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Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

2001 Campus Dr, Durham, North Carolina 27709 USA

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“Dukes very own art museum”

The Nasher Museum opened in 2005 as a major center for the arts on Duke University’s campus and in the surrounding Research Triangle area. The museum organizes and presents leading-edge exhibitions that travel to institutions worldwide, most recently Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey (2013), The Vorticists: Rebel Artists in London and New York, 1914-1918 (2010) and Barkley L. Hendricks: Birth of the Cool (2008). The traveling exhibition El Greco to Velázquez: Art during the Reign of Philip III was named one of Time magazine’s top 10 shows of 2008. The strengths of the museum’s permanent collection are Medieval art, art of the Americas (largely pre-Columbian), Classical Antiquities and modern and contemporary art.   The museum’s contemporary collection features a growing list of artists, including Barkley L. Hendricks, Christian Marclay, Wangechi Mutu, Ai Weiwei, Fred Wilson and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. More than 100,000 people visit the museum each year.

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We love art museums and the Nasher Museum of Art has interesting and beautiful pieces of artwork in their galleries that you can see for FREE! Located on Duke University's campus, I highly... Read more

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The Nasher continues to do amazing things...I was just there on Sunday for their community celebration..There was some great art work and also amazing music as well....and of course Locopops was... Read more

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J B.

A wonderful free art museum on Duke's campus. Friendly museum hosts and a lot of attendants everywhere. Multiple exhibits in multiple wings. The building itself is lovely. Wish the space was... Read more

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

2001 Campus Dr
Durham, North Carolina
27709 USA
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  • Sun: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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