Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Wangechi Mutu - Pretty Double-Head
@NasherMuseum no. 149 / Pretty Double-Head
Fear and Loathing and The American Dream
Fear and Loathing & the American Dream
Thursday, May 14, 6 PM
This special tour will feature works of art in relation to the American experience of the 1960s and 1970s, as well as the novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, by Hunter S. Thompson. Visitors need not read the book before the tour. Upcoming tours.

Art Museum Day
Art Museum Day
Saturday, May 16, All Day
Admission to the museum is free all day as part of the Association of Art Museum Directors sixth annual Art Museum Day! Join us for sketching in the galleries with Jordan Grace Owens, a Durham-based illustrator, at 10 AM.

Free Family Day
Free Family Day
Sunday, May 17, Noon - 4 PM
Join us for Free Family Day! Screenprint a T-shirt, take a Kehinde Wiley-inspired selfie and ask Poetry Fox to write you a poem. Arts in Action will lead a dance workshop at 1 PM and the musical duo The Forryst Bruthers will perform ‘60s and ‘70s covers at 2:30 PM. Materials will be available in English and Spanish.

Museum closed for renovations
Museum closed for renovations
May 19 - 21
We apologize for any inconvenience. Learn more about The New Galleries on our blog.

Nasher Museum Store
The Nasher Museum 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.

Music and Brunch in the Cafe
Music and Brunch in the Café
Sunday, May 24, Noon - 3 PM
Experience live jazz flute with Julia Price and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Make reservations online or call 919-684-6032.

Complete schedule for Summer Days Nasher Nights events.

LaToya Ruby Frazier
Shout Out: LaToya Ruby Frazier at Aperture
Congratulations to LaToya Ruby Frazier, who has published her first book, The Notion of Family (Aperture, 2014), and recently received Infinity Award for Publication (presented by the International Center of Photography). Frazier's work is part of the Nasher Museum's collection. More.

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Wangechi Mutu, Pretty Double-Head, 2010. Mixed media, ink, collage, and spray paint on Mylar, 34 x 41 3/4 inches (86.4 x 106.1 cm). Collection of Blake Byrne, T’57.

Pretty Double-Head is on view now.

LaToya Ruby Frazier, Grandma Ruby and me, 2005. Gelatin silver print mounted on museum board, 20 x 24 inches (50.8 x 61 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase with funds provided by Marjorie and Michael Levine (T'84, P’15); 2013.6.2. © LaToya Ruby Frazier. Courtesy of LaToya Ruby Frazier and Michel Rein, Paris, France / Brussels, Belgium.

Flute by Zoltán Vörös CC BY 2.0.

All other 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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