Calendar / Subject: Art

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Slow Art Tour

Free Slow Art Tour - 11:00 AM

We invite all visitors to enjoy art at a different pace. Instead of an exhibition overview, Slow Art Tours will spend 30-45 minutes with a single work of art. Tours are free with museum admission.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Kathryn Andrews, "Gift," (detail), 2011.

Last Chance to See The Fleeting Image - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

INCUBATOR EXHIBITION CLOSES. Last chance to see The Fleeting Image: Four Contemporary Artists, part of The Collection Galleries. IMAGE: Kathryn Andrews, Gift, (detail), 2011. Screenprint on aluminum, edition 2/2, 43 1/2 x 43 1/2 in. (110.5 x 110.5 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Gift of Christen and Derek Wilson (T’86, B’90, P’15); 2011.10.1. © Kathryn Andrews. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

 

Sunday, May 22, 2016

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

This fantastic Family Day promises an energetic performance by The LEAP Team from Arts in Action.

 

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.

 

Live Performances at 1 PM and 2:30 PM. Admission to the museum is free on Family Days.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Nasher education programs

Art With the Experts at Durham County Library - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join Jessica Ruhle, Manager of Public Education, and Ryan Helsel, K-12 and Family Programs Educator, who will give a presentation on Nasher Museum education programs. Durham County Library Main Branch, 300 N Roxboro St., Durham.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

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 Museum, at the Downtown Durham YMCA.

 

Fourth Saturdays, May through November. 90-minute tours led by docents. Depart at 10 AM from Durham Farmers Market. Please check in 15 minutes early. All skill levels welcome. Free and open to the public. Bring your own bicycle!

Burk Uzzle, White Water Nash, 2010

Incubator Exhibition Opening: Burk Uzzle: Southern Landscapes - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The Nasher Museum presents Burk Uzzle: Southern Landscapes, an exhibition in the Incubator, as part of  The Collection Galleries. The 16 photographs selected for this show explore rural life in this region and how southerners have engaged with the landscape over time. This exhibition is part of a collaboration between the Nasher Museum, the Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the North Carolina Museum of Art. Uzzle will give a gallery talk on June 2.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Nasher Creates

Nasher Creates: Adult Studio - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Join us for a drop-in creative workshop led by a local artist and stay for a drink at the cash bar! Cash bar starts at 5:30 PM. Workshop starts at 6 PM.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

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Free Slow Art Tour - 11:00 AM

We invite all visitors to enjoy art at a different pace. Instead of an exhibition overview, Slow Art Tours will spend 30-45 minutes with a single work of art, Christian Boltanski, Monument Canada. Tours are free with museum admission.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Nasher Creates photo by J Caldwell.

Nasher Creates: Adult Studio - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Join us for a drop-in creative workshop led by artists Carrie Alter and Jimmy Fountain and stay for a drink at the cash bar!  Cash bar starts at 5:30 PM. Workshop starts at 6 PM.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

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 Museum, at the Downtown Durham YMCA.

 

Fourth Saturdays, May through November. 90-minute tours led by docents. Depart at 10 AM from Durham Farmers Market. Please check in 15 minutes early. All skill levels welcome. Free and open to the public. Bring your own bicycle!

Sunday, June 26, 2016

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Nasher Reads: The Relic Master, written by Christopher Buckley - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

The museum is hosting two book discussions on The Relic Master, written by Christopher Buckley. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Slow Art Tour

Free Slow Art Tour - 11:00 AM

We invite all visitors to enjoy art at a different pace. Instead of an exhibition overview, Slow Art Tours will spend 30-45 minutes with a single work of art. Tours are free with museum admission.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Candy Carver

Nasher Creates: Adult Studio - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Join us for a drop-in creative workshop led by artist Candy Carver and stay for a drink at the cash bar!  Cash bar starts at 5:30 PM. Workshop starts at 6 PM.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Snake Farm

Nasher Reads: My Heart is a Snake Farm, written by Allan Gurganus - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

The museum is hosting two discussions on My Heart is a Snake Farm, written by Allan Gurganus. Visitors are encouraged to read the essay prior to the discussions.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Snake Farm

Nasher Reads: My Heart is a Snake Farm, written by Allan Gurganus - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

The museum is hosting two discussions on My Heart is a Snake Farm, written by Allan Gurganus. Visitors are encouraged to read the essay prior to the discussions.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

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 Museum, at the Downtown Durham YMCA.

 

Fourth Saturdays, May through November. 90-minute tours led by docents. Depart at 10 AM from Durham Farmers Market. Please check in 15 minutes early. All skill levels welcome. Free and open to the public. Bring your own bicycle!

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Nasher Creates photo by J Caldwell.

Nasher Creates: Adult Studio - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Join us for a drop-in creative workshop led by local artists TBD and stay for a drink at the cash bar!  Cash bar starts at 5:30 PM. Workshop starts at 6 PM.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Nasher Creates photo by J Caldwell.

Nasher Creates: Adult Studio - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Join us for a drop-in creative workshop led by local artists TBD and stay for a drink at the cash bar!  Cash bar starts at 5:30 PM. Workshop starts at 6 PM.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Slow Art Tour

Free Slow Art Tour - 11:00 AM

We invite all visitors to enjoy art at a different pace. Instead of an exhibition overview, Slow Art Tours will spend 30-45 minutes with a single work of art. Tours are free with museum admission.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Just Mercy

Nasher Reads: Just Mercy, written by Bryan Stevenson - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

The museum is hosting two book discussions on Just Mercy, written by Bryan Stevenson. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Just Mercy

Nasher Reads: Just Mercy, written by Bryan Stevenson - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

The museum is hosting two book discussions on Just Mercy, written by Bryan Stevenson. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

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 Museum, at the Downtown Durham YMCA.

 

Fourth Saturdays, May through November. 90-minute tours led by docents. Depart at 10 AM from Durham Farmers Market. Please check in 15 minutes early. All skill levels welcome. Free and open to the public. Bring your own bicycle!

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Slow Art Tour

Free Slow Art Tour - 11:00 AM

We invite all visitors to enjoy art at a different pace. Instead of an exhibition overview, Slow Art Tours will spend 30-45 minutes with a single work of art. Tours are free with museum admission.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

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 Museum, at the Downtown Durham YMCA.

Fourth Saturdays, May through November. 90-minute tours led by docents. Depart at 10 AM from Durham Farmers Market. Please check in 15 minutes early. All skill levels welcome. Free and open to the public. Bring your own bicycle!

Sunday, September 25, 2016

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 the museum is free on Family Days.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Slow Art Tour

Free Slow Art Tour - 11:00 AM

We invite all visitors to enjoy art at a different pace. Instead of an exhibition overview, Slow Art Tours will spend 30-45 minutes with a single work of art. Tours are free with museum admission.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

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 Museum, at the Downtown Durham YMCA.

 

Fourth Saturdays, May through November. 90-minute tours led by docents. Depart at 10 AM from Durham Farmers Market. Please check in 15 minutes early. All skill levels welcome. Free and open to the public. Bring your own bicycle!

Sunday, October 30, 2016

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 the museum is free on Family Days.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Slow Art Tour

Free Slow Art Tour - 11:00 AM

We invite all visitors to enjoy art at a different pace. Instead of an exhibition overview, Slow Art Tours will spend 30-45 minutes with a single work of art. Tours are free with museum admission.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

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 Museum, at the Downtown Durham YMCA.

 

Fourth Saturdays, May through November. 90-minute tours led by docents. Depart at 10 AM from Durham Farmers Market. Please check in 15 minutes early. All skill levels welcome. Free and open to the public. Bring your own bicycle!

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Slow Art Tour

Free Slow Art Tour - 11:00 AM

We invite all visitors to enjoy art at a different pace. Instead of an exhibition overview, Slow Art Tours will spend 30-45 minutes with a single work of art. Tours are free with museum admission.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Slow Art Tour

Free Slow Art Tour - 11:00 AM

We invite all visitors to enjoy art at a different pace. Instead of an exhibition overview, Slow Art Tours will spend 30-45 minutes with a single work of art. Tours are free with museum admission.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

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 the museum is free on Family Days.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Slow Art Tour

Free Slow Art Tour - 11:00 AM

We invite all visitors to enjoy art at a different pace. Instead of an exhibition overview, Slow Art Tours will spend 30-45 minutes with a single work of art. Tours are free with museum admission.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Slow Art Tour

Free Slow Art Tour - 11:00 AM

We invite all visitors to enjoy art at a different pace. Instead of an exhibition overview, Slow Art Tours will spend 30-45 minutes with a single work of art. Tours are free with museum admission.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

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 the museum is free on Family Days.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Slow Art Tour

Free Slow Art Tour - 11:00 AM

We invite all visitors to enjoy art at a different pace. Instead of an exhibition overview, Slow Art Tours will spend 30-45 minutes with a single work of art. Tours are free with museum admission.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

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 the museum is free on Family Days.