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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.