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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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Special Events

AfterHours: Science of Wine '19

Enjoy an elegant evening of fine wine to examine the science behind your favorite vintages and varieties. Local wine sellers, cheese makers and chocolatiers have been invited to …


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Beginning Sewing Class

Always wanted to learn how to use a sewing machine or spiff up your skills? Join a textile artist and long-time sewing instructor for this class designed for brand new beginners and re-entry sewers. …


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Johnny Cash At San Quentin: Johnny Folsom 4 & Friends

A special 50th anniversary theatrical re-creation of Live At San Quentin - one of Johnny Cash's most legendary and iconic performances -- by Johnny Folsom 4. The show at the Carolina Theatre will …


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Movie Loft presents "Black Cat, White Cat"

Movie Loft warms up in February with a screening of the rambunctious joy that is Emir Kustirica's 1998 comedy Black Cat, White Cat. Set in Serbia and by the Danube, this rambling and frenetic tale i…


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Nzinga's Got Soul Tasting Party

Known for her spicy flavor combinations, Chef Zinga invites you to Nzinga's Got Soul Tasting Party where you can enjoy some of your traditional favorites and sample some new menu lunch and dinner …


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Screen/Society--Ida Lupino series--"The Bigamist" (1953, New DCP Restoration)

The "Ida Lupino 101" retrospective film series continues with: THE BIGAMIST (Ida Lupino, 1953, 80 min, USA, English, B&W, DCP) Childless couple Joan Fontaine and Edmond O…


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The Piano Guys

Hailing from Utah, The Piano Guys became an Internet sensation by way of their immensely successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos. They’ve made over 65 since joining …


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Exhibits & Recurring Events

Art Exhibit - "Pop América, 1965-1975"

Despite the wide appeal of Pop art’s engaging imagery, the broader public remains unaware of the participation and significant contribution of Latin American and Latino/a artists …


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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 - 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 - Journey

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


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Art Exhibit - Landmarks in Creativity

  • American Tobacco - Reed Art Gallery

In celebration of The City of Durham's 150th Anniversary of Incorporation, The American Tobacco Campus is pleased to present Landmarks in Creativity, an eclectic selection of artworks inspired by T…


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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 Exhibition - "Babel"

  • Louise Jones Brown Gallery - Bryan Center
  • (919) 660-3622

A project of Rebecca Kuzemchak, "Babel" is an examination of a text and its context: an immersion in machine translation that conflicts labor and value and tests the power ties that bind …


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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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Be Connected Presents: It's Complicated Durham. An Exhibit.

It's Complicated. The Durham creative community is reimagining vulnerable stories of love and intimacy that aren't often heard. Stories exploring death, polyamory and toxicity take the forms of …


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JB Jazz Club

  • JB Duke Hotel
  • (919) 660-6400

Visit the JB Duke Hotel each Thursday from 4:30-6:30pm for jazz in the Lobby Lounge featuring members of the John Brown Band of Musicians.


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JB Jazz Club at the JB Duke Hotel

  • JB Duke Hotel
  • (919) 459-6462

Every Thursday, from 4:30-6:30pm, the JB Duke Hotel will host its jazz series, “JB Jazz Club.” The series will feature John Brown, director of Duke’s Jazz Program, and other m…


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Ladyboys: Photographs by Douglas Vuncannon

Ladyboys is a collection of black & white photographs depicting the transgender community it Bangkok, Thailand. This film based work is timely, and an example of how traditional (film) and …


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Margie Gillis Residency at Duke

The Duke Dance Program is excited to host Margie Gillis, Canadian choreographer, performer and teacher, for a week-long residency. Her time at Duke will include lecture demonstrations, visiting …


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Paintings and Quilts by Kimberley Pierce Cartwright


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