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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

2019 Durham Christian Music Festival

Local churches will come together to provide music, dance, food and fun. The central theme is the Unity of the Spirit and Love for one another. All are invited and everything is free!


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Bulldog Ensemble Theater presents White

Bulldog Ensemble Theater presents James Ijames' raucous comedy about art and identity - with a shocking twist ending!


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Celebrate SITES

In collaboration with Fullsteam and Criterion, SITES presents: Celebrate SITES, an art/performance investigation project happening in public transitional spaces. This season SITES has new a…


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Co-op Cafe Conversations

The Durham Co-op will feature a series of writers, authors, journalist, and community members through out the year to engage the community and inform their neighbors.


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Faure "Requiem" and "Cantique de Jean Racine"

The joint choirs of First Presbyterian Church of Durham and St. Philip’s Episcopal Church of Durham will present Gabriel Faure’s “Requiem” and “Cantique de Jean …


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Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire Tour

  • 212 W Main St
  • (919) 371-2653

Tobacco Road Tours takes you on a motorized, professionally guides tour to where Durham’s roots began & where the City has evolved today. North Carolina’s “Triangle”, …


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Historic Tours

Take a guided tour of Leigh Farm Park. You’ll learn about the families who lived here, their work, and life on a middle class plantation. Venture inside the historic farmhouse while also …


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History Hike: Humans and the River

Humans have changed the river; the river has changed humans. Explore the water and floodplain. This hike will be about three miles long and will have two water crossings (the Eno River and Warren …


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Insert Your Grandma's Name Here

  • NorthStar Church of the Arts

Interactive and evolving installation by Monét Noelle Marshall. In the Ursa Minor Gallery. From the curator: This is a celebration of your grandma and, by extension, of you. …


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Meet the Artists: MDUO Creations at Cecy's Gallery

Meet the Artist at Cecy's Gallery is a weekly series featuring conversations with one of the Gallery's exhibiting artists, with coffee and snacks provided. June 1 meet Mitchell and Milton, teen …


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Murals by Bike Tour

Preservation Durham and The Nasher Museum present Downtown Mural Bike Tours. Leaving from the Farmer's Market every 1st Saturday, until November. The tour will visit a wide array of downtown murals, …


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QuirkCon 2019

A conference for quirky people like you. Anime + Video Games + Cosplay + Goth + Meditation + Culture. An experimental, forever evolving conference for geeks, gamers and other weirdos. …


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Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse

  • (919) 220-2458

Concerts featuring top country, folk, and gospel musicians with coffee bar and snacks. Sponsored by St. Paul United Methodist Church.


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Exhibits & Recurring Events

1st Saturday Salsa Social

Doors open 7:30 Beginners Lesson 7:40 – 8 Dancing 8 -10:30. It’s a beautiful space and great atmosphere to dance, smile, and share an evening with friends! - The Living Arts …


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Annual Photography Show

The photography program at Riverside High School is centered on the idea that the Arts are crucial to the development of adolescent minds. In four photography classes offered to his students, Jon …


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Art Exhbit - "Aqua: The Healing Power of Water"

Works by Kirah Van Sickle, Anne Cunningham, Liz Hosler, Joan McLoughlin, Katherine Wolf Webb, and Peggy Vineyard,


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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 - "Backyard"

An installation by Ellie Brenner, Backyard combines the artists' childhood memories of Levittown, Long Island, a burgeoning 1950s suburb and Accord, a farming village in the Catskill Mountains of …


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Art Exhibit - Layers

“Layers,” in the Durham Arts Council's Allenton Gallery, is a collection of monoprints by Ely Urbanski. Ely uses clothes as matrices of her prints. Clothes can become carriers of s…


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Art Exhibit - Our House, Durham Arts Council Student/Instructor Exhibit

In the Durham Arts Council Semans Gallery, the DAC School is in the spotlight with “Our House,” an annual exhibition of student and instructor visual artwork. This celebration of DAC …


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Art Exhibit - Vine Paintings

Acrylic paintings by Jim Kellough, on view in the Durham Convention Center Pre-Function Corridor. Artist reception May 17, 6pm - reception held in the Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street, Durham NC


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Art Exhibit - We the Animals

Works by Kathryn Demarco Collage, Bryant Holsenbeck Sculpture.


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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 – "Juggling Chainsaws"

Juggling Chainsaws is an exhibition of works by Kate Gordon focusing on how animation, video and painting can intersect through the vehicle of collage. This show will feature pop-up book …


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