Today: Sunday, August 28, 2016

Thomas Hart Benton - First Crop

Free Highlights Tour – People and Places - 2:00 PM

Explore the portraits and landscapes on view in the permanent collection with gallery guide Mary Jean Lowrie.   Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people,… MORE

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Amy Sherald, High Yella Masterpiece-We Ain’t No Cotton Pickin’ Negroes, 2011. Oil on canvas. 59 x 69 inches. Collection of Keith Timmons, ESQ, CPA. Image courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. ©Amy Sherald.

Exhibition Opening Party: Southern Accent Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Opening party for Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art, featuring a gallery performance by artist Sonya Clark, Second-line parade with… MORE

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Douglas Bourgeois, "A New Place to Dwell."

Exhibition Opens – Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art - 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM

The Nasher Museum presents Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art, an exhibition that questions and explores the complex and contested space… MORE
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.

Free Highlights Tour – Mythology - 6:00 PM

Join gallery guide Jenny Leinbach for a tour of the myths and legends represented in the museum’s permanent collection.   Individuals, or groups of fewer… MORE
Tom Rankin and Bill Ferris

The South in Color: Conversation and Book Signing - 7:00 PM

5:30 PM Cash bar and gin tasting with Cathead Distillery of Mississippi 6:00 PM Highlights Tour 7 PM Author conversation Bill Ferris discusses his new book The South in… MORE