Calendar / Subject: Modern

Sunday, March 8, 2015

The Artists of Area 919

Art with the Experts at Chapel Hill Public Library - 2:00 PM

Artists Lincoln Hancock and Neill Prewitt of Yuxtapongo talk about Area 919 at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC.

 

 


Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Thelen - Two Pretzels

Art with the Experts at Cameron Village Regional Library - 6:00 PM

Art With the Experts at Cameron Village Library with artist Bill Thelen on Area 919.

 

This event is at the Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27605 


Image: Bill Thelen, 2 Purple Pretzels, 2008. Watercolor and graphite on paper. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

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

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.

 

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

A Good Man is Hard to Find

Nasher Reads: A Good Man is Hard to Find - 11:00 AM

To accompany the exhibition Area 919, the museum is hosting two book discussions on A Good Man is Hard to Find, a short story by Flannery O’Connor, recommended by artist George Jenne as inspiration for his video in Area 919.  Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the conversations.  Discussion will be repeated on Sunday afternoon.  Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions.  Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.  

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Sketching in the Galleries

Sketching in the Galleries - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

A local art teacher will present a brief lesson and demonstration of various ways to respond to visual art by creating your own sketches. Then you can try it out in the galleries! The Nasher Museum will provide drawing materials. You are welcome to bring your own, but please note that pens, charcoal and wet media are not permitted in the galleries. The program is free with admission. General museum admission is $5 for adults.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

A Good Man is Hard to Find

Nasher Reads: A Good Man is Hard to Find - 2:00 PM

To accompany the exhibition Area 919, the museum is hosting two book discussions on A Good Man is Hard to Find, a short story by Flannery O’Connor, recommended by artist George Jenne as inspiration for his video in Area 919.  Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the conversations.  Discussion will be repeated on Sunday afternoon.  Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions.  Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.  

Monday, March 30, 2015

Andy Warhol, Open This End, 1962. Acrylic on canvas, 8 x 11 inches (20.32 x 27.94 cm). Collection of Blake Byrne, T’57, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, partial and promised gift of Blake Byrne, T’57. © 2014 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York. Photo by Brian Forrest.

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

Join Chief Curator Trevor Schoonmaker for a discussion on Open This End

 

 

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


 

Andy Warhol, Open This End (detail), 1962. Acrylic on canvas, 8 x 11 inches (20.32 x 27.94 cm).Collection of Blake Byrne, T’57, partial and promised gift to The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles. Image courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. © 2014 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Kirby-PoweroftheBallot

Art with the Experts at Durham County Library Main Branch - 6:00 PM

Art With the Experts at Durham Public Library (main branch) with artists Stacey L. Kirby and Hong-An Truong on Area 919.

 

 

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


 

 

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Nasher Reads: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - 11:00 AM

To accompany the exhibition Area 919, the museum is hosting two book discussions on Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson. Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the conversations.  Discussion will be repeated on Sunday afternoon.  Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions.  Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.  

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Sketching in the Galleries

Sketching in the Galleries - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

A local art teacher will present a brief lesson and demonstration of various ways to respond to visual art by creating your own sketches. Then you can try it out in the galleries! The Nasher Museum will provide drawing materials. You are welcome to bring your own, but please note that pens, charcoal and wet media are not permitted in the galleries. The program is free with admission. General museum admission is $5 for adults.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Nasher Reads: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - 2:00 PM

To accompany the exhibition Area 919, the museum is hosting two book discussions on Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson. Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the conversations.  Discussion will be repeated on Sunday afternoon.  Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions.  Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.  

Monday, April 20, 2015

Liliane Lijn, Koan – Cuts III, 1971. Screenprint with collage on paper, 22 x 31 1/2 inches (55.9 x 80 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Gift of Mr. Kenneth Dorman, 1980.104.3. © Liliane Lijn. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

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

Join Curator Marshall N. Price on Colour Correction.

 

 

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


 

IMAGE: Liliane Lijn, Koan – Cuts III, 1971. Screenprint with collage on paper, 22 x 31 1/2 inches (55.9 x 80 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Gift of Mr. Kenneth Dorman, 1980.104.3. © Liliane Lijn. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

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

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.