@NasherMuseum / no. 105 / July 08, 2014  --  (Archive)
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Guest Chef Jason Smith
GUEST CHEF JASON SMITH / Thursday, July 10, 5 PM / Chef Jason Smith and his team are the creative force behind Raleigh’s 18 Seaboard and Cantina 18, and their first Durham concept, the new farm-to-fork bistro Harvest 18.  Reservations are strongly encouraged, online or by calling 919-684-6032.5-9 PM, last seating 8 PM. View Chef Smith's menu. Limited reservations still available.
Live and Local
LIVE & LOCAL / Sunday, July 13, Noon / Enjoy live music with Mollybond Music and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Reservations online or call 919-684-6032. For locally sourced and produced gifts and books by local authors, also visit the Nasher Museum Store.
Summer Days Nasher Nights - Wine Tasting
SIP, SAMPLE, SHOP / Thursday, July 17, 6 PM / Start the evening with great wine and passed hors d’oeuvres by the Nasher Museum Café, then enjoy the galleries at your own pace. The $10 pass covers tastings of four selections from the Tryon Beverage portfolio and a 20%-off coupon for shopping that evening at the Nasher Museum Store. Participants must be of legal drinking age with proper ID. Complete Summer Days Nasher Nights schedule.
Sketching in the Galleries
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERIES / Saturday, July 19, 10 AM / After a quick warm-up activity, visitors can practice sketching works of art around the museum. We’ll supply the paper and drawing utensils. Pens and wet media are not permitted in the Nasher Museum galleries. Free and open to the public.
Exclusive Tour - Words and Pictures
EXCLUSIVE SUPPORTING MEMBER EVENT / Tuesday, July 22, 7 PM / Experience our public schools outreach program, Words & Pictures, with an adult spin. Enjoy cocktails and refreshments and learn what your membership supports directly. By invitation only. To become a members, call 919-684-3411 or email nashermembership@duke.edu.
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PRESS / The camera dances in the American Dance Festival's international film series. More.

IN THE STORE / All of the novels for the Summer Days, Nasher Nights book discussion series are availabe in the Nasher Museum Store.

Save online and when you visit the Nasher Museum Store. Nasher Museum Members enjoy a 10% discount in the store and cafe, and receive free, unlimited admission and special invitations and subscriptions to our mailings. Become a member! Join online, call 919-684-3411 or visit the museum information desk.

Banner: Odili Donald Odita, Over Here, Over There (detail), 2001. Acrylic on canvas, 84 x 104 inches (213.4 x 264.2 cm). Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Promised gift of Marjorie and Michael Levine (T'84, P’15); L.1.2011.1. © Odili Donald Odita. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.
LISTEN: Photo by Ryan Gratzer / CC BY
PRESS: Photo by Kajsa Lindqvist
TASTE, SKETCH and TOUR photos by J Caldwell.
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 (7/10) 5 PM Guest Chef Jason Smith
SA (7/12) 2 PM Intl. Screendance Festival
SU (7/13) Noon Live & Local
WE (7/16) 11 AM Book Discussion: Americanah
TH (7/17) 6 PM Wine Tasting
SA (7/19) 10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
SA (7/19) 2 PM Intl. Screendance Festival
SU (7/20) 2 PM Book Discussion: Americanah
TU (7/22) 7 PM Supporting Member Tour
Summer Days Nasher Nights
Summer Days Nasher Nights
Explore exhibitions through hands-on activities. Open to all ages. Have fun at Make and Take through August 14, Tuesdays, 10 AM-12 PM and Thursdays, 5-7 PM.

Complete SDNN schedule.
Each year, Duke’s incoming first-year class reads a book as a tool to foster community and adjust to college life. This year, the Duke-Durham community is encouraged to participate in joining the discussion of Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Wednesday, July 16, 11 AM, and Sunday, July 20, 2 PM, at the Nasher Museum. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. Americanah is available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.
The Museum Guard: A Novel
American Dance Festival presents
International Screendance Festival

at the Nasher Museum 
Saturday, July 12, 2 PM
Saturday, July 19, 2 PM

Now in its 19th year, American Dance Festival presents the International Screendance Festival, directed and curated by Emmy-nominated filmmaker Douglas Rosenberg, along with Gitta Wigro and Kora Radella, and drawing from more than 90 submissions from 16 countries. The festival explores the ever evolving relationship between cinema and dance.

Make a day of it!

The free films begin at 2 PM, so make plans to spend a cool Saturday at the Nasher Museum.  Brunch is served in the Nasher Museum Café starting at 11 AM, and exhibitions can be viewed throughout the day.  For information about complimentary museum admission and café discounts, visit nasher.duke.edu/join.

Join, renew, upgrade or give the gift of membership online or by calling 919-684-3411.
Become a supporter. Individuals, corporations and foundations can call 919-668-3527 for further information.
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Durham, NC, 27705
Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat - 10 AM to 5 PM
Thu - 10 AM to 9 PM
Sun - Noon to 5 PM
Mon - closed

General admission to the Nasher Museum is $5 ($4 for Seniors). Admission is FREE for Nasher Museum members, children 15 and under, Duke students, faculty and staff with Duke I.D. and Duke Alumni Association Members with Alumni Membership Card. Thursday, 5-9 PM, admission is free for all.

Admission is also FREE to all active duty military personnel and up to five family members, with military ID: Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card.