2015 Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk

July 31 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Downtown Historic Hillsborough, NC

Full Season Venues

(January - October and

December 4, 2015)

1. Hillsborough Arts Council     Gallery and Gift Shop

2. Hillsborough Gallery of   

4. Hillsborough Artists
    Cooperative and
    The Skylight Gallery

7. ENO Gallery

9. Carolina Wellness       


10. Daylight

12. Studio HSBO

15. Mystery Brewing Public


*Short Season Venues

(April - September)

3. Spiral Studio

5. Coldwell Banker Howard
    Perry and Walston

6. Cup A Joe

8. the qi garden

11. Melissa Designer Jewelry

13. Orange County Historical


14. Hillsborough Visitors


Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk happens rain or shine!




Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery and Gift Shop

102 North Churton Street,

(919) 643-2500.
12 – 4 pm Wednesday through Saturday.

Presents "Upbeat Interpretations of Natural Southern Living" featuring traditional watercolor paintings by Kenny Glenn. The show runs from July 29 through August 22. Opening reception on July 31 from 6 – 9 pm.

Hillsborough Gallery of Arts

121 North Churton Street,

(919) 732-5001.

January through March: 10 am – 6 pm Monday through Saturday. 12 – 4 pm Sunday. 
April through December: 10 am – 6 pm Monday through Thursday.
10 am – 8 pm
Friday and Saturday. 12 – 4 pm Sunday.

Founded in 2006, the gallery is owned and operated by 22 local artists, featuring painting, metal sculpture, photography, glass arts, jewelry, turned wood, pottery and fiber arts.

Presents "Reflections" featuring paintings by Lolette Guthrie, textiles by Alice Levinson and pottery by Evelyn Ward. The show runs from July 27 through August 23. Opening reception on July 31 from 6 – 9 pm.



Spiral Studios

115 North Churton Street,

(919) 732-2013.

10 am – 6 pm Monday through Friday, 10 am – 5 pm Saturday.

Offering beautiful handmade jewelry in sterling silver and gold by metalsmith/designer Jeannine Rogers.





Hillsborough Artists Cooperative and The Skylight Gallery

102 West King Street,

(919) 619-8129.

Open Last Fridays Art Walk, 6 – 9 pm and by appointment.

The Hillsborough Artists Cooperative, founded in 1992, is upstairs over Antonia's Restaurant. Studio artists are Jayne Bomberg and Tom Guthrie (The Studio of Collective Effervescence), Jennifer E. Miller, Andrea DeGette, Jacquelin Liggins, and Tiffney Marley.


The Skylight Gallery presents "Too Many Lives" featuring two and three dimensional work by Hunter Levinsohn. Artist reception on July 31 from 6 – 9 pm.





Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston
114 West King Street
(919) 732-6101.
9 am - 6 pm Monday through Saturday, 1 - 5 pm Sunday.



Closed on July 31.


120 West King Street,

(919) 732-8056.

6 am – 7 pm Monday through Friday.  7 am – 7 pm Saturday and Sunday.  

Closes at 8 pm during the Last Fridays Art Walk.

Presents artwork by local artists.


100 South Churton Street,

(919) 883-1415.

12:30 – 5:30 pm Tuesday through Thursday.
12:30 – 8:30 pm Friday and Saturday.

 April through December:  1:00 – 4:00 pm Sunday.

Contemporary  Fine  Art  in  the  Heart  of  Historic  Hillsborough.


Presents "Birdland" featuring works by Tim Turner and Molly Cliff Hilts. This exhibition brings two artists that explore their vision of avian life through their paintings and drawings. We share a connection with birds every day through their singing and our

wonder at their ability to slip the bonds of earth and take flight... Their migrations mark the rhythm of the seasons. With associations of freedom on the wing, they have been an inspiration throughout history. The show runs from June 26 through August 23. ​Reception on July 31 from 6 – 9 pm.


112 South Churton Street,

(919) 914-0596.

11 am – 5 pm Wednesday through Saturday and by appointment.

The Qi Garden is an oasis for the soul featuring art and textiles by local artists and sculptors for inside and out, as well as fair trade items including indoor/outdoor garden furnishings both new and found, fountains, rugs, unique plants to play with and feng shui cures to help any house and garden feel like home.


Closed on July 31.




Carolina Wellness Institute

121 West Margaret Lane,

(919) 260-0255.

Daily hours of operation vary based on the current class schedule which may be found on our website.


Presents "By The Book" featuring sculpture by Ida Trisolini.

Artist reception on July 31 from 6 – 9 pm. 





121 West Margaret Lane,

(917) 740-0460.

Open by appointment.


Presents Almond Garden featuring Gabriela Maj’s series of portraits from women's prisons in Afghanistan. Almond Garden features Maj's haunting, compassionate

photographs of the inmates along with the inmates' own stories. Made over the course of four years, Maj's project is the largest record documenting the experiences of incarcerated women in Afghanistan to date. Together, the voices in Almond Garden testify to the human rights abuses many Afghan women continue to endure, and serve as a call for much-needed support from the international community in the battle for women's rights in Afghanistan. The show runs from July 31 through August 24. Opening reception on July 31 from 6 – 9 pm.


Melissa Designer Jewelry
116 South Churton Street,
(919) 643-2600.
11 am to 6 pm Tuesday through Friday.  11 am to 4 pm Saturday.

Featuring the handmade gold jewelry of in-house, national award winning designer Melissa Booth.  Custom orders and repairs available.

Presents cloisonné jewelry by James Carter.




126 West King Street,

(919) 360-2249.

Special events, Last Fridays, serendipity, and by appointment.

Presents colorful oil paintings of the Hillsborough landscape by local bricoleur Thomas Stevens, as well as additional sculptures, paintings, prints, and figure drawings by the artist.





201 North Churton Street,

(919) 732-2201.

11 am - 4 pm Tuesday through Saturday. 1 - 4 pm Sunday.

Presents a free family-friendly felting workshop on July 31 from 6 – 8 pm. Felting is a way of making fabric by pressing and condensing fibers together. In this workshop, we’ll use wool and tubs of warm soapy water to explore the “wet felting” technique. Students will get to make felted beads and sheets of felt. This workshop will be held out-side in front of the Museum. This workshop will be most appropriate for children ages 7-11, but there will be additional activities for younger children that will also be fun for parents.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.





Hillsborough Visitors Center

150 East King Street,

(919) 732-7741.

10 am - 4 pm Monday through Saturday. 12 - 4 pm Sunday.


Presents artwork by local artists.


Mystery Brewing Public House

230 South Nash Street,

(919) 245-1325.

4 - 10 pm Monday and Tuesday. 4 - 12 pm Wednesday and Thursday. 2 - 12 pm Friday.

12 am - 12 pm Saturday. 12 am - 10 pm Sunday.


Presents "Art by Courtney" featuring acrylics and oils on canvas by Courtney Faison. The show runs from July 31 through August 27.

Opening reception on July 31 from 6 – 9 pm.

*2015 Short Season Venues (April - September)

Upcoming Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walks

August 28

September 25

October 30


December 4 Hillsborough Holiday Art Walk

(due to the Thanksgiving holiday the November Art Walk is moved to Friday December 4)

Call To Artists Past Exhibits 2015 Past Exhibits 2014

The Hillsborough Arts Council, a non-profit organization supporting the arts in Hillsborough,
with funding support in part from private contributions and sponsors of the Last Fridays Art Walk program. 

For more information about the Last Friday's Art Walk call (919) 643-2500 or (919) 732-8324.



Historic Hillsborough

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