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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.

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.

Fourth Saturdays, May through November. 90-minute tours led by volunteer tour leaders. Depart at 10 AM from Durham Farmers Market. Please check in 15 minutes early. All skill levels welcome. Bring your own bicycle! Helmets required. Free and open to the public. 

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.

IMPACT! The Nasher Museum's first Teen Only Party
Friday, June 3 from 7-10 PM
IMPACT! is a FREE party for teens who want to spend time with friends at the museum, create collaborative art with local artists, eat free food, and hear live music, spoken word, and step! All performers are from local high schools. Bring friends and carpool to the museum. We hope to see you there! Find more details on our Instagram: @nasherteens #nasherteens. RSVP on Facebook.

Radcliffe Bailey
Not to Miss in New York: Radcliffe Bailey
If you are lucky enough to be in New York: Join Nasher Museum Chief Curator Trevor Schoonmaker in an intimate conversation with American artist Radcliffe Bailey on Thursday, June 9, at Jack Shainman Gallery, 513 West 20th St., New York. Bailey’s work is part of the Nasher Museum’s collection, and also part of the upcoming exhibition, Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art. Space is limited. Please RSVP to jaci@jackshainman.com. Doors will open at 6 PM at Jack Shainman Gallery. The discussion will begin at 6:30 PM. 

Bailey's solo show Quest is on view at Jack Shainman through June 11. His work explores America's history with a focus on escaped African slaves in this country, based on his own research. "Quest is Bailey’s fifth solo exhibition at Jack Shainman gallery and it may be his best yet." — Artsy.com.  Read more.

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Banner photo Jessica Ruhle.

Burk Uzzle, Clear Cut Church, North Carolina, 2006. Archival pigment print, 44 1/4 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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