Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, 2001 Campus Drive, Durham, offers free admission on Thursdays and on select Sundays. It also hosts some free events.
Normally admission is:
$5 Seniors (65 and older)
$4 Non-Duke students with student ID
FREE ADMISSION FOR:
Nasher Museum members
Children 15 and under
Duke students, faculty and staff with DukeCard or Duke Medicine ID
Duke alumni with alumni card or app
Active Duty Military and Veterans plus family
Everyone on Thursday, all day, 10 AM – 9 PM
Exhibition Opening and Gallery Talk
Thursday, September 7
5:30 PM: Reception with cash bar and hors d’ouevres
6 PM: Gallery talk
Kristin L. Huffman, instructor in Duke’s Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, gives a talk on Jacopo de’ Barbari’s View of 1500, a multi-media exhibition that brings to life the city of Venice. Huffman organized this exhibition within The Collection Galleries.
Family Days take place on select Sundays from Noon-4 PM. On these days families visiting the museum enjoy live entertainment, create hands-on projects and explore exhibitions with a gallery hunt. Free admission.
September 17, 2017
Journey across the Atlantic and back in time to the Italy of yesteryear to explore The Medici’s Painter and A Portrait of Venice. Dress up like a Medici in a portrait booth, interact with instruments in a musical petting zoo and make a map of your neighborhood inspired by Jacopo de’ Barbari! Free Family Days at the Nasher Museum are supported by The Forest at Duke.
October 29, 2017
Join us for the second-annual fall celebration at the Nasher! Take a “spooky” tour of the museum’s permanent collection, make your own Halloween and Dia de los Muertos themed art and show off your creativity in our costume fashion show. Join Paperhand Puppet Intervention for a lively parade around the museum! Free Family Days at the Nasher Museum are supported by The Forest at Duke.
Future Family Days:
January 21, 2018
March 18, 2018
May 20, 2018
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