Full Season Venues
(January - October and
December 5, 2015)
1. Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery and Gift Shop
2. Hillsborough Gallery of
4. Hillsborough Artists
The Skylight Gallery
7. ENO Gallery
9. Carolina Wellness
*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
Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk happens rain or shine!
102 North Churton Street,
12 – 4 pm Wednesday through Saturday.
Presents "Transient Spring" featuring paintings of Chrystal Hardt and textiles by Jacqui Mehring. The show runs from May 27 through June 20. Opening reception on May 29 from 6 – 9 pm.
121 North Churton Street,
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 "Our Art Is…" featuring paintings by Eduardo Lapetina and Pat Merriman, and sculpture by Lynn Wartski. The show runs from May 25 through June 21. Opening reception on May 29 from 6 – 9 pm.
115 North Churton Street,
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.
102 West King Street,
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 Student Show and work by studio artists Jayne Bomberg and Tom Guthrie (The Studio of Collective Effervescence), Jennifer E. Miller, Andrea DeGette, Jacquelin Liggins, Tiffney Marley, and Susan Wells. Artists reception on May 29 from 6 – 9 pm.
Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston
114 West King Street
9 am - 6 pm Monday through Saturday, 1 - 5 pm Sunday.
Closed May 29.
120 West King Street,
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 "Kaleidoscope" featuring mixed media by Lauren Christensen. The show runs from May 1 through 31. Artist reception on May 29 from 6 – 9 pm.
100 South Churton Street,
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 "Conjured Ghosts" featuring an exhibition of paintings by Julyan Davis. Julyan Davis is a British-born artist who has painted the South for 25 years. This show brings together new landscapes of North Carolina and figurative studies from his traveling museum exhibit of murder ballad paintings. The show runs from April 24 through June 21. Reception on May 29from 6 – 9 pm.
112 South Churton Street,
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 an evening in the garden. Come visit the meditation garden at the Qi garden. Check in with Lucia at the shop and we'll take you to the back garden and art space.
121 West Margaret Lane,
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 May 29 from 6 – 9 pm.
121 West Margaret Lane,
Open by appointment.
Presents "Darkroom to Daylight" featuring black and white photographs by Harvey Wang. Opening reception May 29 from 6 – 9 pm.
Melissa Designer Jewelry
116 South Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278
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. 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.
Closed May 29. Ben Dyer's artist reception is re-scheduled for June 26 from 6 – 9 pm.
*2015 Short Season Venues (April - September)
Upcoming Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walks
December 5 Hillsborough Holiday Art Walk
(due to the Thanksgiving holiday the November Art Walk is moved to Saturday December 5)
To coincide with Hillsborough's Last Fridays, from April through September, the Museum will offer family friendly art workshops on the last Friday evening of each month from 6pm- 8pm. The workshops will explore different art and craft techniques based on collection items and local history.
For more information, contact the Orange County Historical Museum at 201 North Churton Street at
(919) 732-2201 or click here to visit their website.
Mike's Art Truck and the Alliance for Historic Hillsborough present "Picture Hillsborough," a collection of paintings and miniature folk art buildings that depict historic buildings in Hillsborough, by local artist Sam Ezell, at the Hillsborough Visitors Center (150 E. King Street). On Friday, May 29, they will host an opening reception for Sam at the Visitors Center from 6 to 9 pm.
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.