@NasherMuseum / no. 103 / June 24, 2014  --  (Archive)
Njideka Akunyili, The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born Might Not Hold True For Much Longer, 2013.
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The Woodmans
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The Woodmans

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.

Complete Summer Days Nasher Nights schedule.

Live and Local

LIVE & LOCAL / Sunday, June 29, Noon /  Experience live jazz vocals with Frankie Alexander and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Reservations online or call 919-684-6032. For locally sourced and produced gifts and books by local authors, also visit the Nasher Museum Store.

Brew and View

BREW & VIEW / Thursday, July 3, 6 PM / Stroll the galleries, then relax and celebrate summer on the Rollins Terrace with a sampling of beers from Highland Brewing Company. 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? Make reservations for dinner online or call 919-684-6032.

Art of the Location

PUBLIC TOUR: THE ART OF LOCATION / Thursday, July 3, 6 PM / Jessica Ruhle, associate curator of education, will lead a free public tour with the theme The Art of Location, which considers how artists represent place in their work. The tour will focus specifically, but not exclusively, on Nigerian artists in the Sound Vision: Contemporary Art from the Collection.

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take part in this tour, which will last approximately one hour. Free guided public tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM.

Two Room Apartment

TWO ROOM APARTMENT / Thank you to everyone who attended Two Room Apartment co-presented with American Dance Festival.

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FROM OUR BLOG / Last week, Nasher Museum Director Sarah Schroth attended Art Basel 2014. She shares some of her favorite works of art and installations around Basel, Switzerland. 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.
LISTEN: Photo by Ryan Gratzer / CC BY
BLOG: Photo by Sarah Schroth of La Giuria by Michelangelo Pistoletto at Art Basel 2014.
VIEW, LEARN, 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 (6/26) 5 PM Dinner and a Movie
SA (6/28) 2 PM Intl. Screendance Festival
SU (6/29) Noon Live and Local
TH (7/3) 6 PM Brew & View
TH (7/3) 6 PM Art of the Location
SA (7/5) 2 PM Intl. Screendance Festival
The Nasher Museum will be closed on Friday, July 4. The museum will be open regular hours the rest of the week.
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.

Complete SDNN schedule.
Durham Magazine
Catch this month’s Durham magazine for a special gift offer from the Nasher Museum. Can you find it? Hint: Miro is coming!
Each year, Duke’s incoming first-year class reads a book as a tool to foster community and adjust to college life. This year, the Duke-Durham community is encouraged to participate in joining the discussion of Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Wednesday, July 16, 11 AM, and Sunday, June 20, 2 PM, at the Nasher Museum. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. Americanah is available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.
The Museum Guard: A Novel
American Dance Festival presents
International Screendance Festival
at the Nasher Museum
Saturday, June 28, 2 PM

Saturday, July 5, 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.
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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.