Past Exhibits

Beyond the Front Porch 2011

Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 9:00pm to Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 1:15pm
CDS Certificate in Documentary Studies graduates
Porch and University Galleries

The collection, Beyond the Front Porch, features the work of this year’s sixteen Documentary Studies Certificate recipients. These students seek to address social issues, comment on education reform, capture the Durham revival, and mold portraits through their work. Through these documentaries, the graduating class makes use of the skills they have learned through their time as Duke...

Jazz in New York: A Community of Visions

Thursday, February 3, 2011 - 9:00am to Saturday, July 9, 2011 - 5:00pm
Lourdes Delgado
Kreps Gallery

In Jazz in New York, Spanish photographer Lourdes Delgado documents in spectacular detail the lives and personalities of contemporary New York jazz musicians. Exploring jazz from a social, economic, and cultural viewpoint, Delgado photographs the artists in their homes not only to capture the spaces they inhabit but to present an alternative, less familiar representation of professional jazz...

Sparkle & Twang: An American Musical Odyssey

Monday, January 31, 2011 - 9:00am to Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 5:00pm
Marty Stuart
Porch and University Galleries

Country music icon Marty Stuart has photographed some of the most famous stars in American music, including several of the greatest performers on the country, bluegrass, rockabilly, and Southern gospel scenes.

Durham Civil Rights Heritage Project: Our Pictures and Stories

Thursday, December 2, 2010 - 9:00am to Monday, January 31, 2011 - 5:00pm

Lyndhurst and Bridges Porches

The public art of the Durham Civil Rights Heritage Project features eleven 6’ fabric banners incorporating photographs, quotes from interviews with local people, and text to depict some of the history of the Civil Rights Movement in Durham. The banners from the project will be on view on the CDS porches through the holidays.

Cinema Play House: Photographs by Nandita Raman and Daylight/CDS Photo Awards

Monday, September 13, 2010 - 9:00am to Thursday, December 23, 2010 - 5:00pm
Nandita Raman
Porch and University Galleries

Cinema Play House Photographs by Nandita Raman, 2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Project Prize Winner 2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Photographs by Elizabeth Moreno, Winner of the Works-in-Process Prize and Erica Allen, Rachel Barrett, Priya Kambli, Jan Lieski, Paula McCartney, Martin Roemers, Daniel Stier, and Monika Sziladi, Jurors' Pick Winners