Calendar / Type: Art with the Experts

Monday, November 9, 2015

Ebony G. Patterson, ...shortly after 8- beyond the bladez (detail), 2014. Mixed media on paper, 92 × 111 inches (233.7 × 281.9 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Blake Byrne (T'57) and Marjorie and Michael Levine (T'84, P'15); 2015.3.1. Image courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. © Ebony G. Patterson.

Art with the Experts: Contemporary Art from the Nasher Museum - 7:00 PM

Join Nasher Museum staff Trevor Schoonmaker, Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art, and Jessica Kay Ruhle, for a discussion and slide lecture on Reality of My Surroundings: The Contemporary Collection. In celebration of the museum’s 10th anniversary, this exhibition presents some of the Nasher Museum’s most significant works from the contemporary collection. Reality of My Surroundings demonstrates the museum’s ongoing commitment to collecting work by global artists, with an emphasis on artists of African descent.

 

Durham Public Library, Main Branch300 N Roxboro St, Durham, NC.

 

Monday, December 14, 2015

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Art with the Experts: Renaissance and Baroque Art from the Nasher Museum - 7:00 PM

Join Nasher Museum staff Sarah Schroth, Mary D.B.T. and James H. Seamans Director, and Molly Boarati, Assistant Curator, for a discussion and slide lecture on The New Galleries: A Collection Come to Light. This exhibition is a comprehensive and dynamic reinstallation of the museum’s permanent collection. Eight new galleries will be dedicated to specific collection areas. Schroth and Boarati will share highlights from the European Art, c. 1400-1900 section, focusing on the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

 

Durham Public Library, Main Branch300 N Roxboro St, Durham, NC.