Calendar / Type: Nina Chanel Abney

Friday, May 5, 2017

Nina Chanel Abney, Untitled (Yo 123), 2015. Acrylic on canvas, 56 x 56 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Brummer Event: Gallery Talk - 5:30 PM

Assistant Curator Molly Boarati and Director of Education and Public Programs Jessica Ruhle will give an exclusive gallery talk on All Matterings of Mind: Transcendent Imagery from the Contemporary Collection and Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush. To upgrade your membership to the Brummer Sociaty level, please call 919-684-3411, email, or visit

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Nasher Film Series – MOVIE ON THE LAWN – Samsara - 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Samsara (2011, director Ron Fricke, 1 hour and 42 minutes, rated PG-13)


Through an intricate synthesis of images, and without a single word of dialogue, this intoxicating film takes us on a cross-continental journey through our modern world. This fascinating work by director Ron Fricke invites us to embrace our perplexing existence through portraits that range from horrific to divine. Screened outside on the Nasher Museum Café lawn. Co-presented with the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Complement to All Matterings of Mind. Free!

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Nasher Film Series – Fresh Dressed - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Fresh Dressed (2015, director Sacha Jenkins, 1 hour and 30 minutes, not rated)


This is a fascinating chronicle of hip-hop, urban fashion and the hustle that brought oversized pants and graffiti- drenched jackets from Orchard Street to high fashion catwalks and middle America’s shopping malls. Director Sacha Jenkins’s musical history draws from a rich mix of archival materials and in-depth interviews with rappers, designers and other industry insiders. Complement to Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush.
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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Nasher Film Series – Pariah - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Pariah (2011, director Dee Rees, 1 hour and 26 minutes, rated R)


A lesbian teenager in the Bronx juggles multiple identities to please friends and family, but pressure from home, school and within corrodes the line between her dual personas, with explosive consequences. The feature debut of writer/director Dee Rees, Pariah had its world premiere at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Complement to Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush. Free!