2015 Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk

August 28 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 "Textile Collage" by Elaine O’Neil. The show runs from August 26 through September 19. Opening reception on August 28 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 "Present Tense" featuring paintings by Linda Carmel and Chris Graebner, blown glass by Pringle Teetor. The show runs from August 24 through September 20. Opening reception on August 28 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 pesents "Beyond the Selfie: Artists and Their Self Portraits". Featuring mixed media by Joanie Alexander, Jayne Bomberg, Lindsley Bowen, Michael Brown, Andrea DeGette, Ed Eastman, Anne Gregory-Bepler, George Gilmer, Tom Guthrie, Jim Kellough, Hunter Levinsohn, Judy Martell, Jennifer Miller, Eleanor Mills, Janet Schaefer, Guerry Willis, Tom Willis, Shiangtai Tuan, and Louanne Watley. Reception on August 28 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.

Presents "Meet us at the Barn" featuring acrylic paintings by Cedar Glasgow and Wyndi Riley. Opening reception on August 28 from 6 – 9 pm.


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 photography by Bob Brame. The show runs from July 22 through August 30. Opening reception on August 28 from 6 – 8 pm.


100 South Churton Street,

(919) 883-1415.

12:30 – 5:00 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 "Time Out" featuring a solo exhibition of new paintings by Tezh Modarressi. Tezh Modarressi received a BFA from The Rhode Island School of Design in 1988. "Tezh Modarressi's small-scale paintings... are psychologically charged. ...showers of sunlight

can't help but recall Vermeer, they're calming amid the shadows and emptiness of many of her rooms." Cate McQuaid - The Boston Globe. The show runs from August 28 through October 18. ​Opening reception on August 28 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 "Miscellaneous Moments: Relax" featuring photography by Kristine Remlinger. Kristine's been taking photos for most of her life.  Her work consists of original photos which are enlarged, attached to canvas with mod podge and then sealed.  The canvas edges are handpainted black and are very lightweight for ease of display and to prevent delay from hanging  as we often delay hanging up our art work as we wait to buy a frame, etc. Reception on August 28 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 work by Wendy Collin Sorin. Her work is a meditation on the grid, the passing of time, and the deconstruction of language. Recent and current series are inspired by found objects and paper ephemera collected from her travels. Artist reception on August 28 from 6 – 9 pm.





121 West Margaret Lane,

(917) 740-0460.

Open by appointment.


Presents "Wild & Precious" featuring the photography of Jesse Burke. Reception on August 28 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 new jewelry that they found during their buying trip to Las Vegas. They will have new silver bracelets and earrings, as well as beautiful new gold and diamond pieces. Stop by and have a glass of wine.



126 West King Street,

(919) 360-2249.

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

Hillsborough’s newest gallery showcases colorful oil paintings of the Hillsborough landscape by local bricoleur (and mayor) Tom Stevens, as well other 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 Sewn Mouse Toy workshop on August 28 from 6 – 8 pm. For thousands of years before the invention of the sewing machine, all sewing was done by hand! Join us and learn simple sewing techniques that will be sure to come in handy. Students can take a look at examples of quilts and other sewn objects in our collection and practice hand sewing by making a simple stuffed mouse. 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 "Just for Fun: More Folk Art by Sam Ezell". Reception on August 28 from 6 – 9 pm.


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 "Dance and Play" featuring oil and acrylic paintings of Dance and musicians by David Taylor. Opening reception on August 28 from 6 – 9 pm.

*2015 Short Season Venues (April - September)

Upcoming Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walks

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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