Category: Events

Royal Ice Cream sign commemoration

The 1960 Greensboro sit-ins helped begin a national civil rights movement, but were not the first in North Carolina. A Durham protest in 1957 led to a court case testing the legality of segregation, cementing its place in history. The Royal Ice Cream Company may be gone, but… Read More

Downtown Volunteer Opportunity

In September, Downtown Durham launced The Streetery!    Through the Streetery, DDI will be opening multiple streets in downtown to pedestrian traffic with festive lights, music and performers sprinkled throughout.   It is DDI’s way of welcoming folks to a safer, socially distanced,… Read More

Durham 150 Closing Ceremony

The Durham 150 Closing Ceremony was a night we will not soon forget! Museum staff was on hand with our Story Kiosk asking attendees to share their favorite memories from Durham 150. Check out our YouTube channel to see their stories! The audience travelled through Durham’s history thanks… Read More

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