@NasherMuseum / no. 096 / May 06, 2014 -- (Archive)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Jazz Age Modernist
ARCHIBALD MOTLEY FILM SERIES / Thursday, May 8, 7 PM / The final free film to complement Archibald Motley is Cadillac Records (2008, 108 minutes), a fictionalized account of Chess Records (watch trailer) with Beyoncé as Etta James
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERIES / Saturday, May 17, 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.
ART MUSEUM DAY 2014 - FREE ADMISSION / Sunday, May 18, Noon / Join us to celebrate Art Museum Day, co-sponsored by the Association of Art Museum Directors, with live entertainment, make-and-take crafts and more. Arts in Action LEAP team will dance at 1 PM. Free Admission. #ArtMuseumDay
FROM OUR BLOG / Nasher Museum student intern Jordan Noyes writes, "Art education is important. It develops creative thinking, fosters attention to details and emphasizes the big and little picture." 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: Archibald J. Motley Jr., Black Belt (detail), 1934. Oil on canvas, 33 x 40.5 inches (83.8 x 102.9 cm). Collection of the Hampton University Museum, Hampton, Virginia. © Valerie Gerrard Browne.
Archibald J. Motley Jr., Self-Portrait (Myself at Work) (detail), 1933. Oil on canvas, 57.125 x 45.25 inches (145.1 x 114.9 cm). Collection of Mara Motley, MD, and Valerie Gerrard Browne. Image courtesy of the Chicago History Museum, Chicago, Illinois. © Valerie Gerrard Browne.
CELEBRATE, SKETCH, BLOG 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 (5/8) 7 PM Free Film Series
SU (5/11) 10 AM Archibald Motley last chance
SA (5/17) 10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
SU (5/18) Noon Art Museum Day
Sunday, May 11, is the last chance to see Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist. Don't miss out!
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