Special Alert

Duke University Arts Center (Opening Summer, 2017)

  • Anderson St. and Campus Drive.
  • Durham, NC 27705

Duke University will construct a new $50-million, 71,000-square foot Arts Center on the corner of Anderson Street and Campus Drive across from the Nasher Museum of Art. David Rubenstein, Trinity '70 and chair of the Board of Trustees, donated $25 million to help fund the construction. This facility will be the largest single arts investment that Duke has ever made. The new building will feature big, multipurpose, creativity spaces. The new center will provide a home for Duke’s Dance program and the Arts of the Moving Image certificate program. The new center will include 12 multi-purpose studios, a 200-seat performance theater, a 100-seat film theater, a dance studio, space for video production and a radio station, a garden, lounge, library, reception space, a painting and drawing studio, offices and classrooms. The Arts Center is expected to open in Summer, 2017.

Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604