Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
I heard from quite a few staffers and trustees at art museums over the weekend. Common thread was that what Trevor Schoonmaker had to say about the Nasher is an actionable path forward for others. Especially for staff.Tyler Green, host of Modern Art Notes, on Twitter
Nasher Museum Director Trevor Schoonmaker talks with Tyler Green on the Modern Art Notes podcast about the role of museums.
Read about Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen‘s Corridor Pin, Blue, featured in artnetnews, in a recent Art World Pop Quiz. This monumental sculpture is on loan from the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Collection.
Five haiku poets of the Carolina African American Writers’ Collective gathered in the Nasher Museum Sculpture Garden and responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and the global protest movement against police brutality toward Black and brown lives.
In the two-dimensional realm of a Zoom video classroom, something lovely happened last week. Thirty Duke students nodded their heads and leaned closer; their hands fluttered, their smiles widened. They connected with each other despite the computer screens separating them during a virtual visit to the Nasher Museum by the Reimagine Medicine fellowship at Duke’s Kenan Institute for Ethics.
Get creative at home with this project inspired by a work of art in the museum’s collection, Malcolm X #5 by Barbara Chase-Riboud.
Ebony Patterson speaks about her exhibition Ebony G. Patterson ...while the dew is still on the roses...
Virtual for now. We look forward to opening to visitors again when it is safe.
NorthStar Church of the Arts commissioned black artists to paint beautiful and impactful murals on plywood that temporarily covered storefronts in downtown Durham.
Welcome to our favorite gems from the Nasher Museum’s archives! Here are special videos, articles and podcast episodes featuring artists who have visited the museum and whose work is part of our collection.
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