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Holiday Schedule
Between the Red Letter Days
The Nasher Museum is closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We will close early on New Year’s Eve (5 PM) and we are closed on New Year’s Day.

Between those Red Letter Days, bring the family and take in some great art! Escape the house and avoid the crowded shopping malls. Admission is always free for ages 15 and under. If you have an hour or a whole day, scroll down a little to find ways to make the most of your visit.

Nasher Campers
A Frosty Family Affair
Thursday, December 17, 6-8 PM
Durham Parks & Recreation presents a student exhibition by campers from the YMCA’s Camp High Hopes who studied art with Nasher Museum educators. Student work was inspired by Odili Donald Odita’s murals and will be displayed until March 2016. 

Holton Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St., Durham, Second Floor.

Sketching in the Galleries
Sketching in the Galleries with artist Erin Oliver
Saturday, December 19, 10 AM

Take an art adventure this weekend! Artist Erin Oliver will share a brief sketching demonstration and then you can try it out in the galleries. The museum will provide drawing pencils. This program is free with general museum admission ($5 for adults).

Give the gift of membership
Give the Gift of Membership
Who is that hard-to-shop-for person on your list? Give a year of creative and unexpected art experiences with a Gift Membership. Nasher Museum Membership gifts are 100% tax deductible and mailed to your recipient with a special membership welcome kit.

Nasher Memories
Nasher Memories
What is your favorite Nasher moment? Come in and tell us! As 2015 draws to an end, we are all thinking about our first decade at Duke and in Durham. Share your favorite memories in person on our interactive wall, and also on Twitter #NasherMemories @nashermuseum.

Upcoming Tours
Guests to Impress?
We have art for all ages and sensibilities in The Enclave, Reality of My Surroundings and The New Galleries. Free Public Tours / Thursdays, 6 PM, Sundays, 2 PM / more details.

Nasher Museum Store
Holiday Shopping in the Nasher Museum Store
Locally produced and delicious toffees, Nasher note cards, bow ties. The Nasher Museum Store features gifts that are unusual, inspired and affordable for everyone on your list.

Hip Hop Hooray
Hip Hop Hooray
Wednesday, December 30, 10:30 AM
Bring the family to see the newest performance by The Beast, Durham’s favorite hip-hop band. This show will include original music, puppets by Jaghetto, and more! Recommended for children ages 10 and younger, but all ages are welcome. Free with museum admission.

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Currently on view Full Exposure: Paul and Damon McCarthy's Pirate Party. Paul McCarthy and Damon McCarthy, Pirate Party Photograph Portfolio, 2005. One of 79 color photographs, edition 5/10, 20 x 13 1/4 inches (50.8 x 33.7 cm) each. Nasher Museum of Art. Promised gift of Blake Byrne, T'57; L.4.2007.23.34. © Paul McCarthy and Damon McCarthy. Image courtesy of the artists and Hauser & Wirth, New York.

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, NC. The Brummer Collection, 1966.147-150.1. Photo by J Caldwell.

Carrie Mae Weems, I Looked and Looked to See What so Terrified You from the Louisiana Project, 2003. Chromogenic prints, edition 4/5, 35 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches (90.8 × 60.3 cm) each. Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Museum purchase, 2014.3.1. © Carrie Mae Weems. Image courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, New York.

All other photos by J Caldwell. Sketch courtesy Erin Oliver.

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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