@NasherMuseum / no. 130 / December 30, 2014  --  (Archive)
Contest (Arcadian Retreat)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Feliz Año Nuevo
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Bubbles and Brunch
BUBBLES AND BRUNCH / Wednesday, December 31, 11 AM / Celebrate New Year’s Eve early in the Nasher Museum Café with a glass of Spanish cava, and a menu featuring Spanish bocadillos and tortillas.  Museum members receive two complimentary exhibition tickets and always enjoy a 10% discount in the café.  Café reservations may be made online or by calling 919-684-6032.
Feliz Ano Nuevo
FELIZ AÑO NUEVO / Friday, January 2, 10 AM / Start your New Year with a visit to Miró: The Experience of Seeing. Same day exhibition ticket holders will enjoy complimentary churros and Spanish drinking chocolate before 11 AM. 
Spanish Wine Tasting
SPANISH WINE TASTING / Thursday, January 8, 6 PM / Experience the perfect pairing of fine wines and great art. Free for same day Miró exhibition ticket holders over the age of 21 with proper ID.
Le Bal Miró
LE BAL MIRÓ / Sunday, January 11, 2 PM / In 1981, Miró designed the ballet L’Uccello Luce (Bird Light). Join us for a dynamic program that will combine the elements of discussion and performance to explore the themes of artistic process and collaboration in Miró’s work. Panelists include Jade Bettin, instructor, UNC Dramatic Arts; Molly Boarati, assistant curator, Nasher Museum; Barbara Dickinson, professor of the practice, Duke Dance Program; and Scott Lindroth, Vice Provost for the Arts and professor of music. Inspired by Miró: The Experience of Seeing, and the original ballet L’Uccello Luce, the program will conclude with a brief dance performance by Audrey Fenske, who graduated from Duke in 2009, and Devin Sweet, N.C. School of the Arts graduate and freelance dancer, with original choreography, set and costume design. Free and open to the public. Supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.
BLOG                           SHOP
Art Basel     Ornaments
BLOG / A backdrop was painted for the January 11 museum program, Le Bal Miró. The theme of this program will be artistic collaborations, as illustrated by the ballet project Miró created for the Venice Biennale in 1981. 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, Contest (Arcadian Retreat) (detail), 1996. Fresco in artist's frame, 74 1/2 x 38 1/2 inches (189.2 x 97.79 cm). Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New York, New York. © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, New York. Photo by J Caldwell.
VIEW: Robert Rauschenberg, The Ancient Incident (Kabal American Zephyr), 1981. Wood- and-metal stands and wood chairs, 86 1/2 x 92 x 20 inches (219.7 x 233.7 x 50.8 cm.). © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, New York.
TOAST: Photo by Dave Clements / CC BY-ND
SIP 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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WE (12/31) 11 AM Bubbles and Brunch
FR (1/2) 10 AM Feliz Año Nuevo
TH (1/8) 6 PM Spanish Wine Tasting
SU (1/11) 2 PM Book Discussion
SU (1/11) 2 PM Le Bal Miró
SU (1/11) All Day Last Chance: Rauschenberg

The museum will be closed New Year's Day.
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Ancient Incident
Sunday, January 11, 5 PM.

It’s the last week to see Rauschenberg: Collecting & Connecting, spanning six decades of works by Robert Rauschenberg with works in the Nasher Museum’s collection.
Araiadne in the Grotesque Labyrinth

To accompany the exhibition Miró, the museum is hosts 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.

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.