@NasherMuseum / no. 118 / October 7, 2014  --  (Archive)
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Miro MinuteJoan Miró was overwhelmed by "the spectacle of the sky." There, in my pictures, tiny forms in huge empty spaces.

Google Hangouts
GOOGLE HANGOUTS - VIRTUAL EXHIBITION TOUR / Wednesday, October 8, 12:30 PM / Explore the exhibition Miró: The Experience of Seeing. Spend 20 virtual minutes with Marshall Price, Nancy Hanks Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, as he walks you through our newest ticketed exhibition. This is a great way to preview the exhibition and get the lay of the land before you visit in person.

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Learn how to watch/participate.
Ferdinand the Bull
CELEBRATE MIRÓ AND SPAIN WITH FERDINAND THE BULL / Saturday, October 11, 10:30 AM / Hear The Story of Ferdinand in Spanish and English, try a hands-on activity and see the 1938 Disney animated short, Ferdinand the Bull. Recommended for children ages 3-6.
Iron Pour
SCRATCH BLOCK WORKSHP & IRON POUR DEMO AT LIBERTY ARTS / Saturday, October 11, 2 PM / Join Liberty Arts for a Scratch Block workshop ($25) at Cordoba Center for the Arts near Golden Belt, east of downtown Durham, followed by a free iron pour demonstration at 5:30 PM. The scratch block process is a technique that relates to many of Miró’s sculptures. RSVP and find out more information.
Cafe Miro
CAFÉ MIRÓ / Thursday, October 16, 5 - 9 PM / Enjoy a special Spanish dinner in the Nasher Museum Café, before or after a visit to Miró: The Experience of Seeing. Last seating: 8 PM.  Reservations recommended, online or by calling 919-684-6032.
Sketching in the Galleries
ART SPEAKS / Saturday, October 18, 10 AM / Join us for a newly invigorated sketching program. All levels welcome! Free with admission. Admission to the Miró exhibition is $12 for adults (this includes general admission). General museum admission is $5 for adults.
Duke Couples
Two scholarly Duke couples led a casual, personal and fun tour of Rauschenberg: Collecting & Connecting. Curator Kristine Stiles asked each couple to select works of art in the exhibition and think about them as “conversations” with an enormous range of interpretation. View image gallery.
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BLOG / The art world loved last week’s story--Dallas art collectors Derek and Christen Wilson gave $1 million to the Nasher Museum to fund an endowment for the collection: Artnews, Artnet, Artforum, New York Observer, Blouin Artinfo. More.

IN THE 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: Photo by J Caldwell
CREATE: Photo by F.Caperton Morton
BLOG: Photo by Mei-Chun Jau.
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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WE (10/8) 11 AM Book Discussion
WE (10/8) 12:30 PM Google Hangouts
SA (10/11) 10:30 AM Ferdinand the Bull
SA (10/11) 2 PM Liberty Arts
SU (10/12) 2 PM Book Discussion
TU (10/14) 7 PM Supporting Member Event
TH (10/16) 5 - 9 PM Café Miró
FR (10/17) 6 PM Visiting Filmmaker Series
SA (10/18) 10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
Public Tours are Thursdays at 6 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Learn more.
Miro Stars Card
Two visitors so far have filled a Miró Stars Card and won a 2-month extension on membership!
Supporting Member Event
Supporting Member Event - Miró: The Experience of Seeing

Tuesday, October 14, 7 PM

Come celebrate Miró during a special reception with refreshments and curator remarks. Invitation only. Not a Supporting Member yet? Join today to enjoy this exclusive offer.
The Dolls Room

To accompany the exhibition Miró: The Experience of Seeing, the museum is hosting a series of book discussions featuring contemporary Catalan authors. October's selection is The Dolls' Room by Llorenç Villalonga.

Wednesday, October 8, 11 AM, and Sunday, October 12, 2 PM, at the Nasher Museum. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. The next book disussion will feature The Time of the Doves. The book is available for purchase in the  Nasher Museum Store.

Monday, October 20, 9 PM Watch the premiere of the 30-minute documentary produced by UNC-TV, in partnership with the Nasher Museum, on Miró: The Experience of Seeing.

Complete broadcast schedule.
Barbaralee Diamonstein-spielvogel Visiting Filmmaker Series
Barbaralee Diamonstein-spielvogel Visiting Filmmaker Series

Friday, October 17, 6 PM
/ Documentary filmmaker and 2013 National Humanities Medal recipient Stanley Nelson in conversation with arts advocate, historic preservationist, author, and accomplished TV interviewer Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel. More information.
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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Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat - 10 AM to 5 PM
Thu - 10 AM to 9 PM
Sun - Noon to 5 PM
Mon - closed
Admission to Miró: The Experience of Seeing

Members: 2 free tickets per adult member (additional tickets for 10% discount)
Adults: $12
Children 7 – 17: $6 / Children 6 and under: FREE
Senior Citizens: $10
Duke Faculty/Staff: $6 (limit 1 ticket per ID)
Duke University students: FREE (limit 1 ticket per ID)
Non-Duke Students: $8 (limit 1 ticket per ID)
Duke Alumni Association members with I.D.: $6
Active Duty Military and families (limit 6 tickets): $6

Miró: The Experience of Seeing are always available at the Nasher front desk. Purchase your tickets in person at the museum on the day of your visit.

Admission to Rauschenberg: Collecting & Connecting and the permanent collection:

5 Adults
$4 Seniors
$3 Non-Duke students with student ID

Nasher Museum members
Children 15 and under
Duke students, faculty and staff with DukeCard or Duke Medicine ID
Duke Alumni Assoc. Members with Alumni Membership Card
Every Thursday evening, 5-9 PM

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.