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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

The Arts at Duke


Duke Performances


Arts Annex


Benenson Awards in the Arts


Duke Arts Newsletter

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