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Duke University Museum of Art records, 1962 - 2002 17.5 Linear Feet — approx. 14,000 Items

The Duke University Museum of Art opened to the public in 1969, in a renovated science building on the University's East Campus. In 1998, Duke alumnus Raymond D. Nasher donated funds to support construction of a new art museum at Duke University, the Nasher Museum of Art, set to open in 2005. Collection includes correspondence, administrative files, financial records, exhibit catalogs and publicity material, fund-raising files, clippings, photographs, and related records. Major subjects include the opening of the Museum of Art, the Brummer Collection of Medieval and Renaissance Art, and exhibits. Materials range in date from 1962 to 2002. English.

Collection includes correspondence, administrative files, financial records, exhibit catalogs and publicity material, fund-raising files, clippings, photographs, and related records. Major subjects include the opening of the Museum of Art, the Brummer Collection of Medieval and Renaissance Art, and exhibits. Materials range in date from 1962 to 2002.

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The Nasher Museum, founded as the Duke University Museum of Art in 1969, opened in its current building in 2005. The museum's collection focuses on works by diverse artists, European medieval art, European and American paintings, Outsider art, classical antiquities, African art, and ancient American art. The Nasher Museum of Art records include materials related to exhibits and events at the Nasher as well as the planning, construction, and opening of the museum building.

The Nasher Museum of Art records include materials related to exhibits and events at the Nasher as well as the planning, construction, and opening of the museum building. Included are brochures, programs, clippings and publications, photographs, event planning materials, newsletters, correspondence, and other materials.