Arts Open House
Discover art on view and in progress at the Ruby as Duke celebrates the opening of the new sculpture garden at the Nasher Museum of Art!
Choose your own adventure, or participate in all of the day's special events. Following two afternoon performances by Brooklyn-based, Israeli-born Naama Tsabar in the sculpture garden, visitors can join the opening party for Cosmic Rhythm Vibrations at the Nasher between 5 and 7pm. Between 6 and 8pm wander to the Ruby to see a variety of international contemporary art. Meet Chandan Gomes, a Center for Documentary Studies visiting artist from India, and see his pop-up exhibit in the painting studio. Visit The Decolonial Libidinal Economy exhibit in the gallery, featuring the work of Daniel Aguilar Ruvalcaba, a conceptual artist based in Mexico City. Sinan Goknur and Max Symuleski, graduate students in Computational Media, Arts & Cultures, present QueerXscape in the Murthy Agora. This immersive installation juxtaposes images of nature, and contemporary urban landscapes with queer camp. Visit the Dance Cube for a Duke Dance Program open house and the chance to meet the very first students in the university's new dance MFA. Enjoy screenings by the Arts of the Moving Image, Duke's undergraduate film certificate program, and demos in the Ruby's makerspace.