William Christenberry
@NasherMuseum no. 231 / Member Appreciation Week 2016
John Brown
Member Holiday Party
TONIGHT! December 6, 6 PM
A holiday party you can only find in the South! Jazz musician and Duke professor John Brown presents a musical tour of the South. Browse Southern Accent and join your fellow members at a southern party to remember. Enjoy a double discount on all purchases in the Nasher Museum Store.

Upcoming Tours
Member Appreciation Week
Today through Sunday, December 11
Nasher members make the world go ‘round!  Members enjoy a double discount at the Nasher Museum Store this week – 20% off for members and 40% off for Brummer Society members. Not a member? Join now and take advantage of discounted holiday shopping!

Give the Gift that Keeps on Giving!
Need a gift for the person who has everything? Give a year of unforgettable experiences with the gift of membership to the Nasher Museum!

Upcoming Tours
Upcoming Tours
Thursday, December 8, 6 PM
Free Highlights Tour. Gallery guide Susana Burns will give a tour with the theme "Unique Creativity."

Saturday, December 10, 11 AM
We invite all visitors to enjoy art at a different pace. Instead of an exhibition overview, gallery guide Maggie Griffin will lead a 30-45minute tour of one work from Southern Accent, Radcliffe Bailey’s Up From.

Thursday, December 15, 6 PM
Free Highlights Tour. Gallery guide Meg Williams will give a tour with the theme "Wrestling Ghosts of the Past."

Launch Party: Southern Cultures Quarterly
Gaudy or Nice: Southern Cultures Winter Issue Launch Party
Thursday, December 15, 7 PM
Join us in celebrating the winter issue of Southern Cultures, an academic quarterly about the history and cultures of the U.S. South, published by UNC Press with the Center for the Study of the American South for readers in the South and beyond.

Chief Curator Trevor Schoonmaker will join Southern Accent artists Jeff Whetstone and Stacy Lynn Waddell for a talk in the gallery at 7:30 PM. The winter issue features a beautiful 16-spread on Southern Accent, including excerpts from an earlier conversation with Schoonmaker, Waddell and Whetstone. Southern Cultures will be available for purchase at the Nasher Museum Store. Cash bar and southern fare.

Sketching in the Galleries
Nasher Creates: Sketching in the Galleries
Saturday, December 17, 10 AM
Artist Rachel Goodwin will share a brief sketching demonstration–and then you can try it out in the galleries. The museum will provide drawing pencils. This program is free with general museum admission ($5 for adults).

Elsewhere: Southern Constellations Conference
Elsewhere: Southern Constellations Conference
Saturday, December 17, 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Elsewhere, a museum and artist residency set within a former thrift store in Greensboro, presents its fourth annual conference – this year, themed in conjunction with Southern Accent at the Nasher Museum. The conference is free, but advanced registration is required. Register online.

Nasher Museum Store
Holiday Shopping in the Museum Store
The Nasher Museum Store features gifts that are unusual, inspired and affordable for everyone on your list. To celebrate Member Appreciation Week, museum members, Duke employees and Duke students enjoy a 20% discount in the store through December 11th! Brummer Society Members enjoy a 40% discount.

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William Christenberry, Building with False Brick Siding, Warsaw, Alabama, 1991. Digital pigment print on Hahnemühle, edition 6/25; 20 x 24 inches (50.8 x 60.96 cm). Courtesy of the artist; Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia; and Pace / MacGill Gallery, New York, New York. © 2016 William Christenberry.

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.

Mark Steinmetz, Cabbagetown, Atlanta, 1994. Gelatin silver print, edition 1/7; 30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Museum purchase with funds provided by Frank Konhaus, Ellen Cassilly, and the Cassilhaus Collection; 2015.7.1. Image courtesy of the artist and Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, New York. © Mark Steinmetz.

Sketch courtesy Rachel Goodwin. All other photos 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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