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Doug Varone and Dancers
Doug Varone and Dancers: Company Rehearsal at Nasher Museum
Tuesday, July 21, 10:30 AM-1 PM and 2-4 PM
Visitors are welcome to watch open rehearsals of Doug Varone and Dancers working on ReComposed, a new dance co-commissioned by the American Dance Festival and the Nasher Museum. The rehearsals are free and open to all and take place in two front galleries in the Biddle Pavilion at the Nasher Museum. Learn more.

On the Road with Open This End in the Café
Thursday, July 9, 5 PM (last seating 8 PM)

After Open This End closes on July 12, the exhibition will travel to university art museums in Ohio, Oregon and New York, before returning to the collector’s home in Los Angeles, CA.  Join us in the Nasher Museum Café for a culinary tour of these destinations, and enjoy a final chance to view Open This End.  

Make reservations online or call 919-684-6032.

Nasher Reads
Nasher Reads: Hold Still
Wednesday, July 8, 11 AM and Sunday, July 12, 2 PM
The museum is hosting two book discussions on Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs by Sally Mann.  Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions.  Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Nasher Creates
Nasher Creates
Adult Studio: Thursday, July 9, 6-8 PM, with artist Carrie Alter / Cash bar / more details
Kid Studio: Tuesday, July 14, 10 AM-Noon / more details
Sketching in the Galleries, Saturday, July 18, 10AM-Noon / more details
Kid Studio: Tuesday, July 21, 10 AM-Noon, with illustrator Jordan Grace Owens / more details

Live and Local
Music and Brunch in the Café 
Sunday, July 12, Noon-2 PM
Experience live music and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Make reservations online or call 919-684-6032. More Summer Days Nasher Nights events.

Colourful Concoctions
Colourful Concoctions: Cocktails inspired by Colour Correction
Thursday, July 16, 6-8 PM
Join us for colourful cocktails inspired by the screenprints in Colour Correction. Cocktails are $7 each.
Make café reservations online or call 919-684-6032. More Summer Days Nasher Nights events.

Open This End
Last Chance: Open This End
Closes Sunday, July 12
An exhibition of both iconic and lesser-known works from some of the most significant and compelling artists of the last 50 years, Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne traces a number of intertwined narratives in the history of recent art. Find out more.

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Currently on view in Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne through July 12, 2015:
Ed Ruscha, Parking Lots (detail), 1967/99. Thirty gelatin silver prints, 15 x 15 inches (38.1 x 38.1 cm) each. Edition 26/35. Collection of Blake Byrne, T’57, promised gift to the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. © Ed Ruscha. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery.

Andy Warhol, Open This End, 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.  © 2014 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York. Photo by Brian Forrest.

Dancers courtesy ADF. California Avacado Key Lime Pie fair use. Microphone by Gana Tronic. 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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