@NasherMuseum / no. 108 / July 29, 2014  --  (Archive)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Sound Vision
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LAST CHANCE SOUND VISION / Sunday, August 3 / It’s the last week to see Sound Vision: Contemporary Art from the Collection, an exhibition of significant works of art from our time. Don’t miss these dazzling works and the conversations between them.
Brew and View
BREW & VIEW / Thursday, July 31, 6 PM / Stroll the galleries, then relax and celebrate summer on the Rollins Terrace with a sampling of beers from Terrapin Beer Company (view tasting notes). With your $5 tasting comes a special coupon for use in the Nasher Museum Café. Participants must be of legal drinking age with proper ID. Want more than a taste? We have a dinner menu with pairings too. Make reservations for dinner online or call 919-684-6032. Duke Today chronicles Brew & View through the eyes of student interns
Words and Pictures
WORDS & PICTURES / We had fun with our Supporting Members at a recent event featuring Words & Pictures. View the  slideshow.
Guest Chef Teddy Diggs
GUEST CHEF TEDDY DIGGS / Thursday, August 7, 5 PM / Chef Teddy Diggs is the executive chef of Il Palio Ristorante at The Siena Hotel. He arrived in Chapel Hill by way of Martha’s Vineyard and Washington, DC. On August 7, Chef Diggs brings a taste of Italy to the Nasher Museum Café as the summer’s final guest chef. Reservations are strongly encouraged, online or by calling 919-684-6032. Last seating for dinner is at 8 PM.
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PRESS / Ackland’s More Love, Nasher’s Mutu receive national honors 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: Shimon Okshteyn, There are many forms but few classics (detail), 1988. Neon and screenprint on stainless steel, overall: 80 1/8 x 124 1/8 inches (203.5 x 315.3 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Gift of Robert E. Falcone, 1998.21.10. Image courtesy of the artist. © Shimon Okshteyn.
VIEW: Njideka Akunyili, “The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born” Might Not Hold True For Much Longer, 2013. Acrylic and transfers on paper, 64 × 82 7/8 inches (162.6 × 210.5 cm). Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Promised gift of Marjorie and Michael Levine (T'84, P’15); L.28.2013.1. © Njideka Akunyili. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.
CONNECT: Xaviera Simmons, Session One: Around the Y from the project Thundersnow Road, North Carolina, 2010. Color photograph, 40 1/8 x 50 inches (101.9 x 127 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 2010.6.1. Image courtesy of the artist and David Castillo Gallery. © Xaviera Simmons.
DINE: Photo by Ivy Ashe / Vineyard Gazette
TASTE, REFRESH, INSPIRE and SHOP 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 (7/31) 6 PM Brew & View
SU (8/3) Noon Last Chance Sound Vision
WE (8/6) 11 AM Book Discussion
TH (8/7) 5 PM Guest Chef Teddy Diggs
Xaviera Simmons

Look for the label near seven works of art in Sound Vision that connect with our Academic Focus Gallery, located near the museum classrooms.

The Academic Focus Gallery features an installation of works in the collection inspired by Duke’s summer reading selection, Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The book is available in the Nasher Museum Store.
Seven Days in the Art World
Join us in August for two book discussions on Seven Days in the Art World by Sarah Thornton. She takes the reader behind the scenes of the contemporary art world. With a background in sociology, Thornton captures the motivations and subtleties behind what occurs in the artist’s studio, the auction house and everywhere in between.

Wednesday, August 6, 11 AM, and Sunday, August 10, 2 PM, at the Nasher Museum. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. Seven Days in the Art World is available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.
The Museum Guard: A Novel
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