Rubenstein Arts Center now open

Rubenstein Arts Center now open

Grand Opening Party on Sat, Feb 3, 1-4 PM (free; no RSVP required). Explore the Ruby and see upcoming public programs at #theruby #dukearts

The Rubenstein Arts Center at Duke is now open for arts events, classes, and more! 

Grand Opening Party

Saturday, February 3, 1–4 PM (Free; no reservations required)
Rubenstein Arts Center 
2020 Campus Drive (Across from the Nasher)

Celebrate the grand opening of the Ruby! The entire arts center will come alive for this special occasion featuring music, Monuts, and swag. Stop in for performances by Small Town Records student bands, student dance groups, and algorithm-driven instruments by composer Scott Lindroth, Duke’s Vice Provost for the Arts. See Biscuit Kitchen, an interactive pop-up art installation by Raleigh artist Bill Thelen and What is Home?, a student art exhibition organized by duArts; make a screen print with Durham artist Bill Fick and DJs from WXDU; and check out 3D printing and laser cutting in the Ruby’s Co-Lab makerspace. Leading-edge Australian choreographer Antony Hamilton and sound artist and dancer Alisdair Macindoe will also offer a sneak peek of MEETING, the Duke Performances premiere in the Ruby.

Other party perks include:

  • Student film screenings curated by the Arts of the Moving Image Program
  • Dance workshops offered by the Dance Program
  • Free Ruby Hot Chocolate Bar at the Nasher Museum of Art (just across the street!)
  • Free sweet and salty snacks
  • Ruby Roast coffee and espresso drinks by Joe Van Gogh (for sale)
  • Food trucks on site
  • Photo booth
  • . . . and more!