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The Nasher Museum, in keeping with Duke University’s campus-wide health and safety measures to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus, will remain closed through the spring semester. All public in-person events and tours have been cancelled. The museum is open by appointment to Duke faculty, classes and students during the Spring 2021 semester. 

The health and safety of museum visitors, staff and volunteers is our top priority. Please check back for further updates. The university has adopted policies regarding classes, residential life, travel, events and campus visitors. Find the latest information on Duke’s Coronavirus Response website.

Remarkable Events in a Unique Destination... When it is Safe to be Together

Known for its modernist architecture and contemporary aesthetic, the Nasher Museum is a unique destination on a hill surrounded by tall pines on Duke University’s campus. Whether you are planning a cocktail reception following a keynote lecture or your dream wedding reception, our Special Events team will guide you every step of the way from start to finish.

New: an elegant outdoor events space! The Sculpture Garden is a beautiful green plaza for cocktail parties under the stars, outdoor performances and more.

Event Rental Inquiry Form

We encourage interested parties to complete our Event Rental Inquiry Form below as we are still accepting requests. While we are not booking rental events while the museum is temporarily closed given the COVID-19 shutdown, we look forward to discussing a future event with you.

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The health and safety of our community is our top priority. In accordance with Duke University, the museum is closed to visitors until further notice. The café and store are closed. Find updates and the latest information on Duke’s Coronavirus Response website.