Past Exhibits

An image of the exhibit installed at CDS, featuring listening stations and response stations. Photo by Whitney Baker.

ar·ti·facts: Abortion Stories and Histories (CLOSED TEMPORARILY)

Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 9:30am to Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 2:30pm Melissa Madera
Juanita Kreps Gallery, Center for Documentary Studies

Abortion happens every day. Millions of people around the world will have an abortion each year, but the majority of those people will never talk about their abortion experiences.  What If millions of people broke their silence and told the truth about their lives and their choices?

Image shows a crowd of black women at a Black Youth Project 100 convening. Photo by Christopher Jason

Experiments From a Black Queer Feminist Future

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 9:30am to Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 3:30pm Multiple Artists
Juanita Kreps Gallery, Center for Documentary Studies

BYP100 National Convening, photo by Christopher Jason Opening reception: Thursday, August 29, 6–9 p.m. Experiments From a Black Queer Feminist Future is a multi-artist exhibition organized by Courtney Sebring with Courtney Reid-Eaton and Amber Delgado. Incorporating multiple mediums, the interactive exhibit is “an homage to the legacy of resistance and freedom experiments” in Durham that invites...

Photo of the installation. Photo by Mara Guevarra.

Tree of Life: A Healing Space

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 5:30pm Various
Kreps Gallery

In early March, participants in What Worlds Do You Want to Create?, a continuing education class at the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS), convened to create a contained new world in the Juanita Kreps Gallery at CDS:

A photo of the "working wall" in Porch Gallery

Student Pop-Up Exhibition: Introduction to Black and White Photography

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 11:45am to Friday, April 26, 2019 - 5:00pm Undergraduate Students
Porch Gallery

Exhibits-in-progress by undergrads in CDS instructor MJ Sharp's photography classes will culminate in pop-up shows at CDS on April 24: 10–11 a.m., Introduction to Black and White Photography, Porch Gallery; 2–3 p.m., Photography Workshop, University Gallery.

A photo of the "working wall" in the University Gallery

Student Pop-Up Exhibition: Photography Workshop

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 11:00am to Friday, April 26, 2019 - 5:00pm Undergraduate Students
University Gallery

Exhibits-in-progress by undergrads in CDS instructor MJ Sharp's photography classes will culminate in pop-up shows at CDS on April 24: 10–11 a.m., Introduction to Black and White Photography, Porch Gallery; 2–3 p.m., Photography Workshop, University Gallery.

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