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Bluegrass with Jeff Stickley and Jason Beverly
Gallery Concert: Bluegrass with Jeff Stickley and Jason Beverly
Thursday, August 4, 7 PM
Enjoy traditional southern bluegrass live in the galleries by musicians Jeff Stickley on guitar and Jason Beverly on mandarin, inspired by Burk Uzzle: Southern Landscapes. The duo will play in the gallery and share how the songs connect to the photographs on view.

Before the music starts, join Jessica Ruhle, Manager of Public Programs, for a tour of Burk Uzzle: Southern Landscapes. Tour is free and starts at 6 PM.

Upcoming Tours
Upcoming Tours
Thursday, August 4, 6 PM
Highlights Tour: Southern Landscapes. Join Jessica Ruhle, Manager of Public Programs, to travel through the familiar and unexpected landscapes of the South represented in Burk Uzzle's photography. More details

Sunday, August 7, 2 PM
Highlights Tour: Faces and Places. Discuss portraits and landscapes on view in the collection with gallery guide Mary Jean Lowrie. More details

Thursday, August 11, 6 PM
Highlights Tour: A Place in the Sun: Southern Landscapes. Discuss portraits and landscapes on view in the collection with gallery guide Ruth Caccavale. More details

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

Nasher Creates - Kid Studio
Nasher Creates: Kid Studio
Tuesday, August 9, 10 AM
Bring the family to a drop-in creative workshop! We will create African instruments inspired by African xylophone and thumb pianos, from the exhibition in The Collection Galleries.

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.

Sketching in the Galleries
Nasher Creates: Adult Studio with artist Erin Oliver
Thursday, August 11, 6 PM
Join us for a drop-in creative workshop led by local artist Erin Oliver and stay for a drink at the cash bar!  Cash bar starts at 5:30 PM. Workshop starts at 6 PM.

High Yella Masterpiece: We Ain’t No Cotton Pickin’ Negroes
Opening Party!
Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art

Wednesday, August 31, 7-10 PM
Join us for the opening party for Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art, an exhibition that questions and explores the complex and contested space of the American South. The party will feature a gallery performance by artist Sonya Clark, Second-line parade with the John Brown Band, live musical performances by Justin Robinson and shirlette ammons and a DJ Dance party with 9th Wonder. Cash bar and southern fare will be available for purchase. The beautiful 276-page exhibition catalogue will be available for purchase at the Nasher Museum Store.

For more art and information: http://nasher.duke.edu/southern/

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Kudzu photo by J Caldwell. Image courtesy Erin Oliver. All other photos by J Caldwell.

Reginald Marsh, Dalí's Dream of Venus, 1939. Watercolor on paper, 26 1/2 x 39 1/2 inches (67.3 x 100.3 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum. Bequest of Louise and Alvin Myerberg, 2010.3.12. © Estate of Reginald Marsh / Art Students League, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion. On view in The Collection Galleries.

Amy Sherald, High Yella Masterpiece: We Ain’t No Cotton Pickin’ Negroes, 2011. Oil on canvas; 59 x 69 inches (149.86 x 175.26 cm). Collection of Keith Timmons, ESQ, CPA. Image courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. © Amy Sherald.

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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