Calendar / Type: Reflections

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Reflections Tour: May - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

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.
 
Find out more about the Reflections Program.
 
MASKS AND MASKING

Join for guided museum discussions of masks. Compare masks from throughout Africa and view artistic depictions of masks from other locations and cultures. Tours will include a hands-on art making activity. The tour is 60 minutes and available for visitors with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, their families, and their care partners.
 
Reservations are required in advance. Please contact Brittany Halberstadt at reflections@duke.edu or call 919-684-8816 to book a tour.
 

 

IMAGE ABOVE: Poro Society Mask with Skull Cap, no date. Wood, pigments. 10 x 6 x 3 1/4 in. (25.4 x 15.2 x 8.3 cm). Gift of Andrew J. Laska and Dr. Vera Laska. Collection of the Nasher Museum.

 

Reflections Tour: May - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

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.
 

Find out more about the Reflections Program.
 
MASKS AND MASKING

Join us for guided museum discussions of masks. Compare masks from throughout Africa and view artistic depictions of masks from other locations and cultures. Tours will include a hands-on art making activity. The tour is 60 minutes and available for visitors with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, their families, and their care partners.
Reservations are required in advance. Please contact Brittany Halberstadt at reflections@duke.edu or call 919-684-8816 to book a tour.
 

 

IMAGE ABOVE: Poro Society Mask with Skull Cap, no date. Wood, pigments. 10 x 6 x 3 1/4 in. (25.4 x 15.2 x 8.3 cm). Gift of Andrew J. Laska and Dr. Vera Laska. Collection of the Nasher Museum.

 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Reflections Tour: May - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

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.
 
Find out more about the Reflections Program.
 
MASKS AND MASKING

Join for guided museum discussions of masks. Compare masks from throughout Africa and view artistic depictions of masks from other locations and cultures. Tours will include a hands-on art making activity. The tour is 60 minutes and available for visitors with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, their families, and their care partners.
 
Reservations are required in advance. Please contact Brittany Halberstadt at reflections@duke.edu or call 919-684-8816 to book a tour.
 

 

IMAGE ABOVE: Poro Society Mask with Skull Cap, no date. Wood, pigments. 10 x 6 x 3 1/4 in. (25.4 x 15.2 x 8.3 cm). Gift of Andrew J. Laska and Dr. Vera Laska. Collection of the Nasher Museum.

 

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

2017 Museums & Dementia Symposium - 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Hosted by the Nasher Museum, this symposium is for museum professionals with current dementia programs. Participants will learn from experts, share practices, and plan for the future. For information on the keynote speakers and panel discussions, please visit http://nasher.duke.edu/symposium/.
 
This event is generously supported by the Carlyle Adams Foundation.
 
To learn about Reflections, the Nasher Museum’s guided tours for visitors with memory loss, please visit http://nasher.duke.edu/community/#reflections or email reflections@duke.edu.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

2017 Museums & Dementia Symposium - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Hosted by the Nasher Museum, this symposium is for museum professionals with current dementia programs. Participants will learn from experts, share practices, and plan for the future. For information on the keynote speakers and panel discussions, please visit http://nasher.duke.edu/symposium/.
 
This event is generously supported by the Carlyle Adams Foundation.
 
To learn about Reflections, the Nasher Museum’s guided tours for visitors with memory loss, please visit http://nasher.duke.edu/community/#reflections or email reflections@duke.edu.

Friday, June 9, 2017

2017 Museums & Dementia Symposium - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Hosted by the Nasher Museum, this symposium is for museum professionals with current dementia programs. Participants will learn from experts, share practices, and plan for the future. For information on the keynote speakers and panel discussions, please visit http://nasher.duke.edu/symposium/.
 
This event is generously supported by the Carlyle Adams Foundation.
 
To learn about Reflections, the Nasher Museum’s guided tours for visitors with memory loss, please visit http://nasher.duke.edu/community/#reflections or email reflections@duke.edu.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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

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.
 
Find out more about the Reflections Program.
 
MEDITATION

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. The tour is 60 minutes and available for visitors with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, their families, and their care partners.
 
Reservations are required in advance. Please contact Brittany Halberstadt at reflections@duke.edu or call 919-684-8816 to book a tour.
 

 

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.