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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.

Open Studio podcast
Open Studio Podcast: Southern Accent Artist Sonya Clark
What does it mean to be southern? In this episode of Nasher Museum: Open Studio, Sonya Clark, one of 60 Southern Accent artists, talks about how she thinks about the American South.

Listen on Soundcloud or iTunesU.

Sonya Clark, Unraveling, Nasher Musuem, October 20, 6 PM. More.

Free Artist Talk: Jerry Ueslmann at the Nasher Museum
Sunday, October 2, 3 PM
Photography icon and father of photomontage Jerry Ueslmann, whose photograph is on view in Selections from the Photography Collection, will speak about his work. Co-sponsored by Click! Triangle Photography Festival.

The Nasher Museum is a proud partner in Click!, the October month-long photography festival from the Triangle Photography Consortium. Learn more

Music in the Galleries
Music in the Galleries
Thursday, October 6, 7 PM
Join us in The Collection Galleries for an hour of ambient music to enhance your viewing experience! Musicians Alex Weiss (recorder) and Lisa Doherty (violin and viola) will provide Renaissance and Baroque accompaniment as visitors explore the collection and art from these periods.

Upcoming Tours
Upcoming Tours
Saturday, October 8, 11 AM
Slow Art Tour: We invite all visitors to enjoy art at a different pace. Instead of an exhibition overview, gallery guide Kate Newman will lead a 30-45 tour of Hank Willis Thomas’ Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Us Around.

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

"The harder you look for a clear, monolithic South, the less likely you are to find one, and therein lies the brilliance of Southern Accent." — Brian Howe,

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Modern Art Notes Podcast
TUNE IN! Thursday, September 29, 2 PM
Historian and award-winning critic Tyler Green interviews Southern Accent artist Xaviera Simmons for his Modern Art Notes Podcast. This episode was recorded before a live Duke student audience at the Nasher Museum.

Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic Sebastian Smee has called The MAN Podcast “one of the great archives of the art of our time.” It’s easy to subscribe to this podcast, which has featured several Southern Accent artists. Check out for details.

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Hank Willis Thomas, Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Us Around (detail), 2015 – 2016. Glass, silver and digital prints. Commissioned by the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, New York.

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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