Pokemon Go
@NasherMuseum no. 211 / CODED
American Dance Festival and the Nasher Museum
Trajal Harrell in Judson Church is Ringing in Harlem (M2M)

Tuesday, July 19 at 7:30 PM Performance in Sheafer Theater at Duke
Wednesday, July 20 at 7:30 PM Performance in Sheafer Theater at Duke
Thursday, July 21 at 5 PM Artist Talk at the Nasher Museum
Thursday, July 21 at 7:30 PM Performance in Sheafer Theater at Duke

Don't miss! Three performances of Trajal Harrell's Judson Church is Ringing in Harlem (M2M) co-presented by American Dance Festival and the Nasher Museum at Shaefer Lab Theatre at Duke University. Dates, times and tickets.

ADF and the Nasher also co-present an artist talk by Trajal Harrell entitled, "Maybe to Spectacle," about the relationship of his choreographic work to the "No to Spectacle" stance of conceptual dance and Yvonne Rainer's "No Manifesto," and how he developed his eight-part series Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at The Judson Church as a counter-strategy of "Maybe to Spectacle."

My Heart is a Snake Farm
Meet North Carolina author Allan Gurganus!
Nasher Reads: My Heart is a Snake Farm

Wednesday, July 20, 11 AM
Award-winning North Carolina author Allan Gurganus gives a reading from his essay My Heart is a Snake Farm in person. Visitors are encouraged to read the essay prior to the discussion.

Dinner and a Movie: George Washington
Dinner and a Movie: George Washington
Thursday, July 21, 7 PM
Enjoy a dinner special at the Nasher Museum Café before the free screening of George Washington at 7 PM. Film trailer and cafe reservations.

George Washington (director David Gordon Green, 2000, 89 min, USA, in English.).

Mural Bike Tours
Bicycle Tour: Downtown Durham Murals
Saturday, July 23, 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, July 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. Mapping assistance provided by Lisa Miller of Seven Stars Cycles.

Nasher Creates - Kid Studio
Nasher Creates: Kid Studio
Tuesday, July 26, 10 AM
Bring the family to a drop-in creative workshop! We will create cyanotypes inspired by White Water Nash by Burk Uzzle, from the current exhibition Burk Uzzle: Southern Landscapes

Free with admission. 

Kid Studio activities are intended for kids ages 5-10. Not for groups larger than 8. If you wish to have more than 8 people in a group, please contact nashered@duke.edu.

Nasher Creates - Adult Studio with Will Thomas
Nasher Creates: Adult Studio
Thursday, July 28, 6 PM
Join us for a drop-in creative workshop led by artist William Paul Thomas and stay for a drink at the cash bar! Cash bar starts at 5:30 PM. Workshop starts at 6 PM.

Upcoming Tours
Highlights Tours
Highlights Tour: Faces and Places in American. Thursday, July 21, 6 PM. Explore the portraits and landscapes on view in the American gallery of the permanent collection with gallery guide Peggy Murray. . More details.

Highlights Tour: Photography. Sunday, July 24, 2 PM. Explore the photographs of  Burk Uzzle, Ansel Adams, Atelier Doisneau, Elliott Erwitt and more with gallery guide Kate Newman. More details.

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

Nasher Artist in the News
Congratulations to artist Xaviera Simmons, whose solo show CODED is now on view at The Kitchen, one of New York City’s oldest nonprofit spaces, at 512 West 19th St. Her show features new and recent photographic, audio, video, text-based sculptural work and also a movement-based performance. We look forward to seeing Xaviera’s work in our upcoming exhibition, Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art.

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Screenshot from Pokémon Go game. The museum and café each have a Poké Stop. Swing by the museum to find some Pokémon, refuel and explore The Collection Galleries.

Photo of Allan Gurganus courtesy Roger Haile. Image courtesy William Paul Thomas.

Elliott Erwitt, Beach Group, Sylt, West Germany from the portfolio Photographs, Elliott Erwitt, 1968. Gelatin silver print, edition 25/100, 6 3/8 x 9 1/2 inches (16.2 x 24.1 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Robison, 1978.21.11. © Elliott Erwitt.On view in Selections from the Photography Collection, as part of The Collection Galleries.

Xaviera Simmons, Landscape (2 Women) (detail), 2007, color photograph. Courtesy of the artist and David Castillo Gallery

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 Collection Galleries is made possible by Nasher Annual Fund donors with special support from Anita and John Schwarz.

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