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Art

"All the Possibilities of Stacking Up Two Cubed to Sit On 1988" Sculpture by Vernon Pratt

120 Morris St, Durham Arts Council Bldg, Downtown, I-85 Exit 177, Durham, NC 27701

Granite sculpture by Vernon Pruitt.

"Bridge to the Sky"sculpture by Jaume Plensa

Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St, Downtown, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 680-2787

"Butterfly Garden Sculptures" by Gary Caldwell

433 W Murray Ave, I-85 Exit 176-B, Museum of Life and Science, Durham, NC 27704
(919) 220-5429

"Cambridge" Sculpture by W.G. Richardson

1801 Fayetteville St, Durham, NC 27701

"Cane Fuore" Sculpture by Mark Elliott

4001 E Chapel Hill-Nelson Hwy, Durham, NC 27709

Sculpture at Nortel: it is located just to the right of the north entrance to the Gateway building.

"Chrysalis Unfolding" Sculpture by Matt McConnell

4721 Emperor Blvd , Carlislse Place, Durham, NC 27703
(919) 833-4080

"Domino" Sculpture by Dan Millspaugh

4001 E Chapel Hill-Nelson Hwy, Durham, NC 27709

Sculpture by Dan Millspaugh.

"Dream of Flight" Sculpture by Heath Satow

2400 W Terminal Blvd, RDU International Airport, I-40, at Exit 284B, RDU International Airport, NC 27623
(919) 840-2123

Located in RDU's new General Aviation Terminal. The sculpture includes three large stainless-steel structures located in the General Aviation Terminal lobby with a glass mobile hanging from the ceiling above. The sculpture includes 1,000 pieces of cut stained glass in cobalt and light blue. The glass pieces are hung from a structure made of stainless steel tubing to create the mobile portion of the sculpture. The floor around the large, freestanding metal structures below the mobile includes mosaic tiling to enhance the overall sculpture.

"Evinrude" by Jenifer Padilla

433 W Murray Ave, I-85 Exit 176-B, Museum of Life and Science, Durham, NC 27704
(919) 220-5429

"Fence of Quilts" Collaboration by Cici Stevens and community youth

705 Kent Street, Durham, NC 27701

Collaboration between Cici Stevens & Community Youth. West End Community Center.

"Ferrous Rising" Sculpture by Dempsy R. Calhoun

4001 E Chapel Hill-Nelson Hwy, Durham, NC 27709

Sculpture by Dempsy R. Calhoun.

"Friendly Folks" by Jane Filer

RDU Airport - Terminal 2, International Arrivals Bag Claim, RDU International Airport, NC 27623

"Gate of Earth" Sculpture by Lydia Rubio"

2400 W Terminal Blvd, RDU International Airport, I-40 at Exit 284B, RDU International Airport, NC 27623
(919) 840-2123

Located in the light well at the entrance of Terminal 2, this aluminum and steel tree that begins outside and appears to enter the inside of the terminal creating feelings associated with leaving or returning home or traveling into the world.

"Gnomon" Sculpture by Thomas Sayre

1219 Broad St, NC School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, NC 27705

Sculpture of reinforced concrete slabs, by Thomas Sayre.

"Kitty Hawk" Mobile by Paul Minnis

3605 Shannon Rd, Durham County Library, Southwest Branch, Durham, NC 27707

Mobile by Paul Minnis.

"Multicube V" by John Safer

Duke University Medical Center Library, Durham, NC

"Namba Dibutsu" Sculpture by Tadashi Kobayashi

418 Anderson St, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham, NC 27705

Sculpture by Tadashi Koyayashi.

"Nature and the Scientist" Sculpture

Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC

Bronze sculpture.

"Oasis Defraction" Mobile by Mary Ann Mears

1219 Broad St, NC School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, NC 27701

Hangs in the General Assembly Hall of the Educational Technology Complex.

"Penguin" Sculpture by Beniamino Bufano

Traffic circle, 4364 S Alston Ave, Westpark Corporate Center, , Durham, NC 27713

"Search for Identity" Sculpture by V. Salmones

110 Science Dr, next to Teer Bldg, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC

Sculpture by V. Salmones.

"Seconds Before Flight" by Karl Pfister

Corner of Ninth St and Hillsbourough Rd, Ninth Street District, Durham, NC 27705

"Semans Sundial" Sculpture

418 Anderson St, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham, NC 27705

Brass sculpture.

"Shared Visions" Sculpture by Barbara Gault

5428 B New Hope Commons Dr, New Hope Commons Shopping Ctr, I-40 Exit 270, Durham, NC 27707

Water sculpture by Barbara Gault. Located in the New Hope Commons Shopping Center complex.

"Significant Other" Sculpture by Karl Pfister

Grace Garden, Durham Central Park, Durham, NC 27701

"Snow Viewing Lantern" Sculpture

418 Anderson St, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham, NC 27705

Granite sculpture.

"Standing Figure Eight" Sculpture by Frank Smullin

Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27706

steel sculpture by Frank Smullin

"Stephen's Bent" Sculpture by Thomas Sayre

Intersection of Alston Rd & NC Hwy 54, Durham, NC 27703
(919) 560-7409

"Summer's Nemesis" Sculpture by Paul Hrusovsky

3605 Shannon Rd, Durham County Library, Southwest Branch, Durham, NC 27707

By Paul Hrusovsky. Southwest Branch of Durham County Library.

"Suspended in Time" Sculpture by Daniel Graffin

One Science Dr, R David Thomas Executive Conference Center, Duke Universit, Durham, NC 27706
(919) 660-7725

sculpture by Daniel Graffin

"Tetragranny" Sculpture by Frank Smullin

1219 Broad St, NC School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, NC 27701

Aluminum cylindrical tubing sculpture by Frank Smullin.

"The Boys Who Wore Gray" Statue

200 E Main St, Old Durham County Courthouse, Durham, NC 27701

"The Major" Sculpture by Michael Waller and Leia Foushee.

Corcoran St and W Parrish St, CCB Plaza, Durham, NC 27701

Two-ton bronze bull (created at Durham's George Watts Hill Pavilion for the Arts) will travel to various Durham locations until 2006 when it will be moved to its permanent home in the City Center Plaza.

"The Seed" Sculpture by Juan Logan

North Carolina Central University campus, Durham, NC 27707

Stainless steel sculpture by Juan Logan.

"The Sower" Sculpture by Stephan Walter

Duke University East Campus, just inside Main Gate off W Main St, Durham, NC 27706

Bronze sculpture by Stephan Walter.

"There Is Life All Around Me" Mobile by Ruffin Hobbs

433 W Murray Ave, I-85 Exit 176-B, Museum of Life and Science, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 220-5429

"Triangle Icon" Sculpture by Wellington Reiter

1600 Terminal Blvd, RDU International Airport, I-40 at Exit 284B, RDU International Airport, NC 27623
(919) 840-2123

Sculpture at RDU International Airport unveiled on Dec 17, 2003, commemorating the anniversary of Wright Brother's First Flight.

"Triplet" by Ed Carpenter

2400 W Terminal Blvd, RDU International Airport, I-40 at Exit 284B, RDU International Airport, NC 27623
(919) 840-2123

Suspended from stainless steel cables in the central atrium, "Triplet" features redefined, hand-finished materials and embodies Terminal 2's guiding theme of handmade and mind made. It will be installed in 2011.

"Welcome" by Robert Kusher

2400 W Terminal Blvd, RDU International Airport, I-40 at Exit 284B, RDU International Airport, NC 27623
(919) 840-2123

To be located at the domestic arrivals corridor in 2011, this stone and glass mosaic mural will feature native North Carolina flora and fauna along with five different North Carolina meadow grasses.

"Wheat Penny"

W Parrish St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701

"White River Planet" Sculpture by Ursula Goebels-Ellis

300 N Roxboro St, Durham County Library Main Branch, Downtown, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-0100

Sculpture by Ursula Goebels-Ellis, displayed on a stand by Jim Alexander. Located at the Durham County Public Library.

"Wingspun" Sculpture by Ellen Driscoll

1600 Terminal Blvd, RDU International Airport, I-40 at Exit 284B, RDU International Airport, NC 27623
(919) 840-2123

Wingspun" complements the "over-under" gesture of the terminal roof and mimics the movement of a bird's wing as well as the interaction between the warp and weft in weaving. It is located at the international arrivals corridor.

23 Bronze Sculptures by Becky Alt (A.R.T. Design Group)

6910 Fayetteville Rd, The Streets at Southpoint, I-40 Exit 276, Durham, NC 27713

Sculptures of children at play, displayed along Main Street at The Streets at Southpoint. Created by the A.R.T. Design Group of Lancaster, PA.

Benjamin Newton Duke Statue by Steven Smith

In front of Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University East Campus, Durham, NC 27701

Bronze statue by Steven Smith.

Birdhouse

Hwy 70 at Sherron Rd , Brightleaf in the Park, Durham, NC 27703
(919) 782-2360

Designed by Beverly Ford, grand prize winner of the 2005 Rhein-Medall Prize while a senior at North Carolina Central University, and fabricated by Jeremy Maronpot, a renowned Durham-based metal smith and sculptor. 16-foot tall steel tree made from industrial pipes removed during renovations from Durham’s historic tobacco warehouse district. Atop the tree are spaces for 20 birdhouses. It is on displayed at Durham Central Park until May 2006 when it will move to its permanent home at Brightleaf at the park.

Dogwood Medallion Sculpture by Samuel Reynolds

420 Anderson St, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham, NC 27705

Stonework sculpture in Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

Dr. James E. Shepard Statue by William H. Zorach

North Carolina Central University, in front of Clyde R Hoey Administration, Durham, NC 27701

Bronze statue by William Zorah.

Duke Family Bronze Busts by Charles Kech and A. DuChene

3001 Cameron Blvd, Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, Durham, NC 27705

By Charles Kech and A. duChene. Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club.

Duke University War Memorial

Memorial Quadrangle, 1 Chapel Dr, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 684-5114

Edmund McCullough Cameron Bust by Franklin V. Creech

Cameron Indoor Stadium, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27705

Bronze bust by Frank Creech. Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Energy Burst Sculpture by Jan Lorenc

Meridian Pkwy at NC Hwy 55, Durham, NC 27701

Sculpture by Jan Lorenc.

Iris Metalwork Fountain by Francis Vega

418 Anderson St, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham, NC 27705

Fountain in front of the Doris Duke Center for Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Duke University West Campus.

Jack Coombs Bust by Frank Creech

Coombs Baseball Field, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC

Bronze bust by Frank Creech.

James B. Duke Statue by Edward Valentine

In front of Duke University Chapel, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27706

Bronze statue by Edward Valentine.

Malbourne A. Angier Bust

200 E Main St, Old Durham County Courthouse, Durham, NC 27701

Durham County Courthouse.

Mercury Redstone Rocket

433 W Murray Ave, I-85 Exit 176-B, Museum of Life and Science, Durham, NC 27704
(919) 220-5429

A Redstone rocket from the United States’ Mercury space program greets visitors at the entrance of the Museum of Life and Science.

Mosaic Sundial Collaboration by Juan Logan and community youth

1300 S Roxboro St, Hillside Park, Durham, NC 27707

Collaboration between Juan Logan and community youth. Hillside Park.

Plaza Fountain at Northgate

1058 W Club Blvd, Northgate Mall, I-85 Exit 176, Durham, NC 27701

Located in plaza in front of Phoenix Theaters.

Sycamore Building Fountain

4601 Creekstone Dr, Durham, NC 27703

The Memorial Chapel Sculptures by Charles Keck

Duke University Chapel, Duke University Central Campus, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 687-0288

Full-body likenesses of the Duke University’s founder James B. Duke, his father Washington, and his brother Benjamin are carved on the tops of their respective Carrara-marble sarcophagi.

The Portal Sculptures by John Donnelley

Duke University Chapel, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC

Indiana limestone sculptures by John Donnelley.

Untitled Glass Column by Howard Ben Tre

1058 W Club Blvd, Northgate Mall, I-85 Exit 176, Durham, NC 27701

Glass column by Howard Ben Tre. Across from Picture Place Gallery in Northgate Mall.

Untitled Sculpture by Andrew Preiss

1000 W Trinity Ave, Durham, NC 27701

Untitled Sculpture by Andrew Preiss

Grace Garden, Durham Central Park, Durham, NC 27701

Sculpture by Andrew Preiss

Untitled Sculpture by Bryant Griffin

1219 Broad St, NC School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, NC 27705

Aluminum globe sculpture by Bryant Griffin.

Untitled Sculpture by Frank Smullin

Durham City Hall, Durham, NC 27701

Carved wood by Frank Smullin.

Untitled Sculpture by Michael Waller

204 N Buchanan Blvd, Durham, NC 27701

Untitled Sculpture by Wayne Trapp

Fayetteville and Lawson Sts, near NCCU campus, Durham, NC 27701

Located at Fayetteville and Lawson Streets, near NCCU campus.

Untitled Sculptures by Andrew Preiss and Duke students

Bryan Center, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27708

Sculptures by Andrew Preiss; Steel sculpture by Duke students.

Untitled Work by Al Frega

Peabody Place complex, 113 S Gregson St, Durham, NC 27701

Steel sculpture and railing work by Al Frega.

Vietnam Veterans Living Memorial

600 W Murray Ave, behind Edison Johnson Recreation Center, Durham, NC 27705

Memorial dedicated to Durham County soldiers lost in the Vietnam War and to the community’s returning veterans. Located at Edison Johnson Recreation Center.

Wallace Wade Bust by Franklin V. Creech

Wallace Wade Stadium, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27706

Washington Duke Memorial Statue by Edward Valentine

Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27706

Bronze statue by Edward Valentine.

William D. Murray Bust by Franklin V. Creech

Murray Bldg, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27706

Bronze bust by Frank Creech.

William Preston Few Bust by Steven Smith

Allen Bldg, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC

Bust by Steven Smith.

Outdoor Murals

Art

"Avalokiteshvara Buddha" by Brett Cook

2013 Chapel Hill Rd, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 660-3663

In Sanskrit, the name Avalokiteshvara refers to the power of seeing. This enlightened figure is never blind to the suffering of any living being. Avalokiteshvara is sometimes called the Bodhisattva of Great Compassion-he is one who works to create well-being in others.

"Aztec Calendar" by Brett Cook

1929 Chapel Hill Rd, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 660-3663

There was not just one Aztec calendar; there were two. The xiuhpohualli (year count) had 365 days and was a solar and agricultural calendar. The tonalpohualli (day count) calendar had 260 days and was the sacred calendar, used for divination. Together the two calendars formed a fifty-twoyear century, the Calendar Round. In Aztec cosmology the equilibrium of the universe is always in danger, and the tonalpohualli was created to bring balance. The notion that everything consists of two opposing forces was essential to the Aztecs.

"Celebrate" Mural by Michael Brown

108 E Main St on side of Talk of the Town, Durham, NC 27701

Artist: Michael Brown

"Durham Central Park" Mural by Michael Brown

501 Foster St, Durham Central Park, Downtown, Durham, NC 27701

"Durham Community Portraits" by Brett Cook

1820 James St, Trosa, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 660-3663

These seven murals depict families, students, and activists from Southwest Central Durham neighborhoods. Framing the images are the residents’ own ideas about the meaning of community.

"Flame, Fire & Forge" Mural by Emily Weinstein

214 Hunt St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 402-0160

Artist: Emily Weinstein

"Hayti Legacy" Mural

804 Old Fayetteville St, Hayti Heritage Center, Durham, NC 27701

Artist: Teenagers from the Arts Quest Summer Camp / Coordinator Sandee Washington.

"Here Comes the Sun" Mural by Karen Stern

119 E Main St, Durham, NC 27701

Artist: Unknown

"Locomotive" Mural by Michael Brown

400 W Chapel Hill St, Amtrak Station, Durham, NC 27701

Artist: Michael Brown

"My Goodness She Did It" Mural by Sandee Washington

2000 Chapel Hill Rd, Shoppes at Lakewood, Durham, NC 27707

Artist: Sandee Washington.

"Pauli Murray and the Virgen de Guadalupe" mural by Brett Cook

2009 Chapel Hill Rd, Institute for Southern Studies, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 660-3663

The Virgen de Guadalupe is a significant cultural and religious symbol in Mexico, and for many people she represents a loving, affirming presence. Pauli Murray was the first African American woman ordained to the priesthood in the Episcopal Church; she preached about diversity, wholeness, and community, and her life and work are an inspiration.

"Pauli Murray and True Community" mural by Brett Cook

313 Foster St, Trosa Furniture, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 660-3663

Part of a collaborative art project coordinated by artist Brett Cook. Durhamite Pauli Murray, a noted activist and the first African-American woman Episcopal priest, was recently sainted by the Episcopal Church.

"Pauli Murray In the World" mural by Brett Cook

117 S Buchanan Blvd, Duke University Transit Complex, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 660-3663

"It may be that when historians look back on twentieth-century America, all roads will lead to Pauli Murray. . . . Civil rights, feminism, religion, literature, law, sexuality-no matter what the subject, there is Pauli Murray."-Susan Ware, "Pauli Murray’s Notable Connections," Journal of Women’s History, summer 2002

"Pauli Murray Roots and Soul" mural by Brett Cook

1101 W Chapel Hill St, The Cookery, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 660-3663

"It has taken me almost a lifetime to discover that true emancipation lies in the acceptance of the whole past, in deriving strength from all my roots, in facing up to the degradation as well as the dignity of all my ancestors."-Pauli Murray, Proud Shoes: The Story of an American Family

"Pauli Murray, a Youthful Spirit" mural by Brett Cook

2520 Vesson Ave, Lakewood Elementary School, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 660-3663

Pauli Murray, a member of the influential Fitzgerald family, spent her formative years in Durham, where she developed dignity, self-respect, and an appetite for achievement.

"Pets and Plumbing" Mural by Emily Weinstein

2727 Hillsborough Rd on Wilkinson's Supply Co. Bldg, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 402-0160

Artist: Emily Weinstein

"Sunset in Durham" by Alan Joseph Silva

4200 NC Hwy 55, Durham, NC 27713

"The Arts In Durham" Mural by Emily Weinstein

401 Foster St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 402-0160

"Two Way Bridges" Mural

800 W Main St, on the side of Torero's Brightleaf District, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701

10 Untitled Murals by Michael Brown

6910 Fayetteville Rd, The Streets at Southpoint, I-40 Exit 276, Durham, NC 27713

Food Co-op Building Mural by Edie Cohn

1101 W Chapel Hill St, The Cookery, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701

Artist: Edie Cohn

Old Hayti Community Mural by Emily Weinstein

401 E Lakewood Ave, Heritage Square Shopping Ctr, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 402-0160

Artist: Emily Weinstein.

S.E.E.D.S. Garden Mural by Kanae Kurachi

Corner of Gilbert St and Elizabeth St, Durham, NC 27701

Artist: Kanae Kurachi.

Sports Mural by DCYH Students 2002-2003

300 N Roxboro St, Durham County Library Main Branch, Downtown, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-0100

Untitled Indoor Mural by Connie Floyd

309 W Morgan St, Carolina Theatre, Durham, NC 27701

Artist: Connie Floyd.

Untitled Mosaic by Jane Fish

2000 Chapel Hill Rd, Shoppes at Lakewood, Durham, NC 27707

Artist: Jane Fish.

Untitled Mural by Matthew Curran

404 Gattis St, Duke Arts Annex, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 684-8111

Untitled Mural by Michael Brown

700 Washington St, Stone Bros. & Byrd Bldg, Durham, NC 27701

Artist: Michael Brown.

Untitled Mural by Michael Brown

703 Foster St, Manbites Dog Theater, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701

Artist: Michael Brown.

Untitled Mural by Michael Brown

TROSA Bldg (former North Durham School), corner of North St and Geer St, Durham, NC 27701

Artist: Michael Brown.

Vintage Sign Art

Art

"Bull Durham Tobacco" Restored Signage

Back of Old Bull Bldg, SW Corner of W Pettigrew and Blackwell Streets, Durham, NC 27701

Original Bull Durham ads on the front of main building of W.T. Blackwell, home of Bull Durham Smoking Tobacco, the first truly national tobacco brand. W.T. Blackwell and Company introduced production, packaging, and marketing techniques that made Bull Durham a part of American industrial history and folklore.

"Bull Durham Tobacco" Signage

W Main St, visible from W Ramseur St, Durham, NC 27701

Painted on the side of a building that faces W. Main St. but only visible from Ramseur St. near its Corcoran St. intersection.

"Durham Central Park" Mural by Michael Brown

501 Foster St, Durham Central Park, Downtown, Durham, NC 27701

Outdoor mural in Durham Central Park, on the side of the Liberty Warehouse. 25x36' red oval with stylized white lettering, "Durham Central Park", and a magnolia blossom. Artist Michael Brown.

"Lemon-Kola" Signage

W Main St, visible from W Ramseur St, Durham, NC 27701

Painted on the rear of a building that faces W. Main St. but only visible from W. Ramseur St. near its Corcoran St. intersection.

"Montgomery and Aldridge Warehouse Tires" Signage

Corner of Foster St and W Morgan St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701

10 Untitled Murals by Michael Brown

6910 Fayetteville Rd, The Streets at Southpoint, I-40 Exit 276, Durham, NC 27713

Murals made to look like vintage ad signage painted onto the brick walls of The Streets at Southpoint and Main Street.

Carolina Theatre

309 W Morgan St, Downtown Durham, I-85 Exit 177, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-3040

The renovated 1926 Beaux Arts-style building includes magnificent Fletcher Hall for live performances and two adjacent cinemas. Hosts performances of Durham's symphony as well as the annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival and NC Gay & Lesbian Film Festival.

Durham Central Park, Inc

501 Foster St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 794-8194

5.8-acre urban park offers gardens, outdoor/public art, an arts pavilion, trails and other amenities. Includes the Durham Farmers' Market, operating Wed and Sat, Apr-Nov.

Former Coca-Cola Building (Bevan Building)

1121 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701

While retaining the vintage style and “Coca-Cola” branding, the building is now the headquarters of Duke's Talent Identification Program, which identifies and supports young academically talented students across the country

Old Five Points Loan Company Building

339 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701

Public Hardware, Inc.

505 N Mangum St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 688-4321

Durham’s oldest hardware store, family operated since 1924. Vintage neon blade exterior sign.

Wrigley's Double Mint, Pepsi-Cola, and Chiclets vintage sign

107 E Parrish St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701

Vintage advertisement art in Downtown Durham.

Performing Arts Groups with national recognition

Art

African American Dance Ensemble

120 Morris St, Durham Arts Council Bldg, Downtown, I-85 Exit 177, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-2729

Preserves and shares the traditions of African and African-American dance and music through research, education, and entertainment. Founded by award-winning choreographer and instructor Dr. Charles "Chuck" Davis.

American Dance Festival

715 Broad St, Ninth Street District, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 684-6402

The world's greatest dance festival (New York Post ) celebrating influential modern dance since 1934. Featuring public performances and classes and seminars for more than two dozen companies and hundreds of choreographers, writers, and students. See website for schedule; archival materials documenting the development of modern dance available through Duke University Libraries by appt only.

Bull City Slam Team

804 Old Fayetteville St, Hayti Heritage Center, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 295-0176

Competitive spoken word poetry team representing the community at regional and national slam events. Foundation offers workshops, events, and organizes the annual Jambalaya Soul Slam.

Duke Performances

various locations see website for details, Durham, NC
(919) 660-3356

Explores the full range of the performing arts through several annual series, from the traditional to the forward-leaning, embracing programming from diverse cultures and disciplines through presentation and education.

Durham Symphony Orchestra

120 Morris St, Durham Arts Council Bldg, Downtown, I-85 Exit 177, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 491-6576

Professionally-trained volunteer symphony orchestra offering classical, youth, and pops concerts as well as Rent-a-Symphony service with solo musicians up to full orchestra available for events.

Mallarmé Chamber Players

120 Morris St, Durham Arts Council Bldg, Downtown, I-85 Exit 177, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-2788

Nationally acclaimed, Durham-based ensemble of professional musicians, performing in small ensembles of three to seven for over 25 years.

Manbites Dog Theater Company

703 Foster St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 682-3343

Professional, non-profit theater company producing new and challenging theatrical events and supporting rising playwrights, directors, actors, and artists. Performances: 8:15pm, matinees: 3:15pm

North Carolina Central University Jazz Ensemble

1801 Fayetteville St, NCCU, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 490-1121

Award-winning jazz ensemble directed by Ira Wiggins, whose members have performed at the White House and with numerous celebrity musicians.

SunTrust Broadway Series

123 Vivian St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 680-2787

Direct-from-New York Broadway hit shows in the state-of-the-art DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center. The '11-'12 season includes performances of Come Fly Away, Rock of Ages, Memphis, The Addams Family, Bring It On, WICKED, and Chicago.

The Ciompi Quartet

See website for details, Durham, NC
(919) 684-4444

Duke-based quartet tours nationally and internationally while continuously enriching the local cultural scene. Founded by Italian violinist Giorgio Ciompi.

Places to View Visual Arts

Art

American Tobacco

300 Blackwell St, American Tobacco, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 433-1566

Former Lucky Strike cigarette factory transformed into a one-million-sq.-ft. retail/residential/office campus, including restaurants, shops, amphitheatre, and on-site parking garages.

Arete Frame Gallery

717 Iredell St, Ninth Street District, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 286-7607

Custom framing; a gallery of prints and original art.

Art Market at Vega Metals

214 Hunt St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 321-8536

Original artwork including metal work for the home and garden as well as jewelry and other accessories.

Artful Greetings

2104 Riddle Rd, Durham, NC 27713
(919) 598-7599

Art prints, original paintings, cards, and gift items.

Arts Casita, Kiosk at S.E.E.D.S.

corner of Gilbert St and Elizabeth St, Durham, NC 27701

Community Garden with rotating exhibits by local artists, April - November.

ArtWithHearts.com

2413 Sparwood Dr, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 210-5140

Blue Corn Cafe

716 Ninth St, Ninth Street District, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 286-9600

Latin American cuisine.11:30-9:30 M-Sa, Closed Sundays starting 9/1/99

Bruce Mitchell Studio

S Duke St, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 824-1208

Studio and home of Durham's resident photorealist painter. Original paintings and limited-edition prints are available. A free presentation about painting methods is available for art students and other interested parties, by appt.

Bull City Art & Frame Company

905 W Main St, Brightleaf District, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 680-4278

2000 sq ft gallery featuring local artists. Offers green framing, photo restoration, canvas transfer, needlework and shadowboxes. Call for hours.

Bull City Arts Collaborative

401-B Foster St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701

Opened in 2006 and is home to Horse & Buggy Press, The Groove Productions, and other artists. Open by appointment only.

Carolina Stained Glass, Inc.

3305 Guess Rd, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 620-8117

Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

1317 W Pettigrew St, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 660-3663

Independent, non-profit organization affiliated with Duke University dedicated to a new vision of documentary arts and process to education and community life. The center maintains four galleries of revolving exhibitions.

Claymakers Gallery

705 Foster St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 530-8355

Provides a full range of services to the clay community including classes, individual studio areas, retail sales gallery, and supplies.

Craven Allen Gallery/House of Frames

1106-1/2 Broad St, Ninth Street District, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 286-4837

Original art and antique prints.

Duke University Chapel

401 Chapel Dr, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 684-2572

Built in 1930, the cathedral-like centerpiece of Duke's West Campus soars 210 feet into the air. One of the last great collegiate Gothic projects in the United States; features the Flentrop Organ (5,200 pipes), 50-bell carillon, and stained-glass windows. Numerous chapel services and recitals each week.

Duke University Hospital

2301 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 684-8111

Medical Center occupies 90 buildings with 7.5 million gross square feet located on 210 acres. Various inspirational exhibits and public art sculptures.

Durham Art Guild - SunTrust Gallery

120 Morris St, Durham Arts Council Bldg, Downtown, I-85 Exit 177, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-2713

Four- to five-week solo shows by North Carolina artists or special shows based on an artistic medium or theme. Durham is home to more than 400 visual artists, and the Guild, chartered in 1948, is one of the oldest in the nation.

Durham Arts Council, Inc.

120 Morris St, Downtown Durham, I-85 Exit 177, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-2787

Downtown arts center showcases many different art forms in its Allenton, Semans, and SunTrust galleries as well as a 200-seat performance space. The Durham Art Guild, one of the 18 local arts organizations based here, stages six-week exhibitions of original North Carolina artistry.

Durham Arts Council, Inc. - Allenton Gallery

120 Morris St, Durham Arts Council Bldg, Downtown, I-85 Exit 177, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-2787

Mix of solo exhibits by North Carolina artists and group exhibits by students and faculty of the Durham Arts Council School generally programmed for four- to five-week shows.

Durham Arts Council, Inc. - Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy Gallery

120 Morris St, Durham Arts Council Bldg, Downtown, I-85 Exit 177, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-2787

Durham Arts Council, Inc. - Semans Gallery

120 Morris St, Durham Arts Council Bldg, Downtown, I-85 Exit 177, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-2787

Rotating art exhibits Sept. through May generally programmed for four- to five-week shows. Mix of solo exhibits by North Carolina artists and group exhibits by students and faculty of the Durham Arts Council School.

Durham Arts Place

305 E Chapel Hill St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 491-4625

Durham Arts Place

305 E Chapel Hill St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 491-4625

Gallery focusing on group shows for young artists arranged by guest curators with diverse skills and interests.

Durham Central Park, Inc

501 Foster St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 794-8194

Durham City Hall & City Hall Plaza

101 City Hall Plaza, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-1200

Benches

Durham County Library, Main Branch

300 N Roxboro St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-0100

Durham County Library, North Regional

221 Milton Rd, Durham, NC 27712
(919) 560-0231

Durham County Library, Southwest Regional

3605 Shannon Rd, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 560-8590

Durham Craft Market

530 Foster St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701

The Durham Craft Market is open beginning April 1st to the last Saturday before Thanksgiving. Enjoy browsing and supporting local artists representing a variety of mediums including stained glass and fused glass, silver, jewelry, photography, pottery, natural body products, fiber, woodworking and more.

Gallery at Vega Metals

214 Hunt St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 688-8267

Gallery at Vega Metals

214 Hunt St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 688-8267

Gallery at Vega Metals

214 Hunt St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 688-8267

Artists and blacksmiths specializing in art railings, art furnishings, site-specific sculpture, and architectural ornamentation.

Golden Belt Artist Studios

807 E Main St, Downtown Durham, Golden Belt Arts, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 967-7700

Golden Belt Artist Studios

807 E Main St, Downtown Durham, Golden Belt Arts, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 967-7700

Showcases exhibitions of emerging local and national contemporary artists, as well as studios of painters, jewelry-makers, photographers, mixed-media artists, and more in a creatively restored seven-acre historic mill campus. Visit every third Friday to shop in the studios and meet the artists.

Hillside Park

1301 S Roxboro St, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 560-4355

Public park with ball fields, basketball courts, picnic facilities, play grounds, and a pool. Park is also home to Mosaic Sundial Collaboration by Juan Logan and community youth.

Historic Durham County Courthouse

200 E Main St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-0000

Renovated 1916 Neo-Classical Revival building of Indiana limestone. Facade of fluted stone pilasters with Corinthian capitals, solid bronze doors, and stone balconies.

Horse & Buggy Press

401-B1 Foster St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 949-4847

Humphrey Williams Gallery

1410 Duke University Rd, inside lobby area of Architects office, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 489-9209

James Kennedy Galleries

905 W Main St, Brightleaf District, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 682-1040

A shop with the ultimate of eclecticism, combining quality antiques & contemporary American crafts including: antique, estate, & contemporary designer jewelry; fine art glass and other crafts from over 100 American artists; antique Chinese furniture, jades, & ceramics; African masks, sculptures, bronzes, textiles & beads; & antique scientific instruments.

Jim Alexander Metalsmith Studio

540 Foster St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 302-1401

John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary & International Studies

2204 Erwin Rd, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 668-1923

The Center's public gallery houses rotating exhibits that showcase documentary and artistic responses to Franklin's life and work as well as African and African-American culture and other topics of global significance.

Kamiya Furniture Gallery

2611 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 401-5338

Legacy Studios for the Performing Arts, LLC

608 N Duke St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 680-4363

Dance studio also featuring paintings and drawings by Jolanta Kokot and other artists featuring work specific to movement and dance.

Liberty Arts, Inc.

923 Franklin St, Cordoba Center for the Arts, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 682-2673

Liberty Arts is a nonprofit sculpture studio and bronze casting facility located in the George Watts Hill Pavilion at Durham Central Park in Downtown Durham offering sculpture-related classes, studio space, and sculpture services for individuals and businesses. Its overall mission is to transfrom the area through art by encouraging and supporting the creation, promotion, and placement of public and private sculpture.

Louise Jones Brown Gallery

101 Bryan Center, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 684-4741

Exhibits of works by international artists.

Lyda Moore Merrick Gallery

Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 683-1709

Lyda Moore Merrick Gallery

Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 683-1709

Showcasing contemporary African-American art and authentic African sculpture, the two-level art gallery hosts traveling exhibitions, curated shows, and works from emerging, mid-career, and established artists working on various subjects in a variety of media. A second gallery, the Rhythm & Blues Gallery, exhibits and presents visual expressions, records, and documents of the rhythm and blues experience (by appointment only).

Mercury Studio

401 W Geer St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 381-6306

Monkey Bottom Artists' Collaborative

609 Trent Dr, Old West Durham, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 475-1943

Fosters Durham's creative community spirit by providing spaces for classes, art exhibits, etc.

Museum of Life and Science

433 W Murray Ave, I-85 Exit 176-B, Durham, NC 27704
(919) 220-5429

State-of-the-art, engaging indoor/outdoor science-technology center ranked as one of the top four family-friendly museums in the Southeast. Includes Magic Wings Butterfly House, Explore the Wild, Catch the Wind, Dinosaur Trail, and many more interactive exhibits. Admission: $12.50 adults; $10.50 seniors; $9.50 ages 3-12; free for under 3. Group rates available.

Nana's Restaurant

2514 University Dr, Rockwood Bldg, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 493-8545

Run by chef-owner Scott Howell, who Food & Wine describes as "a man of formidable talent," Nana's is a fine-dining restaurant that serves innovative Southern cuisine with strong Italian and French influences. Their menu rotates weekly, and Howell's skills, their local ingredients, and a wine list that garnered an Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator magazine have all made Nana's one of Durham's best known restaurants.

National Humanities Center

7 TW Alexander Dr, Durham, NC 27709
(919) 549-0661

The only major independent American institute for advanced study in all fields of the humanities. Presents rotating visual art exhibits, lectures, and various cultural events.

NC School of Science and Mathematics

1219 Broad St, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 416-2600

Built  in 1909 as Watts Hospital, which was founded in 1895 as Durham’s first hospital. Converted in 1980 to NCSSM, the nation’s first state-supported, residential high school for grades 11-12. On the National Register of Historic Places; tours can be arranged.

North Carolina Central University

1801 Fayetteville St, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 530-6295

Founded in 1910, NCCU is the nation's first publicly-supported liberal arts college for African-Americans. The 103-acre, Georgian-Revival campus features a bronze statue of founder Dr. James E. Shepard, the NCCU Art Museum, one of the nation’s highest rated law schools for women, and the L.T. Walker Complex, named for former U.S. Olympic Committee President LeRoy Walker.

Parizade

2200 W Main St, Erwin Square, Ninth Street District, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 286-9712

"The doors open into a fantasy world; the menu whirls you through the Mediterranean. The ebullient atmosphere reflects the personality of longtime Durham restaurateur Giorgios Bakatsias." That's what Southern Living says about Parizade, a restaurant that's been serving Mediterranean dishes in Durham for 21 years. Offerings include gnocchi, seafood, and pasta that are sourced as fresh and as locally as possible and which are served in Parizade's expansive dining room, marked by hammered copper trimming and an open kitchen.

Patterson's Mill Country Store, Inc.

5109 Farrington Rd, between NC Hwy 54 & Old Chapel Hill Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
(919) 493-8149

Turn-of-the-century country store and doctor's office/pharmacy. Displays of mercantile and pharmaceutical Americana and tobacco marketing memorabilia.

Peabody Place

Main and Duke Sts near Peabody St, Durham, NC 27701

Metal Sculptures / Rail Lines

Perk Gallery

Bryan Center, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27708

Art space for works by Duke students. Located in Perkins Library.

Peters Design Works

107 W Parrish St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 599-0124

Peters Design Works

107 W Parrish St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 599-0124

Design, re-creation and restoration of architectural antiques.

Pleiades Gallery

109 E Chapel Hill St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 797-2706

Fine art gallery owned and operated by local artists who celebrate the rich, diverse cultural energy of Durham, NC.

Pop's

605 W Main St, Brightleaf District, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 956-7677

Located downtown in the Warehouse District, Pop's is an Italian trattoria that offers northern Italian cuisine, much of it prepared in their wood-fired oven. The restaurant is housed in a converted warehouse whose high ceilings and open kitchen set the ambiance. Pop's is a longstanding member of the Durham food scene. It was recognized by USA Today within weeks of its opening and was once the employer of Food Network star Alton Brown, who was a line chef at Pop's in the 90s.

Posh The Salon

610 W Main St, Ste 101, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 683-2109

Rare Earth Bead Shop

2706 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 342-5966

Rock Paper Scissors Salon and Gallery

413 E Chapel Hill St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 956-7777

Hair-salon-meets-art-gallery in a relaxed, repurposed Downtown space, complete with home-brewed beverages, free wi-fi, and pinball.

Rosenzweig Gallery - Judea Reform Congregation

1933 W Cornwallis Rd, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 489-7062

Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke

124 Sanford Institute Bldg, Duke University Central Campus, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 613-7401

Photography exhibits typically address topics related to domestic and international public policy.

Savage Arts

532 Foster St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 682-4418

SPECTRE Arts

1004 Morning Glory Ave, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 213-1441

Located in an old church next to the Golden Belt, SPECTRE Arts is an arts space complete with gallery and outdoor performance area that hosts revolving exhibits, workshops, talks, and more. It is also available for rent for weddings and other special events.

St. Joseph's Historic Foundation/Hayti Heritage Center

804 Old Fayetteville St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 683-1709

African-American cultural and educational institution that houses a community room, two classrooms/artists' studio, dance studio, the two-level Lyda Moore Merrick Gallery, Rhythm & Blues Gallery, and the 450-seat St. Joseph's Performance Hall.

Sycamore Building Fountain

4601 Creekstone Dr, Durham, NC 27703

The Carrack Modern Art

111 W Parrish St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(704) 213-6666

The Carrack Modern Art is a cutting edge installation venue for Artists to have short but completely independent shows in a great space in the heart of Downtown Durham.

The Clock Depot

3400 Westgate Dr, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 402-8714

Local, family-owned business specializing in grandfather clocks, mantel clocks, wall clocks, weather clocks, cuckoo clocks, and curio cabinets.

The George Watts Hill Pavilion for the Arts

538 Foster St, Downtown, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 682-2673

One of only a few large-scale, public facilities in the Southeast offering mold making and metal casting. The tree-of-life design on the Pavilion is a work of art and a prominent feature of Durham Central Park.

The Herald-Sun

2828 Pickett Rd, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 419-6500

Local daily newspaper with a circulation of more than 50,000. Offices house authentic presses and other various newspaper and printing artifacts, as well as vintage photographs of Durham.

The Makery

401 W Geer St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 408-7847

The Scrap Exchange

923 Franklin St, Cordoba Center for the Arts, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 688-6960

Clean, reusable industrial discards available for creative reuse. Gallery showcases artists using reusable materials or concepts in their work. Several craft classes throughout the year.

Through This Lens

303 E Chapel Hill St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 687-0250

A gallery exhibiting photography as well as framing photos and selling museum-quality gifts.

Touchable Art Gallery, Duke Eye Center

2351 Erwin Rd, Duke Eye Center, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 684-5633

Gallery designed for a hands-on experience of art for the visually impaired and blind.

Wings Community Art Center

2504 N Roxboro Rd, Durham Presbyterian Church, Durham, NC 27704
(919) 886-4351

Located at Northgate Presbyterian Church, the Center offers non-denominational programs, studios, exhibits, and classes.

Zola Craft Gallery

626-B Ninth St, Ninth Street District, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 286-5112

Handcrafted jewelry, art, and fine crafts.

Places to See Performances

Art

American Tobacco Amphitheatre

300 Blackwell St, American Tobacco, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 433-1566

B.N. Duke Auditorium

1801 Fayetteville St, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 530-5170

Historic 900-seat auditorium hosting concerts, festivals, lectures, and performances. Call for ticket information.

Baldwin Auditorium

1336 Campus Dr, Duke University East Campus, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 684-4444

Seats 840 for lectures and concerts on Duke University’s East Campus. For ticket information, call (919) 684-4444 or go to www.tickets.duke.edu.

Carolina Theatre

309 W Morgan St, Downtown Durham, I-85 Exit 177, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-3040

Cinema Circle

8030 Renaissance Pkwy, The Streets at Southpoint, I-40 Exit 276, Durham, NC 27713
(919) 256-8800

Outdoor space on Main Street at The Streets at Southpoint. Creative performances are staged throughout the year.

Common Ground Theatre

4815B Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 698-3870

Black box-style theater hosting music and theater rehearsals, classes, auditions, and performances from local and regional artists. Call for ticket information.

DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center

123 Vivian St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 680-2787

State-of-the-art 2,800 seat theatre in the American Tobacco District of Downtown. Performances include Suntrust Broadway Series, superstar concerts, and family performances. Call or visit website for ticket information.

Durham Arts Council, Inc.

120 Morris St, Downtown Durham, I-85 Exit 177, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-2787

Durham Arts Council, Inc. - People's Security Insurance Theater

120 Morris St, Durham Arts Council Bldg, Downtown, I-85 Exit 177, Durham, NC 27702
(919) 560-2730

200-seat theater in the Durham Art Council building hosts films screenings, musical performances and recitals, theatrical and dance performances, and pageants. Also known as the PSI Theater.

Manbites Dog Theater Company

703 Foster St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 682-3343

NCCU Department of Theatre & Dance

1801 Fayetteville St, NCCU, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 530-6242

300-seat theater on the first floor of the Farrison-Newton Communications Building at NCCU. Hosts both university-sponsored and university-produced theatrical and musical performances, as well as lectures and discussions. Call for ticket information.

Page Auditorium

402 Chapel Dr, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 684-4444

1,200+ seat auditorium hosts performances, lectures, and events year-round including portions of the American Dance Festival, the "world’s greatest dance festival" (New York Post). For ticket information call (919) 684-4444 or go to www.tickets.duke.edu.

Reynolds Industries Theater

125 Science Dr, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 684-4444

570-seat theater in the Bryan Center on Duke’s West Campus. Hosts mostly university events, music concerts, and dance recitals, as well as lectures and readings. For ticket information call (919) 684-4444 or go to at www.tickets.duke.edu.

Sheafer Lab Theater

Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1711

130-seat theater located in upper level of the Bryan Center on Duke’s west campus. “Black box” theater hosts small theatrical and musical performances, mostly by Duke students and University-related organizations.

St. Joseph's Performance Hall at the Hayti Heritage Center

804 Old Fayetteville St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 683-1709

Restored former sanctuary of St. Joseph's AME Church, one of America's first autonomous African-American churches dating back to 1869. On the National Register of Historic Places, this 1891 Richardsonian Romanesque building includes stained glass windows honoring patrons Washington Duke, Julian Carr, W.T. Blackwell, and Eugene Morehead. Renovated into a performance hall by St. Joseph's Historic Foundation, Inc.

Weaver Auditorium, Durham School of the Arts

400 N Duke St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-3926

1,600-seat performing arts auditorium at the Durham School of the Arts. Hosts performances (dramatic and musical) produced and performed by some Durham’s most gifted young artists.

WTVD Theatre

120 Morris St, Durham Arts Council Bldg, Downtown, I-85 Exit 177, Durham, NC 27702
(919) 560-2787

Outdoor Plazas

Art

American Tobacco Amphitheatre

300 Blackwell St, American Tobacco, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 433-1566

Outdoor venue on the American Tobacco Campus, seating more than 2,000 in front of a stage positioned directly beneath the Lucky Strike Water Tower. Live performances, events, and receptions.

CCB Plaza

E Chapel Hill and Corcoran St, Durham, NC 27701

In Fall 2004, crews began construction of this new public plaza. The plaza's focus will be a one-ton, bronze bull (the emblem of Durham), commissioned by Central Carolina Bank and crafted by local artisans at The George Watts Hill Pavilion for the Arts.

Civic Center Plaza

201 Foster St, Downtown Durham, I-85 Exit 177, Durham, NC 27701

Fountains and Benches

Craven Quadrangle

440 Chapel Dr, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27708

Durham Centre Building & Plaza

300 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 678-4301

Fountains and Benches

East Campus Quadrangle

Duke University East Campus, Durham, NC

Few Quadrangle

Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC

Five Points/Muirhead Plaza

108 Morris St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701

Benches

Golden Belt

807 E Main St, Downtown Durham, Golden Belt Arts, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 967-7700

Once a historic textile mill campus founded by Julian Carr; now a creative arts hub featuring unique dining and shopping, a live music venue, art galleries, green space, festival space, live/work lofts, creative office space, and 35 artist studios. On National Register of Historic Places.

Great Lawn at Durham Central Park

502 Foster St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 794-8194

Kilgo Quadrangle

Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC

Meridian Business Campus

corner of Meridian Pkwy and NC Hwy 55, Durham, NC 27713

Lake and plaza including path, benches, fountain, tables.

Rotary Memorial Park

Intersection of E Morgan, N Mangum, and E Chapel Hill Sts, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC

Fountain and Benches

RTP Commemorative Park

NC Hwy 54 and Davis Dr, Durham, NC 27701

Outdoor plaza and park constructed in 1999 to commemorate the 40 years of RTP’s existence. Plaza, informational plaques about RTP history, quotes from business, government, and education sectors.

Sarah P. Duke Gardens

420 Anderson St, Duke University West Campus, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 684-3698

55-acre gardens known as one of the premier public gardens in the U.S., with 200+ colorful plant varieties viewable from more than five miles of walkways and paths. Seasonal plantings and fruits and vegetables in the Charlotte Brody Discovery Garden ensure that each visit is a new experience. Walking and trolley tours available; call for information.

The Quadrangle

North Carolina Central University Campus, Durham, NC 27707

Benches.

West Campus Plaza at Duke University

Plaza connecting Flowers, West Union, Page Bldgs, and the Bryan Center, Durham, NC 27708

West Village Courtyard

604 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 682-3690

Antique Shops & Collectibles

Art

Ashley's Unique Boutique

2915 Guess Rd, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 479-9030

Antiques and collectibles.

Chelsea Antiques

2631 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 683-1865

American, English, and French antique furniture, art, and collectables.

Fargo-Hanna Ltd./Oriental Rug Gallery

4422 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 419-0963

One of the largest selections of Persian, Indian, Chinese, Turkish, Pakistani, Tibet, Dhurries. Sell and trade Oriental rugs: expert cleaning, repairs, appraisals, and antiques.

Nomadic Trading Company

619 Foster St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 413-5966

Includes a wide selection of antique carpets, kilims, furniture, and pottery from around the globe.

Once & Again

5420 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, I-40 Exit 270, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 489-5333

Consignment store with antiques and decorating accessories.

Original Illusions Antiques Collectibles

4422 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 493-4650

Antiques and consignment.

Patterson's Mill Country Store, Inc.

5109 Farrington Rd, between NC Hwy 54 & Old Chapel Hill Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
(919) 493-8149

The Clock Depot

3400 Westgate Dr, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 402-8714

The Persian Carpet

5634 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, I-40 Exit 270, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 489-8362

British arts and crafts and antique Persian carpets.

Treasures

4422 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 323-1324

Twice Remembered

2913 Guess Rd, I-85 Exit 175, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 471-1148

A variety of American furniture, antiques, glassware, china, architectural items, and metal outdoor furniture.

Art Museums

Art

Hugh Mangum Museum of Photography

5101 N Roxboro Rd, West Point on the Eno City Park, Durham, NC 27704
(919) 471-1623

Displays of photography and early 20th-century photography equipment located in West Point on the Eno City Park. Contemporary exhibits featured on rotating basis. Call for ticket information.

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

2001 Campus Dr, Duke University Central Campus, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 684-5135

65,000-sq.-ft. museum featuring classical to contemporary works of art, including Duke’s permanent collections as well as galleries for special exhibitions, sculpture gardens, café, and gift shop.

North Carolina Central University Art Museum

1801 Fayetteville St, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 530-6211

Collections and temporary exhibitions of 19th- and 20th-century African-American art. Local artists and students also showcase their work.

Rosenzweig Gallery - Judea Reform Congregation

1933 W Cornwallis Rd, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 489-7062

Exhibits of Jewish and Israeli religious and creative arts and crafts, original programs of Judaica, and religious prints and books from the Rosenzweig Collection.

March 6 - August 3, 2014

"Sound Vision: Contemporary Art from the Collection" Art Exhibit

Since the turn of the 20th century, artists have appropriated imagery from well-known works of art, commodities and the media in order to make a statement about art’s relationship to, and place within, our world. The artists included in this installation use appropriation in their own way and for their own purposes, addressing themes of identity, politics, economics, history and nostalgia. Central to all of these works are questions of originality and the processes that go into making art. This installation includes works from the Nasher Museum’s collection by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Alice Wagner, Vik Muniz, Alexander Kosolapov and others. Admission $5, $4 seniors, $3 non-Duke students with student ID.

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