THANK YOU to everyone who has supported DAC through the pandemic! We are humbled by your generosity. If you have not made your gift to support the arts and would like to do so, please click HERE to get started!
Durham Arts Council
On view through March 2021
Click here to schedule a visit!
Currently Closed due to COVID-19
While our venue is currently closed, we are optimistic about our fall and winter events! Please contact Fay Marin to inquire about renting DAC for your next event!
For event rental inquiries, click below.
The Durham Arts Network is a free online directory for artists, arts and cultural organizations, arts businesses and venues in Durham and adjacent counties. Get Your Free Listing Today!
Celebration of Black Artistry in Neighborhoods Public Art Project: McDougald Terrace. Deadline for to respond to call for artists: Feb. 26. Details here.
STUDIO SPACE: Opportunity at Liberty Arts. 10′ x 20′ studio space is available for $226 per month. To note: the space available is in an open studio with metal and wood artists, so may not be the best fit for for a painter or textile artist, but would be a perfect space for anyone working in mediums not affected by dust and dirt. Space comes with access to a wide array of tools! Learn More.
The annual NC State Poetry Contest is a free literary competition open to all North Carolina residents (including out-of-state and international students who are enrolled in North Carolina universities). It remains one of the largest free-to-enter poetry contests in the South. Deadline: March 1
Co-presented by South Arts and the National Consortium for Creative Placemaking (NCCP), the Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit: South + Appalachia is an annual gathering that explores how arts and cultural programming can be forces for connection and community resilience throughout the southeastern United States. Register HERE.
TRACKS is looking for musicians! Have you produced at least a 5-track collection of music in any genre? Do you live and regularly (virtually) perform in the Triangle area? If yes, submit your music for consideration today! Deadline: February 28
Backbone Press has launched its 3rd Annual Chapbook Competition! (And incase, like me, you need an assist; a chapbook is a small booklet of poetry).
Deadline: March 5th
The FedEx Global Education Center seeks proposals for a fall 2021 art exhibition from Latina/o artists based in NC. Accepted mediums include but are not limited to painting, photography, sculpture & textiles. Deadline: March 31
The Durham Art Guild (DAG) seeks artwork donations from our valued network of talented members and other
community artists for our upcoming annual fundraising event. Learn More HERE.
Wine & Design looking for art instructors for events (not ongoing classes). Job description and contact information HERE
NC Handmade is an online marketplace for North Carolina craft artisans. Artisans can apply to be featured on our website. More info HERE.
Covid – 19 Resources for Southern Filmmakers/Artists