Duke University Chapel, 401 Chapel Drive, Durham, is often filled with music, and much of the time it’s available for the public to listen to, for free.
Events at Duke Chapel
See all upcoming events on the Duke University Chapel website.
Here’s some of what’s coming up:
Holy Saturday Concert
Saturday, April 16th, 2022
Duke Chapel’s annual Holy Saturday concert given by the Vespers Ensemble consists of just one work: Arvo Pärt’s “Passio” for soloists, choir, and instrumental ensemble.
Sunday, May 1st, 2022
Duke Chapel’s fifty-bell carillon is among the oldest and largest such instruments in the American South. Both the instrument and the recital series are named in honor of the late J. Samuel Hammond (1947-2021), university carillonneur emeritus, who played Duke’s carillon from 1964 until his retirement in 2018. Those attending the recital are invited to bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating on the Chapel Quad.
Docent-Led Tour of Duke Chapel
Learn about the history, architecture, and life of Duke Chapel in this tour, which is free and open to the public. The tour begins at 12:15 p.m., or immediately following the conclusion of the Sunday morning service, and lasts approximately forty-five minutes. No reservation is required but if you plan to bring a large group please notify the Chapel in advance. Meet the docent on the front steps of the Chapel.
Parking at Duke Chapel
Paid parking is available on a first come, first served basis in the Bryan Center Parking Lot at 125 Science Drive. ADA parking is available in the Bryan Center Surface Lot at the same address.
Health Measures at Duke Chapel
Duke Chapel abides by the health measures that are in effect at Duke University. Read about the current health measures.
Upcoming Events in the TriangleCheck out our full events calendar, where you can enter any date, or look at the events for the next few days here:
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Friday, July 1, 2022
Saturday, July 2, 2022