Experience an immersive tribute to Durham’s native son, artist Ernie Barnes and his iconic painting The Sugar Shack.  Live performances by Poet J. Ivy, The Repertory Dance Company at NCCU, SLIPPAGE dance group, followed by a Funk & Soul Dance Party by DJ Niena Drake. Heavy hors d'oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages.


Presented in partnership by the Ernie Barnes Family Trust & the NC African American Heritage Commission.


A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Ernie & Bernie Barnes Foundation for the Care & Cure of Alzheimer's.


Thursday, October 11, 2018

6:00 PM – 10:30 PM EDT


Durham Armory

220 Foster Street

Durham, NC 27701





Ernie Barnes ® and

are trademarks of the Ernie Barnes Family Trust

Copyright © ERNIE BARNES

All Rights Reserved