American Dance Festival Returns to the Ruby
A round-up of the American Dance Festival in the Ruby—talks, film screenings, performances, and more!
"Forest for the Trees" is an installation project that uses forestry data and mapping to create an origami shape to describe a narrative of resource management in Duke Forest.
Applications for Duke Arts CAST Program Now Open
Help us grow a culture for art at Duke and gain professional experience and behind-the-scenes access to the Rubenstein Arts Center with the Creative Arts Student Teams.
Millennial Artists Are Keeping North Carolina’s Cultural Traditions Alive
North Carolina’s strong cultural traditions in music, crafts, dance and food have been evolving for generations. Millennials are now taking the helm and putting their own spin on various folk and traditional art forms.
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