Academic Focus Gallery


Faculty can work with the Nasher Museum’s academic program staff to design installations in the museum’s Academic Focus Gallery relevant to their upcoming courses. The gallery is located on the main floor near the University Classroom. Past departments utilizing the Academic Focus Gallery include: Classical Studies; Cultural Anthropology; Romance Studies; Eurasian Studies and Art, Art History & Visual Studies. The Academic Focus Gallery is a gift of Susan and Trent Carmichael and the Morrow Family.

For more information about using the Academic Focus Gallery, contact Erin Hanas, Academic Program Coordinator, at 919-684-8067 or

The Academic Focus Gallery is a gift of Susan and Trent Carmichael and the Morrow Family.


Vision and Invention: Photographs from the Collection

October 25 – December 14, 2014

These photographs have been selected from the permanent collection by art history and visual studies Professor Patricia Leighten for the fall 2014 class History of Photography. Ranging from the mid-19th century through today, these photographs include a variety of subjects, photographic media, and techniques used by both American and international artists. The works will be studied by students over the course of the semester.


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For more information about using the Academic Focus Gallery, contact Molly Boarati, Academic Program Coordinator, at 919-684-9243 or