Drawing E. obsoleta
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Southern Author Series
Nasher Reads: Southern Author Series - The Cheer Leader
Wednesday, September 21, 11 AM
Join Nasher Museum staff for a group discussion of Jill McCorkle’s book, The Cheer Leader, featured on the Southern Accent reading list. From her Hillsborough studio, the author will answer questions via text message during the discussion.

Mural Bike Tours
Bicycle Mural Tour: Downtown Durham
Saturday, September 24, 10-11:30 PM
Explore the beautiful murals of downtown Durham, including a mural by Odili Donald Odita.

More information.

Upcoming Tours
Upcoming Tours
Thursday, September 22, 6 PM
Highlights Tour: A Place in the Sun. This highlights tour will focus on southern landscapes.

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

Free Family Day @NasherMuseum
Free Family Day
Sunday, September 25, Noon-4 PM
Celebrate southern creativity and create art inspired by Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art. Watch a local artist at work in the Great Hall. Don’t miss incredible live music performances by youth bands from Girls Rock NC.

Admission to the museum is free on Family Days.

DJ Listening Party
DJ Listening Party
Thursday, September 29, 6 PM

5:30 PM Cash Bar

6 PM Local DJs spin records inspired by Southern Accent, including Brendan Greaves and Harrison Haynes, who co-curated the Southern Accent Music Library (with Nasher Museum Chief Curator Trevor Schoonmaker), Max Brzezinski and Jason Perlmutter of Carolina Soul Records in Durham and Mac McCaughan co-founder of Merge Records and a member of Superchunk.

Burk Uzzle: Southern Landscapes
Extended Days
Great news! Burk Uzzle: Southern Landscapes is on view through Family Day, Sunday, Sept. 25.

Southern Accent shirts in the Nasher Museum Store
Featuring reproductions of original drawings by Southern Accent artist Bill Thelen -- humorous and poingnant references to southern culture.

Open Studio podcast
Open Studio Podcast: Southern Accent artist Mel Chin
What does it mean to be southern? In this episode of Nasher Museum: Open Studio, Mel Chin, one of 60 Southern Accent artists, talks about whether his hometown of Houston is southern.

Listen on Soundcloud or iTunesU.

Click! Triangle Photography Festival – Artist Talk: Jerry Ueslmann
Sunday, October 2, 3 PM

Photography icon and father of photomontage Jerry Ueslmann, whose work is on view in Selections from the Photography Collection, will speak about his work. Co-sponsored by the Click! Triangle Photography Festival.

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Jeff Whetstone, Drawing E. obsoleta (excerpt), 2011. 16mm film transferred to HD video (black and white); 8:34 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and Julie Saul Gallery, New York, New York. © Jeff Whetstone.

Jerstin Crosby and Bill Thelen, Biscuit King, 2007. Mixed media; 13.75 x 34.25 x 36 inches (34.93 x 87 x 91.44 cm). Courtesy of the artists. Image courtesy of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. © Jerstin Crosby and Bill Thelen. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Mel Chin, Terrapene Carolina (Hillbilly Armor), 2005. Repurposed, custom-fit found or discarded materials from North Carolina and Tennessee, scaled to fit as “armor” for the underbelly of a US Army Humvee; 180 x 96 x 30 inches (457.2 x 243.8 x 76.2 cm). Courtesy of the artist. © Mel Chin. Photo by John Lucas.

Photo of Jill McCorkle courtesy Tom Rankin.

Girls Rock NC, Turntable & Mixer 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 Collection Galleries is made possible by Nasher Annual Fund donors with special support from Anita and John Schwarz.

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