@NasherMuseum / no. 123 / November 11, 2014  --  (Archive)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
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Miro MinuteIn 1926, Miró’s work is shown in the United States for the first time in the International Exhibition of Modern Art at the Brooklyn Museum. The exhibition includes work by Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Paul Klee, Piet Mondrian, Georgia O'Keefe, Man Ray and many more.

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.
GALLERY TOUR: "CONTAINING ANTIQUITY" / Thursday, November 13, 5:30 PM / Join visiting scholar Justin Walsh, professor at Chapman University, in Containing Antiquity, for a discussion on trade and commerce in the ancient Mediterranean. Professor Walsh is visiting Duke to work with students in Professor Carla Antonaccio’s Greek Archaeology course. These students, guided by Marianne Wardle, the museum’s Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Academic Programs, are working on concepts for the upcoming reinstallation of the ancient Mediterranean collection as part of the Nasher’s 10th anniversary next year.
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.
Diego El Cigala
DIEGO EL CIGALA AT THE CAROLINA THEATRE / Saturday, November 20, 8 PM / With a husky, passionate lyricism honed in the cafés cantantes of Madrid, Diego El Cigala has become an international sensation — the world’s greatest living flamenco singer. (Guardian). Presented by Duke Performances at the Carolina Theatre, 309 West Morgan Street, Durham.
Free Family Day
FREE FAMILY DAY / Sunday, November 23, Noon - 4 PM / Join us for hands-on projects and gallery hunts and enjoy live bluegrass with the Phillips Phamily Band at 1 PM and Blue 52 Bluegrass at 2:30 PM. Admission is free to all exhibitions.
ARTSTIGATORS / It’s not an “official” organization, but Artstigators inspire students who love the arts. On Halloween, artstigators took over the West Campus bus stop. View a slideshow. #artstigators
Nasher New York
NASHER NEW YORK: PRIVATE VISIT AND RECEPTION AT THE RENEE AND CHAIM GROSS FOUNDATION / Wednesday, November 19, 6 PM / Nasher New York hosts an invitation-only private visit and reception at the Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation along with Susan Greenberg Fisher, Executive Director, Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation, and the Nasher Museum’s Sarah Schroth, Mary D.B.T. and James H. Semans Director, and Marshall N. Price, Nancy Hanks Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. Mingle with like-minded Duke grads, parents and friends, along with Nasher museum experts. To learn more, contact Rosalind Roser.
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PRESS / Applications for the 2015 Peggy Guggenheim Collection summer internship are due November 21, 2014. Read what Ariel Shpigel (T’14), recipient of the 2014 sponsored internship, wrote about her experience there this past summer. 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.
TALK: Athenian, Ure’s Group III (attributed), Droop cup, c. 540 – 530 BCE. Ceramic, 6 7/8 x 13 3/4 inches (17.4 x 35 cm). Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Collection of Walter Kempner, M.D., gift of Barbara Newborg, M.D.; 2006.1.62. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.
EXPERIENCE: Photo courtesy Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation.
BLOG: Photo CC BY-NC 2.0
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 (11/13) 5-9 PM Café Miró
TH (11/13) 5:30 PM Containing Antiquity
SA (11/15) 10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
TH (11/20) 8 PM Diego El Cigala
SU (11/23) Noon Free Family Day
Public Tours are Thursdays at 6 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Learn more.
Veterans Day
Tuesday (today), November 11, 6 PM

The Nasher Museum is proud to offer free admission to all exhibitions for military veterans and active duty military personnel with military ID today, in honor of Veterans Day
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.
Araiadne in the Grotesque Labyrinth

To accompany the exhibition Miró: The Experience of Seeing, the museum is hosting a series of book discussions featuring contemporary Catalan authors. January's selection is Ariadne in the Grotesque Labyrinth by Salvador Espriu.

Sunday, January 11, 2 PM, and Wednesday, January 14, 11 AM, 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.
2001 Campus Drive
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.