Full Moon
@NasherMuseum no. 202 / Clear Cut Church
Moogfest + Music Meditation with Taz Arnold
Friday, May 20, 2-4 PM
Taz Arnold, with the help of local meditation teacher Erica Alexander, will guide a free daytime music meditation workshop at the Nasher Museum as part of Moogfest, the annual multi-day music, art and technology festival. All Moogfest pass holders enjoy free admission to the Nasher Museum, May 19-22.

Create Dangerously
Nasher Reads: Create Dangerously written by Edwidge Danticat
Wednesday, May 18, 11 AM
Join the museum discussion of Create Dangerously, written by Edwidge Danticat. The conversation will be in the Reality of My Surroundings exhibition and led by Kathy World and George Telford. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions.

Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Free Family Day
Free Family Day
Sunday, May 22, Noon-4 PM
Don't miss this fantastic Family Day focused on artistic inspiration! Featuring a live dance performance inspired by work on display by the LEAP Team from Arts in Action at 2:30 PM, live painting demonstrations by local artist Candy Carver and hands-on art projects throughout the museum inspired by work currently on display at the Nasher!

Museum Mixtape
Museum Mixtape
Thursday, May 26, 5:30-8PM
Join us in the galleries of Reality of My Surroundings for a free screening of Museum Mixtape, a video-album by Juan Obando that pairs freestyle rappers with works in the Nasher Museum collection – as well as other southeastern art museums. Obando will introduce the video and take part in a Q&A with Daniel Pressley and Daniel Watkins, formerly of the Durham-based rap duo The Koolest.

Performance starts at 6 PM; Cash bar at 5:30 PM.

The Complicated Beauty of Njideka Akunyili Crosby
Nasher Artist in the News: Njideka Akunyili Crosby
Njideka Akunyili Crosby, whose work is on view at the Nasher Museum as part of our contemporary collection, was recently featured in Observer Culture: "The rising art star that's helping to define a generation." More.

Art with the Experts at the Durham County Library
Art with the Experts at the Durham County Library
Monday, May 23, 7 PM
Join Jessica Ruhle, Manager of Public Education, and Ryan Helsel, K-12 and Family Programs Educator, who will give a presentation on Nasher Museum education programs. Durham County Library Main Branch, 300 N Roxboro St., Durham.

Sketching in the Galleries
Sketching in the Galleries: Local artist Ben Bridgers
Saturday, May 21, 10 AM-Noon
Local artist Ben Bridgers 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 general museum admission ($5 for adults).

Mural Bike Tours
New Bicycle Tour: Downtown Durham Murals
Saturday, May 28, 10-11:30 PM
Explore the beautiful murals of downtown Durham with tours co-organized by Preservation Durham, the Museum of Durham History and the Nasher Museum. The tours include about 13 murals, including a mural by Odili Donald Odita, commissioned by the Nasher Museum, at the Downtown Durham YMCA.

The first tour takes place on Saturday, May 28th, with all others falling on the fourth Saturday of the month from June through November. 90-minute tours led by volunteer tour guides. Depart at 10 AM from Durham Farmers Market. Please check in 15 minutes early. All skill levels welcome. Free and open to the public. Bring your own bicycle.

Southern Landscapes
Burk Uzzle: Southern Landscapes
Saturday, May 28: Incubator Exhibition Opening
Thursday, June 2: Artist Talk
The Nasher Museum presents Burk Uzzle: Southern Landscapes, an exhibition of 16 photographs exploring rural life in this region and how southerners have engaged with the landscape over time. This exhibition is part of a collaboration between the Nasher Museum, the Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the North Carolina Museum of Art. Uzzle will give a gallery talk at the Nasher Museum on June 2.

Everyday Revolution
Everyday Revolution
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Visitors gaze into Anish Kapoor's Full Moon at the entrance of A Material Legacy. Photo Camille Robbins.

Burk Uzzle, Clear Cut Church, North Carolina, 2006. Archival pigment print, 441/4 x 52 1/4inches (112.4 x 132.7 cm). Courtesy of the artist. © Burk Uzzle.

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, with generous loans from the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Collection.

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