Category: News

BLACK LIVES MATTER. BLACK ART MATTERS.

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  • Posted on June 5, 2020

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We demand justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade and the ongoing list of black lives taken through police brutality and hate crimes. The Durham Art Guild supports the black leaders, artists and partners within our organization and their families. We support our black friends and their families. We support the black…



CALL FOR ART – 2020 Artist In Residence (Deadline extended to June 22)

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  • Posted on June 5, 2020

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The 2020 Artist in Residence Program will provide professional studio space for approximately 6 months at Golden Belt Campus in downtown Durham, a $1,000 stipend, regular support from and access to DAG’s professional resources and networks, and an exhibition at the DAG Gallery at Golden Belt for one selected artist. “My residency with Durham Art Guild…



CALL FOR ART – Triangle Community Artists Gallery 20-21 (Deadline extended to June 22)

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  • Posted on June 5, 2020

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About the Triangle Community Artists Gallery partnership:The Durham Art Guild and Triangle Community Foundation are excited to continue a partnership that brings local, curated art to the Foundation’s offices located on the 2nd floor of The Frontier at Research Triangle Park. The Triangle Community Artists Gallery, housed within the Foundation’s office space, will host juried artwork from…



CALL FOR ART – 66th Annual Juried Exhibition (Deadline July 13)

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  • Posted on June 5, 2020

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JURORAmber Esseiva, Associate Curator, Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia ELIGIBILITY All artists working in any medium are encouraged to submit up to 3 original artworks for consideration to one of the Durham Art Guild’s largest and most impressive exhibitions of the year. Participants must be at least 18 years…



Resources for supporting local artists and the arts during COVID-19

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  • Posted on March 30, 2020

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Here are some great ways to support artists and the arts in our community during these turbulent times. If you are in need of support, these are also great resources to explore and apply for! 1. BUY LOCAL ART! -Support an artist’s online store or patreon page if they have one. Reach out to artists…



IMPORTANT UPDATE – Swing Into Spring Goes Online! (and other COVID-19 information)

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  • Posted on March 13, 2020

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In light of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s state of emergency declaration and recommendations regarding large gatherings, we’ve made the difficult decision to cancel the in-person Swing Into Spring Arts Celebration + Fundraiser event scheduled for March 27. The health and safety of our staff, volunteers, artists and community are important to us. However, we are…



Introducing DAG University -“Creative Learning for Creative People”

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  • Posted on March 13, 2020

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Introducing the full DAG University schedule for 2020! “Creative Learning for Creative People” DAG University is the Durham Art Guild’s new line of professional development programming for local artists. Designed to softly mimic a college curriculum, DAG University consists of annual ‘core’ and rotating ‘elective’ classes that will help artists develop their creative practice, market…



Results Delayed – NOW UPDATED – 2020 Exhibit Selections

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UPDATE from 11/21/19 post: Thank you so much for your patience. The review and assignment/pairing process took a little longer than anticipated, which caused this delay in notification. We greatly appreciate the submissions and the many artists that shared their work with us. There was about a 30% increase in submissions this year, which made the…