DPD Youth Summer Camp Enrollment Deadline Extended to May 18
The Durham Police Department has extended the deadline to accept applications for its 2018 Summer Camp. Open to youth ages 9 to 13, the camp features daily field trips, and a variety of recreational, educational and social activities that create positive and fun interactions among police officers and campers. Hosted by school resource officers of the department’s Community Services Division, the program aims to add structured youth activities to the summer months and to strengthen law enforcement's relationship with participating youth and their families. More
GoDurham Named N.C. Transit System Of The Year
Congratulations to GoDurham for being named the North Carolina Public Transportation Association Transit System of the Year. The system was honored for it's "tireless efforts to improve public transportation in North Carolina." The award was presented at the association's annual meeting in this week in Wilmington.
Durham Offers Grants for Businesses Installing Public Art from Local Artists
Local businesses interested in hiring a Durham artist for public art installations on their properties should apply for a new City of Durham grant program. The Office of Economic and Workforce Development and Cultural Advisory Board are seeking applications for the Public Art for Business Grants Program, which funds Durham businesses to commission an artist who lives or works in Durham County to create a publicly visible work of art for their business location, including performance or participatory art. The program will provide matching reimbursable grants up to $1,500 to be awarded through a competitive application process governed by the Cultural Advisory Board. Grant awardees must provide a minimum one-to-one match and completed applications must be submitted by May 11. More
Durham Seeks Public Art Submissions for Black Wall Street Gardens
Local and regional artists are invited to apply for a new public art project to be displayed in the newly renovated Black Wall Street Gardens in downtown Durham. The City's Office of Economic and Workforce Development, in collaboration with the City’s General Services Department and the Durham Cultural Advisory Board’s Public Art Committee, invite qualified North Carolina artists or artist teams to submit qualifications to design, fabricate, and install public art in the newly renovated gardens, a greenspace located at 102 W. Main Street. The submission deadline is May 4. More