Calendar / Type: Public Tours

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Henry Ward Beecher

Free Highlights Tour – Portraits - 2:00 PM

Explore a selection of portraits in the current exhibitions with gallery guide Ruth Caccavale. Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take this guided public tour. Guided tours are also offered Thursdays at 6 PM. Tours are free of charge. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Thomas Hart Benton - First Crop

Free Highlights Tour – Faces and Places - 2:00 PM

Explore the portraits and landscapes on view in the permanent collection with gallery guide Mary Jean Lowrie. Highlights tour will last approximately one hour. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

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.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Thomas Hart Benton - First Crop

Free Highlights Tour - 2:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Thursdays at 6 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Thomas Hart Benton - First Crop

Free Highlights Tour - 2:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Thursdays at 6 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Thomas Hart Benton - First Crop

Free Highlights Tour - 2:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Thursdays at 6 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Thomas Hart Benton - First Crop

Free Highlights Tour - 2:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Thursdays at 6 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

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.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Thomas Hart Benton - First Crop

Free Highlights Tour - 2:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Thursdays at 6 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Thomas Hart Benton - First Crop

Free Highlights Tour - 2:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Thursdays at 6 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Jeff Sonhouse, Decompositioning, 2010

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, October 9, 2016

Thomas Hart Benton - First Crop

Free Highlights Tour - 2:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Thursdays at 6 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Romare Bearden

Free Highlights Tour with Nicholas Stoia - 6:00 PM

Free Highlights Tour with Nicholas Stoia, assistant professor in Duke’s Department of Music, connecting blues music with Southern Accent.


Romare Bearden, Watching the Good Trains Go By, 1964. Collage on paper; 13.75 x 16.875 inches (34.9 x 42.9 cm). Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio. Museum purchase, Derby Fund, from the Philip J. and Suzanne Schiller Collection of American Social Commentary Art 1930–1970; 2005.012.008. © Romare Bearden Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, New York.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Thomas Hart Benton - First Crop

Free Highlights Tour - 2:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Thursdays at 6 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Thomas Hart Benton - First Crop

Free Highlights Tour - 2:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Thursdays at 6 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

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.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Thomas Hart Benton - First Crop

Free Highlights Tour - 2:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Thursdays at 6 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Thomas Hart Benton - First Crop

Free Highlights Tour - 2:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Thursdays at 6 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Thomas Hart Benton - First Crop

Free Highlights Tour - 2:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Thursdays at 6 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

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.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Thomas Hart Benton - First Crop

Free Highlights Tour - 2:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Thursdays at 6 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Thomas Hart Benton - First Crop

Free Highlights Tour - 2:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Thursdays at 6 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

François Gérard, French, Clytemnestra Receiving the News of Iphigenia’s Impending Sacrifice (detail), 1787. Oil on canvas, 30 1⁄2 x 38 1⁄4 inches (77.5 x 97.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2002.31.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Highlights Tour - 6:00 PM

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided highlights tour of the Nasher Museum’s current exhibitions. Guided tours are also offered Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge with admission. Tours last approximately one hour.

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.

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.

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.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

German School, The Harrowing of Hell (detail), c. 1600. Oil on panel, 78 1/4 x 52 1/4 inches (198.8 x 132.7 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art. Museum purchase, 2000.12.1. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Free Slow Art Tour – The Harrowing of Hell - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Enjoy art at a different pace. Instead of an exhibition overview, Slow Art Tours spend 30-45 minutes with a single work of art.

Saturday’s discussion will focus on the anonymous 16th-century German painting The Harrowing of Hell. This arresting painting depicts the moment when Jesus descends into purgatory, before the resurrection. In our example, the Lenten subject is paired with surprising imagery relating to the Counter-Reformation movement. Seating is provided and the discussion will be led by gallery guide Ruth Caccavale.