Events

Feb 17 2018 (All day) to Jun 3 2018 (All day)
The Manifest portfolio consists of photographic representations of objects, documents, photographs, and books held in various public collections throughout the U.S. These repositories include various elements of material culture such as diaries, slave collars, human hair, a drum, souvenirs, and... Read More »
Feb 21 2018 - 9:00am to Jun 2 2018 - 5:00pm
"Red Summer" is a project by photographer Wendel A. White: large-format prints that, in his words, "combine photographs of the contemporary landscape made at or near the site of racial conflict with fragmented selections of contemporaneous newspaper reporting." Specifically, "the 'Red Summer'... Read More »
May 3 2018 - 9:00am to Aug 31 2018 - 9:00pm
From Jamaica Gilmer, founder and executive director, The Beautiful Project: The Beautiful Project (TBP) is a collective of image makers using photography, writing and care to create spaces for Black women and girls to confront the mass misunderstanding, misrepresentation, and misuse of their... Read More »
May 24 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Students from CDS's Continuing Education Program will present their final projects, receive their certificates, and gather for a reception. This event is free and open to the public. Image: Cover from Rashomon, continuing education distance student Hillary Rea's capstone audio project.
May 25 2018 - 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 »
May 31 2018 - 7:00pm
Despite popular misconceptions, the overwhelming majority of North Carolinians live in towns of 5,000 people or less. We are a state of small towns. In fact, NC has the second-most number of small towns in the country. But all is not well. The mass exodus of manufacturing abroad as well as urban... Read More »
Jun 1 2018 - 4:00pm to Jun 4 2018 - 5:00pm
CDS is one of the sponsors of the Southern Documentary Fund's 5th Annual Artists Convening in various downtown Durham locations. Says SDF: "Get up-to-date information from industry leaders and filmmakers who'll break down best practices of The New Basics of documentary filmmaking. Plus, the award-... Read More »
Jun 20 2018 - 9:00am to Sep 22 2018 - 5:30pm
Since 2014, Jeremiah Ariaz has been photographing various southwest Louisiana clubs' weekend trail rides- the Crescent City Cowboys, Desperados, Buffalo Soldiers, and The Stepping In Style Riding Club, among other groups. "Louisiana Trail Riders" features selections from this body of work about the... Read More »
Jun 22 2018 - 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 »
Jul 27 2018 - 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 »