@NasherMuseum / no. 122 / November 4, 2014  --  (Archive)
Harrison Haynes
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
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Miro MinuteIn 1966, Miró creates his first monumental bronzes and begins to assemble sculptures using found materials that are then cast in bronze.

Gallery tour: Duke Couples in Dialogue on Rauschenberg and Artists in the Collection
GALLERY TOUR: DUKE COUPLES IN DIALOGUE ON RAUSCHENBERG AND ARTISTS IN THE COLLECTION / Thursday, November 6, 6 PM / Join two scholarly Duke couples on 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. Couples are Adrian Bejan, Duke’s J.A. Jones Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Mary Riordan Bejan, a Ph.D. in business and finance, along with Pamela Kachurin, Visiting Assistant Professor of Slavic and Eurasian at Duke, and Erik Zitser, Duke’s Librarian for Slavic and Eastern European Studies. Tours last about 45 minutes.
Art with the Experts
ART WITH THE EXPERTS AT DURHAM COUNTY LIBRARY MAIN BRANCH / Monday, November 10, 7 PM / Join Marshall Price, Nancy Hanks Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, and Juline Chevalier, Curator of Education, for a discussion and slide lecture on Miró: The Experience of Seeing.

This event is at the Durham County Library Main Branch, 300 N Roxboro St, Durham.
Cafe Miro
CAFÉ MIRÓ / Thursday, November 13, 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, November 15, 10 AM / Mark Iwinski from the Durham Arts Council will lead a short lesson at 10:10 AM. Then you can try it out in the galleries! 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.
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PRESS / Brooklyn inspires African artists. More.

IN THE STORE / Learn more about Little Sun.

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Banner: Harrison Haynes, Untitled (Form 1) (detail), 2009. Photocollage on canvas; 48 x 38 inches (121.9 x 96.5 cm). Collection of Cindy Spuria, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. © Harrison Haynes.
BLOG: Wangechi Mutu, The End of eating Everything (detail), 2013. Animated video (color, sound), 8- minute loop, edition of 6. Courtesy of the artist. Commissioned by the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.
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 (11/5) 11 AM Book Discussion
TH (11/6) 11 AM Tour with your Tot
TH (11/6) 6 PM Gallery Tour
SU (11/9) 2 PM Book Discussion
MO (11/10) 7 PM Art with the Experts
TH (11/13) 5-9 PM Café Miró
SA (11/15) 10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
Public Tours are Thursdays at 6 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Learn more.
Watch the 30-minute documentary produced by UNC-TV, in partnership with the Nasher Museum, on Miró: The Experience of Seeing.

Complete broadcast schedule.
Tour with your Tot
Tour with your Tot
Thursday, November 6, 11 AM

Museum members and tots are free! Learn more.
The Time of the Doves

To accompany the exhibition Miró: The Experience of Seeing, the museum is hosting a series of book discussions featuring contemporary Catalan authors. November's selection is The Time of the Doves by Mercè Rodoreda.

Wednesday, November 5, 11 AM, and Sunday, November 9, 2 PM, at the Nasher Museum. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. The book is available for purchase in the  Nasher Museum Store.

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
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
Seniors (65 and older): $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 (65 and older)
$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.