Shadow and Light
@NasherMuseum no. 169 / Homecoming
Nasher10 Homecoming
Nasher10 Homecoming
Sunday, October 4, Noon-4 PM
Keep Duke Homecoming weekend going this Sunday at the Nasher Museum. Join us to celebrate the new wall painting by Odili Donald Odita. Meet visiting artist Barkley L. Hendricks, whose work is part of the new exhibition, Reality of My Surroundings: The Contemporary Collection. Visit exhibitions Richard Mosse: The Enclave and The New Galleries. Pose for photos with the Duke Blue Devil! Enjoy musical entertainment by Duke students. Read more.

Look Again
Look Again: NED Talks
Sunday, October 4, 1:30 PM
Join us for the premier of NED Talks (Nasher, Education, Duke), featuring the unique perspectives of Duke thinkers, sharing some of their best ideas within the theme, "Look Again." Part of Nasher10 Homecoming. Read more.

Wired! Four Apostles
Live Demonstration: Digital Apostles
Sunday, October 4, 2:30 PM
Gather in the gallery for a live demonstration of a digital interactive that allows visitors to reimagine the original appearance of once-colorfully painted medieval sculptures. The project was created by a team of art history and electrical engineering faculty and students at Duke. Part of Nasher10 Homecoming.
Read more.

Nasher10 Teens
Free Nasher10 T-shirt for members!
Sunday, October 4
The first 200 Nasher Museum members can pick up a free Nasher10 T-shirt in person at our Nasher10 Homecoming event. Join now as we celebrate our first decade and beyond!

Durham Magazine + Odili
On stands now: Free mini posters
Watch for free mini posters of paintings by Odili Donald Odita in this month's issues of Durham and Chapel Hill magazines, and this week's IndyWEEK.

Reality of My Surroundings
Exhibition Opens: Reality of My Surroundings
Thursday, October 1
Sunday, October 4, 12:30 PM Tour with artist Barkley L. Hendricks
and Chief Curator Trevor Schoonmaker
In celebration of the museum's 10th anniversary, the Nasher Museum presents some of its most significant works from the contemporary collection. Reality of My Surroundings demonstrates the museum's ongoing commitment to collecting contemporary work by global artists, with a focus on artists of African descent. The exhibition emphasizes art's unique role in effecting cultural change and highlights works that address pressing social issues of our day, particularly race, gender, class, immigration and globalization. It includes painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, video and installation. Many of the works are new acquisitions, including the video Girls, Tricky (2001), by Academy Award-winning artist/director Steve McQueen. More info.

duArts Festival
September 28- October 4
Join duARTS for a weeklong celebration of the arts with painted pianos, balloon animals, pop-up concerts, student art showcases, life-sized paint-by-numbers and more. Duke students, don't forget your Art Card! More info.

Block Party
Save the Date! Nasher10 Unplugged Downtown Durham Block Pary
Saturday, October 10, 3-8 PM, Downtown Durham YMCA
218 W Morgan St.
Nasher10 Unplugged is a downtown Durham block party to celebrate the Nasher Museum’s first decade at Duke and in Durham. More info.

Facebook    Instagram    Twitter    YouTube    SoundCloud    flickr   

Francis Bicknell Carpenter, Henry Ward Beecher (detail), 1858. Oil on canvas, 34 x 27 inches (86.4 x 68.6 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Gift of T.S. Peterson. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

French, Four reliefs of apostles, c. 1125-1150. Limestone, approx. 34 x 11 3/4 inches (86.4 x 29.8 cm) each. Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. The Brummer Collection, 1966.147-150.

Ebony G. Patterson, ...shortly after 8- beyond the bladez (detail), 2014. Mixed media on paper, 92 x 111 inches (233.7 x 281.9 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Blake Byrne (T'57) and Marjorie and Michael Levine (T'84, P'16, P'19, P'19); 2015.3.1. Image courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. © Ebony G. Patterson.

duARTS photo courtesy #artstigators. 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) (detail), 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. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

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.

2001 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27705 (Map) | | 919-684-5135

Visit   Exhibitions   Calendar   Café   Join   Support  

© 2000-2015 Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Unauthorized use is prohibited