Category: News

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…



CALL FOR ARTISTS – Seeking Art for New Duke Engineering Building – Deadline is extended to Dec. 4 at 11:59pm!

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  • Posted on October 29, 2019

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The Durham Art Guild is excited to announce a new Art@Work Program partnership working with Duke Engineering. DAG is working to connect Duke Engineering’s New Building Art Committee more deeply with local and regional artists, to create potential opportunities for purchase, commission, and/or rotating art displays throughout this new building. If you create art using…



FULL FALL FLASH MEMBERSHIP SALE – $5 off all memberships through Nov. 15!

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  • Posted on October 23, 2019

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DAG is currently running a $5 off membership drive special October 23 – November 15, 2019 because there is so much happening this fall and into spring that we want you to take advantage of. This offer applies to all renewing or new memberships during this timeframe and the discount is deducted at check-out. Visit…



CALL FOR ARTISTS – CREATIVE MENTORS, 2020 CREATIVE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM – Deadline Nov. 1

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  • Posted on October 3, 2019

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Application deadline:Friday, November 1, 2019 at 11:59pm About the program:The Creative Mentorship Program is a unique annual partnership between the Durham Art Guild and Student U. Together, our organizations connect high school students in Durham Public Schools with artist mentors from the Durham Art Guild. The program empowers students to discover and develop their creative voices…



65th Annual Juried Exhibition – Results Are In!

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  • Posted on July 31, 2019

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We are so thankful for the amazing response we had to the Durham Art Guild’s Annual Juried Exhibition this year. With each new year the selection process becomes more competitive than ever. Thank you so much to all of the artists that shared their work with DAG and our juror, Emily Stamey, Curator of Exhibitions at the Weatherspoon Art…



Art@Work Program Results UPDATED

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  • Posted on July 31, 2019

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We initially hoped to submit the selected artists here on July 22. Both of our partners, Castalia at Meadowmont and WillowTree, needed additional time to review and make final selections with their respective review committees. The Durham Art Guild hopes to add updates on selected artists here around the 6th of August. Thanks for your…