@NasherMuseum / no. 100 / June 03, 2014 -- (Archive)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
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 Anderson Valley Brewing Company (view tasting notes). 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. Want more than a taste? We have a dinner menu with pairings too. Make reservations for dinner online or call 919-684-6032.
AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL: TWO ROOM APARTMENT / Tuesday, June 17, 7 and 9 PM / ADF and the Nasher Museum co-present Two Room Apartment by Israeli choreographers Niv Sheinfeld & Oren Laor (view trailer). Sheinfeld and Laor have recreated the seminal 1987 work Two Room Apartment, which helped make a name for Israeli dance. Performance is about 50 minutes. americandancefestival.org. The Nasher Museum is the only U.S. venue for Two Room Apartment in 2014. Two shows: 7 PM and 9 PM. Free Nasher Museum tote with every ticket purchase for American Dance Festival's Two Room Apartment.
LISTENING TO THE ART: PUBLIC TOUR / Thursday, June 5, 6 PM / Join Gallery Guide Ruth Caccavale for a music filled public tour of the exhibition Sound Vision: Contemporary Art from the Collection. This tour will explore how music inspires and influences an assortment of artists in the Nasher Museum's permanent collection.
Public tours are free of charge to individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people. Tours last approximately one hour.
MUSEUM MIXTAPE / The State of Things with Frank Stasio on WUNC (91.5) recently featured Colombian artist Juan Obando, who created Museum Mixtape, a series of music videos shot with hip-hop artists inside the Nasher Museum and other regional art museums. Listen to the interview and view the trailer.
FROM OUR BLOG / Curiosity drew us to Durham’s Craven Allen Gallery recently for Cross-Cut, an installation of paintings by Damian Stamer paired with photographs from the collection of Jim and Jane Finch. More.
IN THE STORE / All of the novels for the Summer Days, Nasher Nights book discussion series are availabe in the Nasher Museum Store.
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.
EXPERIENCE: Photo © Gadi Dogan
BLOG: Photo documenting results of bomb run: Kunamoto, Kyusha, Japan: 10 August 1945. Silver-gelatin print. Photographer unidentified. From the collection of Jim and Jane Finch.
VIEW, LISTEN, TOTE, LEARN, MIX 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 (6/5) 6 PM Brew & View
SU (6/15) Noon Live & Local
TU (6/17) 10 AM Make and Take
TU (6/17) 7 & 9 PM American Dance Festival
TH (6/19) 5-9 PM Guest Chef
GUEST CHEF KATIE COLEMAN
Thursday, June 19, 5-9 PM (last seating 8 PM)
Chef Katie Coleman, chef owner of Durham Spirits Company, starts off the summer series with great food and drinks. Reservations are strongly encouraged, online or by calling 919-684-6032.
Chef Coleman’s menu
Free Nasher Museum tote with every ticket purchase for American Dance Festival's Two Room Apartment. The totes even tote themselves!
Take part in two discussions of The Museum Guard: A Novel byHoward Norman, to complement our summer exhibitions.
Wednesday, June 18, 11 AM, and Sunday, June 22, 2 PM, at the Nasher Museum. Reading the book is not required to enjoy the discussions.
The American Dance Festival will offer Nasher Museum of Art members 20% off single tickets to ADF performances at Durham Performing Arts Center and Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University's Campus. ADF's 81st season will run June 12-July 26 and tickets are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased online, over the phone or in person at either box offic eusing this code for Nasher Museum members: 2014ADFNP.
Thank you, ADF!
The discount is not available for Niv Sheinfeld & Oren Laor at the Nasher Museum or Ishmael Houston-Jones and Emily Wexler at The PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council.
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