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Member Morning
Member Morning!
Sunday, November 27, 10 AM - Noon
Members only! Escape the house and skip the crowded shopping malls; come fill up on art instead! Sneak away from the family and stretch your legs, or bring along the kids and teens. All Nasher members are invited to explore the galleries before the crowds and enjoy southern biscuits, coffee and tea. The Nasher Museum Café will be open to museum members only, starting at 10 AM for beverages and 11 AM for brunch. Not a member? Join now and experience the museum before the usual crowds.

Upcoming Tours
Upcoming Tours
Sunday, November 27, 2 PM
Free Slow Art Tour. Gallery guide Kate Newman will lead a 30-45 minute conversation about Hank Willis Thomas's Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Us Around.

Thursday, December 1, 6 PM
Free Highlights Tour. Join gallery guides Susana Burns and Peggy Murray for a discussion of how race is represented in Southern Accent.

Sunday, December 4, 2 PM

Free Highlights Tour. Join gallery guides Susana Burns and Peggy Murray for a discussion of religion and spirituality in works of art.

Southern Cinema Film Series - Tchoupitoulas
Sunday, November 27, 2 PM
Tchoupitoulas (2012, directors Bill and Turner Ross, 1 hour and 20 minutes, not rated).

"A lovely, lyrical film that wondrously captures a very specific time and place -- that is, New Orleans at night, as seen through the eyes of a child." —Mike Scott, Times-Picayune

Southern Cinema Film Series, co-sponsored by the Duke Screen/Society.

Mural Bike Tours
Bicycle Mural Tour: Downtown Durham
Saturday, November 26, 10-11:30 PM
LAST TOUR OF THE 2016 SEASON! Explore the beautiful murals of downtown Durham, including a mural by Odili Donald Odita.

More information.

The State of Things
In case you missed it...
LISTEN: Southern Accent artist Hank Willis Thomas on The State of Things
Artist Hank Willis Thomas gives an insightful and timely interview to host Frank Stasio on The State of Things on WUNC.

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Banner animation from a recent gallery performance by shirlette ammons.

Henry Harrison Mayes, Untitled, n.d. Corrugated metal and rolled asphalt; 51.5 x 72 inches (130.81 x 182.88 cm). Collection of Jill McCorkle and Tom Rankin. © Estate of Henry Harrison Mayes. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Hank Willis Thomas, Black Righteous Space (Southern Edition), 2012/2016. DVD (playlist and video installation), microphone, and Mac Mini; run time continuous. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, New York. © Hank Willis Thomas .Photo 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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