Art space and creative playground now open in downtown Durham!
Nearly a century ago, this warehouse complex housed giant coolers for fruits and veggies arriving by train. Today we have 22,000sf dedicated to making and experiencing visual and performing arts that include film, dance, painting, photography, and drama. We love hosting alternative and emerging artists among world class artists. We also love a good party and reception!
Current Exhibtions: at present, we house the Georges Rousse "Blue Room" and "Dream Room" and Mona Kuhn's experimental treatment of imagery from "She Disappeared into Complete Silence" as an immersive installation. Exhibition hours: by appointment and during theater audience arrival times. (PC Barrett Jorgensen)
Location/Parking: FREE parking in the County Human Services lot on evenings and weekends. Find us at the intersection of Dillard and Ramseur, near Durham Cider Works and before Ponysaurus, about four blocks east of DPAC and American Tobacco.
305 S. Dillard St., Durham NC 27701
Email us at durhamfruit -at- gmail.com
What's Coming Up - Check Often - Details Below
October 3rd - Oct 26th - Mona Kuhn Installation
Oct 26th Kobie Watkins Grouptet Jazz Album Release
Oct 27th Warehouse Music Halloween Party
Nov 2nd - 3rd Private party
Nov 10th Live Globally Fundraising Gala - All Welcome
Nov 13th Jack Quartet for Duke Performances
Nov 17th - 18th Artwalk Holiday Sale 20+ artist vendors
Nov 17th Warehouse music late
Nov 24th Private event
Nov 30th Fashion pARTy w drinks and dancin'
Dec 3rd - 9th Women in the Jazz Tradition
Jazz drummer, world-renowned performer and Origin Records artist Kobie Watkins Grouptet will be in concert with national musicians from Idaho and Utah: Justin Nielsen, Ryan Nielsen, Jonathan Armstrong and Aaron Miller.
The evening will also feature a Youth Jazz Combo from Durham's Sharp Nine Gallery Jazz Workshop, and the Philharmonic Association’s Youth Chamber String Quintet from Raleigh.
Tickets start at $25. Special VIP tickets are available for a private reception at 6pm in the Mona Kuhn exhibition space! Online sales end an hour before the show but tickets may be available at the door.
For Tickets Click here!
CLICK PHOTO FESTIVAL EXHIBIT
FEATURING MONA KUHN IMMERSIVE SHOW
The 2018 Click Triangle Photo Festival opens with an experience of light, video, soundscape, and photography featuring internationally celebrated artist Mona Kuhn who is best known for her large-scale photographs of the human form. Her images are intimate and employ playful strategies such as translucency to explore our connectedness to the environment. A sublime sense of of comfort and intelligence permeates her works, showing the human body in its most natural state while re-envisioning the nude as a contemporary canon of art.
Friday Oct 19th & Saturday Oct 20th 7pm - 9:30pm
Friday Oct 26th 7PM-9PM
Installation comes down the morning of Oct 27th!
Also available Georges Rousse Blue Room open for viewing and selfies!
WAREHOUSE DANCE PARTY
Your favorite locals and Oscar P!
Saturday, Oct. 27, 10pm til late
LATEST INFO on FACEBOOK HERE
Join The Floor and DANCEGRUV RADIO for another creepy night of house and techno with TWO SEPARATE ROOMS!!! Take your pick of the House of Horror upstairs or the Techno Dungeon downstairs...either way we'll rock you till the break of dawn in Durham's only underground warehouse, Durham Fruit and Produce. Costumes highly encouraged.
10pm-until ; 21+; $20
House of Horror Presented by DANCEGRUV RADIO ft. Oscar P
Alvin Shavers DJ Darkcyde (Juwan Helm)
Kid Cola Marshall Jones
Techno Dungeon Presented by The Floor
Strider B2B Marie Queen Plz B2B GRRL thefacesblur
LIVE GLOBALLY WINTER WATER GALA
To benefit the children of Durham, the Ingrid Education Center in Nairobi and Drake Bay, Costa Rica.
Saturday, Nov 10th, 7:00-11:00
Join us for an effervescent evening of dancing, live music, and fabulous fancy auction items! ShaLeigh Dance Works will activate the art space with their traveling movement and light installation entitled Invocations as well as with a sneak peek of their upcoming world premier. Mill around The Fruit, immerse yourself in the Georges Rousse rooms and enjoy hors d’oeuvres by Master Chef, Chris McLaurin and signature cocktails featuring authentic tastes of Africa, Costa Rica, and North Carolina.
With your support the children of Durham, the Ingrid School in Nairobi and Costa Rica will be provided with clean water projects!
Tickets at www.liveglobally.com.
THE JACK QUARTET
Tonal Music in the Dark!
November 13th, 8PM
Georg Friedrich Haas' Ninth Quartet
New York’s JACK Quartet has become one of the world’s most important catalysts for and purveyors of new music. Dubbed “master musicians” by The Globe & Mail and “superheroes of the new music world” by The Boston Globe. The ensemble has an extraordinary ability to play music written for just intonation, a system of tuning in which intervals are more “pure” than the more tempered tuning of Western music. Each pitch is expressed as a fraction, related by a constant ratio to a constant fundamental, and vibrating at a set number of cycles per second. Combining extended passages of radiant drone with microtonal melodies, it is a perfect showcase for Haas’ compositional rigor and the JACK’s technical clarity. Yes, the performance is played in the dark.
More info and tickets on Duke Performances Website
HOLIDAY ART SALE - 20+ Artists @ Fruit
Sat Nov 17th 10:00-5:00
Sun Nov 18th 1:00-5:00
Tons of free parking at the County Human Services Lot across the street! Come visit over 20 artists who're setting up at the Fruit.
ARTISTS - Want to sell? We can host more -- please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact info and description of your work. You'll bring $20 and a table.