@NasherMuseum / no. 140 / March 10, 2015  --  (Archive)
Over Here, Over There
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Over Here, Over There
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Art with the Experts
ART WITH THE EXPERTS AT CHAPEL HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY / Tuesday, March 10, 6 PM / Artist Bill Thelen talks about his work in Area 919 at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27605.
Free Family Day
FREE FAMILY DAY / Sunday, March 15, Noon - 4 PM / Join us for free Family Day with a gallery hunt, hands-on activities in both classrooms and a photo station where you can pose like old masterworks in our collection. Rags to Riches Children’s Theater will perform a variation of Aesop’s Tales at 1 and 2:30 PM. Materials will be available in English and Spanish. Free admission to all exhibitions.
Odili Donald Odita
ARTIST TALK: ODILI DONALD ODITA / Tuesday, March 17, 7 PM / Abstract painter Odili Donald Odita will deliver the annual Barbra and Andrew Rothschild Lecture, a talk entitled “3rd Degree of Separation.” This summer, the Nasher Museum plans to commission a mural by Odita in downtown Durham, and also a large-scale wall painting at the museum for Nasher10, celebrating the museum’s first decade. More.
André Leon Gray

AREA 919 / The Nasher Museum presents the third in a series of interviews with artists whose works are part of Area 919: Artists in the Triangle. Artist André Leon Gray talks about his work of art, What Does Revolution Sound Like?.

Lavar Munroe - Human Zoos
LAVAR MUNROE'S HUMAN ZOOS / "What's the difference between the Venicle Biennale and the World's Fair?" Area 919 artist Lavar Munroe explores "The artist focuses on the stigma of human difference." Read more on artnet and watch a video on GalleryLog. Munroe was recently selected to take part in the 56th Venice Biennale.
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PRESS / North Carolina to stage first show on American South. 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: Odili Donald Odita, Over Here, Over There (detail), 2001. Acrylic on canvas, 84 x 104 inches (213.4 x 264.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Gift of Marjorie and Michael Levine (T'84, P’15); 2014.12.1. © Odili Donald Odita. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

LEARN: Bill Thelen, 2 Purple Pretzels, 2008. Watercolor and graphite on paper. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

THANKS: Photo by Vesic Photography.

DISCOVER: Odili Donald Odita at the 2007 Venice Biennale © Odili Donald Odita. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

PRESS: Hank Willis Thomas, Black Righteous Space, 2012. Video installation (color and sound), microphone, and mac mini; approx. 60:00 minutes; edition of 3, with 2 artist proofs. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.
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 (3/10) 6 PM Art with the Experts
SU (3/15) Noon Free Family Day
TU (3/17) 7 PM Artist Talk: Odili Donald Odita
WE (3/18) 11 AM Book Discussion
SU (3/22) 2 PM Book Discussion
Nasher Wedding Studio
Thanks to all who participated in the Nasher Wedding Studio event this past weekend. The afternoon program included Wedding Photography 101, a panel on wedding event design, and a presentation by Special Events Manager Kathy Wright on Real Weddings of the Nasher. Read more.
Power of the Ballot
Visitors are invited to experience Stacey L. Kirby’s latest work Power of the Ballot (2014), part of Area 919: Artists in the Triangle. This “performative interaction” asks visitors to consider “What obstacles do you overcome to vote?” Chief Precinct Officer Kirby and/or her Precinct Officers of the Interior will be at the Nasher Museum activating her performance installation throughout the run of the exhibition.

Complete performance schedule.
A good man is hard to find
To accompany the exhibition Area 919, the museum will host two discussions on "A Good Man is Hard to Find," the short story by Flannery O’Connor, recommended by artist George Jenne as inspiration for his video in Area 919.

Wednesday, March 18, 11 AM and Sunday, March 22, 2 PM at the Nasher Museum. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. The book is available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.
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