@NasherMuseum / no. 102 / June 17, 2014 -- (Archive)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
The Museum Guard
AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL: TWO ROOM APARTMENT / Tonight only, 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 tonight only: 7 PM and 9 PM. Free Nasher Museum tote with every ticket purchase for American Dance Festival's Two Room Apartment.
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
K-4 TEACHER WORKSHOP / Join education staff from the Sarah P. Duke Gardens and the Nasher Museum as we explore the many connections between visual art and natural science. Spend time in both Duke Gardens and the Nasher Museum’s galleries, try many hands-on activities and receive a binder filled with lessons directly connected to the North Carolina curriculum. Choose from the one-day workshop, or the extended two-day version. Learn more and register.
DINNER AND A MOVIE / Thursday, June 26, 5 PM / Savor a two-course dinner special at the Nasher Museum Café before a free screening of The Woodmans at 7 PM. Learn more and watch trailer. We encourage dinner patrons to make a reservation, either online or by calling 919-684-6032.
NASHER NEW YORK: KICKOFF EVENT: PRIVATE TOUR OF ITALIAN FUTURISM AT THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM / Thursday, June 26, 4 PM / Nasher New York launches with an invitation-only private tour of Italian Futurism at the Guggenheim Museum led by the curator of the exhibition, Vivien Greene, Senior Curator of 19th- and Early 20th-Century Art at the Guggenheim, along with the Nasher Museum’s Sarah Schroth, Mary D.B.T. and James H. Semans Director, and Marshall N. Price, Nancy Hanks Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, followed by a private reception in Midtown East hosted by Michael T’84 and Marjorie Levine P’16, P’18. Tour at the Guggenheim at 4 PM. Hosted Cocktails and Conversation in Midtown East, 6 PM. Contact Rosalind Roser to RSVP.
FROM OUR BLOG / "Certain events make up the quintessential Duke Experience," writes Assistant Curator Katie Adkins. "In October 2005, another item was added to the Duke Experience: partying in style at the Nasher Museum." 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 and EXPERIENCE: Photos © Gadi Dogan
WORKSHOP, BLOGand 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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TU (6/17) 7 & 9 PM American Dance Festival
WE (6/18) 11 AM Book Discussion
TH (6/19) 5-9 PM Guest Chef
TH (6/19) 5 PM Make and Take
SA (6/21) 10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
SU (6/22) 2 PM Book Discussion
TU (6/24) 10 AM Make and Take
TH (6/26) 5 PM Make and Take
TH (6/26) 5 PM Dinner and a Movie
SA (6/28) 2 PM Intl. Screendance Festival
SU (6/29) Noon Live and Local
TU (7/1) 10 AM Make and Take
The Nasher Museum will be closed on Friday, July 4. The museum will be open regular hours the rest of the week.
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.
Complete SDNN schedule.
Take part in two discussions of The Museum Guard: A Novel by Howard Norman, to complement our summer exhibitions.
Wednesday, June 18, 11 AM, and Sunday, June 22, 2 PM, at the Nasher Museum. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. The Museum Guard: A Novel is available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.
American Dance Festival
International Screendance Festival
Saturday, June 28, 2 PM
Now in its 19th year, American Dance Festival presents the International Screendance Festival is directed and curated by Emmy-nominated filmmaker Douglas Rosenberg, along with Gitta Wigro and Kora Radella, and draws from more than 90 submissions from 16 countries. The festival explores the ever evolving relationship between cinema and dance.
Make a day of it!
The free films begin at 2 PM, so make plans to spend a cool Saturday at the Nasher Museum. Brunch is served in the Nasher Museum Café starting at 11 AM, and exhibitions can be viewed throughout the day. For information about complimentary museum admission and café discounts, visit nasher.duke.edu/join.
Join, renew, upgrade or give the gift of membership online or by calling 919-684-3411.
Become a supporter. Individuals, corporations and foundations can call 919-668-3527 for further information.
Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat - 10 AM to 5 PM
Thu - 10 AM to 9 PM
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.