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Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Today the Nasher offers a platform for passionate and engaged students, faculty, staff, alums and members of the Durham community to have a dialogue and to be inspired by their surroundings and, in turn, by each other.

Trent Carmichael, (T'88, P'17, P'19), member of the Nasher's Board of Advisors
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OPENING & GALLERY TALK

Exhibition Opening and Gallery Talk: In Transit

Duke Professor Helen Solterer will give a talk about In Transit: Arts & Migration Around Europe with undergraduate students who contributed to the exhibition.

September 20, 2018 | 5 PM6 PM
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PERFORMANCE

Theatre of Movement: Hero Complexities

Hero Complexities is a multidisciplinary performance work created by Greensboro-based choreographer Duane Cyrus that is inspired by the heroic acts of his uncle Charles W. David Jr., a United States Coast Guardsman and Caribbean-American whose family came from Antigua in the British West Indies.

September 20, 2018 | 5:30 PM8 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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