Teaching at the Museum
Learn About the Collection
Only a small portion of the museum’s permanent collection is on view at any time, so a variety of tools are available to help you explore the works of art in the Nasher’s collection, whether currently on view or in storage.
Information about art in a range of media, styles, periods, and cultures can be found at our website promoting visual literacy: How Do You Look?
Ways to Engage
The following ideas can be adapted to a wide range of course themes and critical issues:
Need additional assistance?
If you have any questions or would like to discuss how the Nasher can support your teaching, whether in person, hybrid or online, please email Ellen C. Raimond, Ph.D., Associate Curator of Academic Initiatives, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duke dermatologist Lynn McKinley-Grant has found that visual art can sharpen doctors’ perceptive abilities, including helping them to see past the surface in dealing with patients. McKinley-Grant led students in observatio...
view article on Duke Stories | Published November 28, 2018
As Duke medical students learn how to examine patients in their classes, they also learn how to examine works of art at the Nasher Museum. Duke’s School of Medicine and the Nasher Museum created a program that brings medic...