Shadow and Light
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Nasher10 Homecoming
Nasher10 Homecoming
Sunday, October 4, Noon-4 PM
The Nasher Museum presents a daylong celebration on the heels of Duke Homecoming weekend. The centerpiece of the event is a new wall painting by Odili Donald Odita. Explore the exhibitions Reality of My Surroundings: The Contemporary Collection (opening October 1), Richard Mosse: The Enclave and The New Galleries. Enjoy entertainment by Duke students and meet visiting artist Barkley L. Hendricks. Read more.

Alive Inside
Free Film Screening: Alive Inside
Thursday, September 24, 4 PM
This documentary follows social worker Dan Cohen, founder of the non-profit Music & Memory, as he takes on the healthcare system to demonstrate music's ability to ease memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from the disease. Free screening followed by a Q&A session with Cohen.

Sharp Focus
Gallery Talk with Duke Students
Thursday, September 24, 6 PM
Meet Duke undergraduate co-curators Annalise Johnson (T'16) and Rosemary Williams (T'16), who will give a gallery talk about Sharp Focus: Ansel Adams and American Photography, in the new Incubator space, part of The New Galleries.

Upcoming Tours
Special Themed Tour in Wilson Pavilion / What is it made of? / Sunday, September 27, 2 PM / more details

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

Archibald Motley
Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist opens at the new Whitney Museum
Friday, October 2
The exhibition will be presented in the sky-lit eighth floor galleries of the new Whitney during its inaugural year.

RELATED: Click! Triangle photography festival
Throughout October
The Nasher Museum salutes Click! -- a month-long festival of photography shows and events around the Triangle. Chris Vitiello writes in IndyWeek, "More than 20 partners—from museums such as the Ackland, the Nasher, CAM, NCMA and the Gregg to galleries such as FRANK, Light Art+Design, the Carrack, Through this Lens and Daylight—load up on all manner of the camera arts." More info.

Duke Arts Festival 2015
Around Campus: Duke Arts Festival 2015
Monday, September 28-Saturday, October 4
This year's Duke Arts Festival is all over campus, sponsored by duARTS with many partners: DUU VisArts, Duke Arts, #artstigators, Nasher MUSE, CMA, Durham Arts Council, the Coffeehouse and more. The week brings paint by numbers, pop-up arts activities, student art showcases, concerts and more! The Duke Arts Festival finale is the Nasher10 Homecoming event on Sunday, October 4. Students, don't forget to bring your ArtCard! More information:

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Archibald J. Motley Jr., Blues, 1929. Oil on canvas, 36 x 42 inches (91.4 x 106.7 cm). Collection of Mara Motley, MD, and Valerie Gerrard Browne. Image courtesy of the Chicago History Museum, Chicago, Illinois. © Valerie Gerrard Browne

Installation photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion. 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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