Ruby Fridays Spring 2019join us for a casual art talk over lunch each week
Step inside Ocean Room, a life-sized dome designed to serve as a meditative space for students, faculty and members of the wider community. This installation was designed and built by undergraduate Kora Kwok (Trinity, ’20), who is exploring how art spaces can foster human connections.
(In)visible Organ is an experiment in storytelling, medical technology, and art that explores the continuum of truths, perceptions, and emotions unveiled by female sexual and reproductive health.
Stew & The Negro Problem: “Notes of a Native Song”
Tony Award-winning playwright and singer Stew and his mighty band The Negro Problem bring their new musical, Notes of a Native Song — a rapturous mix of rock, jazz, and soul named for James Baldwin’s Notes of a Native Son — to the von der Heyden Studio Theater as part of Duke Performances’ 2018/2019 season.
All of the Above Showcase
All of the Above (AOTA) is a showcase that presents monologues written anonymously by female-identifying Duke students.
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