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Thursday, May 8, 2014

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Public Tour - 6:00 PM

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

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Archibald Motley Film Series: Chicago Rhythm ‘n’ Blues - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The Nasher Museum presents a film series to complement the exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist.  The films are free and open to all. 

 

The third and final installment of the Archibald Motley film series is a night of “Chicago Rhythm ‘n’ Blues,” with the film Cadillac Records (2008, 108 minutes), a fictionalized account of Chess Records with Beyoncé as Etta James.

 

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Archibald J. Motley Jr., Hot Rhythm, 1961. Oil on canvas, 40 x 48.375 inches (101.6 x 122.9 cm). Collection of Mara Motley, MD, and Valerie Gerrard Browne. Image courtesy of the Chicago History Museum, Chicago, Illinois. © Valerie Gerrard Browne.

Last chance to view Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist

The exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist closes. 

Motley is one of the most significant yet least visible 20th-century artists, despite the broad appeal of his paintings. Many of his most important portraits and cultural scenes remain in private collections; few museums have had the opportunity to acquire his work. With a survey that spans 40 years, Archibald Motley introduces the artist’s canvases of riotous color to wider audiences and reveals his continued impact on art history.


Archibald J. Motley Jr., Hot Rhythm, 1961. Oil on canvas, 40 x 48.375 inches (101.6 x 122.9 cm). Collection of Mara Motley, MD, and Valerie Gerrard Browne. Image courtesy of the Chicago History Museum, Chicago, Illinois. © Valerie Gerrard Browne.

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Public Tour - 2:00 PM

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

Thursday, May 15, 2014

tours

Public Tour - 6:00 PM

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

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Sketching in the Galleries

Sketching in the Galleries - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Following a brief drawing warm-up activity, visitors can practice sketching artwork around the museum. Paper and drawing utensils will be supplied. Pens and wet media are not permitted in the Nasher Museum galleries.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

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Public Tour - 2:00 PM

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

Photo by Duke Photography.

Art Museum Day – Free Admission

Join us to celebrate Art Museum Day, co-sponsored by the Association of Art Museum Directors, with live entertainment, make-and-take crafts and more. Arts in Action LEAP team will dance at 1 PM. Free Admission. #ArtMuseumDay

 

Arts in Action LEAP team

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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Exclusive Supporting Member Tour and Reception - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Special reception to celebrate Sound Vision: Contemporary Art from the Collection with Trevor Schoonmaker, Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art. Details by Invitation. Become a Supporting Member today to enjoy this exclusive offer.