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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 4/26/17 - 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 4/26/17 - 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 4/26/17 - 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 4/26/17 - Thu 11/30/17
Art: Gallery
Christine Hager-Braun: Peace of Mind
This exhibition by Christine Hager-Braun will be shown in the Allenton Gallery.
Durham Arts Council
Durham, NC

Wed 4/26/17 - Sat 4/29/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 4/30/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 5/1/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 5/8/17 - Fri 5/12/17 at 9am-9pm
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 4/26/17 - Sat 4/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/1/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/8/17 - Sat 5/13/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery
Filaments of the Imagination
This group show by Threads will be shown in the Semans Gallery,
Durham Arts Council
Durham, NC

Wed 4/26/17 - Sat 4/29/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 4/30/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 5/1/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 5/8/17 - Fri 5/12/17 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 4/26/17 - Sat 4/29/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 4/30/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 5/1/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 5/8/17 - Sat 5/13/17 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 4/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 4/27/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 4/28/17 - Sat 4/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Wed 5/3/17 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 4/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 4/27/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 4/28/17 - Sat 4/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 10am-5pm
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 4/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 4/27/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 4/28/17 - Sat 4/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 10am-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 4/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 4/27/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 4/28/17 - Sat 4/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Gardening, Nature
I Need a Plan: The Fundamental Steps to Create a garden: Create a Pollinator Garden
Course meets for 2 sessions Build a pollinator haven in your garden! Instructor Lauri Lawson of Niche Gardens will help you discover the pollinators native to our region and then create a plant list that includes everything needed by them, from food to sh...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Wed 4/26/17 at 6:30pm-9pm
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 4/26/17 at 8pm-11pm
Wed 5/3/17 at 8pm-11pm
Wed 5/10/17 at 8pm-11pm
Wed 5/17/17 at 8pm-11pm
Wed 5/24/17 at 8pm-11pm
Music: Folk, Rock
Richard Thompson
British folk-rock pioneer Richard Thompson, who came to prominence with Fairport Convention, is a brilliant songwriter and innovative guitarist. Rolling Stone magazine listed Thompson as No. 19 on its list of The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. He has...
Carolina Theatre of Durham
Durham, NC

Wed 4/26/17 at 8pm
Sports: Baseball
Syracuse SkyChiefs at Durham Bulls
The Durham Bulls are a Triple-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
Durham Bulls Athletic Park
Durham, NC

Wed 4/26/17 at 10:35am
Thu 4/27/17 at 7:05pm
Music: Broadway, Cabaret
Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs
The great Scottish actor-singer, whose star turns include one of the several movie versions of the musical "Annie," a creepy wooer of Minnie Driver in the film version of Maeve Binchy's "Circle of Friends," a major role on "The Good Wife," and the quintess...
Durham Performing Arts Center
Durham, NC

Thu 4/27/17 at 7:30pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
Andre Leon Gray: No Polite Disguise
In his first solo show at The Carrack, Raleigh native and resident André Leon Gray continues his creative momentum in the Bull City with a sledgehammer called “no polite disguise,” an exhibition that is meant to challenge the viewer to see the world with a...
The Carrack Modern Art
Durham, NC

Thu 4/27/17 - Sun 4/30/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 11am-5pm
Music: Cover/Tribute Band/Performer, Live Music in Bar/Club, Rock
Empire Strikes Brass
The group is comprised of veteran musicians who have honed their skills with, and been regular members of acts such as, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe and Big Ol’ Nasty Get Down.
The Blue Note Grill
Durham, NC

Thu 4/27/17 at 8pm
Special Event: Gardening
Extension Gardener Series: Buy Healthy Plants and Plant Them Well
Sponsored in partnership with the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service: Durham County Center. Healthy plants stand a better chance of thriving in your garden. This presentation will review what you should look for when purchasing and planting plants. Chri...
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Thu 4/27/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
    

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