DukeCreate & DEMAN Live Offering New Zoom Series
DukeCreate & DEMAN are partnering to offer a new summer Zoom series teaching creative career skills. Tune into each episode to hear alumni working in creative industries share deep dives on their projects.
Duke Performances Presents “Music in Your Gardens”
This free eight-week online concert series showcasing nationally renowned artists who call Durham and the surrounding area home.
Ashleigh Smith ’20: “Creating is Healing”
Ashleigh Smith, Duke Class of 2020, was excited to organized a small exhibition at the Nasher Museum this spring, an extension of her senior thesis. Instead, she found herself putting together two years of research for a multimedia online project.
The Show Did Go On: Re-inventing Live Performance During COVID-19
The Department of Theater Studies was a mere 23 days from opening night of its Spring Mainstage Production “Fefu and Her Friends” by Cuban playwright María Irene Fornés–when President Price announced that Duke would transition to remote classes and cancel events.
Welcome to the Ruby
Theater and Productions Studios
The 100-seat arts center film theater can screen both archival and digital formats. With the opening of the Ruby, Duke’s Arts of the Moving Image Program (AMI) has a new home for its teaching and production studios
The von der Heyden Studio Theater
The von der Heyden Studio Theater supports a wide variety of performances unlike any other venue on Duke’s campus. With a moveable seat platform, a huge projection screen, and windows that can let in natural light or be blacked out, it can be configured in many ways.
New studios for WXDU 88.7 FM
WXDU, Duke’s non-commercial, student-run radio station, has moved from East Campus into custom-designed studio space in the Ruby.
Take a class
There are three seminar-size classrooms in the arts center. By taking a class in the Ruby, or applying to teach your class there, you put yourself in the center of Duke's arts scene.
See what’s on at the Ruby, where you can see a Duke Performances show, the latest from Duke’s 70+ student art groups, public exhibits, and more.View All Events