2015 Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk

April 24 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Downtown Historic Hillsborough, NC


Full Season Venues

(January - October and

December 5, 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

*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!




Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery and Gift Shop

102 North Churton Street,

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

Presents "Along the Garden Path" featuring a multimedia group exhibition of Local Artists working with the garden theme. The show runs from April 22 through May 23. Opening reception on April 24 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  "What I Came Here For" featuring paintings by Michele Yellin, stained glass by Chris Burnside  and jewelry by Arianna Bara. The show runs from April 20 through May 24. Opening reception on  April 24 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.

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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 new works in acrylic by Tom Willis. Artist reception on April 24 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 April 24.


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 "Stephanie's Vision" featuring photography by Stephanie Willen Brown. The show runs from April 1 through 30. Artist reception on April 24 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 "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. Opening reception on April 24 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.




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.


"Flower Winds" featuring botanical works in beeswax with collage by Lee Moore Crawford. Fresh flowers and arrangements by both Lee and Lucia will also be available. Artist reception on April 24 from 6 – 9 pm.





121 West Margaret Lane,

(917) 740-0460.

Open by appointment.


Presents books signing for Lori Vrba’s Moth Wing Diaries.  The show runs from March 27 through May 22.  Opening reception and book signing March 27 from 6 – 9 pm.


Melissa Designer Jewelry
116 South Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278
(919) 643-2600
11 am to 6 pm Tuesday through Friday.  11 am to 4 pm Saturday. 

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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.

*2015 Short Season Venues (April - September)

Upcoming Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walks

May 29

June 26

July 31

August 28

September 25

October 30


December 5 Hillsborough Holiday Art Walk

(due to the Thanksgiving holiday the November Art Walk is moved to Saturday December 5)

Call To Artists Past Exhibits 2015 Past Exhibits 2014
Last Fridays Kids Art Workshops at the Orange County Historical Museum

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.

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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