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2nd Friday ArtWalk This Week!

2nd Friday ArtWalk 
Friday, December 9
6 pm to 9 pm

Enjoy ArtWalking and ArtShopping at 15 venues in Chapel Hill and Carrboro on the 2nd Friday ArtWalk!

It's a great time to do your holiday shopping. ArtWalk venues offer something for everyone on your gift-giving list. Even that uncle that is impossible to shop for! 

CLICK HERE for a full list of December's participating venues. 

Experience the creative arts scene in our community, explore venues, and socialize with other art lovers on the ArtWalk. 

Buy local art in all mediums; handmade jewelry, scarves, paper goods, ceramics, fine art, and more. 

Plan your walk! Click here for a map.

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This Month on the ArtWalk:
  • Donald Martiny: Prototypes + Studies & Holiday Shopping at Ackland Museum Store
  • Reception for Ginger Earl and her Color-Filled Paintings at Vespertine
  • Visit The Shrine Room and send Elvis your prayers!
  • Do your holiday shopping for all on your list at Cameron's!
  • 10th Annual UNC Print+Art Sale at Hanes Art Center
  • Artist David Stickel at Chapel Hill Orange County Visitors Center
  • Opening Receptions for new exhibitions at FRANK Gallery
  • Donate Art Supplies for UNC's Lineberger Cancer Center's Art Cart Program at FRANK Gallery
  • Shop locally at WomanCraft for the holidays!
  • Open Studio at Studio Design Gallery
  • Reception for Fiber Art of the 21st Century at Horace Williams House
  • Blown Glass Holiday Ornament Sale at Weaver St Realty
  • Artist Talk: Stacy Lynn Waddell on "Please Don't Shoot Me" at The Ackland Art Museum
  • Opening Reception for The ArtsCenter's Annual Community Art Exhibit

Orange County: Arts Mecca Hidden in Plain Sight

Everybody knows that Asheville is an arts mecca for North Carolina.  But after you read this post, you’ll realize you can save yourself a three hour drive; if you’re a resident of Orange County and a fan of the arts, you’re already sitting on a goldmine. Read More...

via the Orange County Arts Commission
The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership brings 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. We coordinate the 2nd Friday ArtWalk for all of Chapel Hill & Carrboro. Contact Meg McGurk at 919-967-9440 or /