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Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

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Address: 2001 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Phone Number: 919-684-5135
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Nasher Museum - small but great!

Great place to visit if you love art! I went for a Free Thursday night and had a great time! They always seem to have a new exhibit that is fun! Also have a cute cafe to sit and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit if you love art! I went for a Free Thursday night and had a great time! They always seem to have a new exhibit that is fun! Also have a cute cafe to sit and people watch and chat!

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Nasher Museum of Art is the art museum of Duke University, and is located on Duke's campus in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The museum is dedicated to presenting contemporary art from around the world, with particular attention given to those who have been historically underrepresented. I love the fact that it is a small museum and that most of... More 

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Philadelphia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The exhibits are always changing here so check if you are visiting. The museum was upgraded in the last few years so if you have not been for a while I suggest you check it out. Also there is a lovely cafe attached which serves tasty fare and in good weather you can enjoy it outside.

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Fayetteville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The exhibits were very trendy and modern. The cafeteria was excellent, but service was somewhat slow. I plan on coming back when there is an exhibit that strikes my fancy.

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Guernsey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The museum itself is a great setting, but we were a little disappointed that it took less than 20 mins to look around everything. Was expecting more from this museum.

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I'm not generally a fan of modern art, so for me it's usually a hit or miss. I prefer art that has some kind of clear subject matter or offers an insightful commentary. I'm alright with having to analyze and read into art pieces but I didn't really find much at this museum that inspired me. We spent hardly any... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

An interesting permanent collection and always other exhibits of interest. Go to see the art and eat dinner or brunch too.

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Durham, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Go to eat in the Cafe - especially on the weekend when it is not crowded. The artwork is not something I liked. The gift store is very expensive.

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Most of permanent collection is closed during renovations. Exhibit of American and British screen prints was interesting. Exhibit of some fellows' collection of contemporary art left new befuddled and asking why it was there.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A great space for art at Duke University. We were in Durham for graduation, had dinner outside and toured the gallery. Nice museum shop too.

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Additional Information about Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Address: 2001 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Phone Number: 919-684-5135
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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