Calendar / Audience: Families

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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Book Discussion for Kids: Harlem Summer - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

With the exhibit Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist in full swing, the Nasher will explore jazz through children’s and young adult literature.  We invite your family to enjoy Harlem Summer, a jazz-era coming-of-age story, with us.  A group discussion of the book will take place at the museum during DPS spring break.

 

Harlem Summer, by Walter Dean Myers, follows Mark Purvis, a teenager in Harlem in 1925. While Mark would rather play jazz music with his friends, he feels the pressure to get a summer job.  Run-ins with Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, and Alfred Knopf have Mark elated to meet the great figures of his time. However, his financial reality connects him to gangster Dutch Schultz and complicates Mark’s summer, all as he experiences the frenzy of a jazz musician’s life.

 

Myers, a Harlem native, has written over 80 children’s books.  The author has received two Newbery Honors and is a five-time recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award. In 2012, the Library of Congress named Myers the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.  Covering topics from the Harlem Renaissance to modern interpretations of Swan Lake, Myers attributes his prolific writing life to his sheer love of stories. “As a writer, I absorb stories,” Myers says, “and allow them to churn within my own head until I find a way of telling them that fits both my time and temperament.”

 

Intended for students and their families, this book discussion will be on Wednesday, April 16 at 11 AM.  The conversation will be held in the Archibald Motley exhibition. Copies of Harlem Summer can be purchased at the Nasher Museum Store.  Museum members receive a 10% discount. 

 

Questions can be directed to Jessica Ruhle at jessica.ruhle@duke.edu

Saturday, April 19, 2014

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Sketching in the Galleries - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Following a brief drawing warm-up activity, visitors can practice sketching artwork around the museum. Paper and drawing utensils will be supplied. Pens and wet media are not permitted in the Nasher Museum galleries.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

family-day

Family Day - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

tottour

Tour with Your Tot - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Caregivers with small children ages 0-18 months can take guided public tours of the Nasher Museum’s exhibitions. Tours are offered Thursdays at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 30 minutes. No reservations necessary. Children must be in a carrier or a stroller during the guided tour. Adults pay $5 museum admission. Museum members and tots are free.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

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Sketching in the Galleries - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Following a brief drawing warm-up activity, visitors can practice sketching artwork around the museum. Paper and drawing utensils will be supplied. Pens and wet media are not permitted in the Nasher Museum galleries.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

tottour

Tour with Your Tot - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Caregivers with small children ages 0-18 months can take guided public tours of the Nasher Museum’s exhibitions. Tours are offered Thursdays at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 30 minutes. No reservations necessary. Children must be in a carrier or a stroller during the guided tour. Adults pay $5 museum admission. Museum members and tots are free.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

maketakes

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

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Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

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Sketching in the Galleries - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Following a brief drawing warm-up activity, visitors can practice sketching artwork around the museum. Paper and drawing utensils will be supplied. Pens and wet media are not permitted in the Nasher Museum galleries.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

maketakes

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

maketakes2

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

maketakes

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

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Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

maketakes

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

maketakes2

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

maketakes

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

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Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

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Sketching in the Galleries - 10:00 AM

Following a brief drawing warm-up activity, visitors can practice sketching artwork around the museum. Paper and drawing utensils will be supplied. Pens and wet media are not permitted in the Nasher Museum galleries.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

maketakes

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

maketakes2

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

maketakes

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

maketakes2

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

maketakes

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

tottour

Tour with Your Tot - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Caregivers with small children ages 0-18 months can take guided public tours of the Nasher Museum’s exhibitions. Tours are offered Thursdays at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 30 minutes. No reservations necessary. Children must be in a carrier or a stroller during the guided tour. Adults pay $5 museum admission. Museum members and tots are free.

maketakes2

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

maketakes

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

maketakes2

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons. General admission is always free on Thursdays, 5-9 PM.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

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Sketching in the Galleries - 10:00 AM

Following a brief drawing warm-up activity, visitors can practice sketching artwork around the museum. Paper and drawing utensils will be supplied. Pens and wet media are not permitted in the Nasher Museum galleries.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

tottour

Tour with Your Tot - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Caregivers with small children ages 0-18 months can take guided public tours of the Nasher Museum’s exhibitions. Tours are offered Thursdays at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 30 minutes. No reservations necessary. Children must be in a carrier or a stroller during the guided tour. Adults pay $5 museum admission. Museum members and tots are free.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

family-day

Family Day - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

tottour

Tour with Your Tot - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Caregivers with small children ages 0-18 months can take guided public tours of the Nasher Museum’s exhibitions. Tours are offered Thursdays at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 30 minutes. No reservations necessary. Children must be in a carrier or a stroller during the guided tour. Adults pay $5 museum admission. Museum members and tots are free.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

tottour

Tour with Your Tot - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Caregivers with small children ages 0-18 months can take guided public tours of the Nasher Museum’s exhibitions. Tours are offered Thursdays at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 30 minutes. No reservations necessary. Children must be in a carrier or a stroller during the guided tour. Adults pay $5 museum admission. Museum members and tots are free.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

family-day

Family Day - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

tottour

Tour with Your Tot - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Caregivers with small children ages 0-18 months can take guided public tours of the Nasher Museum’s exhibitions. Tours are offered Thursdays at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 30 minutes. No reservations necessary. Children must be in a carrier or a stroller during the guided tour. Adults pay $5 museum admission. Museum members and tots are free.