Sleep Inn Raleigh Durham Airport
5208 Page Road
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: (919) 993-3393
Fax: (919) 314-1401
Arts & Museums
The gallery specializes in fine art and enables the public to see international and local pieces in a comfortable and relaxing environment.
Dedicated to presenting exhibits of Jewish religious and creative arts and crafts, this gallery features traveling exhibits of highly acclaimed Israeli and regional artists, as well as original programs of Judaica and religious prints and books from the Rosenzweig Collection.
Various works by African-American artists from both the 19th and 20th centuries are displayed at this museum that is known as having the most "important publicly assembled collection of African-American art in North Carolina." Objects from the African continent are also on display.
This 65,000-square-foot museum houses three large gallery spaces, a museum store, university and community classrooms, and the Nasher Museum Caf
Browse through an assortment of splendid art collections at the North Carolina Museum of Art. The display includes African, ancient and oceanic art in addition to an extraordinary exhibit of Judaic ceremonial art. American paintings by Singleton, Copley, Homer and O'Keefe are on display as well. The venue also hosts various exhibitions, concerts and other live performances.
With a superb location on the sprawling campus of the Duke University, the Nasher Museum of Art was founded in 1969, and currently boasts a stunning collection of African, Medieval and Renaissance Art as well as other displays. On your way out, stop by their cafe which serves some delicious panini sandwiches, juicy crab cakes, curried chicken and salads, and wash it down with fresh fruit juices, Indian chai or sparkling wine. Check website for a list of upcoming events and exhibitions.
A wide variety of art shows and offers classes in a variety of areas including classes for children, and adult art classes and workshops in basketry, clay, dance, drawing, painting, photography, and fitness are sponsored by this arts center.
Walk through a tornado, experiment with water pumps and surround yourself in a giant bubble. Watch in wonder as exotic butterflies float by in the Magic Wings Butterfly House and feel a chill go up your spine as you visit with un-caged giant orb spiders. Home to an actual Apollo Command Module and Neil Armstrong's space suit, this museum makes the history of space travel come to life.
Constructed by the College of Engineering, this solar house serves as a demonstration and research facility and is the longest ongoing solar experiment open to the public in the United States.
An eclectic and diverse collection of artifacts and historic displays on the history of North Carolina, as well as the history of the University of North Carolina, is on display at this unique gallery. Historic and authentically decorated rooms that include Sir Walter Raleigh Rooms, the Early Carolina Rooms, and an early 19th century library from the Hayes Plantation are also featured at this gallery. Guided tours are available every Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. or by appointment.
Located on the second level of the Dean E. Smith Center, this 3,000 square foot room contains artifacts and highlight tapes of some of the greatest moments in the University's rich sports history. Exhibits designed by Jerry Goodman, the designer of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, are also on display.
Duke Homestead State Historic Site is a National Historic Landmark that is transformed into a museum that showcases exhibits and artifacts pertaining to tobacco industry.