Calendar / Type: Special Events

Thursday, February 11, 2016

patterson

Panel Discussion: “Collecting and Presenting Work by Artists of African descent” - 7:00 PM

Please come early — 6 PM — to mingle with our panelists and take in our exhibition that includes work by artists of African descent, Reality of My Surroundings: The Contemporary Collection. Seats will fill up fast!

 

Join us for a lively conversation on collecting and presenting work by artists of African descent, with New York Times art critic Holland Cotter, Studio Museum in Harlem Director Thelma Golden, San Francisco art collector Pamela Joyner, New York gallery owner Jack Shainman and Pérez Art Museum (Miami) Director Franklin Sirmans.

 

The panel will be moderated by Richard J. Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History at Duke, and curator of the traveling exhibition, Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist. This event is a collaboration between the Nasher Museum, Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the North Carolina Central University Art Museum and the North Carolina Museum of Art. Free and open to the public.

 

IMAGE: 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. Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Blake Byrne (T’57) and Marjorie and Michael Levine (T’84, P’16, P’19, P’19). Image courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. © Ebony G. Patterson.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Nasher Teens Study Storage

Nasher Teen Valentine’s Day Meetup - 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Have you ever had instant chemistry with a work of art? Or been turned right off? Join us for a chance to hear stories about art on view that will make you fall in love, want to break up or start a complicated relationship with works of art in our collection.  You’ll discover art you love instantly and art that gives you more of a slow burn. Enjoy Valentine’s Day-themed activities and snacks! Join us for the Nasher’s first program in a series designed for teens — and open to all teens.

 

Space is limited! Register online and reserve a spot! Free admission and snacks for teens with a valid ID.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Lonnie Holley

Gallery Talk with Duke Students: Making Faces - 5:00 PM

Join Duke students for gallery talks at to discuss their installation Making Faces: At the Intersection of Art and Neuroscience. This project is part of the work of Art, Vision, & the Brain, a Bass Connections team exploring the depictions of faces and how our brains make sense of our visual and social world. This talk is also in connection with Brain Awareness Week, sponsored by the Duke Institute of Brain Sciences.

Lonnie Holley

Gallery Talk with Duke Students: Making Faces - 7:00 PM

Join Duke students for gallery talks at to discuss their installation Making Faces: At the Intersection of Art and Neuroscience. This project is part of the work of Art, Vision, & the Brain, a Bass Connections team exploring the depictions of faces and how our brains make sense of our visual and social world. This talk is also in connection with Brain Awareness Week, sponsored by the Duke Institute of Brain Sciences.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

European music

Music in the New Galleries - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

View art in the European gallery while listening to live period music.

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Slow Art Day

Slow Art Day Tour 2016 - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University will join many other museums around the country in celebrating Slow Art Day. We invite all visitors to enjoy art at a different pace. Ask for stools and sketching materials at the front desk.

 

Slow Art Tours
Saturday, April 9 at 10:30 AM and 11:00 AM
Instead of an exhibition overview, Slow Art Tours will spend 30 minutes with a single work of art. Visitors may join the group for a single tour or attend both tours for a 60 minute slow art experience. Tours are free with museum admission.

 

www.slowartday.com/

 

Slow Art Day

Slow Art Day Tour 2016 - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University will join many other museums around the country in celebrating Slow Art Day. We invite all visitors to enjoy art at a different pace. Ask for stools and sketching materials at the front desk.

 

Slow Art Tours
Saturday, April 9 at 10:30 AM and 11:00 AM
Instead of an exhibition overview, Slow Art Tours will spend 30 minutes with a single work of art. Visitors may join the group for a single tour or attend both tours for a 60 minute slow art experience. Tours are free with museum admission.

 

www.slowartday.com/