Inspiring FOMO since 1869
Durham is where self-made synth beats are created alongside home-grown and international talent.
Where renowned hip hop artists come home to spit with our next generation of performers.
Where there’s no need to wait for Friday night; both large and small festivals and cultural events win the hearts of wandering souls from near and far — all week long.
Each year, 5,000 classes, tours, markets, competitions and performances await you here. The key to your next adventure lies in your own curiosity. Come taste, see, hear and discover.
American Dance Festival Performance Season
Featuring 38 performances by 25 companies and choreographers in 5 different venues.
Art Exhibit – "Godchild"
Divinity and art in the Western world have worked together to create a set of toxic ideals, one in which Whiteness is the sole standard of...
Golden Expression: the First Annual Exhibition of Golden Belt Resident Artists
View selections from Golden Belt artists – and visit the studios where these works are created.
Art Exhibit - Screenprints, by Kristen DeGree
Print work inspired by nature, on view in the Durham Arts Council Allenton Gallery. Opening reception will be held on Friday, July 19, 6pm,...
Art Exhibit - Possibility, by Rachel Kosbab
Abstract paintings inspired by memories of outdoor scenes and environments. Opening reception will be held Friday, July 19, 6pm, as part of...
Blunt East Coast Invitational
Enjoy the longest standing youth track meet from July 19-21 at Durham County Memorial Stadium! Established in 2000, the Russell E. Blunt...
Art Exhibit – Indoor Picnic
An installation by by Nicole Uzzell featuring paper and the uninvited guests that appear during and after our picnics. Dining outdoors is...
Pork, Pickles, & Peanuts: Tastes of NC
Duke Homestead celebrates North Carolina's food history and culture at "Pork, Pickles and Peanuts: Tastes of North Carolina." This free,...
Sewing: Sew Your Own: Wiksten Shift Dress Class Begins
Sew the new Wiksten Shift Dress in a weekend! The Wiksten Shift is a beginner-friendly, summer-perfect pattern that will build your garment...
Art Exhibit - "Circa 1960"
The period around 1960 was one of great artistic evolution in the United States. The long-standing influence exerted by Abstract...
Custom Candle Class for Kids
Sniff through the Library of fragrances, pour up some candles, and learn a new skill with your young one. For children ages 6-14,...
Quoted by Young Guru to have "undeniable flow". Voted Best Hip Hop Artist at the 2015 Carolina Music Awards, and long-time stage actor...