Calendar / Subject: Art

Monday, February 22, 2016

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: The New Galleries A Collection Come to Light at the Durham Public Library, Southwest Branch - 7:00 PM

Join curator Marshall N. Price for a slide lecture on The New Galleries: A Collection Come to Light.

This event takes place at the Durham Public Library, Southwest Branch, 3605 Shannon Road, Durham

Sunday, March 13, 2016

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

This exciting Family Day will focus on the exhibition, A Material Legacy, with art making activities exploring non-traditional materials in conjunction with The Scrap Exchange and performances by Rags to Riches Theatre for Young Audiences. Should be a blast for all!

 

Free 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. Materials will be available in English and Spanish.

 

Admission to the museum is free on Family Days.

Monday, March 21, 2016

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Art with the Experts at Durham County Library Main Branch - 7:00 PM

Join Jessica Ruhle, Manager of Public Education, for a slide lecture on Reflections: The Nasher Museum Alzheimer’s Program.

This event takes place at the Durham County Library Main Branch, 300 N Roxboro St, Durham, NC 27701.


 

Thursday, March 31, 2016

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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.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

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

This fantastic Family Day promises an energetic performance by The LEAP Team from Arts in Action.

 

Free 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. Materials will be available in English and Spanish.

 

Live Performances at 1 PM and 2:30 PM. Admission to the museum is free on Family Days.