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2nd Friday ArtWalk This Week in Carrboro & Chapel Hill!

2nd Friday ArtWalk in Carrboro & Chapel Hill This Week! (Shop for Moms & Grads!)

 2nd Friday ArtWalk
Friday, May 8
6 pm to 9 pm
Mother's Day and UNC Commencement are on Sunday, May 10; just 2 days before the 2nd Friday ArtWalk this week. It's the perfect time to go shopping for Moms and Grads!

The 2nd Friday ArtWalk features galleries, retail shops, studios, and venues throughout Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Experience the creative arts scene in our community, explore venues, and socialize with other art lovers! Venues offer live music, food, activities, and more. Buy local art in all mediums; handmade jewelry, scarves, paper goods, ceramics, fine art, and more.
  • Click Here for a list of participating venues this month.  
  • Click Here to print out a map and plan your ArtWalk.
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Call for Entries... 

The ArtsCenter is accepting applications May 4-June 8 for the Fall and Winter Emerging Artist exhibitions in The ArtsCenter Corridor. Artists must be local and at an early stage of their art careers. To download an application visit:
Contact Heather Gerni at
MFA Student Exhibit

The work of eleven artists completing their Master of Fine Arts degrees at UNC is on display at the Ackland Art Museum through June 7, 2015. The group show, entitled The Land of No Things: Selected Works by the MFA Class of 2015, is curated by arts writer and independent curator Chris Vitiello.  The Land of No Things is made possible by the Seymour and Carol Levin Foundation and proceeds from Ackland ARTINI! 2015. 
This Month on the ArtWalk:
 This & That Gift Gallery and Vespertine
This & That Gift Gallery and Vespertine are neighboring businesses on Main Street in downtown Carrboro; and both are on the 2nd Friday ArtWalk! Guaranteed to find gifts for anyone on your list and yourself as well, these shops offer locally-made art, unique gifts for all ages, decorations, jewelry, and more. 
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The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership works to bring together the resources of the Town, University and downtown community to maintain, enhance and promote downtown as the social, cultural, and spiritual center of Chapel Hill through economic development. The Downtown Partnership manages the 2nd Friday ArtWalk for all of Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Contact Meg McGurk at 919-967-9440 or