursday features Thomas Brothers, professor of music at Duke, who will give a talk about his new book Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism, followed by a reception and music by the John Brown Trio. Cash bar, 5:30 PM. Talk, 6 PM. Listen to The State of Things host Frank Stasio in conversation with Thomas Brothers Louis Armstrong: Master of Modernism.
JAZZ BRUNCH / Sunday, April 6, Noon / Enjoy a jazz brunch at the Nasher Museum Café with music provided by Jazz@Duke.
AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL / Tuesday, June 17, 7 PM and 9 PM / We’re pleased to announce our second collaboration with the American Dance Festival, coming this summer! ADF and the Nasher Museum co-present Two Room Apartment, by Israeli choreographers Niv Sheinfeld & Oren Laor, who have recreated the seminal 1987 work Two Room Apartment. More information.
HOT RHYTHM: A NASHER SPEAKEASY / Browse our photo album from last week’s exclusive Duke student party to celebrate Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist.
FROM OUR BLOG / Nasher student intern Sophie Cummings sees herself in La Rosa, a 1981 screenprint on polished mirror stainless steel by Michelangelo Pistoletto. 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.
Duke students ham it up for the camera at the Hot Rhythm student party. Photo by J Caldwell.
Michelangelo Pistoletto, The Rose (La Rosa), 1981. Screenprint on polished mirror stainless steel, 47 1/4 × 39 5/8 × 1 inches (120 × 100.6 × 2.5 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Gift of Mrs. Stanley Levy, 1986.7.2. © Michelangelo Pistoletto. Gallery photo by J Caldwell
FIND, BRUNCH, MEET, INSPIRE 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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