A Material Legacy
@NasherMuseum no. 190 / The World Inside Your Head
TEDx Duke 2016: The World Inside Your Head
Saturday, February 27, 10 AM
At the sixth annual TEDxDuke event, the amazing lineup of speakers includes Jessica Ruhle, manager of public programs at the Nasher Museum, who will talk about Reflections: The Nasher Museum Alzheimer's Program.  More info.

Dance of the Maize God
Documentary Film: Dance of the Maize God
Thursday, February 25, 7 PM
Join us for Dance of the Maize God (2014, director David Lebrun, 96 minutes), a free film to complement Art of the Americas: Mesoamerica, part of The New Galleries.

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A Material Legacy
"The galleries are smashing!" – Nasher Museum Director Sarah Schroth
Visitors are upside down over Anish Kapoor's Full Moon and the many other beautiful works in A Material Legacy: The Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Collection of Contemporary Art. View a slide show of visitors in the galleries. View a Hyperlapse from our friends at Duke Forward.

Alfredo Jaar
The Annual Barbra and Andrew Rothschild Lecture: Alfredo Jaar
Wednesday, March 2, 7 PM (Doors open at 5:30 PM)
The Nasher Museum presents Alfredo Jaar, an internationally known artist and filmmaker whose work is part of A Material Legacy: The Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Collection of Contemporary Art. Born in Chile and now living and working in New York City, Jaar makes provocative and politically motivated art.

Please arrive early! Seating is limited. Tickets are FREE, but required. Free ticket distribution starts at 5:30 PM. Pick up your ticket at the information desk (limit 2 tickets per person). Cash bar opens at 6 PM.

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Edmund de Waal, breathturn, I (detail), 2013. 476 porcelain vessels in aluminum and Plexiglas cabinet, 90 3/8 x 118 1/8 x 3 15/16 inches (229.6 x 300 x 10 cm). Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Collection. Image courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery, New York, New York. © Edmund de Waal.ch basket with mirror, 20 x 20 x 13 inches.

Alfredo Jaar, The Geometry of Conscience, 2010.

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.

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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