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Upcoming Tours

Harper's Magazine shoutout!

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye's Blood Soaked South was recently featured on Browsings, the Harper's Magazine Blog. Her work, on loan from the Collection of Patricia and Thruston Morton, is part of our exhibition Reality of My Surroundings.

Upcoming Tours
New Acquisition!
Spend some quality time with Nick Cave's Soundsuit, a new work of art in our collection, during a Slow Art Tour: Sunday, May 1, 1:30 PM / More details.

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

Nasher Study Hall
Nasher Study Hall
Monday, May 2, 3 PM - Midnight
It’s not the library and it’s a great place to study. Join us at the Nasher Museum, 3 PM to midnight, for an alternative Duke study experience. The Nasher will provide free coffee, study snacks and study breaks with beautiful art; you bring the books. Exclusive to Duke students only.

Create Dangerously
Nasher Reads: Create Dangerously written by Edwidge Danticat
Sunday, May 15, 2 PM & Wednesday, May 18, 11 AM
The museum is hosting two discussions on Create Dangerously, written by Edwidge Danticat. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions.

Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Blood Orange at Moogfest
Discount Moogfest tickets for @NasherMuseum subscribers!
In the spirit of our partnership with Moogfest, we are able to offer you specially priced tickets to Moogfest 2016 happening on May 19-22 in downtown Durham. Artist Blood Orange joins 250+ other musicians, futurist thinkers and technologists.

You can redeem up to two GA Tickets at $199 each ($50 discount) or two VIP passes for $399 each ($100 discount).

To claim your passes, simply visit http://bit.ly/1nUNwJM, click 'Promotional Code' above the 'Order Now' button and enter the Promotional Code "Nasher" to access these discounted ticket types.

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Bob Thompson, Untitled (Aurora leaving Cephalus) (detail), 1964. Oil on canvas, 12 x 16 inches (30.5 x 40.6 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art. Gift of Paula Cooper in memory of Raymond D. Nasher, 2007.7.2. © Estate of Bob Thompson. Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, LLC, New York. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Blood Soaked South, 2015. Oil on linen, 98 7/16 x 78 3/4 inches (250 x 200 cm). Collection of Patricia and Thruston Morton, L.5.2016.1. © Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York and Corvi-Mora, London..

Nick Cave, Soundsuit, 2015. Mixed media including wire and bugle beads, buttons, sequined appliqués, fabric, metal, and mannequin; 109 x 29 x 19 inches (276.8 x 73.6 x 48.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art. Museum purchase with additional funds provided by the Office of the Provost, Duke University. © Nick Cave. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Photo by James Prinz Photography.

Photo of Blood Orange courtesy Moogfest. 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.

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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