Durham Art Walk Holiday Market This Weekend!
The 2023 Durham Art Walk Holiday Market – November 18th-19th
THIS WEEKEND is the Durham Art Walk Holiday Market is a festive fine arts and crafts event that kicks off the holiday season in downtown Durham! The Holiday Market invites art lovers to experience a weekend featuring local artists, live music, world-class restaurants, and great shopping, 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! Find more information here.
Volunteers needed! Sign up here!
Check out these new Durham Art Walk Holiday Market artists!
Don’t forget to donate to DAC & Enter Prize Drawing-open until November 30th!
How to enter: Click SUPPORT THE ARTS on the top right corner of the newsletter or visit durhamarts.org and click DONATE in the right-hand corner, to securely donate to the Durham Arts Council.
All donors of $5 or more during the month of November are entered to win! Current DAC sustainers are automatically entered to win!
$5= one entry, $10= two entries etc.
More information below, including what are included in the prize drawings!
November Roundup for Friday Night Makes
This November, we’ll have exciting one-time workshops at the DAC! Whether you want to learn a new skill or explore your creative side, there’s a Friday Night Make for you.
11/17 Found Poetry with Maurisa Li-A-Ping: Found poetry uses words, phrases, and sometimes whole passages from other sources to give them new meaning. Explore the ways found poetry can help you reclaim your stories and truth, no poetry experience necessary.
Call for Artists: 2024 Eno Arts Mill BIPOC Residency-Application closes November 30th
The Eno Arts Mill is a community arts space that is safe, welcoming, and accessible for all people. Through intentional artist recruitment and programming, we have established a diverse group of studio artists. Currently, 46% of our studio artists identify as a member of a marginalized community and 33% identify as a person of color. The 2024 Eno Arts Mill BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Person of Color) Artist Residency seeks to support artists of color by helping in the advancement of the arts career by providing studio and community access free for one year (January-December 2024).
Women’s Poetry Slam-November 18th
Doors Open at 7:30pm
Show is at 8:00pm
The longest running poetry event in the Triangle. The best poets in the Triangle compete for a cash prize and more!
Cultural Roadmap Survey Deadline Extended to November 17th!
The City of Durham and Durham County is seeking input from all who live, work and play in Durham for the Durham Cultural Roadmap. Residents are asked to complete a brief survey on their priorities for the arts and culture in our community. The information gathered from these surveys will inform the development of the vision and goals for the new five-year cultural plan for Durham.
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.