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2nd Friday ArtWalk in Chapel Hill & Carrboro!

2nd Friday ArtWalk 
Friday, August 12
6 pm to 9 pm

The summer days may be hot, but the nights are cool! Enjoy a cool stroll in downtown Chapel Hill and Carrboro on this week's 2nd Friday ArtWalk.  The ArtWalk features galleries, retail shops, studios, and art venues; with  11 venues participating this month!  

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

The ArtWalk is a great opportunity to experience the creative arts scene in our community, explore venues, and socialize with other art lovers.

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:

  • Paintings by artist Alyssa Doran at Open Eye Cafe
  • Opening Reception for Lamar Whidbee's "Learned Behavior" at the ArtsCenter
  • Reception for painter Quinn McLean at Krave
  • Reception to celebrate Ackland Museum Store Partnership with UNC Press 
  • Opening Reception for August's Emerging Artist Katy Gollahon at the ArtsCenter
  • Featured Artist Mario Heitman at WomanCraft Gifts
  • New Works and New Furniture at Studio Design Gallery
  • UNC Artist Jina Valentine at Horace Williams House with Preservation Chapel Hill
  • Unveiling of 2017 Calendars by Elaine O'Neil at Cameron's + Sale
  • Mixed Media with Molly Cassidy at Looking Glass Cafe
  • Photographer Alicia Stemper's Vitamin O Print Exhibit at Visitors Bureau
  • Photography Fundraiser at Caffe Driade
  • Opening Reception for August Exhibitions at FRANK Gallery
  • Reception for Featured Artist Donna Stubbs at This & That Gallery and Vespertine
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 /