Past Exhibits

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

Shared Origins: An Adoptive Family's Journey Back to Ethiopia

Monday, July 19, 2010 - 8:00am to Friday, September 3, 2010 - 5:00pm Elena Rue
Porch and University Galleries

Elena Rue is a documentary photographer who explores issues associated with international adoption and orphaned children. As a 2006 Hine Fellow, a program of the Center for Documentary Studies, she spent nine months working with a local non-governmental organization in Ethiopia to document the lives of AIDS orphans in Addis Ababa.