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Artist Ebony G. Patterson’s lush and provocative garden installation in North Carolina is a delight for the eyes.

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Nasher Diversity Internship Program

Nasher Diversity Internship Program

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Apply by Friday, April 10, 2020 by 11:59 PM EST.
Intended to increase the diversity of those working in our institutions to better reflect the diverse communities being served, the pilot program was first launched by the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) with additional funding support from the National Endowment for the Arts. From this beginning step, Duke graduate David Arthur (A.B.’88, P’21) has made a transformative gift that allows this exciting paid internship to continue at the Nasher for a second consecutive summer.
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The health and safety of our community is our top priority. In accordance with Duke University, the museum is closed to visitors until further notice. The café and store are closed. Find updates and the latest information on Duke’s Coronavirus Response website.