@NasherMuseum / no. 139 / March 3, 2015  --  (Archive)
Stacy Lynn Waddell
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Durham Grown
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Philip Pearlstein
ARTIST TALK: PHILIP PEARLSTEIN / Wednesday, March 4, 6:30 PM / American painter Philip Pearlstein, who lives and works in New York City, will deliver a free talk entitled, “Me, Philip Pearlstein.” The museum entrances open at 6 PM. Co-sponsored by the 2014-2015 Visiting Artist Series of Duke’s Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, the Nasher Museum and the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts.
Open this End Opening
Thanks to everyone who braved the storm last Wednesday! View a slideshow of images from the opening of Open This End on flickr.
Art with the Experts

Sunday, March 8, 2 PM /
Artists Lincoln Hancock and Neill Prewitt of Yuxtapongo talk about their work in Area 919 at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC.

Tuesday, March 10, 6 PM / Artist Bill Thelan talks about his work Area 919 at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27605.
Nasher Museum Wedding Studio
NASHER MUSEUM WEDDING STUDIO / Sunday, March 8, 2 PM / Join us for an open house wedding event that will showcase the Nasher Museum as a wedding venue, and provide attendees with information and inspiration for their most special day. To reserve a seat, email nasherevents@duke.edu or call 919-684-3321. More.
George Jenne - Knowing me knowing you
AREA 919 / The Nasher Museum presents the third in a series of interviews with artists whose works are part of Area 919: Artists in the Triangle. Artist George Jenne talks about his video, Knowing me (knowing you).
Free Family Day
FREE FAMILY DAY / Sunday, March 15, Noon - 4 PM / Join us for free Family Day with a gallery hunt, hands-on activities and a photo station. Rags to Riches Children’s Theater will be performing a variation of Aesop’s Tales at 1 and 2:30 PM. Materials will be available in English and Spanish. Free admission to all exhibitions.
Odili Donald Odita
ROTHSCHILD LECTURE: ODILI DONALD ODITA / Tuesday, March 17, 7 PM / Abstract painter Odili Donald Odita will deliver the annual Barbra and Andrew Rothschild Lecture, a talk entitled “3rd Degree of Separation.” This fall, the Nasher Museum plans to commission a mural by Odita in downtown Durham, and also a large-scale wall painting at the museum, in celebration of Nasher10, the museum’s first decade. More.
PRESS                         SHOP
Herald Sun     Jewelry
PRESS / The Herald-Sun’s Blue Greenberg on Open This End: “One visit is better than a semester of art history with its incumbent PowerPoint slides.” 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: Lincoln Hancock with Yuxtapongo, Exploded Hipster (detail), 2012. Clothing donated by the Triangle music community, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by J Caldwell.

DREAM: Photo by Vesic Photography.

PRESS: Andy Warhol, Open This End (detail), 1962. Acrylic on canvas, 8 x 11 inches (20.32 x 27.94 cm). Collection of Blake Byrne, T’57, partial and promised gift to The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles. Image courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. © 2014 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York.
TOUR, INSPITE, READ, CELEBRATE 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 (3/4) 6:30 PM Artist Talk: Philip Pearlstein
TH (3/5) 11 AM Tour with Your Tot
SU (3/8) 2 PM Art with the Experts
SU (3/8) 2 PM Nasher Museum Wedding Studio
TU (3/10) 6 PM Art with the Experts
SU (3/15) Noon Free Family Day
TU (3/17) 7 PM Artist Talk: Odili Donald Odita
Tour with Your Tot
Thursday, March 5, 11 AM
No reservations necessary. Please bring children in a carrier or a stroller. Adults pay $5 admission. Museum members and tots are free.
Power of the Ballot
Visitors are invited to experience Stacey L. Kirby’s latest artwork Power of the Ballot (2014), part of Area 919: Artists in the Triangle. This “performative interaction” asks visitors to consider “What obstacles do you overcome to vote?” Chief Precinct Officer Kirby and/or her Precinct Officers of the Interior will be onsite at the Nasher Museum activating her performance installation throughout the run of the exhibition.

Complete performance schedule.
A good man is hard to find
To accompany the exhibition Area 919, the museum is hosting two book discussions on A Good Man is Hard to Find, a short story by Flannery O’Connor, recommended by artist George Jenne as inspiration for his video in Area 919.

Wednesday, March 18, 11 AM and Sunday, March 22, 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.
Durham Grown
Me Too Monologues presents "Durham Grown" / Tuesday, March 3, 7:30 PM (doors at 7 PM)

Duke students from Durham said they feel like outsiders at Duke. This sparked "Durham Grown," a way to build community and understanding through storytelling.More.
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