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January 2022

HBCU Sports Panel Discussion

January 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom, N/A
Durham, NC
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Join the Museum of Durham History on Friday, January 14th at 12PM for a virtual lunch-and-learn discussion on the experience of athletes at our local HBCUs. Panel moderator Marcus Manning (Executive Director, Durham Sports Commission) will be joined by athletic directors Dr. Ingrid Wicker McCree (NCCU) and Earl Hinton III (NC A&T). Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1oJ6JBIiRJ63ew6-GtatUQ This event is part of the ongoing programming for the Museum’s exhibit More Than Just a Game: The NCCU vs. NC A&T Football Rivalry made possible…

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February 2022

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Blends With Friends @ The Pinhook

February 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

The Pinhook, 117 W Main
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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#BlendsWithFriends is an open decks DJ skill share event every other Wednesday at The Pinhook in Durham! Come learn to DJ, spin some tunes, play with synths and make new friends. From 8pm-midnight, open decks (vinyl and laptop w/ controller) will be available for people to sign up for short sets. All skill levels are welcome and instruction is available. Bring records, USBs or a hard drive of music. Please wear a mask! Must be vaxxed or have proof of…

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Curator Talk: Dr. Charles D. Johon and Dr. Arwid Small

February 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St
Durham, NC 27701
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Free

Join the Museum of Durham History on Thursday, February 17th at 7PM at the Hayti Heritage Center (804 Old Fayetteville Street) for a special presentation by the curators of our latest exhibit, More Than Just a Game: The NCCU vs. NC A&T Football Rivalry. Curators Dr. Charles D. Johnson (Assistant Professor of History and Director of Public History, North Carolina Central University) and Dr. Arwin Smallwood (Professor and Chair of the Department of History and Political Science, NC A&T) will…

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March 2022

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Gustaf @ The Pinhook

March 11 @ 8:00 pm
The Pinhook, 117 W Main
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Inspired by the rhythmic grooves of ESG, the dopey drawl of Jonathan Richman, and manic energy of The Fall, Gustaf’s live set is quick on its feet, constantly in flux, and obsessively catered to the people in the room, resulting in a sound that is emotive, androgynous, and infectiously danceable. Comprised of Tine Hill (bass), Vram Kherlopian (guitar), Melissa Lucciola (drums), Tarra Thiessen (vocals, percussion), and Lydia Gammill (lead vocals), Gustaf got its start in 2018 when Thiessen recruited Gammill…

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‘Ernie Barnes: Football, Art, & Durham’ Hosted by the Museum of Durham History

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street
DURHAM, NC, NC 27701
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Free

On Thursday, March 31st, at 7pm, the Museum of Durham History is hosting a special presentation about the life and impact of Ernie Barnes, renowned football player and artist. The Museum will be joined by Mr. Barnes' daughter, Deidre Barnes. This event will take place at the Durham Arts Council, located at 120 Morris St. Please RSVP at this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ernie-barnes-football-art-and-durham-tickets-277021297157

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April 2022

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Third Friday @ The Museum of Durham History

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Museum of Durham History, 500 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Free

The Museum of Durham History will be open late for Third Friday, from 10am-8pm on April 15th. Our current exhibit, 'More Than Just a Game: The NCCU vs. NC A&T Football Rivalry', will be replaced at the beginning of May, so make sure to come see this great display before it is too late! We are located at 500 W Main Street, just across the street from the Durham Arts Council. We hope to see you here!

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May 2022

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‘Dining Out in Durham’ Exhibit Opening @ the Museum of Durham History

Free

Did you know that besides the “Bull City” and “City of Medicine,” Durham has also been called the “Tastiest Town in the South” and “America’s Foodiest Small Town?” The Museum of Durham History is thrilled to explore the story of Durham’s restaurants and how community members have interacted in dining spaces in Dining Out in Durham. Opening May 6th, this exhibit will be exploring Durham’s traditional southern cuisine as well as its international flavors.

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June 2022

Opening Reception for “This We Believe”

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

"This We Believe," 21c Durham’s latest exhibition, opens to the public with a reception on Friday, June 3rd, 6-8pm. A special presentation by featured artist Sebastian Errazuriz will follow introductory remarks by 21c Chief Curator Alice Gray Stites, beginning at 6:30 pm. Exploring the power and evolution of belief systems—religious, political, economic— "This We Believe" illuminates how adherence to and rejection of these ideologies has influenced our current global culture of divisiveness and polarization. About Sebastian Errazuriz Artist, designer, and…

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Third Friday @ The Museum of Durham History

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Museum of Durham History, 500 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Free

For Third Friday, June 17th, the Museum of Durham History is open late until 8pm! If you have not seen it already, come and check out our new exhibit, 'Dining Out In Durham', an exploration of Durham's food culture. Located at 500 W Main Street, we are right across the street from the Durham Arts Council and Five Points.

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