Calendar / Type: Reflections

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Reflections Tour in June: Meditation - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Join for a guided Reflections tour for visitors with memory loss. Attend a guided gallery conversation in Nasher’s newest exhibition, All Matterings of Mind: Transcendent Imagery from the Contemporary Collection. Discuss the ways in which these images encourage tranquility and meditation. Tours will include live music in the galleries.

Reservations are required in advance. Please contact Brittany Halberstadt at reflections@duke.edu or call 919-684-8816 or register online to book a public Reflections tour.

Groups tours for assisted care facilities, adult day centers, and support groups are available on the third Tuesday of every month and also require advance registrations.

Reflections: The Nasher Museum Alzheimer’s Program provides engaging and interactive museum tours to visitors with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, their families, and their care partners. Reflections tours include guided discussions through the galleries, as well as live musical performances or hands-on art experiences. These special tours offer people who live with memory loss and their families the opportunity to enjoy art in the moment and to engage with the current exhibitions using multiple senses. Tours are free and free parking passes are available.

 

IMAGE ABOVE: David Benjamin Sherry, All Matterings of Mind Equal One Violet, 2011. Chromogenic print mounted on aluminum, edition 1/3, 72 × 91 1⁄2 inches (182.9 × 232.4 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum. Gift of Katherine and Terrance Kerr. Image courtesy of the artist and Salon 94, New York, New York. © David Benjamin Sherry.

 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Reflections Tour in July: Light and Heat - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Join for a guided Reflections tour for visitors with memory loss. The tour theme will be light and heat and will include newly displayed pieces of stained glass from the Nasher Museum’s permanent collection, showcased in The Collection Galleries. The tour will conclude with a hands-on art activity for visitors to make their own stained glass inspired work of art.
 
Reservations are required in advance. Please contact Brittany Halberstadt at reflections@duke.edu or call 919-684-8816 or register online to book a public Reflections tour.
 
Groups tours for assisted care facilities, adult day centers, and support groups are available on the third Tuesday of every month and also require advance registrations.
 
Reflections: The Nasher Museum Alzheimer’s Program provides engaging and interactive museum tours to visitors with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, their families, and their care partners. Reflections tours include guided discussions through the galleries, as well as live musical performances or hands-on art experiences. These special tours offer people who live with memory loss and their families the opportunity to enjoy art in the moment and to engage with the current exhibitions using multiple senses. Tours are free and free parking passes are available.
 

IMAGE ABOVE: French, God and the Tree of Knowledge (detail), c. 1250. Stained glass and lead, 26 x 17 7/8 x 1/4 inches (66 x 45.4 x 0.6 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Gift of Mrs. Ella Brummer in memory of her husband, Ernest Brummer, 1978.20.9. Photo by Mary Higgins.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Reflections Tour in August: LOOK AND LISTEN HARDER - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Join for a guided Reflections tour for visitors with memory loss. On this tour spend time looking and listening harder. Delve deeper into the meaning and significance of a work of art by focusing more closely on the details. This tour will conclude with a performance by a local musician.
 
Reservations are required in advance. Please contact Brittany Halberstadt at reflections@duke.edu or call 919-684-8816 or register online to book a public Reflections tour.
 
Groups tours for assisted care facilities, adult day centers, and support groups are available on the third Tuesday of every month and also require advance registrations.
 
Reflections: The Nasher Museum Alzheimer’s Program provides engaging and interactive museum tours to visitors with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, their families, and their care partners. Reflections tours include guided discussions through the galleries, as well as live musical performances or hands-on art experiences. These special tours offer people who live with memory loss and their families the opportunity to enjoy art in the moment and to engage with the current exhibitions using multiple senses. Tours are free and free parking passes are available.

 

IMAGE ABOVE: Alison Van Pelt, Voyeurs (Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randy Turpin, 1951) from the series Fight, 2001. Oil on canvas, 48 x 60 x 1 1/2 inches (121.9 x 152.4 x 3.8 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Gift of Paul A. Rusconi, 2001.39.1. © Alison van Pelt. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Reflections Tour in September: CARLO DOLCI - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Join for a guided Reflections tour for visitors with memory loss. Attend a guided gallery conversation in the Nasher Museum’s newest exhibition, The Medici’s Painter: Carlo Dolci and 17th Century Florence. Explore the work of this 17th century painter and see works of art in the museum’s permanent collection, showcased in The Collection Galleries from the same time period.
 
Reservations are required in advance. Please contact Brittany Halberstadt at reflections@duke.edu or call 919-684-8816 or register online to book a public Reflections tour.
 
Groups tours for assisted care facilities, adult day centers, and support groups are available on the third Tuesday of every month and also require advance registrations.
 
Reflections: The Nasher Museum Alzheimer’s Program provides engaging and interactive museum tours to visitors with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, their families, and their care partners. Reflections tours include guided discussions through the galleries, as well as live musical performances or hands-on art experiences. These special tours offer people who live with memory loss and their families the opportunity to enjoy art in the moment and to engage with the current exhibitions using multiple senses. Tours are free and free parking passes are available.

 

IMAGE ABOVE: Carlo Dolci, Poetry (Poesia) (detail), late 1640s. Oil on panel, 21 1/3 x 16 3/6 inches (54 cm x 42 cm). Florence, Galleria Corsini.

 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Al Held, Untitled (detail), c. 1957. Oil on canvas, 45 × 44 inches (114.3 × 111.8 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Ronald R. Fagin, 2016.6.1. © Al Held Foundation, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York.

Reflections Tour in October: Disorderly Conduct - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Join for a guided Reflections tour for visitors with memory loss. Discuss American Painting and Sculpture from 1960-1990 in the Nasher Museum’s exhibition, Disorderly Conduct: American Painting and Sculpture, 1960-1990. After viewing the paintings and sculptures on display, enjoy a musical performance that complements the exhibition.
 
Reservations are required in advance. Please contact Brittany Halberstadt at reflections@duke.edu or call 919-684-8816 or register online to book a public Reflections tour.
 
Groups tours for assisted care facilities, adult day centers, and support groups are available on the third Tuesday of every month and also require advance registrations.
 
Reflections: The Nasher Museum Alzheimer’s Program provides engaging and interactive museum tours to visitors with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, their families, and their care partners. Reflections tours include guided discussions through the galleries, as well as live musical performances or hands-on art experiences. These special tours offer people who live with memory loss and their families the opportunity to enjoy art in the moment and to engage with the current exhibitions using multiple senses. Tours are free and free parking passes are available.

 

IMAGE ABOVE: Al Held, Untitled (detail), c. 1957. Oil on canvas, 45 × 44 inches (114.3 × 111.8 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Ronald R. Fagin, 2016.6.1. © Al Held Foundation, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York.

 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Reflections Tour in November: CARLO DOLCI, Fabric and Materials - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Join for a guided Reflections tour for visitors with memory loss. In November, take a closer look at The Medici’s Painter: Carlo Dolci and 17th Century Florence, and pay careful attention to the ways in which Carlo Dolci depicts fabrics and other materials. With his meticulous attention to detail, Dolci artfully renders the texture of his sitters’ clothing and environments. After viewing Dolci’s portraits, participate in a portrait taking activity with the Nasher’s photographer!
 
Reservations are required in advance. Please contact Brittany Halberstadt at reflections@duke.edu or call 919-684-8816 or register online to book a public Reflections tour.
 
Groups tours for assisted care facilities, adult day centers, and support groups are available on the third Tuesday of every month and also require advance registrations.
 
Reflections: The Nasher Museum Alzheimer’s Program provides engaging and interactive museum tours to visitors with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, their families, and their care partners. Reflections tours include guided discussions through the galleries, as well as live musical performances or hands-on art experiences. These special tours offer people who live with memory loss and their families the opportunity to enjoy art in the moment and to engage with the current exhibitions using multiple senses. Tours are free and free parking passes are available.

 

IMAGE ABOVE: Carlo Dolci, Poetry (Poesia) (detail), late 1640s. Oil on panel, 21 1/3 x 16 3/6 inches (54 cm x 42 cm). Florence, Galleria Corsini.