Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush
@NasherMuseum no. 241 / Do the Right Thing
Nasher Reads
Nasher Reads: Dimestore: A Writer’s Life by Lee Smith
Wednesday, March 8, 11 AM
Join museum staff for a group discussion of Dimestore, a book of essays about Hillsborough author Lee Smith’s own life as well as life in the Appalachian South.

Upcoming Tours
Upcoming Tours
Thursday, March 9, 6 PM
Free Highlights Tour: Jessica Ruhle, Director of Education and Public Programs at the Nasher Museum, leads a discussion of Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush. 

Saturday, March 11, 11 AM

Slow Art Tour: Enjoy a slower look at a single work of art in Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush, with gallery guide Meg Williams. Meg will focus on Abney's work, Catfish.

Sunday, March 12, 2 PM
Free Highlights Tour: Gallery guide Ruth Caccavale will lead a discussion with a Lenten theme featuring works from the collection.

We offer highlights tours most Thursdays (6 PM) and Sundays (2 PM). View complete listings.

Sketching in the Galleries
Sketching in the Galleries with artist Rachel Goodwin
Saturday, March 18, 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 and sketch pads. This program is free with general museum admission ($5 for adults).

Miserere et Guerre
RELATED: Duke Chapel Exhibition Opening
Thursday, March 9, 6 PM, Duke Chapel
6 PM Choral vespers concert of “Miserere” by Italian composer Gregorio Allegri

7 PM Reception in Duke Chapel gallery

This spring, the Nasher Museum, Duke Chapel and Duke Divinity School present the exhibition Miserere et Guerre, two installations of 58 prints by French artist Georges Rouault. The installation at Duke Chapel, on view through April 6, focuses on the passion of Christ. The installation at the Nasher Museum, opening March 18, will focus on the plight of refugees and the devastation of war. More.

Do the Right Thing
Film Screening - Do the Right Thing
Saturday, March 19, 10 AM
The hottest day of the year explodes on screen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in Brooklyn. Produced, written and directed by Spike Lee, this powerful portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy but also earned popular and critical praise when it came out in 1989. This film complements Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush.

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Nina Chanel Abney, Catfish (detail), 2017. Unique ultrachrome pigmented print, acrylic, and spray paint on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, New York.

Banner photo by J Caldwell. Sketch courtesy Rachel Goodwin.

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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