Calendar / Audience: Families

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

maketakes

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

If you would like to bring a group of students (more than 8) for a free hands-on activity, please call Elizabeth Peters, Education Associate, at 919-684-1169 or email elizabeth.a.peters@duke.edu to schedule a visit.

 

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, July 31, 2014

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Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

If you would like to bring a group of students (more than 8) for a free hands-on activity, please call Elizabeth Peters, Education Associate, at 919-684-1169 or email elizabeth.a.peters@duke.edu to schedule a visit.

 

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.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

maketakes

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

If you would like to bring a group of students (more than 8) for a free hands-on activity, please call Elizabeth Peters, Education Associate, at 919-684-1169 or email elizabeth.a.peters@duke.edu to schedule a visit.

 

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, August 7, 2014

tottour

Tour with Your Tot - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Caregivers with small children ages 0-18 months can take guided public tours of the Nasher Museum’s exhibitions. Tours are offered Thursdays at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 30 minutes. No reservations necessary. Children must be in a carrier or a stroller during the guided tour. Adults pay $5 museum admission. Museum members and tots are free.

maketakes2

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

If you would like to bring a group of students (more than 8) for a free hands-on activity, please call Elizabeth Peters, Education Associate, at 919-684-1169 or email elizabeth.a.peters@duke.edu to schedule a visit.

 

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.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

maketakes

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

If you would like to bring a group of students (more than 8) for a free hands-on activity, please call Elizabeth Peters, Education Associate, at 919-684-1169 or email elizabeth.a.peters@duke.edu to schedule a visit.

 

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, August 14, 2014

maketakes2

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Make and Take - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take from June 17 through August 14, Tuesdays: 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays: 5-7 PM.

 

If you would like to bring a group of students (more than 8) for a free hands-on activity, please call Elizabeth Peters, Education Associate, at 919-684-1169 or email elizabeth.a.peters@duke.edu to schedule a visit.

 

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.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Sketching in the Galleries

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

Following a brief drawing warm-up activity, visitors can practice sketching artwork around the museum. Paper and drawing utensils will be supplied. Pens and wet media are not permitted in the Nasher Museum galleries.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

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Exhibition Opening / Rauschenberg: Collecting and Connecting

The Nasher Museum presents Rauschenberg: Collecting and Connecting, an ambitious exhibition originating at Duke in close collaboration with the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation in New York City. The exhibition offers a fresh look at 34 of Rauschenberg’s works spanning six decades of his career, art that he reserved in his own collection.


Robert Rauschenberg, The Ancient Incident (Kabal American Zephyr), 1981. Wood- and-metal stands and wood chairs, 86 1/2 x 92 x 20 inches (219.7 x 233.7 x 50.8 cm.). © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, New York.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

tottour

Tour with Your Tot - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Caregivers with small children ages 0-18 months can take guided public tours of the Nasher Museum’s exhibitions. Tours are offered Thursdays at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 30 minutes. No reservations necessary. Children must be in a carrier or a stroller during the guided tour. Adults pay $5 museum admission. Museum members and tots are free.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

family-day

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

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.

Free Family Day

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 Mirό: The Experience of Seeing is free, but entry to the galleries will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and visitors may need to wait in line before entering the exhibition.

 

Thursday, October 2, 2014

tottour

Tour with Your Tot - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Caregivers with small children ages 0-18 months can take guided public tours of the Nasher Museum’s exhibitions. Tours are offered Thursdays at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 30 minutes. No reservations necessary. Children must be in a carrier or a stroller during the guided tour. Adults pay $5 museum admission. Museum members and tots are free.

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, November 6, 2014

tottour

Tour with Your Tot - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Caregivers with small children ages 0-18 months can take guided public tours of the Nasher Museum’s exhibitions. Tours are offered Thursdays at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 30 minutes. No reservations necessary. Children must be in a carrier or a stroller during the guided tour. Adults pay $5 museum admission. Museum members and tots are free.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

family-day

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

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.

Free Family Day

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 Mirό: The Experience of Seeing is free, but entry to the galleries will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and visitors may need to wait in line before entering the exhibition.

 

Thursday, December 4, 2014

tottour

Tour with Your Tot - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Caregivers with small children ages 0-18 months can take guided public tours of the Nasher Museum’s exhibitions. Tours are offered Thursdays at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 30 minutes. No reservations necessary. Children must be in a carrier or a stroller during the guided tour. Adults pay $5 museum admission. Museum members and tots are free.

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.

 

Sunday, January 11, 2015

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Last chance to view Rauschenberg: Collecting and Connecting

The exhibition Rauschenberg: Collecting and Connecting closes today.

 

An ambitious exhibition originating at Duke in close collaboration with the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation in New York City. The exhibition offers a fresh look at 34 of Rauschenberg’s works spanning six decades of his career, art that he reserved in his own collection.

 


Robert Rauschenberg, The Ancient Incident (Kabal American Zephyr), 1981. Wood- and-metal stands and wood chairs, 86 1/2 x 92 x 20 inches (219.7 x 233.7 x 50.8 cm.). © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, New York.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Free Family Day

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 Mirό: The Experience of Seeing is free, but entry to the galleries will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and visitors may need to wait in line before entering the exhibition.

 

Thursday, August 27, 2015

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Exhibition Opening / New Collection Galleries

Don’t miss the opening of the New Collection Galleries exhibition today. To celebrate the Nasher Museum’s 10th anniversary, we will showcase our exciting and fast-growing collection.


Wangechi Mutu, Family Tree (detail), 2012. Suite of 13, mixed-media collage on paper, 16.25 x 12.25 inches (41.28 x 31.12 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Trent Carmichael (T’88, P’17), Blake Byrne (T’57), Marjorie and Michael Levine (T’84, P’16), Stefanie and Douglas Kahn (P’11, P’13), and Christen and Derek Wilson (T’86, B’90, P’15), 2013.1.1. Image courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. © Wangechi Mutu. Photo by Robert Wedemeyer.

 

Friday, February 12, 2016

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Last Chance to View New Collection Galleries

The New Collection Galleries exhibition closes today.

 

To celebrate the Nasher Museum’s 10th anniversary, we will showcase our exciting and fast-growing collection.


Wangechi Mutu, Family Tree (detail), 2012. Suite of 13, mixed-media collage on paper, 16.25 x 12.25 inches (41.28 x 31.12 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Trent Carmichael (T’88, P’17), Blake Byrne (T’57), Marjorie and Michael Levine (T’84, P’16), Stefanie and Douglas Kahn (P’11, P’13), and Christen and Derek Wilson (T’86, B’90, P’15), 2013.1.1. Image courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. © Wangechi Mutu. Photo by Robert Wedemeyer.