Other Programs

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 a substantial time.

Please visit our Calendar for regularly updated schedule of events.

Learn about the gallery’s process for programming visual art exhibitions and public performances and events. 

Recurring Events at The Carrack



PROMPTS is a recurring artist series organized by Justin Tornow and COMPANY. For each event, artists gather and respond to the unique prompt (given approximately one month ahead of the event.) The community is always invited to attend. To receive notice of each prompt and event details, email Justin Tornow, receive notifications via PROMPTS on Facebook or learn more about COMPANY’s programming on their website.

Carrack FIT (Free Improv Tuesdays)


CARRACK FIT is a monthly series of freely improvised music at the Carrack. It typically occurs on the third Tuesday of the month, but please check our Calendar. Follow our Facebook page for specific information and an updated line-up of musicians.

The Draw


THE DRAW is a monthly gathering of folks looking to draw (and drink and talk) together. Beginning March 2017, THE DRAW will happen on the last Thursday of the month at The Carrack. Bring your own drawing implements and beverages to use or share. Drop in or stay the whole time. Everyone is welcome.
Durham artist Caroline Crawford hosts.

THE DRAW was created by Tedd Anderson. For a history of the event, follow Tedd’s blog.

Wednesday Meditation & Yoga

Photo by Peter Somers of yoga instructor Hannah Bondurant in front of Heather Gordon’s installation “Her Waveform” at The Carrack in August 2015

Meditation at 6 pm (Free), Yoga at 7:30 pm ($5 suggested)

With an accessible and modern style, Diamond Way Buddhism works with people’s confidence and desire, using every situation in life to develop fearlessness and joy. Meditations are guided in English and include a basic introduction for newcomers.

Yoga classes are led by Hannah Bondurant and Katie Daly. Please join the mailing list to receive regular updates on the schedule by sending an email to peter6805@juno.com with “Carrack Yoga” in the subject line.

Classes are typically held every week but please check the Calendar to verify that classes are scheduled for the desired week.