Calendar / Type: Lecture

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Nicholas Wolterstorff

Public Talk: Nicholas Wolterstorff of Yale Divinity School - 7:00 PM

Nicholas Wolterstorff, Noah Porter Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology at Yale Divinity School, will give a talk entitled, “Social Protest Art and the Work of Georges Rouault.” This talk complements Miserere et Guerre, an exhibition of prints by Georges Rouault in two installations at Duke this spring — at the Nasher Museum and at Duke Chapel. Co-Sponsored by Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts and the Center for Christianity and Scholarship. 

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Gallery Talk: Medieval Stained Glass - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Alexandra Dodson will talk about recently conserved works of stained glass in the museum’s collection. She will also discuss such Medieval art-making processes as stained glass and mixing pigments. Alexandra earned a doctorate degree from Duke’s Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, specializing in the art and architecture of late Medieval and early modern Italy. The talk takes place in the Medieval Gallery, part of The Collection Galleries.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Annual Semans Lecture: Sandra Jackson-Dumont - 7:00 PM

5:30 PM Cash bar, 6 PM Free Highlights Tour


7 PM The Nasher Museum presents Sandra Jackson-Dumont, the Frederick P. and Sandra P. Rose Chairman of Education at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.


Formerly the deputy director for education and public programs and adjunct curator of modern and contemporary art at the Seattle Art Museum, Jackson-Dumont has also worked at the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Whitney Museum of American Art.


At the Met, she is responsible for the vision and management of education, public programs, live arts/performance, audience development and academic programs. Her work encompasses a wide range of experiences designed for a diverse cross-section of audiences. She is known for her ability to blur the lines between academia, popular culture and non-traditional art-going communities. Jackson-Dumont has organized numerous exhibitions, lectures, performances, symposia and new education initiatives.