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The Nasher Museum and Duke Arts have teamed up with the student-run North Carolina Young People’s Alliance (NCYPA) and along with POLIS, DukeVotes, the Duke Student Wellness Center and others, to organize a campus-wide Democracy Day on Friday, October 28.

Democracy Day will feature voter registration, organized walks to early-voting sites, educational programming and other activities related to civic engagement.

At the Nasher Museum, students are invited to use colored pencils and crayons to activate voting-themed posters designed and screen printed by Duke Professor and master screenprinter Bill Fick. Duke Arts and Duke Create will lead a printmaking workshop at the Rubenstein Arts Center. Inside the Nasher Museum, students are invited to help activate the “Democracy Wall,” a monumental collage of with screenprinted posters.

ABOVE: Bill Fick, Untitled, 2020. Screenprint on paper, 3 1/8 × 12 inches (7.94 × 30.48 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum. Gift of Bill Fick. 2021.5.2.

Event Details

Friday, October 28
10 AM–5 PM
Bill Fick, Democracy Day
Democracy Day at Duke

The Nasher Museum is fully open to the public with ongoing health and safety protocols and free admission for all, including Thursday nights and weekends. We strongly encourage all individuals to be fully vaccinated before visiting the Nasher.