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Museums & Galleries

Durham's art museums and galleries are always hosting new works and projects. There are exhibits of famous, historically significant pieces, as well as displays from up-and-coming artists who make their home in Durham. There are galleries that scour the country for the newest trends and others that curate works of art that will tie a living room together. From paintings, sculpture, photography, film, and even performance art - these spaces are always offering a vision of something new.

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Take in new works, gallery openings, live music, and more on the third Friday of each month when Durham’s galleries showcase their current works. Read More

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Golden Belt

Once a textile mill that made pouches for Bull Durham tobacco, the Golden Belt has been transformed into a LEED-certified complex of apartments, galleries, studios, event spaces, and more. The …

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Golden Belt Artist Studios

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 …

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Hideaway Woods

Hideaway Woods is a two-acre, forested learning environment featuring tree houses, a flowing streambed, and fanciful nature sculptures. Connected by rope bridges, the tree house village encourages …

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Horse & Buggy Press

Award winning graphic design, letterpress printing shop, and book production studio. Featuring a new gallery and showroom filled with great work by over 20 artists and craftspeople from across the …

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Hugh Mangum Museum of Photography

Displays of photography and early 20th-century equipment. Contemporary exhibits featured on rotating basis. Call for ticket information.

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Humphrey Williams Gallery

This gallery is is the home studio of architect George H. Williams, and also features the work of other artists. Abstract and contemporary art are featured. The gallery is open M-F, 3-6 pm, or by …

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James E. Shepard House

Built in 1925 for N.C. Central University founder James E. Shepard; served as the official residence of the university’s presidents through the 1980s. Houses displays and interactive exhibits on the …

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John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary & International Studies

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 …

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Koi Gallery

A gallery featuring unique and eclectic art from local artists. Koi Gallery features a new theme every two months, including collections on themes ranging from Native American art to folk art. The …

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Liberty Arts Non Profit Foundry and Sculpture Studio

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 …

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