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Art with the Experts

Join Molly Boarati, Assistant Curator from the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, for a discussion and slide lecture on The Medici's Painter: Carlo Dolci and 17th Century Florence. This is the …


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Belle Game

Led by the hypnotic vocals of Andrea Lo, Belle Game weaves ethereal soundscapes into, blown-out, crush-pop confessions.  Sonically, Belle Game exists somewhere between new-age visions and …


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Darius Quarles

Darius’s solo show of paintings is on display, along with “Some Assembly Required: Can You Build It?” by all Pleaides artists. Artists explore the concept of …


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Flash Chorus: “Enjoy The Silence” by Depeche Mode and “Die Young” by Sylvan Esso

Anyone can show up and be a part of a rocking ad hoc chorus, regardless of any prior singing experience (or lack there-of). If you've ever wanted to express yourself creatively through music …


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Learn to Curl Session

  • Triangle Curling Center

No raised heels or flip flops. Running shoes work well as long as the soles are clean. It can be cold on the ice, so dress in layers and bringing a light jacket. Gloves and thick socks can also …


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Exhibits & Recurring Events

"Fluid" - Paintings by MyLoan Dinh

On view in the Durham Convention Center’s Pre-Function Corridor, “Fluid,” features paintings by MyLoan Dinh. Dinh’s work explores the challenges of an immigrant living b…


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"Small to Large: Delight in the Practice of Painting" by Margie Stewart

New work by Margie Stewart, 1998 recipient of an Ella Fountain Pratt Emerging Artist Award. Artist reception will be held on Friday, July 21, 2017, 6-8pm, as part of Third Friday Durham.


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Art Exhibit - "Disorderly Conduct: American Painting and Sculpture, 1960-1990"

The decade immediately following World War II was one of significant artistic achievement in the United States. In the late 1950s, artists took divergent aesthetic paths in reaction to the dominance …


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Art Exhibit - Connections to Folk

Folk art and works inspired by folk art from the CBC collection. The artworks included in "Connections to Folk" contain both traditional examples of folk art and contemporary practices …


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Art Exhibit - Hometown (Inherited)

  • Triangle Community Foundation

Works by artist Moriah LeFebvre. Moriah has spent the past three years examining the changing face of Durham in her series "Hometown (Inherited)." She captures transitional moments by …


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Art Exhibit - Stars Come Up Spinning, Bewildered In Love

  • Golden Belt
  • (919) 560-2713

New installation work by DAG member artist Virginia Tyler. The works in this exhibition were created in collaboration with Joseph Agyemang, Paul Amponsah, and the Metal Casters of Krofofrom as part …


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Art Exhibit - SuperNatural

As images of the post-industrial world transform into the bytes and pixels of the digital age, the sublime is becoming the supernatural. Landscape, once the realm of the bucolic and pastoral, now …


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DON’T QUIT: The Nello Teer, Sr. Story

Many in Durham have heard the Teer name, but few know the backstory of the family or company it founded. A crippling injury, Jim Crow denouncement, Blue Ridge Parkway contribution, even Cherry Point …


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Durham Art Guild Annual Juried Exhibition

Juror: Alexys Taylor, Collections and Exhibitions Manager at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture in Charlotte, NC.


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Inferno Hot Pilates

  • Bikram Yoga
  • (919) 251-8763

Try the new fitness trend sweeping the nation! This hour long class combining Pilates principles with high intensity interval training. Be prepared to get a great workout, fast results, and listen t…


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Leah Sobsey Art Exhibition

  • 21c Museum Hotel
  • (919) 956-6700

Sobsey is an artist and educator from Chapel Hill, N.C. with a background in anthropology and studio art. Using both digital technologies and 19th century techniques, Sobsey’s art merges …


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Naturalist Classes: Cycles (ages 5-6, chaperone)

Look around. Observe Earth’s systems in motion around the garden. Learn about the cycles that all life on Earth depends on, including water, nitrogen, and carbon. Join other homeschool …


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Naturalist Classes: Cycles (ages 7-9)

Look around. Observe Earth’s systems in motion around the garden. Learn about the cycles that all life on Earth depends on, including water, nitrogen, and carbon. Join other homeschool …


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Photography Exhibit - "No Quisiera Ser Nadie Más Que Yo Mismo (I Wouldn't Want To Be Anyone Else)"

During a two-year collaboration between the nonprofit Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF) and the Literacy Through Photography (LTP) program at the Center for Documentary Studies, farmworker teens …


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Some Assembly Required: Can You Build It?

Pleiades Gallery in Durham will hold a reception for “Some Assembly Required: Can You Build It?” on Friday August 18 from 6-9pm. Artists explore the concept of …


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Tavern Trivia

  • The Tavern
  • (919) 286-7665

Monday Trivia at The Tavern. Chance to win prizes!


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Where We Find Home: Recent Southern Photography

As a prelude event for the Click! Festival, The Scrap Exchange is partnering with professional photographer Jeremy Lange to present its first photography exhibition. The exhibition, a collection …


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