Events

Jan 19 2019 - 10:00am to Sep 1 2019 - 5:00pm
Hugh Mangum was a self-taught photographer born in Durham in 1877, when it was a newly incorporated, tobacco fueled boomtown. He was an itinerant portraitist with a temporary studio, working mostly in North Carolina and Virginia, during the segregationist laws of the Jim Crow era. Mangum had an... Read More »
Aug 21 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
ROAD SHOW SERIES Always in Season (89 min) Directed by Jacqueline Olive August 21, 2019 Doors open at 6:30 pm. Film starts at 7:00 pm. In 2014, teenager Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a swing set in Bladenboro, N.C. The circumstances of his death echo the long horror of lynching in the American... Read More »
Aug 23 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Audio Under the Stars, a series of summer-long outdoor listening parties hosted by the Center for Documentary Studies and created by two graduates of our Certificate in Documentary Arts program, debuted in 2014 to widespread delight, with curated playlists of compelling audio pieces. This month's... Read More »
Aug 29 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
ROAD SHOW SERIES The Proposal (83 min) Directed by Jill Magid August 29, 2019 Doors open at 6:30 pm. Film starts at 7:00 pm. In an attempt to resurrect the life and art of celebrated architect Luis Barragán, boundary redefining artist Jill Magid creates a daring proposition that becomes a... Read More »
Sep 1 2019 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Hugh Mangum was a self-taught photographer born in Durham in 1877, when it was a newly incorporated, tobacco fueled boomtown. He was an itinerant portraitist with a temporary studio, working mostly in North Carolina and Virginia, during the segregationist laws of the Jim Crow era. Mangum had an... Read More »
Sep 6 2019 (All day) to Dec 21 2019 (All day)
Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South On view: September 6-December 21, 2019 The Power Plant Gallery, in collaboration with the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke University and the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at North Carolina State University, present Southbound: Photographs... Read More »
Sep 6 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
September 6 6-9pm Refreshments will be served The Power Plant Gallery, in collaboration with the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke University and the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at North Carolina State University, present Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South. In this... Read More »
Sep 12 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
September 12 12-1:15pm FSP@PPG: Climate Justice Panelists: Danielle Purifoy Sue Sturgis Courtney Woods This discussion connects with the Southbound exhibit on display at the PPG and NCSU's Gregg Museum of Art & Design throughout the fall semester. While there are several photos in the exhibit... Read More »
Sep 14 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
September 14 1-2pm Sit + Chat with Dasan Ahanu Join us for a series of conversations with local thinkers and doers as they engage with photographs from Southbound through discussions that impact our lives. BIO: Dasan Ahanu is a artist, educator, scholar and community organizer born and raised in... Read More »
Sep 14 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
September 14 3-4pm Spend an hour with a photograph on this slow tour led by current MFAEDA students at Duke. The Slow Tour is part of the programming for "Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South" on view at the Power Plant Gallery September 6-December 21, 2019. For more information on... Read More »

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