• We are moving in July!

    We are excited to announce that The Carrack is moving to 947 East Main Street, known as the Torus Building, in the Golden Belt Arts District. Click here for a Letter from Director, Laura Ritchie or ...

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  • The Carrack’s 5th Birthday Community Show

    Each year The Carrack hosts two Community Shows, one to kick off the new season at the beginning of the year and one to mark our birthday in June. This year w​e are turning 5 ...

    on view June 17 - 25, 2016

    opening reception Friday, June 17, 6 - 9 pm during Third Friday Durham, Closing Reception: Saturday, June 25, 5 - 6:30pm before our Moving Party

  • The Carrack’s 5th Birthday + Moving Party

    Please join us to celebrate our fifth birthday, bid our Parrish Street home farewell and break in our new space in the Torus Building at 947 East Main Street this Saturday, June 25. We make ...

    join us Saturday, June 25, 5-10pm

  • Collapss: Accumulation

    Collapss (collective for happy sounds), in collaboration with Durham artists and audiences, will create a progressive installation of accumulating artifacts through explorations in music, movement, and visual art. On the first day of the exhibit, the ...

    join us June 29 - July 2, 2016

  • The Valley

    Work by C. Neyland

    Lost objects from another life are restored to you in the belly of a carp.

    on view July 5 - 16, 2016

    opening reception July 8, 6-8 pm, Artist's Talk July 11, 6 pm

  • Placeholders

    Seth Ellis and Chris Cassidy

    Placeholders is an ongoing collaboration between Seth Ellis and Chris Cassidy in site-specific, historically grounded experience design. Both our practices center around sensitivity to place, both physically and as cultural weight. This idea has led ...

    on view July 19 - 30, 2016

    opening reception Friday, July 22, 5 - 9 pm, Artists' Talk: Friday, July 29, 6 p.m.

  • hu.man.kind

    Ely Urbanski

    hu.man.kind is a participative exhibition by Ely Urbanski featuring monoprints on fabric where the matrices are pieces of clothing, most of them donations. During the show Ely will collect clothes from the public and invite them to record a video where they talk about the donated piece ...

    on view August 2 - 13, 2016

    opening reception August 5, 6 - 9 pm, Artist's talk: August 13, 2:30 pm

  • Ongoing Programs and Events

    Yoga, Drawing, Music, Dance, Film and More

    The Carrack hosts regular and occasional community-organized events, meetings, mixers, workshops, hangouts and shindigs through which artists make contact with other artists, gain new skills or knowledge, brainstorm about or launch projects, or just have ...

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  • Support This Project

    Collective ownership and widespread grassroots support are vital to keeping this place open, experimental and ever-evolving. With your participation, small amounts add up to a great asset for the Arts in Durham. BECOME A SUSTAINER. ...

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