Art, Art History and Visual Studies Announcements

Participants were invited to bring a handful of soil that held meaning for them, whether from a planter on their porch or from a place with particular significance. (Photo: Eric Barstow).

November 21, 2022

A 2022-2023 Bass Connections team is digging into the richness of dirt and fungi to inform the development of a unique art project called “Soil and Spirit.”

Annual Report.

October 5, 2022

The 2021-2022 school year marked a series of welcome returns for the 1,200 students, faculty, staff and community partners who participated in Bass Connections. Our 61 year-long project teams resumed their in-person work on campus, many teams participated in their first fieldwork since 2019 and we were once again able gather together in Penn Pavilion to celebrate the year through our annual Fortin Foundation Bass Connections Showcase.

March 23, 2020

Duke alumna Dani Davis has compiled a list of resources available to freelance artists and arts organizations during this COVID_19 time.

It is an open share document, so anyone can contribute to its information. Instructions for contributing can be found at the top of the document. 

June 15, 2019

Duke women in the triangle area met for an exclusive guided tour of the Nasher Museum, Pop América 1965-1975 Exhibition. Following the tour, the group gathered for lunch in the Nasher cafe. 

April 7, 2019

On April 7, 2019, the DukeDC Women's Forum hosted a tour of the Glenstone Museum. After the event, the group gathered for tea. 

Hand holding at sign

February 6, 2019

Welcome to the monthly Duke Journos newsletter -- complete with upcoming and past events, highlights of recent works by alums, an introduction to new members, and job listings! Follow this link to read the December 2018 newsletter

Left of Black Podcast

July 12, 2018

Each week, Mark Anthony Neal, chair of Duke’s Department of African & African American Studies sits down with artists, political figures and academics for conversations about studying the African-American experience in the long-running “Left of Black” interview series.

“It’s really a deep dig into what’s going on in black studies, particularly around issues of culture, gender, sexuality and the arts,” Neal said.