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Durham County Library Hosts Discussion on Nasher Exhibit, Reality of My Surroundings: The Contemporary Collection

Program: Art with the Experts: Reality of My Surroundings: The Contemporary Collection
Date: Monday, Nov. 9
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Cost: Free and open to the public

About: Durham County Library will host a discussion on the current Nasher Art Museum exhibit, Reality of My Surroundings: The Contemporary Collection, at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 9, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

Trevor Schoonmaker, Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art, and Jessica Kay Ruhle, Manager of Public Education, both at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, will host the discussion and slide lecture. In celebration of the Nasher Museum’s 10th anniversary, this exhibition presents some of the museum’s most significant works from the contemporary collection. The exhibition demonstrates the museum’s ongoing commitment to collecting work by global artists, with an emphasis on artists of African descent.

This program is presented by Durham Library Foundation. For more information, call 919-560-0268 or visit durhamcountylibrary.org.

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit durhamcountylibrary.org.

Contact: Gina Rozier
919-560-0151 or grozier@dconc.gov

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