14 Artists from the Durham Civil Rights History Mural Project


On View February 9 - 27, 2016

MURALISTS! brings together 14 artists who collaborated with the Durham Civil Rights History Mural Project. Get ready for two weeks of workshops, panels and parties on cultural resistance and the power of art to engage and bridge communities.


Thursday, February 11, 7:00 p.m.

Occupy the Imagination, Stories of Seduction and Resistance: a multimedia presentation by documentary filmmaker Rodrigo Dorfman on the act of witnessing and the challenges of documenting social and cultural resistance movements, from Occupy to BLM and beyond. Party to follow.

Friday, February 12, 6:00 p.m.
Opening party for the MURALISTS!: Meet and the greet the artists. Live music and

Monday, February 15, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. < CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
Jam.Shop.Sip.Repeat (JSSR) is a new monthly event series at The Carrack presented by The Art of Cool Festival. February’s JSSR celebrates Black History Month with a listening session on the theme of revolutionary music and vendors Airtrafik, Outsidershuddle, and Chef Steve.

Friday, February 19, 6:00 p.m.
Third Friday Durham and Closing Reception: Q&A with many of the artists featured in the MURALISTS! exhibit and celebration

Saturday, February 20, 8 – 12:00 p.m.
Black Ops Theatre Company presents BLACK MAGIC
Black Magic is a community mixer/fundraiser that will feature a series of pop up performances that are inspired by, and pay homage to, black trailblazers of art and entertainment.

Friday, February 26, 7:00 p.m.
Public Forum on the future of Public Art in Durham with members of the Durham community with a special emphasis on minority voices.

Opening Reception Friday, February 12, 6:00 p.m.