Educational activities, food trucks and Duke Lemur Center’s mascot, Maky, welcome lemur enthusiasts of all ages to fundraise for the center’s costs of lemur care, research and conservation as a part of their Adopt-a-Lemur program.
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University opens a new exhibit – the first of its kind in the United States – dedicated to the works of Carlo Dolci, an important 17th-century Italian painter of the powerful Medici family. A devout Catholic, Dolci chose religious subjects most often in his work, and the exhibition – with major loans from the Louvre in Paris, Uffizi Gallery in Florence and private Italian collections – features 30 paintings and works on paper, including a rare 17th- century Florentine still-life painting.
Bring a blanket, snacks and friends to the final show in Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University’s summer-long series featuring stories curated by local audiophiles – this evening’s lineup will explore the theme “Wild.”
What? You mean you’ve never seen a hornworm race? Witness your first, along with a looping contest, live music, local art and craft vendors and Durham’s last tobacco auction at Duke Homestead’s annual fest.
Renowned for its mesmerizing musical score, the film “Beasts of the Southern Wild” will be screened while accompanied by a live North Carolina Symphony and Lost Bayou Ramblers performance: The first event of the Duke Performances’ 2017/18 season. (Don’t miss Lost Bayou Ramblers as they team up with local cajun dance music group Shamu Garcon at The Pinhook on September 7, too.)