@NasherMuseum / no. 126 / December 2, 2014  --  (Archive)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Visual Poetry
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Miro MinuteMiró: The Experience of Seeing [is] a dazzling gem of an exhibit.
     —Boston Globe


Duke Couples on Rauschenberg
GALLERY TOUR: DUKE COUPLES IN DIALOGUE ABOUT RAUSCHENBERG AND ARTISTS IN THE COLLECTION / Thursday, December 4, 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 former Duke Provost Peter Lange and Lori Leachman, Duke’s Professor of the Practice and Director of Research in Practice Program in Economics, along with Bruce Lawrence, Duke’s Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Professor of Religion, and miriam cooke, Braxton Craven Professor of Arab Cultures at Duke. Tours last about 45 minutes.
Annual Member Party
ANNUAL MEMBER PARTY / Tuesday, December 9, 6 PM / All members are invited to a special after-hours evening reception.  Take advantage of another chance to visit Miró: The Experience of Seeingand double discounts in the museum store.  Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar, and mingle with other museum members and museum staff. By invitation and advance RSVP only. Become a member today to experience these special benefits.
Joan Miro
MIRÓ: VISUAL POETRY / Thursday, December 11, 5:30 PM / Miró is known to have said “I make no distinction between painting and poetry.” Experience the later works of the artist during readings in English and Spanish of contemporary Spanish poetry. Same day exhibition ticket required for gallery entrance.
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PRESS / Boston Globe correspondant, Karen Campbell, writes, "Part of the Nasher’s appeal is that it is small and accessible, not to mention beautifully designed. Two recently-mounted shows on view through early 2015 are knockouts." 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: Robert Rauschenberg, Untitled (Faux-Tapis; detail), 1995. Collaged fabric on bonded aluminum panels, 128 1/2 x 121 x 2 inches (326.4 x 307.3 x 5.08 cm). Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New York, New York. © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, New York. Photo by J Caldwell.
WATCH: Lyle Ashton Harris, Untitled (Oak Bluffs) from the series The Watering Hole, 1996. Duraflex photograph, edition 2/6, 48 x 44 inches (121.9 x 111.8 cm). Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Promised gift of Blake Byrne (T’57), L.4.2007.10. © Lyle Ashton Harris. Courtesy of the artist and CRG Gallery, New York, New York.
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 (12/4) 11 AM Tour with Your Tot
TH (12/4) 6 PM Gallery Tour
TH (12/4) 7 PM Free Film Screening
TU (12/9) 6 PM Annual Member Party
TH (12/11) 5:30 PM Miró: Visual Poetry
Annual Member Party

During the week of December 7-13, Nasher Museum members receive discounts, prizes and an invitation to the Annual Member Party.

Have you joined yet? Visit us online or email nashermembership@duke.edu

Day without Art
Day With(out) Art: Free Film Screening
Thursday, December 4, 7 PM

Day With(out) Art began on December 1, 1989, as a national day of action and mourning in response to the AIDS crisis.Read more.
Tour with your Tot
Tour with your Tot
Thursday, December 4, 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.
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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.