Creating a Vibrant Community through the Arts
Because the ARTS are for everyone.
DAC Expanded Building Hours for Gallery Visitors, March 24 – May 31, 2022: 
Building Hours: *Subject to Change due to pandemic conditions
Sunday – Open only for pre-registered classes, rehearsals, and events
Monday 9am – 8pm – Galleries closed; Open for pre-registered classes, rehearsals, and events
Tues – Fri- 9am-8pm – Galleries, classes, rehearsals, events
Sat- 12pm-7pm – Galleries, classes, rehearsals, events
DAC Entry Requirements: Masks Are Still Required.
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ARTS NEWS
WHO WE ARE
Do you love the arts? We do too. As the hub for arts and culture in Durham, our vision is to make art a daily presence in our community. 
For over 60 years, we’ve been supporting local art and the artists who create it — as well as the people who enjoy it — through programs, services, classes, and exhibits. 
DAC Serves the Arts Sector
How we do it: Supporting, showcasing and employing arts organizations and artists — around 2,000 artists and 300 arts and cultural organizations served each year. 
What that means for you: artist and arts organization grants, exhibit space, performance/rehearsal/office space
DURHAM ARTS NETWORK
GRANTS
CALL FOR ARTISTS
ARTS JOBS + RESOURCES
EVENTS + EXHIBITS
SMART + PUBLIC ART
DAC Serves the Public
How we do it: Providing year-round arts programs and arts experiences to over 400,000 people of all ages each year.
What that means for you: camps, classes, partnerships with public and private schools, exhibit and gallery shows, facility rental space, and community events like CenterFest, Third Friday, and ArtWalk
CLASSES
CAMPS
FACILITY RENTALS
ARTISTS IN SCHOOLS + COMMUNITY
EXHIBITS
CENTERFEST
THIRD FRIDAY
ART WALK
DAC Advocates for the Arts
DAC advocates daily for the important role that the arts play in building a vibrant, healthy, equitable and successful community, including local, regional, statewide and national arts initiatives.
CREATIVE ECONOMY
ARTS + ECONOMIC IMPACT
DAC ACCOMPLISHMENTS
NC ARTS DAY
ADVOCACY ALERTS
DURHAM ARTS NETWORK
Durham Arts Council, Inc. Legal Copyright © 1954 – 2022
Durham Arts Council Building
120 Morris St.
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919.560.2787