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Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nice smaller museum good for 1-2 hours

This is a nice smaller museum that has two exhibits and a theatre. The theatre presentation... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2018
Katy, Texas
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Good art experience

I enjoy this place and their collections. Wish there wasn't a charge to see the artwork tho. I'll... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Great collection of Modern Art. You can see it all in an afternoon. Paintings, sculptures, mixed medium, photography. Pay for parking.

Thank Crystal H
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice smaller museum that has two exhibits and a theatre. The theatre presentation (Precarity) was a bit odd, but my wife liked it. The two permanent exhibits are smaller but have some interesting pieces. Overall, a Nice smaller museum good for 1-2...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

I enjoy this place and their collections. Wish there wasn't a charge to see the artwork tho. I'll go back.

Thank IbaguruDurham
Reviewed May 5, 2018

On a cold or wet day, this is a great place to spend a couple of hours. We really enjoyed the Courtside photos of Bill Bamberger. The movie about John Akomfrah is worth viewing but read the description outside of the building first. We sat...More

Thank Nancy U
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Hard for me to review these one but can't give it 5 stars specially after i went to the Ackland one in UNC. And is not a size issue (This one is smaller but doesn't mean isn't as good) i was shocked of all the...More

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed February 3, 2018

We had some time after visiting UNC and the Ackland Museum so we headed over to Duke to check out the Nasher. I'd say it's time for Duke to step up it's competition with UNC on the art front as the collection is small and...More

1  Thank pcyork
Reviewed January 2, 2018

I love this small museum. The recent Carlo Dolci exhibit was gorgeous. It's one of those where I had to go twice. This was the country's first ever exhibit by this Florentine painter. What a joy to see these lesser known pieces. Keep up the...More

Thank signchris
Reviewed December 20, 2017

Well designed, well organized, nice staff and plenty of art to see and talk about. Even the food is good. It seems to get better every time we visit. I must stop.

Thank drbork52
Reviewed December 7, 2017

A must see gallery of paintings curated from the original founders private collection. For those who have been to many museum all over the world you will be delightfully surprised. I was most impressed by the local contribution. It is an unmitigated pleasure to experience...More

Thank Jasmine K
Reviewed November 22, 2017

I went to the Nasher to see the Carlo Dolci Art Exhibit. Admission included the rest of the Nasher regular museum. The exhibit was nicely spaced, with good descriptions of each piece, and the area was properly lit to view the art.

Thank DYHGarden
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