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The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University opened only ten years ago in 2005, but it has become a world-class museum. Exhibits like the 2007 show, \"Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China\" and the 2008 show \"El Greco to Velazquez: Art During the reign of Philip III\" gained national attention and awards, bringing acclaim to the academic museum.
The Triangle Photography Festival entitled \"Click!\" is a month-long celebration of photography that occurs annually in the Triangle Area. The festival includes 70 exhibits and events in 40 different venues. The festival also features a variety of art displays, workshops, portfolio reviews, and museum tours, among other activities.
In February of 2014, a pipe at Duke Energy's retired Eden coal plant ruptured into the Dan River, polluting the water with toxic coal ash, arsenic, and cadmium. The company originally faced a fine of $25 million, but recently the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) privately negotiated with Duke Energy and cut the fine to $7 million.
Raleigh's Lump Gallery first opened its doors in 1995 during a time when the city lacked a vibrant art scene. The gallery showcased local and nationally famous artists, focused on concept art, and provided a venue for art appreciators who wanted to see a variety of pieces without traveling far.