Calendar / Type: Special Events

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Dolci Cafe

Special themed dinner in the Museum Café - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

The Nasher Museum Café presents a menu filled with the flavors of Florence, as inspired by The Medici’s Painter. To make a reservation, call 919-684-6032 or book online through nasher.duke.edu/cafe.
 
Update: View the menu (pdf)

Inflamed by Faith: “Carlo Dolci and the Everyday Sacred” - 6:00 PM

Gallery talk by Rabbi Elana Friedman, Campus Rabbi for Jewish Life at Duke. $5 or free with a ticket to The Medici’s Painter. Free to all members.
 
New! General admission is free all day Thursday, 10 AM to 9 PM, but tickets are required for the exhibition, The Medici’s Painter.

Live Musical Performance: “The Sound World of Carlo Dolci” - 7:00 PM

Duke University Musical Instrument Collections (DUMIC) and the Nasher Museum co-present an evening of vocal music of 17th-century Italy, featuring works by Strozzi, Merula and Monteverdi. Pre-concert talk by Claire Fontijn (Ph.D. ’94), Phyllis Henderson Carey Professor of Music at Wellesley College. Musicians are Laurie Monahan, Berklee College of Music; Catherine Liddell, Boston University; and Laura Jeppesen, Wellesley College. Part of Duke Music Department’s Rare Music series. $5 or free with a ticket to The Medici’s Painter. Free to all members.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

The Medici’s Painter: Member Morning - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

All Nasher members are invited to explore the galleries before the crowds and enjoy coffee and pastries inspired by Carlo Dolci’s world of 17th-Century Florence.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Prospect New Orleans

PROSPECT.4: VIP Preview Day in New Orleans, Louisiana - 10:00 AM

The Nasher Museum is pleased to celebrate Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp (P.4), the city-wide art exhibition throughout the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. The artistic director of Prospect.4 is Trevor Schoonmaker, Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art at the Nasher Museum. Join us in New Orleans! More information: prospectneworleans.org

Inflamed by Faith: “Carlo Dolci and the Everyday Sacred” - 6:00 PM

Gallery talk by Bishop Will Willimon, a bishop in the United Methodist Church who served as dean of Duke Chapel and professor of Christian ministry at Duke for 20 years. Free with a ticket to The Medici’s Painter.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Prospect New Orleans

PROSPECT.4: VIP Preview Day and Opening Gala - 10:00 AM

Join us in New Orleans! More information: prospectneworleans.org

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Songwriting Lecture: Joe Henry - 7:00 PM

Duke Performances presents Joe Henry—singer, songwriter, producer and author. Henry begins his artist residency at Duke with a free talk, entitled “Take Me to the River,” about the ephemeral, mystical nature of artistic predecessors. More information and tickets: dukeperformances.duke.edu. Lecture hall doors open at 6:30 PM.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Katie Luber

Director Series: Katherine C. Luber - 2:00 PM

Meet Katherine “Katie” C. Luber, Ph.D., a fifth-generation Texan who was born in Fort Worth. After many years in the northeast, she returned to Texas in 2011 to become the Kelso Director at the San Antonio Museum of Art. During her tenure, the museum has tripled membership, doubled annual attendance and established relationships with underserved K-12 schools. Before coming to San Antonio, Katie worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where she curated several exhibitions, notably Recognizing van Eyck, named Best Exhibition of 1998 by Artforum magazine. She earned art history degrees from Yale University, the University of Texas at Austin and Bryn Mawr College, and an M.B.A. from John Hopkins University. She won a Fulbright Fellowship to Austria, and published the book, Albrecht Dürer and the Venetian Renaissance, in 2005.

Reception and cash bar to follow.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Study Hall for Duke Students

Duke Student Study Hall - 3:00 PM to 11:59 PM

Museum open Monday only for Duke student study hall.