Calendar / Subject: Art

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Nasher Reads – Black Panther by Ta-Nehisi Coates - 11:00 AM

Join Patrick Holt, Adult Services Librarian from the Durham County Library, and museum gallery guides Kathy World and Ruth Caccavale to discuss Black Panther, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. This book is a graphic telling of the politically charged story of Wakanda and the dramatic upheavals faced by its citizens. Part of the conversation will take place in the exhibition Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush. The group will consider how Abney’s work relates to graphic storytelling.
 
Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to discussions. Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

 
Free with admission.
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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Slow Art Tour: All Matterings of Mind exhibition - 11:00 AM

Enjoy a slower look at a single work of art within the All Matterings of Mind: Transcendent Imagery from the Contemporary Collection exhibition, led by museum gallery guide.
 
Slow Art Tours last 30-45 minutes and allow visitors to enjoy art at a slower pace.
 
Free with admission.
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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Nasher Reads – Black Panther by Ta-Nehisi Coates - 3:00 PM

Join Patrick Holt, Adult Services Librarian from the Durham County Library, and museum gallery guides Kathy World and Ruth Caccavale to discuss Black Panther, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. This book is a graphic telling of the politically charged story of Wakanda and the dramatic upheavals faced by its citizens. Part of the conversation will take place in the exhibition Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush. The group will consider how Abney’s work relates to graphic storytelling.

Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to discussions. Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.
Free with admission.
Members get free admission. Not a member? Join today.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Nina Chanel Abney, Untitled (Yo 123), 2015. Acrylic on canvas, 56 x 56 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Art with the Experts at the Southwest Library Branch - 7:00 PM

Join Curator Marshall N. Price for a discussion and slide lecture on Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush.

Southwest Library Branch, 3605 Shannon Road, Durham.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Art with the Experts: South Regional Library Branch - 7:00 PM

Join Assistant Curator Molly Boarati, who organized All Matterings of Mind, for a discussion and slide lecture on the exhibition.

South Regional Library Branch, 4505 S. Alston Ave., Durham.

 

Sunday, May 21, 2017

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

Creative collisions at the Nasher! Get inspired by places where visual art, poetry and dance intersect! The Arts in Action LEAP team will present an energetic dance performance inspired by art on view. Poetry Fox will set up his typewriter to create original poems for visitors. Watch an artist create new works of art ─ and then make your own, at activity stations throughout the museum.

 

Admission to the museum is free on Family Days.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

New Bicycle Tours: Downtown Durham Murals

New Bicycle Tours: Downtown Durham Murals - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Explore the beautiful murals of downtown Durham with tours co-organized by Preservation Durham, the Museum of Durham History and the Nasher Museum. The tours include about 13 murals, including a mural by Odili Donald Odita commissioned by the Nasher at the Downtown Durham YMCA. Volunteers lead 90-minute tours departing at 10 AM from the Durham Farmers Market.

 

Please check in 15 minutes early. All skill levels welcome. Bring your own bicycle! Helmets required. Free and open to the public.

 

Mapping assistance provided by Lisa Miller of Seven Stars Cycles.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

New Bicycle Tours: Downtown Durham Murals

New Bicycle Tours: Downtown Durham Murals - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Explore the beautiful murals of downtown Durham with tours co-organized by Preservation Durham, the Museum of Durham History and the Nasher Museum. The tours include about 13 murals, including a mural by Odili Donald Odita commissioned by the Nasher at the Downtown Durham YMCA. Volunteers lead 90-minute tours departing at 10 AM from the Durham Farmers Market.

 

Please check in 15 minutes early. All skill levels welcome. Bring your own bicycle! Helmets required. Free and open to the public.

 

Mapping assistance provided by Lisa Miller of Seven Stars Cycles.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

New Bicycle Tours: Downtown Durham Murals

New Bicycle Tours: Downtown Durham Murals - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Explore the beautiful murals of downtown Durham with tours co-organized by Preservation Durham, the Museum of Durham History and the Nasher Museum. The tours include about 13 murals, including a mural by Odili Donald Odita commissioned by the Nasher at the Downtown Durham YMCA. Volunteers lead 90-minute tours departing at 10 AM from the Durham Farmers Market.

 

Please check in 15 minutes early. All skill levels welcome. Bring your own bicycle! Helmets required. Free and open to the public.

 

Mapping assistance provided by Lisa Miller of Seven Stars Cycles.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

New Bicycle Tours: Downtown Durham Murals

New Bicycle Tours: Downtown Durham Murals - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Explore the beautiful murals of downtown Durham with tours co-organized by Preservation Durham, the Museum of Durham History and the Nasher Museum. The tours include about 13 murals, including a mural by Odili Donald Odita commissioned by the Nasher at the Downtown Durham YMCA. Volunteers lead 90-minute tours departing at 10 AM from the Durham Farmers Market.

 

Please check in 15 minutes early. All skill levels welcome. Bring your own bicycle! Helmets required. Free and open to the public.

 

Mapping assistance provided by Lisa Miller of Seven Stars Cycles.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

New Bicycle Tours: Downtown Durham Murals

New Bicycle Tours: Downtown Durham Murals - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Explore the beautiful murals of downtown Durham with tours co-organized by Preservation Durham, the Museum of Durham History and the Nasher Museum. The tours include about 13 murals, including a mural by Odili Donald Odita commissioned by the Nasher at the Downtown Durham YMCA. Volunteers lead 90-minute tours departing at 10 AM from the Durham Farmers Market.

 

Please check in 15 minutes early. All skill levels welcome. Bring your own bicycle! Helmets required. Free and open to the public.

 

Mapping assistance provided by Lisa Miller of Seven Stars Cycles.