Special Alert
Find Your Durham Arts Scene

Find Your Durham Arts Scene

Take our short quiz to find your ideal arts & entertainment experience in Durham. Learn More

21c Brings Art and Rooms to Durham

21c Brings Art and Rooms to Durham


 

Art, Music, History & more, Fresh Daily

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.

 

 

Search Durham's Cultural Events:

Use the filters to search by date, category, or keyword.

Condensed/Printer-Friendly Format
OPEN MAP

OK
1-25 OF 130

Major Events

Special Events

A.I.M.

Presented in Association with The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. A.I.M, under the Artistic Direction of Kyle Abraham, creates evocative, interdisciplinary works. Born into hip-hop culture …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Brett's Open Mic w/ the Usual Suspects

Wednesday night the right way at Beyu's Open Mic led by Brett Chambers.


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Indigo Girls

Grammy award-winning folk rock duo. Twenty years after they began releasing records as the Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have politely declined the opportunity to slow down with age. W…


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Moviediva Film Series - Leo McCarey's The Awful Truth

A film series dedicated to screening classic movies on Wednesday evenings at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Music in the Gardens: Anna & Elizabeth

Anna & Elizabeth have transformed a shared passion for Appalachian folk songs and archival research into an evocative take on bluegrass. Picking up where Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard left o…


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Blowin' Up – Full Frame Road Show Summer Series

In 2004, the United States' first problem-solving court around prostitution was created in Queens County, New York. With unparalleled access to the workings of the court, presided over by the …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Cameron Esposito: Person of Consequence

  • The Pinhook

Cameron Esposito is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor and writer. In addition to her work as a nationally touring headliner, Cameron has appeared on NBC, CBS, Comedy Central, TBS, IFC, E!, …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Hoax Theory presents: The Baghdad Battery

For an object so elemental in its composition--clay, iron, copper and asphalt--the Baghdad Battery becomes more inscrutable and occult upon closer consideration. Proffered by some as evidence of an …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Hollow Rock Ramblers w/ Greg Ruby

Local favorites, the Hollow Rock Ramblers are joined by Seattle guitarist Greg Ruby for a set of early jazz, swing and Americana.


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Movie Loft presents "Rockers"

Shake that sweat off with Movie Loft at Shadowbox Studio in July via a screening of the 1978 joy that is 'Rockers'! Chock full of absurdly good music, the film follows Horsemouth (drummer Leroy …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Che Apalache Live at the Bullpen

Che Apalache, or "my Appalachian homie," is a four-man string band based in Buenos Aires with members from Argentina, Mexico, and the United States. Their debut album …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Colectivo Liminal - Photography Show & Silent Auction

Colectivo Liminal presents 50 photographs documenting migration through the Global South, by journalists and photographers from Canada to Argentina. This event includesa public reception and s…


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Devon Gilfillian

Devon Gilfillian fires twin barrels of gospel-blues and southern soul on his debut EP. Fueled by groove, guitar, and the powerful punch of Gilfillian’s voice, the songs shine a light on a …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

DJ Slim at The Tavern


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Durham Arts Council July Third Friday Artist Reception

Sumptuous detail and bold colors herald the opening of two new exhibits at the Durham Arts Council. Cool off at the DAC while you take in “Existential Distress,” drawings by Jessica …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Footprints

Footprints delivers an outstanding presentation of three ADF-commissioned world premieres, performed with impeccable technique and infectious energy by ADF students. Dafi Altabeb, recipient of the …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Joe Bell & The Stinging Blades

Conceived in cigarette smoke and nurtured on cold beer, the Stinging Blades are a bar band down to the marrow. Their mixture of Memphis Soul, New Orleans R&B, Blues, Rock & Roll, and finely …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Lionel Lyles

Lionel Lyles (Jazz)


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
Buy Ticket(s)

Mourn w/ Chastity

All Ages


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Mysteryrealm Film Series

Unlike horror movies, Mystery films mainly focus on solving a crime or a puzzle, generally revolving around a murder. You'll be presented with a series of likely suspects, some of whom are "red …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Public Conversation about Durham Community Land Trustees (DCLT) Founding

23 participants from Asheville, Charleston, Charlotte, Raleigh, Nashville and Greensboro will be in Durham for a two-day Community Land Trust (CLT) 101 symposium to learn about DCLT's experience …


View Details »
Add to Trip [+]
1-25 OF 130

 

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