@NasherMuseum / no. 092 / April 08, 2014 -- (Archive)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
By the Skin of Our Teeth
FREE FILMS / Thursday, April 10, 7 PM / Come and see Josephine Baker in The Fireman of the Folies Bergères from Sirens of the Tropics (1928, 8 minutes) and Víctimas del Pecado (1950, 85 minutes). Both films complement Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist.
SPRING BREAK BOOK DISCUSSION FOR KIDS / Wednesday, April 16, 11 AM / We invite your family to read and discuss Harlem Summer, a jazz-era coming-of-age story to complement Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist. The group discussion of the book takes place during spring break for Durham Public Schools. More.
THE ART OF COOL PROJECT / Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26 / Downtown Durham / Attention Archibald Motley fans! Art of Cool Festival will draw jazz and soul lovers to downtown Durham for 48 hours of music and food. Huffington Post recently calledit the "Best Festival in 2014 You Might Sleep On, Until Now." Moreinformation: http://aocfestival.org.
FROM OUR BLOG / During the spring 2014 semester, 55 Duke students are playing Fantasy Collecting, a browser-based game that lets them research and exchange works from the Nasher Museum’s collection online. Recently, Katherine Jentleson, the students’ TA and gamemaster, issued the “Up Close & Personal Challenge” which encouraged all Fantasy Collectors to visit a work from their collections in person at the Nasher Museum. As part of this challenge, sophomore Ana Corral reflects on her experience. 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: 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; 2013.13.1. © Deborah Grant. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.
BLOG: Ando Hiroshige, Japanese, Lady in Green Kimono (detail), 19th century. Woodcut on paper, 13 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches (34.9 x 22.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC, USA. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Stars, 1979.54.14.
SKETCH 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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TH (4/10) 7 PM Free Film Series
WE (4/16) 11 AM Book Discussion for Kids
SA (4/19) 10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
Sketching in the Galleries
Saturday, April 19, 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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