Sinewaves in the Triangle
Sinewaves in the Triangle is an immersive multimedia installation that uses technology to express the artistic mind and the creative process to illicit an emotional and physical reaction in the viewer. It is currently on view at the Murthy Agora in the Rubenstein Arts Center.
Duke Performances: Welcome Back Live!
Duke Performances returns to live performance this fall with 16 presentations that welcome audiences back to stages at Duke University and in downtown Durham. The lineup features two world premieres and one original commission across genres by four debut and 12 returning artists. Tickets go on sale August 31.
The Bad Air Smelled of Roses: A Silk Screen, Wheat Paste Project
Carl Pope brought his ongoing graphic poster/essay installation “The Bad Air Smelled of Roses” (2004—) to Duke. Pope collaborated with students in Bill Fick’s “Poster Design and Printing” course to complete this iteration of the project.
Bijayini Satpathy World Premiere: ABHIPSAA — a seeking
Bijayini Satpathy spent 25 years as principal dancer with India’s famed Nrityagram Dance Ensemble before striking out on her own to create singular solo work that pushes the ancient classical Odissi dance forward. Join Duke Performances as they present the world premiere of “ABHIPSAA — a seeking.”
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