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Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

I understand that all it could have taken was the wrong cop to turn the corner. So many things had to go right for me to sit here. It's not 'oh you're more hardworking' or 'you're more intelligent.' It’s like, nah, a lot had to go right. I had to have a lot of support.

Artist Antoine Williams, in conversation with poet and performance artist Dasan Ahanu, in the most recent episode of the Nasher Museum podcast
Genesis Tramaine, Saint with Bethel Vision
RECENT ACQUISITION

Genesis Tramaine, Saint with Bethel Vision

"I think there is a way to trace the energy of God." —Genesis Tramaine, in Forbes, July 11, 2021. Learn more about the Brooklyn-based artist and the first work of hers to enter the Nasher Museum's collection.

Thank you, Durham, Duke and North Carolina!
PHOTO GALLERY

“Listen, 9th Wonder was a whole VIBE at the Nasher Museum this afternoon. The vibe I had no idea I needed and was so very appreciated!!" — Nicole Mitchell, @KneeeeCoaaal on Twitter after attending our Artist Celebration Event on May 1, 2022.

Coloring in the Cafe
FROM THE COLLECTION

Coloring in the Cafe

Joyce Huang, Duke Class of 2022, has rendered several favorite works of art from the Nasher Museum collection into coloring book pages, now available for download at the links below. The pages are also available to young diners at the café.

The Nasher Museum is fully open to the public with ongoing health and safety protocols and free admission for all, including Thursday nights and weekends. We strongly encourage all individuals to be fully vaccinated before visiting the Nasher.