Downtown Durham YMCA mural
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Panel Discussion
Panel Discussion: Creativity and Violence in Central Africa
Thursday, September 3, 7 PM
Panel Discussion: “Creativity and Violence in Central Africa,” moderated by Richard J. Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History and Dean of Humanities at Duke. Panelists include Carol Magee and Victoria L. Rovine, both associate professors of art history, and Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja, professor of African, African American and diaspora studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The panel is co-sponsored by the Duke Africa Initiative. Reception to follow.

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

Slow Art Tour / Saturday, September 12, 11 AM / more details.

Sidney D. Gamble in China
Around Campus: Sidney D. Gamble in China, 1908-1932
Opening September 3, Rubenstein Library
Congratulations to our Duke colleague, Guo-Juin Hong (Director, Arts of the Moving Image, and associate professor of Chinese literature and culture), who co-curated an exhibition of photographs with Luo Zhou, Chinese studies librarian, in the Photography Gallery of the reopened Rubenstein Library. More details.

Mural Progress at the Y
Scaffolding is up and painting has begun on the Foster Street wall of the Downtown Durham YMCA, 218 W. Morgan St. The Nasher Museum commissioned the mural by artist Odili Donald Odita. The mural will visually connect with Odita’s new wall painting inside the museum, entitled Shadow and Light (for Julian Francis Abele). Stop by to watch! Check out the progress on flickr. #Nasher10

Nasher Teens
#NasherTeens Instagram photo challenge
To celebrate the Nasher Museum's 10 year anniversary, our @nasherteens are holding an Instagram Photo Challenge to encourage people to find inspiration in our community! This challenge will run for 9 weeks and each week's winner will receive a prize. Winning photos will be selected by our #nasherteens and contacted via Instagram the following week to receive their prize. Photos from Week 1-8 will be installed at the #nashermuseum block party October 10, and photos from Week 9 will be presented at the Nasher's November 22 Family Day! The theme for week four is texture. Start snapping!

Family Day Photos
Thank You!
We had so much fun during our recent Family Day. We hope you join us for our next celebration in October at the Nasher10 block party! View a slideshow from the August Family Day.

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On view now Richard Mosse, The Enclave, 2012–2013, 16 mm infrared film transferred to HD video, 39 minutes 25 seconds. Produced in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Director/Producer: Richard Mosse. © Richard Mosse. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

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.

Odili Donald Odita, Shadow and Light (for Julian Francis Abele), 2015. Acrylic latex paint on wall. Dimensions variable. Commissioned by the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

Both murals by Odili Donald Odita are commissioned by the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Both murals are made possible by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts and Council for the Arts Visiting Artist Program of Duke University; the Winifred Johnson Clive Foundation; and Elizabeth Hitchins Quigley and L. Matthew Quigley. Additional generous support is provided by Nasher Annual Fund donors.

The New Galleries: A Collection Come to Light is made possible by Nasher Annual Fund donors with special support from Anita and John Schwarz.

The presentation of Richard Mosse: The Enclave at the Nasher Museum is made possible by Trent Carmichael, Katie Thorpe Kerr and Terrance I. R. Kerr, Lisa Lowenthal Pruzan and Jonathan Pruzan, Caroline and Arthur Rogers, and Gail M.D. Belvett.

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