Student work, visiting artists, and public programs are all in the Ruby.Learn More
The Ruby & All That Jazz
Student theater group Hoof ‘n’ Horn debuts “Chicago” in Duke’s new arts space.
Pre-Nasher Study Hall
Drop by the Ruby starting at 11am for a pre-study party supporting the Nasher Museum of Art's Study Hall.
Nina Chanel Abney on New Work, Instagram, and her UNC Mural
Duke student Annie Kornack interviews artist Nina Chanel Abney about her residency at Duke and UNC this spring.
THE_OPER& is a computer-mediated work and a rich multimedia experience. Go behind-the-scenes of the second world premiere in the Ruby.
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