Family Tree
@NasherMuseum no. 196 / Making Faces
Music in The New Galleries
Music in The New Galleries
Thursday, April 7, 7 PM
Join us in The New Galleries for an hour of ambient music to enhance your viewing experience! Collaborators from Duke’s Department of Music will provide Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque accompaniment as visitors explore the collection and art from these periods.

The music will follow a free 6 PM public tour on the theme of Music & Art.

Workshop with Hanoch Piven
Artist Visit: Illustrator Hanoch Piven
Lecture at Duke Institute for Brain Sciences: April 7, 12 PM
Hands-on Workshop at the Nasher Museum: Friday, April 8, 1 PM
In connection with the installation Making Faces, as part of 2016 Brain Awareness Week at Duke, NasherMUSE and the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) is bringing Israeli illustrator Hanoch Piven to speak about his colorful and witty illustrations and then lead a hands-on workshop. 

Upcoming Tours
Upcoming Public Tours
Slow Art Day Tour (part I) / Saturday, April 9, 10:30 AM / Ruth Caccavale will lead visitors through a discussion of Edmund de Waal's breathturn I.

Slow Art Day Tour (part II) / Saturday, April 9, 11 AM / Maggie Griffin will lead visitors through a discussion of Ebony G. Patterson's …shortly after 8- beyond the bladez.

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

Elliott Hundley
Artist Conversation: Elliott Hundley on Collage and the Classical World
Thursday, April 14, 6 PM
Join artist and Greensboro native Elliott Hundley with Marshall N. Price, curator of A Material Legacy, and Peter Burian, professor emeritus of Classical and Comparative Literature at Duke, for a lively discussion about the artist’s innovative use of materials, working with large-scale collage and his interest in the classical world as inspiration for his creative impulse.

Elliott Hundley
Sketching in the Galleries
Saturday, April 16, 10 AM
Artist Laura Frankstone will share a brief sketching demonstration—and then you can try it out in the galleries. The museum will provide drawing materials. 

This program is free with general museum admission ($5 for adults).

33 Artists in 3 Acts
Nasher Reads: 33 Artists in 3 Acts written by Sarah Thornton
Sunday, April 17, 2 PM and Wednesday, April 20, 11 AM
The museum is hosting two book discussions on 33 Artists in 3 Acts, written by Sarah Thornton.

Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Art with the Experts
Art with the Experts at Durham County Library Main Branch
Monday, April 18, 7 PM
Join Marshall N. Price, Nancy Hanks Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, will discuss
the exhibition A Material Legacy.

This event takes place at the Durham County Library Main Branch, 300 N Roxboro St, Durham, NC 27701.

Prospect.4 New Orleans
Monday, April 18, 7 PM
Dates have been announced for Prospect.4 (P.4) in New Orleans: November 11, 2017, through February 25, 2018. Nasher Museum Chief Curator Trevor Schoonmaker is Artistic Director of P.4, the fourth iteration of Prospect New Orleans’ international art exhibition. He has also selected an international Artistic Director’s Council of seven artists and curators to help develop Prospect.4. More information.

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Wangechi Mutu, Family Tree (detail) (1 of 13 shown), 2012. Suite of 13, mixed-media collage on paper, 20 x 14.25 inches (50.8 x 36.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Museum purchase with additional funds provided by Trent Carmichael (T’88, P’17), Blake Byrne (T’57), Marjorie and Michael Levine (T’84, P’16), Stefanie and Douglas Kahn (P’11, P’13), and Christen and Derek Wilson (T’86, B’90, P’15), 2013.1.1. K. © Wangechi Mutu. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Sketch courtesy Laura Frankstone. Photos of Marshall Price as well as Trevor Schoonmaker and Brooke Davis Anderson 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.

The New Galleries: A Collection Come to Light is made possible by Nasher Annual Fund donors with special support from Anita and John Schwarz.

A Material Legacy: The Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Collection of Contemporary Art exhibition is organized by Marshall N. Price, Ph.D., Nancy Hanks Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. The exhibition will travel to the Princeton University Art Museum, July 30 – October 30, 2016.

This exhibition is made possible by the Nancy Hanks Endowment, Katie Thorpe Kerr and Terrance I. R. Kerr, and Kelly Braddy Van Winkle and Lance Van Winkle.

This exhibition is made possible with generous loans from the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Collection.

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