Sunday, September 21, 2014
Individuals, or groups of 10 or fewer people, may take a guided public tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Thursdays at 6 PM. Tours last approximately one hour.
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Join two scholarly Duke couples on a casual, personal and fun tour of Rauschenberg: Collecting & Connecting. Curator Kristine Stiles asked each couple to select works of art in the exhibition and think about them as “conversations” with an enormous range of interpretation. Couples are photographer and former director of Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies Tom Rankin and author Jill McCorkle, along with Duke’s Priscilla Wald, Professor of English and Women’s Studies, and Joseph Donahue, Professor of the Practice of English at Duke. The tour will last approximately 45 minutes.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Vitaly Komar and Alex Melamid, Stalin with Hitler’s Remains (detail) from the series Anarchistic Synthesism, 1985-86. Oil on canvas, 84 ¼ x 60 ¼ inches (214 x 153 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Museum purchase, 1992.8.1. © Vitaly Komar and Alex Melamid. Courtesy of Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, New York. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Free Family Days take place on select Sundays from 12-4 PM. On these days families visiting the museum enjoy live entertainment, create hands-on projects and explore exhibitions with a gallery hunt. Materials will be available in English and Spanish.
Admission to Mirό: The Experience of Seeing is free, but entry to the galleries will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and visitors may need to wait in line before entering the exhibition.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Join two scholarly Duke couples on a casual, personal and fun tour of Rauschenberg: Collecting & Connecting. Curator Kristine Stiles asked each couple to select works of art in the exhibition and think about them as “conversations” with an enormous range of interpretation. Couples are former Duke Provost Peter Lange and Lori Leachman, Duke’s Professor of the Practice and Director of Research in Practice Program in Economics, along with Bruce Lawrence, Duke’s Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Professor of Religion, and miriam cooke, Braxton Craven Professor of Arab Cultures at Duke. Tours last about 45 minutes.