Juneteenth Joy 2023: A Celebration of Freedom and Gospel Music

Kick off your weekend with Juneteenth Joy 2023: A Celebration of Freedom and Gospel Music. This special event features

  • The Clark Sisters, Grammy, Stellar, and Dove award winners and the highest-selling female gospel group in history
  • John P. Kee, Durham native and Dove and Stellar award–winning singer, songwriter, and producer
  • Pastor Shirley Caesar, Durham native and the First Lady of Gospel Music with 12 Grammys, 13 Stellars, 18 Dove Awards, and a career spanning 60 years
  • Special guest Charles Jenkins, nine-time Stellar-winning, Grammy-recognized vocalist

Photo of Charles Jenkins: Jorge Meza; other photos: Courtesy of the artists

Musician Photo and Recording Policy

No flash or professional photography allowed without prior approval. Audience recording of the show is prohibited.

No smoking allowed inside venue gates.

Do you or a family member need a general accommodation for your visit? Contact the visitor experience team at help@ncartmuseum.org.

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Picnic in the Park
Preorder picnic boxes for Park Theater events. Picnics are individual boxes filled with sandwiches, salads, sides, and bottled water. Additional beverages, including beer, wine, cocktails, soft drinks, and kombucha, are available on-site for purchase. Members save 10% on applicable food and beverage items with code MEMBER.

No time to order? No worries! We have a full concession menu in the Park Theater featuring a variety of hot and cold items. Cold drinks, beer, wine, snacks, and popcorn are also available.

Picnic boxes are ready for pickup on-site when gates open for concerts and films.



Jun 16, 2023


7:00 PM


$63 Members, $70 Nonmembers Premium Reserved; $50 Members, $55 Nonmembers Nonpremium Reserved; $41 Members, $45 Nonmembers General Admission (Lawn Seats)


Joseph M. Bryan, Jr., Theater in the Museum Park

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Special Instructions:
Doors open at 5:30 pm
For More Information:
(919) 715-5923
Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm
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