2015 Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk

June 26 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 "Invitation au Voyage" featuring mixed media paintings of Bernice Koff and ceramics by Emily Lees. A common bond in the work is a shared passion for all things French.  The streets of Paris appear in the mixed media paintings of Parisian bookstalls & shops by Bernice Koff.  Lees offers modern abstract images inspired by France and the nineteenth century French fascination with Japan, mounted on white vessels and forms. The show runs from June 24 through July 25. Opening reception on June 26 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 "Not Alone" featuring paintings by Marcy Lansman, pottery by Garry Childs and kiln-formed glass by Mark Kinsella. The show runs from June 22 through July 19. Opening reception on June 26 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, Tiffney Marley, and Susan Wells.  Studios will be open for visitors on January 30 from 6 – 9 pm.


The Skylight Gallery presents a mixed media show, "Too Much Stuff", curated by Hollie Taylor and Hunter Levinsohn. Participating artists include: Beatrice Schall, Bryant Holsenbeck, Edie Cohn, Emily Eve Weinstein, Galia Goodman, Kaola Phoenix, Marta Tornero, Sandy Milroy, Sonia Elejalde, Anita Wolfenden, Susi Lieff, Judy Breen, Trudy Thomson, Ginny Tyler, Hollie Taylor, Hunter Levinsohn, Ann Louise Barrick, Jayne Bomberg, Jennifer Miller, and Tom Guthrie. Artists reception on June 26 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 June 26.


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 "Pulp Fiction" featuring mixed media by Ida Trisolini. The show runs from June 1 through 30. Artist reception on June 26 from 6 – 9 pm.


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 June 26 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.


Presents "Beyond a Glimpse: An Intimate Affair with Nature", an amazing collaboration featuring Aisha Sanders with living terrariums along with photographer, Mike Dellerman.  Enticing photography, enchanting living art, and more inside the gallery and outside (weather permitting) on the back patio as well on June 26 from 6 – 9 pm!




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 Shannon Fitzgerald’s paintings on canvas with textures of fabric and nature. Artist reception on June 26 from 6 – 9 pm.





121 West Margaret Lane,

(917) 740-0460.

Open by appointment.


Presents "Landmark" featuring works by Joel Fischer and Justin Leonard. The show runs from June 26 through July 27. Opening reception June 26 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 "Lyrical Elegance" featuring 14 and 18 karat gold jewelry with colored gemstones and diamonds by Ben Dyer. Artist reception on June 26 from 6 – 9 pm. Ben will be on hand to show his jewelry as well as discuss a custom piece of work. Clients who have a gemstone or diamond that they would like to have made into a one-of-a-kind piece should bring it in.




126 West King Street,

(919) 360-2249.

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


Ardently local painting, drawing, and sculpture by Hillsborough bricoleur Thomas Stevens.





201 North Churton Street,

(919) 732-2201.

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

Presents a free family-friendly cross stick greeting card workshop June 26 from 6 – 8 pm.  Cross-stitch is the oldest form of embroidery and can be found all over the world.  In Hillsborough girl schools during the 1800s, cross stitch and needle work were important parts of the curriculum.  Students will see historical cross stitch patterns from our collection, and learn to create their own cross-stitch greeting card. 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 "Picture Hillsborough" featuring paintings by local folk artist Sam Ezell


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 "Moments Captured" featuring mixed media and collage by Kelly Johnston. The show runs from June 26 through July 31. Opening reception on June 26 from 6:30 – 9:30 pm.

*2015 Short Season Venues (April - September)

Upcoming Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walks

July 31

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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