Past Exhibits

Campaign for Braddock Hospital (Save Our Community Hospital)

Monday, November 19, 2012 - 9:00am to Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 5:00pm
LaToya Ruby Frazier
Kreps Gallery

Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier began to document herself and her family as a teenager. Now 31, her recent work extends that intimate circle to include her hometown, Braddock, Pennsylvania, and the ties that bind people to place, place to people, for both good and ill. Braddock was a thriving industrial hub for close to a century, the site of steel baron Andrew Carnegie’s first mill.

The Restraints: Open and Hidden

Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 9:00am to Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 5:00pm
Gordon Parks
Lyndhurst Gallery

Renaissance man Gordon Parks would have been one hundred years old on November 30, 2012 (he died in 2006, at 93). As a young man during the Depression, he joined the Civil Conservation Corps, the New Deal work relief program; played semi-professional sports; and did various odd jobs until 1942, when he joined the Library of Congress’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) as the first [Julius]...

Coney Island: 40 Years

Monday, August 6, 2012 - 9:00am to Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 5:00pm
Harvey Stein
Kreps Gallery

This exhibit features black-and-white photos from Harvey Stein's recent book of the same name as well as a small selection of color images from an earlier book. A visual document of an iconic American place that is rapidly changing, Stein's work is, in his words, "a meditation on time, history, persistence and longevity (of both Coney Island and myself), fate and public social behavior."

Beyond the Front Porch 2012

Monday, May 7, 2012 - 9:00am to Saturday, September 8, 2012 - 5:15pm

Porch and University Galleries

Nineteen graduating seniors who have completed the Certificate in Documentary Studies at Duke University are showcasing their final projects in Beyond the Front Porch 2012. At an open house celebration at CDS on April 29, the students presented their projects and received their certificates.

Keep All You Wish: The Photographs of Hugh Mangum

Monday, April 30, 2012 - 8:00pm to Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 5:00pm
Hugh Mangum
Lyndhurst Gallery

Keep All You Wish: The Photographs of Hugh Mangum features a selection of portraits from the Hugh Mangum Collection, housed at Duke University’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.