Around Town Things To Do Places To Go People To See Restaurants Movies log into calendar / register
Search by keyword or venue View Listings For A Day
    space Add Event

Durham Events
 
Sort by: Event Venue Date
    
Art: Museum
Dress Up, Speak Up: Costume & Confrontation
Bedecked and bejeweled, the figures populating Dress Up, Speak Up occupy fluid space and time, evoking past and present, fact and fiction, memory and desire, to illuminate the complexity of contemporary identity. Whether clad in the stylized garb of Enligh...
21c Museum Hotel
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 - Mon 7/31/17
Art: Museum
ECHO: Heather Gordon & Justin Tornow
A collaboration between visual artist Heather Gordon and dancer and choreographer Justin Tornow, ECHO is part of Gordon’s series The Algorithms for Intimacy, which maps interpersonal relationships through visual and performance art. Using data sets based u...
21c Museum Hotel
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 - Thu 8/31/17
Art: Museum
Found@Counting House
Johnston Foster’s near life-size safety-barrel tiger, discarded-wood moose, and a zebra head assembled from a stripped leather couch and a broom brush; Hong-Yo Ji’s twin-headed tire ram; a rhino head of gold-tipped matches by David Mach: the realism of tod...
21c Museum Hotel
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 - Thu 11/30/17
Art: Museum
Reflecting Transformations: Site-Specific Art at 21c Durham
Mirrored surfaces and intersecting patterns of forms and imagery animate the site-specific art integrated into the 16-story art deco building that has transformed into 21c Museum Hotel Durham. Working with glass, plastic, acrylic foil, tile, and found obje...
21c Museum Hotel
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 - Thu 11/30/17
Art: History/Science, Museum
Dinosaur Trail
Step into the world of paleontology as you hike the trail among life-sized dinosaur models and dig for fossils.
North Carolina Museum of Life and Science
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/29/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 6/4/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 6/5/17 - Sat 6/10/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery
Fluid
Exhibition of works by MyLoan Dinh.
Durham Arts Council
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 5/29/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 6/4/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 6/5/17 - Sat 6/10/17 at 9am-9pm
Art: Gallery
Rachel Campbell: Stories from the Heartland
This exhibition will be shown in the Ella Fountain Pratt Gallery.
Durham Arts Council
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 - Thu 5/25/17 at 9am-9pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
All Matterings of Mind: Transcendent Imagery From the Contemporary Collection
To transcend is to go beyond, to surpass, to exceed or rise above in extent or degree. Transcendence can be physical, spiritual, emotional or mental and allows for an encounter that defies expectations. The works in this exhibition transcend everyday exper...
Duke University – Nasher Museum of Art
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/26/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 - Wed 5/31/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
The Collection Galleries
Highlighting 5,000 years of art, The Collection Galleries contain rotating installations of the Nasher Museum’s extensive holdings. Eight galleries, and also the entrance to Wilson Pavilion, are dedicated to the collection’s strengths, which include a vari...
Duke University – Nasher Museum of Art
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/26/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Theater: Musical
Finding Neverland: National Tour
Based on the Miramax motion picture by David Magee and the play "The Man Who Was Peter Pan" by Allan Knee, Finding Neverland follows the relationship between playwright J. M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, o...
Durham Performing Arts Center
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 - Thu 5/25/17 at 7:30pm
Fri 5/26/17 at 8pm
Sat 5/27/17 at 2pm and 8pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 1pm and 6:30pm
Art: Museum, Painting
Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush
The Nasher Museum presents Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush, the first solo exhibition in a museum for Abney, a 34-year-old artist from Chicago who was identified by Vanity Fair magazine as championing the Black Lives Matter movement. The exhibition is a 10-...
Duke University – Nasher Museum of Art
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/26/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 - Wed 5/31/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
Odili Donald Odita Murals
As part of Nasher10, a celebration of the first decade and beyond, the Nasher Museum has commissioned two large-scale murals by abstract painter Odili Donald Odita­. His wall painting inside the Nasher Museum’s Mary D.B.T. Semans Great Hall, entitled Shado...
Duke University – Nasher Museum of Art
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/26/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 - Wed 5/31/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 6/1/17 at 10am-9pm
Art: Museum, Photography
The Real & The Imagined: Selections from the Photography Collection
The Nasher Museum presented Selections from the Photography Collection, as part of The Collection Galleries. Photography is a deceptive medium. It has the ability to capture fleeting, candid moments with a supposed accuracy and precision that we take for g...
Duke University – Nasher Museum of Art
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/26/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Museum
Rouault’s Miserere et Guerre
The Nasher Museum, Duke Chapel and Duke Divinity School have collaborated on the exhibition Miserere et Guerre, a series of 58 intaglio prints by French artist Georges Rouault (1871–1958). Originally conceived as a two-volume set, the series depicts the po...
Duke University – Nasher Museum of Art
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/26/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 - Wed 5/31/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Museum, Sculpture
Sculpture Loans
A 12-foot-long sculpture created by Katharina Grosse, Untitled, rises up from the front lawn of the museum. The work is on loan from the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Collection.
Duke University – Nasher Museum of Art
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/26/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 - Wed 5/31/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 6/1/17 at 10am-9pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
In Our Own Worlds by Nasher Teen Council
In Our Own Worlds is a group exhibition by the Nasher Teen Council, a diverse group of 17 socially engaged teens from across Durham. This exhibition showcases our personal reflections on who we are, where we live, and how that shapes our worldview.
The Carrack Modern Art
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 - Sun 5/28/17 at 11am-5pm
Wed 5/31/17 - Sun 6/4/17 at 11am-5pm
Music: Live Music in Bar/Club, Open Mic/Music
Open Mic Night
Brett Chambers and his band host Open Mic Night every Wednesday.
Beyu Caffe
Durham, NC

Wed 5/24/17 at 8pm-11pm
Wed 5/31/17 at 8pm-11pm
Talks & Readings: Nature, Gardening, Family/Child
Gardening Open Hours
Join us in our hands-on outdoor learning space! Each week a staff member will guide families through an exploration of all things connected with growing plants, including digging, using tools, planting, watering, weeding, managing pests, harvesting, tastin...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Thu 5/25/17 at 3pm-5pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 3pm-5pm
Thu 6/1/17 at 3pm-5pm
Art: Gallery
The Music Makers
This exhibit expresses our love for the musicians of the past as well as cutting edge artists of the future.
Pleiades Gallery
Durham, NC

Thu 5/25/17 at 12pm-7pm
Fri 5/26/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 12pm-8pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-3pm
Thu 6/1/17 at 12pm-7pm
Fri 6/2/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 12pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Nature, Gardening, Family/Child
Nature Storytime
Enjoy the outdoors with a story read aloud in the Gardens. Nature-themed stories are followed by a related activity or garden walk. Suggested for children ages 3-5. Dates offered: Thursdays from March 2 to June 8. Location: Please meet in the Charlo...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Thu 5/25/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 6/1/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 6/8/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
    

Where To Do It!
Filter by City or Town: