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Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

At the Nasher, contemporary art seems tangible, available and alive.

Andrew Hibbard (Duke class of 2011)
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FILMS

Visual Aperitif

The Nasher Museum presents an evening of short films and discussion about how food helps us digest our complex world.

October 25, 2018 | 7 PM
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FOR FAMILIES

FREE FAMILY DAY Picture This: A Fantastic Photographic Fall Festival!

Join us for our annual fall celebration and get inspired by local photographers from the exhibitin Across County Lines and join Paperhand Puppets for a lively and musical parade around the museum.

October 28, 2018 | 12 PM4:30 PM
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Amy Sherald, "Light is easy to love."
Recent Acquisition

Amy Sherald, "Light is easy to love."

New to the Nasher's collection is a painting by Amy Sherald, the official portrait artist of former First Lady Michelle Obama, whose portrait has been such a hit among visitors to the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. Another Amy Sherald painting was also in the exhibition "Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art" that originated at the Nasher in 2016. "Light is easy to love.," was a gift from Jennifer McCracken New (T’90, L’94) and Jason G. New (L’94).

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