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Optional Activities

There are no required activities on Saturday, August 16. However, for those of you who are interested, there are some great spots around campus to explore.

Sarah P. Duke Gardens

Duke Gardens is a beautiful part of campus to spend a couple hours. The Gardens are within walking distance of the Thomas Center or you can arrange for transportation to any on-campus location at the front desk.

Garden Hours: 8:00 am- Dusk; Visitor’s Center: 9:00 am-5:00 pm.


Nasher Museum of Art
Special Event: Sketching In The Galleries, 10:00 a.m.

Following a brief drawing warm-up activity, visitors can practice sketching artwork around the museum. Paper and drawing utensils will be supplied. Pens and wet media are not permitted in the Nasher Museum galleries.

Nasher Hours: 10:00 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Cost for visitors: $5.00