@NasherMuseum / no. 026    December 26, 2012
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Spend the Holidays with Henri Matisse
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CELEBRATE MATISSE AND MODERN MASTERS / This holiday season enjoy exciting programs associated with Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore, featuring more than 50 masterpieces by Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Paul Gauguin, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vincent van Gogh, Camille Pissarro and others. This exhibition tells the story of two Victorian-era sisters whose remarkable collection was financed by their brothers’ textile empire in North Carolina in the first half of the 20th century.

MATISSE PROGRAMS AND EVENTS / For complete details, visit nasher.duke.edu/matisse
French Wine Tastings Thursday December 27 6 PM
Sketching in the Galleries Friday December 28 11 AM
Parlez-vous français? Saturday December 29 2 PM
Book Discussion: The Art of Acquiring Sunday December 30 3 PM
UNC-TV Documentary (Full broadcast schedule) Monday December 31 9:30 PM
Sketching in the Galleries Thursday January 3 7 PM
Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore is a special ticketed exhibition. Purchase tickets by visiting nasher.duke.edu, calling 919-684-4444, or in person at the museum.

This exhibition is organized by The Baltimore Museum of Art, The Jewish Museum, New York, and the Vancouver Art Gallery.

In Durham, the exhibition is presented in collaboration with the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.

At the Nasher Museum of Art, lead foundation support is provided by the Crow Creek Foundation. Lead corporate support is provided by Wells Fargo. The media sponsor is NBC17.


Major support is provided by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust, Marilyn Arthur, Trent Carmichael, Carol O'Brien Associates, Inc., Katherine Thorpe, Office of the President at Duke University, Office of the Provost at Duke University, Frances Rollins, Drs. Victor and Lenore Behar, Christie’s, and Thomas S. Kenan, III.

Additional generous support is provided by the Cemala Foundation, Stefanie and Douglas Kahn, Kelly Braddy Van Winkle and Lance Van Winkle, Graduate Liberal Studies at Duke University, Parker and Otis, Jo and Peter Baer, Pepper and Don Fluke, Mindy and Guy Solie, Carolyn Aaronson, Marcia Angle and Mark Trustin, Clinical Ambassador, Diane Evia-Lanevi and Ingemar Lanevi, Janet Holderness and William Transou, Caroline and Arthur Rogers, Angela O. Terry, Ruth Glesby Wagner, and Jewish Life at Duke.

This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.
Image: Henri Matisse, Striped Robe, Fruit, and Anemones, 1940. Oil on canvas, 21 5/8 x 25 5/8 inches (54.9 x 65.1 cm). The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, BMA 1950.263. © 2012 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Nasher Museum exhibitions and programs are generously supported by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, the late Mary D.B.T. Semans and James H. Semans, the late Frank E. Hanscom III, The Duke Endowment, the Nancy Hanks Endowment, the Courtney Shives Art Museum Fund, the James Hustead Semans Memorial Fund, the Janine and J. Tomilson Hill Family Fund, the Trent A. Carmichael Fund for Community Education, the Neely Family Fund, the E. T. Rollins, Jr. and Frances P. Rollins Fund for the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, the Marilyn M. Arthur Fund, the Sarah Schroth Fund, the George W. and Viola Mitchell Fearnside Endowment Fund, the Gibby and Michael B. Waitzkin Fund, the K. Brantley and Maxine E. Watson Endowment Fund, the Victor and Lenore Behar Endowment Fund, the Margaret Elizabeth Collett Fund, the Nasher Museum of Art General Endowment, the Friends of the Nasher Museum of Art, and the Office of the President and the Office of the Provost, Duke University.
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TH (12/27) / 6 PM French Wine Tasting
FR (12/28) / 11 AM Sketching in the Galleries
SA (12/29) / 2 PM Parlez-vous français?
TH (12/30) / 3 PM Book Discussion
SU (12/31) / 9:30 PM UNC-TV Documentary
TH (1/3) / 7 PM Sketching in the Galleries
SU (1/6) / Noon Time Capsule closes
New Year's Day (Closed), Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013
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Free admission does not include special
ticketed exhibitions, such as our current exhibition, Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore.

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