Dario Robleto
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Nasher Reads
Nasher Reads: The Black Unicorn
Wednesday, January 13, 11 AM
The museum will host a book discussion on The Black Unicorn authored by Audre Lorde. We encourage visitors to read the book before our discussions.

Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Double Your Pleasure
Special Themed Tours: Double Your Pleasure (with 21c Museum Hotel)
Thursday, January 14, 6 PM and Friday, January 15, 5 PM
Part one (1/14): Tour of the Nasher Museum's contemporary collection, Reality of My Surroundings, led by Jeff Bell, museum manager at 21c Museum Hotel Durham, and Jessica Ruhle, manager of public education at the Nasher Museum.

Part two (1/15): Tour of Seeing Now  at 21c Museum Hotel Durham with Jessica Ruhle and Jeff Bell.
21c Museum Hotel Durham, 111 N. Corcoran St. (map)

Upcoming Tours
Gallery Talk with Conservator Ruth Cox
Thursday, January 21, 6 PM
“Restoring the Beecher Portrait,” with art conservator Ruth Cox on Francis Bicknell Carpenter’s 1858 portrait of Henry Ward Beecher, repaired extensively forThe New Galleries.

We offer Free Public Tours on Thursdays at 6 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. More details.

Realize - Spoken Word with The Beast
Realize: A Spoken Word Event with Four Black Womyn and The Beast
Thursday, January 14, 8 PM
The Nasher Museum presents Four Black Womyn: a spoken word event hosted by Pierce Freelon and The Beast, and featuring Mariah "Mo" Monsanto, Ashley Croker-Benn, Kimberly"Redefining Freedom" McCrae, and Destiny Hemphill. The free performance is inspired by works of art in the Nasher Museum's contemporary exhibition, Reality of My Surroundings. Doors open at 7:30 PM.

Sketching in the Galleries
Sketching in the Galleries
Saturday, January 16, 10 AM
Local artist Mark Iwinski will present a brief lesson and demonstration of ways to respond to art by sketching. Then you can try it out in the galleries! The Nasher Museum will provide drawing materials. You are welcome to bring your own, but please note that pens, charcoal and wet media are not permitted in the galleries. The program is free with admission. General museum admission is $5 for adults.

Free Family Day
Free Family Day
Sunday, January 24, Noon - 4 PM
Do not miss this incredible Family Day with renowned korist and percussionist from Senegal, Diali Cissokho. He will perform: "African Beat — Hear the History!"
The Nasher will also present for the first time, the new African Touch Collection, a variety of African works of art representing a range of cultures and object types. Lean more about Free Family Day.

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Dario Robleto, Lamb of Man / Atom and Eve / Americana Materia Medica (detail), 2006-2007. Colored paper, cardboard, ribbon, foamcore, glue, willow, acid-free archival paper, and UV plexi; 60 x 185 x 8 inches (152.4 x 469.9 x 20.3 cm) overall. Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Dr. Peter H. Klopfer, the children of Marilyn M. Segal in her honor, and the bequest of Viola Mitchell Fearnside, by exchange; 2009.1.1. © Dario Robleto. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Hank Willis Thomas, Baron of the Crossroads (detail), 2012 Digital c-print and Plexiglas with Lumisty film Hank Willis Thomas in collaboration with Sanford Biggers. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Retrieved from 21c Museum Hotel http://www.21cmuseumhotels.com/.

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, Durham, North Carolina. Gift of T.S. Peterson, 1971.4.1. 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.

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