Duke University

Nasher Museum of Art

2001 Campus Dr (at Anderson St.), Durham, NC 27705, United States
Closed until 10:00am tomorrow (Show more)
  • Tue–Wed, Fri–Sat
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 10:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–5:00 PM
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The Nasher Museum of Art opened its new building designed by architect Rafael Viñoly on October 2, 2005, creating a major new center for the arts on campus. The $23 million museum fosters multidisciplinary learning and serves the Research Triangle Area.


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  • "... showcased exhibits on Picasso and Diego Velazquez over the past couple of..." (2 tips)
  • "... many others, and its exhibitions come from all over." (4 tips)
  • "Family Day (every 3 months or so) is very fun and FREE. No kids..." (1 tip)
  • Duke Chronicle

    Nasher has showcased exhibits on Picasso and Diego Velazquez over the past couple of years. Now check out its rooms dedicated to abstract artists Felrath Hines and Alma Thomas. Read more

    Duke Chronicle · August 12, 2010
  • ThePurplePassport.com

    This petite museum has a pretty impressive collection of art with recent acquisitions from Ansel Adams, Ai Weiwei, among many others, and its exhibitions come from all over. Read more

    ThePurplePassport.com · July 11, 2013
  • Duke University

    Duke Reunions 2012 - Don't miss the amazing Calder exhibit. Read more

    Duke University · April 18, 2012
  • The News & Observer

    Check out the walk-in installation, called "The Uncertain Museum", made by Olafur Eliasson in 2004. Follow the link to read about scheduled dinners at the Nasher Museum. Read more

    The News & Observer · July 16, 2012
  • em

    Metered parking cash or card

    em · May 20, 2012
  • Ruby S.

    Family Day (every 3 months or so) is very fun and FREE. No kids required.

    Ruby Sinreich · November 20, 2011
  • Michael N.

    Go here for brunch. order mimosas. look at art.

    Michael Naclerio · November 4, 2011
  • ThePurplePassport.com

    Part of Duke University, the museum hosts an impressive selection of exhibits. The light airy space provides the perfect backdrop for the visiting masterpieces (Picasso, Warhol, etc.) on display. Read more

    ThePurplePassport.com · August 21, 2012
  • Claire M.

    The Wangechi Mutu exhibit is particularly good.

    Claire McIlvenny · April 28, 2013
  • Bonnie B.

    The Vorticism show is definitely worth checking out!

    Bonnie B · November 28, 2010
  • Greg M.

    Amazing Museum. Displacement: The Three Gorges Dam and Contemporary Chinese Art... quite a moving show Read more

    Greg Merkle · July 21, 2010

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