Calendar / Subject: African-American Artists

Friday, November 6, 2015


Symposium: Global Slaveries, Impossible Freedoms; The Intellectual Legacies of John Hope Franklin - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Dance Performace: Slippage
Artist Talk: Lorna Simpson
Co-sponsored by the Office of the University President and African and African American Studies.
Free and open to the public.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Ebony G. Patterson, ...shortly after 8- beyond the bladez (detail), 2014. Mixed media on paper, 92 × 111 inches (233.7 × 281.9 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Blake Byrne (T'57) and Marjorie and Michael Levine (T'84, P'15); 2015.3.1. Image courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. © Ebony G. Patterson.

Art with the Experts: Contemporary Art from the Nasher Museum - 7:00 PM

Join Nasher Museum staff Trevor Schoonmaker, Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art, and Jessica Kay Ruhle, for a discussion and slide lecture on Reality of My Surroundings: The Contemporary Collection. In celebration of the museum’s 10th anniversary, this exhibition presents some of the Nasher Museum’s most significant works from the contemporary collection. Reality of My Surroundings demonstrates the museum’s ongoing commitment to collecting work by global artists, with an emphasis on artists of African descent.


Durham Public Library, Main Branch300 N Roxboro St, Durham, NC.