Calendar / Type: Artist Talk

Thursday, September 1, 2016

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 Color with Southern Accent artist Tom Rankin, who wrote the foreword. Ferris is Joel R. Williamson Eminent Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a former chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. With Ferris’s two previous books, Give My Poor Heart Ease and The Storied South, The South in Color completes an informal trilogy of Ferris’s documentation of the South’s tumultuous 20th century. Photo of Bill Ferris (right) and Tom Rankin by J Caldwell

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Hank Willis Thomas, Black Righteous Space, 2012. DVD (playlist and video installation), microphone, and mac mini, approx. 60 minutes in length. Edition of 3, with 2 artist proofs. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

Annual Rothschild Lecture with Artist Hank Willis Thomas - 7:00 PM

Annual Rothschild Lecture: Artist Hank Willis Thomas, whose work is part of Southern Accent.


Cash bar 5:30 PM

Friday, November 18, 2016

War Porn

Gallery Talk: Artist Mel Chin and Author Roy Scranton - 2:00 PM

Southern Accent artist Mel Chin will join Iraq war veteran Roy Scranton, who recently published his novel War Porn. 


Co-sponsored by Duke’s Forum for Scholars and Publics.


Admission to the Nasher Museum is free to all active duty military personnel and military veterans with I.D.  Co-sponsored by Duke’s Forum for Scholars and Publics.