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Welcome, Families!

Family Day
Curator Marshall N. Price with his partner and daughter on Family Day at the museum.

We invite you to join us for Family Days every second Sunday and other kid-friendly events like Nasher Community Celebration with live music and art-making activities. Find out about our tours for summer camps and homeschool groups. Visits to the Nasher are always FREE.

Nasher Community Celebration

Nasher Community Celebration Graphic
Nasher Community Celebration Graphic

Sunday, May 5, 2024, 12 – 4 PM

Join us for an outdoor party featuring Afro-Caribbean dance performances and Afro drumming lessons. We’ll celebrate María Magdalena Campos-Pons: Behold with fun art activities: Camera obscura making and mobiles with modeling clay and wire. Assorted sandwiches and beverages from the Nasher Museum Cafe will be available for purchase. Cash bar. Free and open to all!

Family Day: A Point in Time

Visitors take part in an art making activity in the Great Hall

Sunday, June 16, 2024, 1-3 PM

Take a trip through time and explore works of art with defining characteristics that give us a clue into when they were made. Enjoy looking at and learning about real-life fossils from the Duke Lemur Center’s collection!

Free Guided Tours for Summer Camps and Homeschoolers

Community Engagement Coordinator Veronika Payne
Community Engagement Coordinator Veronika Payne leads a k-12 tour in Wilson Pavilion. Photo by Wilson.

We are delighted to invite you and your kids to the Nasher Museum! We are dedicated to presenting innovative and accessible collections, exhibitions, publications and programs that stimulate intellectual discourse, enrich individual lives and generate new knowledge. Our current exhibitions feature some of today’s best contemporary art and historical treasures from Africa, Medieval Europe and the Americas. You can explore our collections online and contact us for more information about self-guided tours.

Photo by Jade Wilson.

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