Creating a Vibrant Community Through the Arts
CenterFest is THIS Saturday!
Check out CenterFest Artists and Performers!
CenterFest is BACK and on September 16th and 17th (2 days away)!! Get ready to enjoy live music, local art, delicious food, and so much more. We’ll have over 110 artists, live performances all day, and don’t forget to stop by the Kidzone or grab a snack at one of our many food trucks! We can’t wait to see you there!
Please support CenterFest and the arts in Durham by donating below:
CenterFest Sponsor Spotlight
The "Big- Bull" Presenting Sponsor:
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Last Chance to Sign up to Volunteer!
The CenterFest Arts Festival has been a staple of the Triangle for nearly 50 years. Promoting local visual, as well as performing artists, the festival serves as a reminder of the impact art has on modern-day society. With the help of valuable volunteers, CenterFest has the potential to have an even greater influence.
If your organization is looking for an event to volunteer at, look no further. This experience is not only critical for supporting local artists and non-profits, but it will also be fun as well! To sign up please use the link provided below.
Piedmont Laureate Dasan Ahanu's Upcoming Events
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.
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.