The Rubenstein Arts Center is a hub for artistic production at Duke University and a new venue for public programs.
A new home for Duke Dance
With the opening of the Ruby, Duke’s Dance Program has a new home for classes, performances, and staff and faculty offices. The arts center has two dedicated dance studios and two multipurpose dance 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 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.
The Badger-Mars Visual Arts Wing at the Ruby spans two floors on the building’s east side and includes an Innovation Co-Lab makerspace, a multipurpose and painting studio, and an exhibit/critique room.