Hillsborough Holiday Art Walk

December 4 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm

(due to the Thanksgiving holiday the November Last Fridays

Art Walk is moved to the first Friday in December)


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 "Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Show" featuring a select group of fine artists and skilled craftsmen who have previously shown their works in the Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery and Gift Shop.  We will have several special event openings through November and December. The show runs from October 30 through December 20. Reception on December 4 from 6-9 pm for the Holiday Art Walk.

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 "The Art of Giving" showcasing giftable art for the holiday season by Gallery’s 22 member artists. The show runs from November 16 through January 3, 2016. Reception on December 4 from 6 – 9 pm.





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.


Invited friends of the Skylight Gallery present a mixed media show titled "Abandoned." Based on an E. M. Forster quote, "A work of art is never finished. It is merely abandoned," this exhibition is not about failures. Rather, these are creations that the artists have put aside for reasons that they may explain in writing beside their work. The public will be encouraged to add comments. Reception on December 4 from 6 – 9 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 a special feature of new paintings by Nancy Tuttle May along with an Eno artist’s group exhibition, with work by Eno Gallery artists. This show runs from December 4 through January 17, 2016. Opening Reception on December 4 from 6 – 9 pm.

Presents "Fine Southern Clay" an invitational exhibition featuring over 20 of some of the finest contemporary clay artists in the South continues as well as new jewelry by Erika Sturm, Keith Lewis, Thomas Mann and Mary Timmer and Sharon Tuke​ along with stunning new hand blown glass by North Carolina glass artist, Victor Chiarnzia. This show runs from September 25 through January 15, 2016.





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 "As Best You Can, Let Whatever Might Rise" featuring the mixed media paintings of Linwood Hart. Artist reception on December 4 from 6 – 9 pm.




121 West Margaret Lane,

(917) 740-0460.

Open by appointment.



Presents "Sylvania" featuring the color photography of Anna Beeke. The show runs from December 4 through January 25, 2016. Reception on December 4 from 6 – 9 pm.



126 West King Street,

(919) 360-2249.

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

Presents a special preview of "Vivacity Local" - oil paintings of known places and people, natural and full of life - an exhibition by Tom Stevens coming to the Captain White House in Graham early in 2016. Reception on December 4 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 "The Rouges Gallery" featuring cast cement by Terry Massey.

Artist reception on December 12 at 1:00 pm.



*2015 Short Season Venues (April - September)





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



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.


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 "Brooke’s Vintage Aprons". The show runs from September 1 through 30.


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.


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.





201 North Churton Street,

(919) 732-2201.

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




Hillsborough Visitors Center

150 East King Street,

(919) 732-7741.

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

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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