Durant Arts Center
Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center
1605 Cameron St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Director: Cheryl Anne Colton
The Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center is the Department’s multicultural center for the performing and visual arts. It offers programs in music, dance, theatre, and visual arts for people of all ages and cultural backgrounds. The Durant Center is located in the Upper King Street neighborhood of Old Town and provides spaces for rehearsals, performances, special events, meetings, and arts focused classes.
- One grand multipurpose room with stage
- Four multiple purpose rooms
- Monday - Friday: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
- Monday - Friday before 5 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday: Available for pre-scheduled private use.
- Closed on City holidays
Mark your calendars:
October 2 "Family Art Night"
November 6 "Sadie Hawkins Dance"
December 4 "Season of Celebrations"
The First Friday Series an affordable opportunity to explore the arts in the City of Alexandria. Concerts and engaging interactive activities begin at 6:30 pm. Reservations range from $5 to $25. To learn more about the First Friday Series email: Durantcenter@alexandriava.gov
Fridays@Durant Arts Center
Live Music Week with the Office of the Arts and Focus Music for a “Folk Night
Friday” on Friday, July 17, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at the Durant Arts Center, 1605
Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA.
Ticket prices are $10 resident/$15 nonresident in advance; $15 resident/
$20 nonresident at the door. To pay online: www.alexandriava.gov/webtrac. Scroll
down to Friday Night@Durant item 155201 to begin to purchase advance tickets.
ilyAIMY (i love you And I Miss You)
is a percussive acoustic rock animal hailing from Baltimore, MD. Mixing genres
from rock to folk to soul to bluegrass; flavors as varied as jazz and hip hop
curl through what is undoubtedly one of the most exciting sounds in today's
folk(ish) music scene. Recently hailed as an audience-voted "Most-Wanted
Artist" at Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, ilyAIMY combines
award-winning songwriting, tight male/female harmonies, signature intricate
slap-style guitar work, ukulele, djembe and an eclectically humorous stage show
into an exquisite package.
Night Friday” is part of the “Friday Night@Durant” Series. “Friday
Night@Durant Series is a collaborative project of the Office of the Arts, a
division of the Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural
Activities. For additional
information, contact Cheryl Anne Colton at firstname.lastname@example.org,
703.746.5565, or visit www.alexandriava.gov/Arts.
of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and
the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or
to request materials in an alternative format, contact Cheryl Ann Colton at
703.746.5565 (Virginia Relay 711) or e-mail email@example.com.
party featuring a hands-on art activity supervised by an art instructor. Every guest will take home a unique piece of
art they create themselves – a special one-of-a-kind party favor!! $325 for 12
children ages 6-12 years old (8-12 years old for mixed media). To book an Art Party call the Durant Arts Center.