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Growing a
culture for art at Duke

The arts thrive at Duke. Leading academic programs, critically-acclaimed presenting organizations and embedded visiting artists create connections between campus, the cultural momentum of Durham, NC, 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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  • 31 Arts Degrees, Minors, and Certificates
    Duke Arts programs leverage the resources of a top research university
  • 76 Visiting Artists supported since 2007
    Hosted by departments across Duke with our support
  • 105 Total arts faculty
    52 are practicing professional artists

Made at Duke

Visiting Artist

Marina Tsaplina's Illness Revelations

Power Plant Gallery

People of Duke Arts: Vonnie Quest

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Public programs in the arts from across campus and into Durham.

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Durham

The creative community in the Triangle runs deep and shares an entrepreneurial spirit—helping to make Duke and Durham incredible places to study and experience the arts.
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