Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.