@NasherMuseum / no. 099 / May 27, 2014  --  (Archive)
Njideka Akunyili
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Sometimes Billie Is All That Holds Me Together
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Summer Days Nasher Nights - Dinner and a Movie - Ai WeiWei The Fake Case
SUMMER DAYS NASHER NIGHTS: DINNER AND A MOVIE / Thursday, May 29, 5 PM / Savor a two-course dinner special at the Nasher Museum Café before a free film at 7 PM. This week's film is Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case (learn more and view trailer).

Dinner patrons enjoy ample parking and reserved film seating in the lecture hall. We encourage you to make a reservation, either online or by calling 919-684-6032.

Complete Summer Days Nasher Nights schedule.
Summer Days Nasher Nights - Live & Local
SUMMER DAYS NASHER NIGHTS: LIVE & LOCAL / Sunday, June 1, Noon / Experience live British and American folk music by Bob Vasile and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Reservations online or call 919-684-6032.

Complete Summer Days Nasher Nights schedule.
Summer Days Nasher Nights - Brew & View
SUMMER DAYS NASHER NIGHTS: BREW & VIEW / Thursday, June 5, 6 PM / Stroll the galleries, then relax and celebrate summer on the Rollins Terrace with a sampling of beers from the Triangle and beyond. With your $5 tasting comes a special coupon for use in the Nasher Museum Café. Participants must be of legal drinking age with proper ID. Make reservations for dinner online or call 919-684-6032. 

Complete Summer Days Nasher Nights schedule.
THANK YOU! / View a slideshow from our latest Supporting Member event, an exclusive tour of Sound Vision with Chief Curator Trevor Schoonmaker.

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FROM OUR BLOG /  Need an excuse for a New York art trip? More.

IN THE STORE / All of the novels for the Summer Days, Nasher Nights book discussion series are availabe in the Nasher Museum 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: Njideka Akunyili, “The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born” Might Not Hold True For Much Longer (detail), 2013. Acrylic and transfers on paper, 64 × 82 7/8 inches (162.6 × 210.5 cm). Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Promised gift of Marjorie and Michael Levine (T'84, P’15); L.28.2013.1. © Njideka Akunyili. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.
BLOG:Dario Robleto, Sometimes Billie Is All That Holds Me Together (detail), 1998–99. Hand-ground and melted vinyl records, various clothing, acrylic, spray paint. Several new buttons were crafted from melted Billie Holiday records to replace missing buttons on found, abandoned, or thrift store clothing.

After the discarded clothing was made whole again, it was redonated to the thrift stores or placed back where it was originally found. Dimensions variable. Private collection, New York. Courtesy of Edward Boyer Associates, Inc., Fine Art Advisory. Image courtesy of the artist and Inman Gallery, Houston. Photo by J Caldwell.

LISTEN, 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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TH (5/29) 5 PM Dinner and a Movie
SU (6/1) Noon Live & Local
TH (6/5) 6 PM Brew & View
The Nasher Museum Store will be closed Tuesday, June 10, through Thursday, June 12, for floor renovations. The store will reopen Friday, June 13.
Summer Days Nasher Nights
Summer Days Nasher Nights
Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 - August 14, Tuesdays, 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays, 5-7 PM.
Join, renew, upgrade or give the gift of membership online or by calling 919-684-3411.
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Sun - Noon to 5 PM
Mon - closed

General admission to the Nasher Museum is $5 ($4 for Seniors). Admission is FREE for Nasher Museum members, children 15 and under, Duke students, faculty and staff with Duke I.D. and Duke Alumni Association Members with Alumni Membership Card. Thursday, 5-9 PM, admission is free for all.

Admission is also FREE to all active duty military personnel and up to five family members, with military ID: Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card.