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Creating a Vibrant Community Through the Arts
Please note the following update to the DAC Mask Policy:
As of November 1, 2022 - Masks are Welcome in the DAC Building but not required. We encourage you to wear a mask if you will be in close proximity (less than 6 feet) to other visitors, students, or employees.
Students and instructors in the DAC Clay Studio are strongly encouraged to wear a mask due to clay materials and clay dust.
Planning for the Durham Cultural Roadmap is underway!
Led by the Durham Cultural Advisory Board (DCAB), development of the Cultural Roadmap will include input from a Cultural Roadmap Planning Group comprised of volunteers who reflect the diversity Durham, including young people and members of the cultural and business communities. For more information about the Cultural Roadmap and the process for applying to be a member of the Planning Group click here. Durham Arts Council will be integrally involved with this planning effort on the Steering Committee and sub-groups.
The development of the Durham Cultural Roadmap will include numerous opportunities for all Durham residents to share their wishes and priorities through surveys and community meetings. Information gathering will take place from late 2022 through 2023 and the Roadmap will be completed by December 2023.
Don't Forget Teacher Workdays are Coming Up!
Register for Camp Today!
These camps are designed for students’ ages 5 to 12 years old and accommodate year-round and traditional school breaks. Students participate in both visual and performing arts activities that are inspired by the camp theme. Each week has different activities so campers can participate in multiple weeks. Camp runs from 9 AM to 3 PM. Drop-off begins at 8 AM. *DAC provides a prepackaged snack, but campers must bring their own lunch.
Just Added - December 19-23 Camp
Come join us for "Recycled Art" themed camp and have fun while we learn to transform "trash" into our own treasures! Register here.
Winter Class Registration Opens December 2nd
Keep a look out for the schedule later this month. We look forward to the next season of classes!
Mallards by Carol Liz Fynn
Printmaking with Jillian Lea
DAC Partner + Grantee News
Durham Pottery Tour
The Durham Pottery Tour will be taking place on November 12th and 13th. It is a collection of local potters sharing their work and love of clay with the community since 2014. Learn more about the tour and participating potters here.
Artist Studio Available - Durham Arts Place
Durham Arts Place, the building with Through This Lens Gallery and the Artisan Gallery at 305, has studio space available in January. There are two large rooms, totaling 520 square feet. Rent is $390 per month including all utilities and 24/7 access. If you or someone you know is interested,
reach out to Dan Ellison at email@example.com
Arts Opportunities + Artist Calls
Job Opportunity: Cultural and Public Art Assistant
The City of Durham seeks a skilled and innovative Part-Time Cultural and Public Art Assistant to support public art projects and the operations of the City’s Cultural and Public Art Program. Learn more and apply here.
Museum of Durham History is Hiring!
The Museum of Durham History is seeking a Weekend Manager who will also support the Director of Education Programs and Exhibits in their work to grow MoDH education program development, outreach, and student/teacher engagement. Read the full job description here.
Private Public Art Call for Artists
The Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina (RTF) invites artists or artist teams to submit their qualifications for the design and installation of four intersection murals on Park Offices Drive. Read the Request for Qualification (RFQ) here. Responses should be submitted via email to Travis Crayton, Planner and Project Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 4, 2022, at 5:00 PM
"Mamma's Child" Stage Play
Saturday, November 5th
3pm-6pm and 7:30pm-10:30pm
Sunday, November 6th
Come out and experience this amazing stage play.
You will laugh, you will cry and rejoice. Buy your tickets here!
Please note that DAC does not provide box office services. If you are interested in attending any of these events please contact the organizers. If a website is not included with show listing none was provided.
Our Contact Information
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.
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