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Growing a
culture for art at Duke

The arts thrive at Duke. Academic programs, critically acclaimed organizations and visiting artists create connections between campus, the Durham community, and international thinkers, makers, and performers.

The Office of the
Vice-Provost for the Arts

The Vice Provost for the Arts is charged with transforming the arts at Duke. This office works with academic, student and community arts programs to embed art into the mainstream Duke experience.

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  • 34 Arts Degrees, Minors, and Certificates
    Undergraduate and graduate programs leverage the resources of a top research university
  • 31 Visiting Artists supported in 2019–2020
    Hosted by departments across Duke with our support
  • 98 Total arts faculty
    Lead our culture of creative innovation
A Look Back

Duke Arts Impact Report, 2020–2021

In celebration of our arts community's resilience during the pandemic, we share highlights, achievements, and stories from the last year. “May we always remember that art and artists are essential. The past year proved that beyond a doubt,” writes Vice Provost for the Arts John Brown.

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Reflecting on Art amidst COVID-19

Felix Arnold wearing work gloves and posing in front of his work in the Ruby painting studio
Visual Art

Bits and Pieces of Durham, and Life, as Art

From the Classroom

Duke Class Experiences "RESIST COVID / TAKE 6!"

Dario Robleto reading
Artistic Practice

Art’s Radical Capacity for Care and Reciprocity

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