*Due to limited space in our clay classes as a result of pandemic conditions we request that you do not register for more than one clay class in order to allow others to participate.
Durham Arts Council Season Grant and Durham Arts Catalyst Grant Applications are NOW OPEN!
Both grant programs fund arts activities conducted by Durham arts nonprofits or nonprofits conducting arts activities between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022. Arts nonprofits are encouraged to apply for operating support for this grant cycle.
On Saturday, shop 16 pottery studios across Durham all from the comfort of your couch. Starting 10am on May 1 through 6pm on May 2, potters will be releasing new work for sale on their websites. This is your chance to get thoughtful, handmade gifts for teachers, grads and moms while also supporting local artists. Check out our website for information on participating potters.
Stay up-to-date with the latest opening information and resources related to COVID-19.
The Arts are involved COVID-19 research. Read more HERE.
You Shop. They Give.
Want to help make a difference while you shop in the Amazon app, at no extra cost to you? Simply follow the instructions below to select “Durham Arts Council Inc” as your charity and activate AmazonSmile in the app. They’ll donate a portion of your eligible mobile app purchases to us.
How it works: 1. Open the Amazon app on your phone 2. Select the main menu (=) & tap on “AmazonSmile” within Programs & Features 3. Select “Durham Arts Council Inc” as your charity 4. Follow the on-screen instructions to activate AmazonSmile in the mobile app
About the Durham Arts Council
The Durham Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and local arts agency dedicated to supporting the arts in Durham and the entire Triangle Region in North Carolina and has served the community since 1954. Each year DAC serves over 400,000 visitors and program participants, over 2,000 artists, and more than 300 arts and cultural organizations through classes, artist residencies, exhibits, festivals, grants programs, technical support, creative economy initiatives, arts advocacy and information services.
Durham Arts Council, Inc. is a catalyst in the cultural development of Durham – it leads, inspires, and promotes excellence in and access to the creation, experience and active support of the arts for all the people of our community. For more information call 919.560.ARTS(2787) or visit our website at www.durhamarts.org.
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!
The Durham Art Guild is continuing exciting new ways to keep their annual programs in support of the local art community going. And so, the MEMBERS’ EXTRAVAGANZA is born!
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 Networkis a free online directory for artists, arts and cultural organizations, arts businesses and venues in Durham and adjacent counties. Get Your Free Listing Today!
South Arts has a number of available grant opportunities for artists and organizations. Learn more.