Calendar / Type: Special Events

Thursday, August 14, 2014

whitewine

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Wine Tasting - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Start the evening with great white wines and passed hors d’oeuvres by the Nasher Museum Café, then enjoy the galleries at your own pace! The $10 pass covers tastings of four selections from the Tryon Beverage and Haw River Wine Man portfolio. Must be 21 or older with proper ID.

 

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. Complete Summer Days Nasher Nights schedule.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

miro-event

Miró Exhibition Opening Event with Curator Marshall Price - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Talk by Marshall Price, Nancy Hanks Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. 

Reception with cash bar to follow.

Free and open to the public; exhibition entry requires separate ticket purchase.


 

LEFT: Joan Miró, Woman, Bird and Star (Homage to Picasso), 1966 / 1973, Oil on canvas, 96 7/16 x 66 15/16 inches (245 x 170 cm), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. © Successió Miró / Arists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

 

RIGHT: Joan Miró, Figure, 1969, Lost wax casting, patinated bronze, 55 7/8 x 16 3/4 x 16 5/16 inches (142 x 42.5 x 41.4 cm), Base: 16 9/16 x 12 13/16 x 12 3/16 inches (42.1 cm x 32.5 x 32.5 cm) , Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. © Successió Miró / Arists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Museum Day Live

Museum Day Live!

The Nasher Museum is free of charge all day on Saturday, September 27, 2014, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s tenth annual Museum Day Live!

Museum Day Live! tickets will soon be available to download at smithsonian.com/museumday. Visitors who present the Museum Day Live! ticket will gain free entrance for two at the Nasher Museum for one day only. One ticket is permitted per household, per email address.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Ferdinand the Bull

Celebrate Spain with Ferdinand the Bull - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Hear readings in English and Spanish of The Story of Ferdinand written by Murno Leaf and illustrated by Robert Lawson.  After a related hands on activity, see the 1938 Disney animated short film Ferdinand the Bull.  Recommended for children ages 3-6 and their caregivers.

 

Thursday, December 11, 2014

LEFT: Joan Miró, Woman, Bird and Star (Homage to Picasso), 1966 / 1973, Oil on canvas, 96 7/16 x 66 15/16 inches (245 x 170 cm), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. © Successió Miró / Arists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.RIGHT: Joan Miró, Figure, 1969, Lost wax casting, patinated bronze, 55 7/8 x 16 3/4 x 16 5/16 inches (142 x 42.5 x 41.4 cm), Base: 16 9/16 x 12 13/16 x 12 3/16 inches (42.1 cm x 32.5 x 32.5 cm) , Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. © Successió Miró / Arists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Miró: Visual Poetry - 5:30 PM

Miró is known to have said “I make no distinction between painting and poetry.”  Experience the later works of the artist during readings in English and Spanish of contemporary Spanish poetry.  Same day exhibition ticket required for gallery entrance.


LEFT: Joan Miró, Woman, Bird and Star (Homage to Picasso), 1966 / 1973, Oil on canvas, 96 7/16 x 66 15/16 inches (245 x 170 cm), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. © Successió Miró / Arists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

 

RIGHT: Joan Miró, Figure, 1969, Lost wax casting, patinated bronze, 55 7/8 x 16 3/4 x 16 5/16 inches (142 x 42.5 x 41.4 cm), Base: 16 9/16 x 12 13/16 x 12 3/16 inches (42.1 cm x 32.5 x 32.5 cm) , Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. © Successió Miró / Arists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Ferdinand the Bull

Celebrate Spain with Ferdinand the Bull - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Hear readings in English and Spanish of The Story of Ferdinand written by Murno Leaf and illustrated by Robert Lawson.  After a related hands on activity, see the 1938 Disney animated short film Ferdinand the Bull.  Recommended for children ages 3-6 and their caregivers.