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2nd Friday ArtWalk This Week!

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

 2nd Friday ArtWalk
Friday, August 14
6 pm to 9 pm
Summer evenings are great for ArtWalking and ArtShopping! Enjoy dinner out at a favorite restaurant while your at it. The 2nd Friday ArtWalk features galleries, retail shops, studios, and venues throughout Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Experience the creative arts scene in our community 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 Vendors

The Bazaar is an arts and crafts market that will take place on the Carrboro Town Commons from 1 pm to 6 pm on 3rd Sundays Sept, Oct & Nov, 2015. Now looking for vendors! There is a $50 fee (per month/market) for a 9x11 covered space, and a $30 fee (per month/market) for a 10x10 uncovered space (will need to provide own canopy tent for sun/rain). For more information visit    


The Burlington Carousel Festival invites artisans of all mediums to apply to the 28th annual festival. The festival is looking for artists, bands, nonprofits, food vendors, food trucks, and more. Interested vendors can click here and fill out an application. Deadline to apply is September 1.
This Month on the ArtWalk:
  • DSI Comedy Theater shows with Free (online) tickets
  • Opening Reception for August's Emerging Artist Nancy Smith at The ArtsCenter
  • Opening Reception: Natural Alliances, Renaissance at FRANK Gallery
  • Opening Reception for The ArtsCenter's Annual Community Art Exhibit
  • Reception for Potter Frumet Raskin-Miller at Womancraft
  • Coloring pages, Paintings, Drawings by Sudie Rakusin at Cameron's
  • Open House with Annie Cramer at Perch Coworking Studio
  • Opening Reception for Artists Jeanne Rhea at North Carolina Crafts Gallery
Featured ArtWalk Venue: Perch Studios
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Perch Coworking Studios, now located at 106 South Greensboro Street in downtown Carrboro, is in the same building as Steel String, Glasshalfull and Fifth Season. Now offering a Conference Room, Office Suites (2), More Personal Desks in both the Talking & Quiet Rooms, Standing Counter and a Communal Table. Check out this article from Exite Event.
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The Downtown Partnership manages the 2nd Friday ArtWalk for all of Chapel Hill and Carrboro. 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. Contact Meg McGurk at 919-967-9440 or / 

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