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A visit to Durham puts a wealth of culture at your fingertips, whether you're looking for avant garde visual art, high energy theater and dance, compelling history, or fascinating museums. Explore Durham Culture to find upcoming events and learn about the arts and culture you can find here.

 

 

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American Ballet Theatre Master Class with Sascha Radetsky

This master class is part of Duke's three-year partnership with American Ballet Theatre. Capacity is limited. Pre-registration required.


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Film Screening - "Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream"

  • Smith Warehouse Bay 4

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney contends that America's richest citizens have "rigged the game in their favor," and created unprecedented inequality in the United States. …


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Free Career Workshops & Networking

Looking for a new job in the new year? Join one or both of these career workshops where you'll get the tools you need to land the job you want and network with other professionals. Workshop #1: …


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RIoT XXX - Smart & Connected Gigabit Cities

Join RIoT, in partnership with US Ignite, for an afternoon symposium focused on Smart & Gigabit Cities. 1pm - Introductions: Kickoff to Smart & Connected Gigabit Cities, RIoT & …


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Women in Bio Mentoring Program Recruitment Event

  • Bull City Ciderworks

Have some cider and learn about all that Women In Bio has to offer while networking with other STEM professionals! They will have a special presentation about their peer mentoring group (MAPS), …


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Exhibits & Recurring Events

Art Exhibit - "Across County Lines: Contemporary Photography from the Piedmont"

Photography is arguably the region's most widely practiced artistic medium. From analogue to digital to experimental, the range of photographic techniques practiced throughout North Carolina is both …


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Art Exhibit - "Where We Find Ourselves: The Photographs of Hugh Mangum"

Self-taught photographer Hugh Mangum was born in 1877 in the newly incorporated, tobacco- fueled boomtown of Durham, NC. As an itinerant portraitist working primarily in North Carolina and V…


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Art Exhibit - "Louis Austin and the Carolina Times"

  • Museum of Durham History
  • (919) 246-9993

This exhibit explores the life of newspaper publisher Louis Austin and how he used the Carolina Times as a catalyst in the African American effort for freedom- fighting for racial justice and black …


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Art Exhibit - “No Citation Needed”

  • National Humanities Center
  • (919) 549-0661

An exploration of systems of learning and the transfer of knowledge inside and outside of traditional education settings, juxtaposing formal K-12 and college education with lessons passed down …


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Art Exhibit - Durham's Finest

An exhibition of student artwork from Durham Public Schools. This district K-12 art exhibit highlights four pieces of art from each school, plus additional three-dimensional art is …


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Art Exhibit - French Connections

View watercolor impressions of France’s cityscapes, seashores, and countrysides in Barbara Rohde’s “French Connections,” on display in the DAC Semans Gallery. Inspired by the …


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Art Exhibit - Glimpse

Mixed media work by Allison Tierney, on view in the Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy Gallery. An artist reception will be held Friday, January 18, 2019, 6pm, in conjunction with Third Friday Durham


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Art Exhibit - Journey

Paintings by Tom Willis, on view in the Durham Convention Center Pre-function Corridor.


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Art Exhibit - MEGAGRAPHIC

DAC's Allenton Gallery features “MEGAGRAPHIC,” a screen print installation produced by artists associated with Supergraphic Print Lab. This installation brings together hand drawn or …


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Art Exhibit – "Disrupting Homogeny"

Artist statement: "When I perceive similar characteristics between myself and other people, I feel compelled to learn more about them. In part, this can help satisfy a desire for …


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Art Exhibit – "Portraying Power and Identity: A Global Perspective"

The slow-moving figures in Bill Viola's Surrender express the visual signs of grief: their faces contort in grimaces of pain and sorrow, breaking into tears before gradually lowering their faces to …


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Art Exhibit – Beverly McIver: Eyes Wide Shut

As a winner of the Rome Prize, nationally known painter Beverly McIver was able to leave her hectic schedule of teaching at Duke University and the burden of caregiving for her family to spend a …


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Art Exhibit – Hanging at MoMa

  • DAG Gallery at Golden Belt

Work by DAG member Hermes Illana. "Hanging at MoMA pushes photography to new boundaries; it explores a 3-D format to depict museumgoers interacting with the art at New York's MoMA and becoming …


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Art Exhibits – "Lost in the Liminal See" and "Sutured Compositions"

Third Friday Durham Receptions: January 18 and February 15 from 6-8pm. Ian Griffin: ianthegriffin.com Scott Eagle: scotteagle.com


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Contact Improvisation Dance

Each Tuesday will operate on the same timeline, and each will have a special flavor: Space Opens 7 - Beginners Orientation and Open Space - Toni Craige will lead an informal mini-class/ …


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New Orleans: Through the Eyes of Arnold Zann & Margo Taussig Pinkerton

While internationally acclaimed photographers Arnold "Arnie" Zann and Margo Taussig Pinkerton have spent decades capturing images from around the world, New Orleans, and in particular the …


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Paintings and Quilts by Kimberley Pierce Cartwright


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Photography Exhibit – One Hurricane Season

Tamika Galanis's exhibition One Hurricane Season is part of an ongoing project that the artist/documentarian describes as her life's work, centering around the representation and history of her …


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Serving Life

Pleiades Arts, Inc. in Durham presents SERVING LIFE a community call and response between public audiences and the most hidden members of our society. The public is invited to join us for this …


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