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Arts News + Exhibits
See you this weekend at The Durham Art Walk Holiday Market!
When: November 19-20
Where: Durham Arts Council and other downtown sites
TheDurham Art Walk Holiday Marketis a festive fine arts and crafts event that kicks off the holiday season in downtown Durham! Art lovers can shop local artists (indoor and outdoor exhibitors), take in some live music, enjoy local food truck fare and more, all at easily strollable venues in the Durham city center. The Holiday Market is the perfect transition from the harvest to the holidays! Free and family friendly!
The Durham Art Walk Holiday Market Thanks Our Generous Sponsors:
Graphic Design Sponsor:
Partner Level Sponsor:
Durham Coca Cola
Arts Advocate Level Sponsors:
North Carolina Songwriters Co-op
WUNC Public Radio
DAC Partner + Grantee News
Creative Arts in Public and Private Schools (CAPS) Highlights
CAPS artists, Melissa Rooney, wrote a blog for other artists to share information around finding and using arts funding. Check out the bloghere. Learn more about Melissa through herwebsite as well as her CAPS offerings on theDAC website.
CAPS artist, Linda Gorham, was featured in the Tulsa, Oklahoma news. Check out the video of Linda working with community members at the Jeanne B. Goodwin Storytelling Festival.
Community in Motion: Facilitator Workshop
Register now for the Community in Motion Facilitator Course! The Community in Motion Facilitator course will equip participants with the specialized knowledge and skills to begin leading small group Wellness & Movement activities. Participants will also unlock access to content in ComMotion's video library.
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.
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