Girls - Tricky
@NasherMuseum no. 171 / Reality of My Surroundings
Sketching in the Galleries
Nasher Creates: Sketching the Galleries
Saturday, October 17, 10 AM
Artist Bill Thelen will give a brief demonstration — then you can create your own sketches in the galleries. More info.

Nasher Reads
Nasher Reads: Between the World and Me
Sunday, October 18, 2 PM and Wednesday, October 21, 11 AM
The museum is hosting two book discussions on Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

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

Special Themed Tour / More Than a Pretty Face / Sunday, October 18, 2 PM / more details

Collections come to light: Nasher Museum and Duke Gardens
Thursday, October 29, 3-5 PM
Join us for a special afternoon to combine your love for art, photography, horticulture and landscapes. Curators will take us through several of the new galleries at the Nasher Museum, followed by activities at Duke Gardens. Registration details and more information.

Get the dirt
Get the dirt on the best art and food pairings at the Nasher Museum
We made The Dirt! “With this handy guide, tailoring your art and cafe consumption to be in line has never been easier.” Read more in The Dirt, the (Duke) Chronicle's weekly newsletter for all that’s trending for Duke students on campus and in the Triangle area.

Visual art vanguard
The Nasher turns 10: How Duke’s obscure campus museum grew into a world-class mirror for Durham. Read more on

Digital Interactives
Gallery talk: Digital Interactives in the Medieval Gallery
Thursday, October 22, 7 PM
Gallery talk with Duke’s Caroline Bruzelius and her “Wired!” team on digital interactives in the Medieval gallery, part of The New Galleries: A Collection Come to Light.

Thank you!
The Nasher10 Homecoming and (soggy) Block Party were both a huge success. Thank you! Here's to another amazing decade! View album on flickr.

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Ebony G. Patterson, …shortly after 8- beyond the bladez (detail), 2014. Mixed media on paper, 92 × 111 inches (233.7 × 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’15); 2015.3.1. Image courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. © Ebony G. Patterson.

Sketch courtesy Bill Thelen. Installation photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Ansel Adams, Lodgepole Pines, Lyell Fork of the Merced River, Yosemite National Park, California, 1923. Gelatin silver print. 10 1/8 x 12 7/8 inches (25.7 x 32.7 cm). Gift of the Aubrey Courtney Shives, Jr. (T’66) Trust. 2011.8.4. © 2013 The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust.

Christian Boltanski, Monument Canada, 1988. Black-and-white photographs, lights, clothes and mixed media; 110 x 70 x 7 inches (279.4 x 177.8 x 17.8 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Heyman, 2005.3.1. © Christian Boltanski / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Barkley L. Hendricks, Bahsir (Robert Gowens) (detail), 1975. Oil and acrylic on canvas 83 1/2 x 66 in. (212.1 x 167.6 cm) Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Jack Neely 2007.5.1 Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

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.

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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