Shadow and Light
@NasherMuseum no. 161 / Shadow and Light (for Julian Francis Abele)
Art History Uncorked
Nasher Uncorked: Summer Wine Tasting
Thursday, August 6, 6 PM
Join us to taste wines selected by Dean Michaels from the Country Vintner. Meet up with friends for a casual evening or meet new friends during conversation with museum staff. Tasting pass is $5 and includes a $5 coupon redeemable with purchase of a dinner entrée in the museum café. Proof of age ID required for winetasting; non-alcoholic beverages available.

Live and Local
Music and Brunch in the Café
Sunday, August 9, Noon-2 PM
Experience live music by Mollybond 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.

Upcoming Tours
Public Tours / Thursdays, 6 PM, Sundays, 2 PM / more details.

Tour with your Tot / Thursday, August 6, 11 AM / more details.

Nasher Creates
Nasher Creates
Kid Studio: Tuesday, August 11, 10 AM-Noon with photographer J Caldwell / more details
Adult Studio: Thursday, August 13, 6-8 PM with photographer J Caldwell / Cash Bar / more details
Kid Studio: Tuesday, August 18,10 AM-Noon with artist Brian Gonzalez / more details

Nasher Reads - Fun Home
Nasher Reads: Fun Home
Wednesday, August 12, 11 AM-Noon and Sunday, August 16, 2-3 PM
The museum is hosting two book discussions on Fun Home by Alison Bechdel. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Sketching in the Galleries
Sketching in the Galleries
Saturday, August 15, 10 AM-Noon
Artist Ben Bridgers will present a brief lesson and demonstration of various ways to respond to visual art by creating your own sketches. Then you can try it out in the galleries! More details.

Shadow and Light
From our Blog
A complicated story from Duke's history has inspired visiting artist Odili Donald Odita for the wall painting he is creating with three painting assistants this summer at the Nasher Museum. The work is titled Shadow and Light (for Julian Francis Abele)Read more.

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Corks by Gianni Dominici. CC BY 2.0. Ten Freeway Harvest, 2015 courtesy Ben Bridgers.

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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