Events

Events

Jun
9
Fri
Cinc Hayes Art Display at the Chapel Hill/ Carrboro Art Walk June 9th 2017 @ Carrboro Town Hall
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Carrboro Town Hall will be hosting a variety of abstract paintings by artist Cinc Hayes.
The paintings are on display for the month of May and June.

There will be a meet and greet for the June 9th art walk. Be sure to stop by for this exciting display!

Jun
15
Thu
“200 Years of PERSUASION” @ Hampton Inn & Suites
Jun 15 – Jun 18 all-day

This year’s four day symposium will focus on Jane Austen’s last completed novel, PERSUASION. Participants will have the opportunity to hear expert speakers and participate in discussion groups, as well as join in a Regency ball, partake in an English tea, and visit special exhibits tailored to the conference. The Jane Austen Summer Program is designed to appeal to Austen fans, established scholars, K-12 teachers, graduate students, and undergraduate students—anyone with a passion for all things Austen is welcome and encouraged to attend!

For more program information, to see comments and photos from previous programs, or to register, please visit our website janeaustensummer.org.

Father’s Day: Giant Spin Art @ Kidzu Children's Museum
Jun 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come learn about crazy centrifugal force with your father figure in honor of father’s day! Join us as we showcase the spin art machine designed by a local dad and son team. Create your own giant spin art masterpiece on canvas during a private session just for you! 15 minute sessions. Ages 3+.

Jun
28
Wed
Earthworks @ Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
Jun 28 – Jun 29 all-day

Come see paintings by Chris Graebner and Jude Lobe along with pottery by Garry Childs. An opening reception will be held during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk on May 26th from 6pm-9pm.

Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned and operated by 21 artists and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, wood, pottery & fiber art.

  • 121 N. Churton Street
  • Hillsborough NC
  • 919-732-5001
  • Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-9 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun
  • HillsboroughGallery.com
Jun
30
Fri
Hillsborough Art Walk Last Fridays @ Downtown Hillsborough
Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Hillsborough Arts Council invites everyone to visit walkable Historic Hip Hillsborough. Park once and enjoy art galleries, artist studios, fine jewelers, boutique shops and award winning restaurants. See website for venues, exhibits, and map.

Jul
19
Wed
Up Close @ Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
Jul 19 – Jul 23 all-day

Come see paintings by Linda Carmel, textiles by Alice Levinson and sculpture by Lynn Wartski beginning on June 26 through July 23. The opening reception will be during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk on June 30th from 6-9pm.

Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned and operated by 22 artists and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, wood, pottery and fiber art.

Hours are from 10am-6pm Monday through Thursday, 10am-9pm Friday and Saturday and noon-4pm on Sunday.

National Teapot Show X @ Cedar Creek Gallery
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – Sep 5 @ 10:00 am

This year’s showing is especially significant as it leads into the 50th anniversary of the gallery. Marking the first kiln opening in 1968 this upcoming fall, we will be celebrating five decades of creating, showcasing and supporting fine craft. Started by two potters, Sid and Pat Oakley, Cedar Creek Gallery has stood the test of time by maintaining its high standard of supporting artisans from all over North America and connecting the public to quality, hand-crafted treasures. Annual festivals and shows like this one contribute to the ongoing narrative that art is necessary to a healthy, happy community and enriches the lives of all those who come across it.

Jul
24
Mon
Serious Fun @ Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
Jul 24 – Aug 20 all-day

Jewelry by Nell Chandler, fiber art by Ali Givens and paintings by Michele Yellin. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk on July 28th from 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 21 artists and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, wood, pottery & fiber art. 121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough NC, 919-732-5001. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-9 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. HillsboroughGallery.com

Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned and operated by 21 artists and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, wood, pottery and fiber art. Hours are from 10am-6pm Monday–Thursday, 10am-9pm Friday and Saturday and noon-4pm on Sunday.

Jul
28
Fri
Hillsborough Art Walk Last Fridays @ Downtown Hillsborough
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Hillsborough Arts Council invites everyone to visit walkable Historic Hip Hillsborough. Park once and enjoy art galleries, artist studios, fine jewelers, boutique shops and award winning restaurants. See website for venues, exhibits, and map.

Aug
21
Mon
Three Perspectives @ Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
Aug 21 – Sep 24 all-day

Paintings by Lolette Guthrie, photography by Eric Saunders and blown glass by Pringle Teetor. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk on August 25th from 6-9pm.

Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned and operated by 21 artists and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, wood, pottery and fiber art. Hours are from 10am-6pm Monday–Thursday, 10am-9pm Friday and Saturday and noon-4pm on Sunday.

Aug
23
Wed
Count @ Paul Green Theatre
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm – Aug 27 @ 7:30 pm

Over the course of a single day on death row, six men unpack their personal inheritances of violence, racism, mental illness, poverty and unexpected love. Who is disposable, who counts and what does justice mean when the scales are broken and the blindfold is our own?

Aug
25
Fri
Hillsborough Art Walk Last Fridays @ Downtown Hillsborough
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Hillsborough Arts Council invites everyone to visit walkable Historic Hip Hillsborough. Park once and enjoy art galleries, artist studios, fine jewelers, boutique shops and award winning restaurants. See website for venues, exhibits, and map.

Sep
14
Thu
StreetSigns and The Process Series present: “Closer Than They Appear” @ Swain Hall, Studio 6
Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm – Nov 1 @ 4:30 pm

StreetSigns Center for Literature and Performance and The UNC Process Series present:
“Closer Than They Appear,” a multi-media theatre piece written by Christine Evans that tells the charged story of an encounter between an American soldier and an Iraqi girl blogger through the lens of the technologies that connect them. Inspired by the convergence of video game environments, virtual technology, and military research, “Closer Than They Appear” is the world’s first theatrical production licensed to incorporate animated landscapes from Virtual Iraq, a virtual-reality program based on war video games and used in veterans PTSD therapy.

Playwright: Christine Evans
Director: Joseph Megel
Media Designer: Jared Mezzocchi

PERFORMANCES:
Previews: Thursday and Friday, September 14th and 15th at 8:00PM
Gala Opening: Saturday, September 16th at 8:00PM (Reception follows. $45 special admission. See www.piedmontperformancefactory.org/now-playing for more details.)
Sunday, September 17th at 3:00PM

Wednesday, September 20th – 8:00PM
Thursday, September 21st – 8:00PM
Friday, September 22nd – 8:00PM
Saturday, September 23rd – 8:00PM
Sunday, September 24th – 3:00PM

Wednesday, September 27th – 8:00PM
Thursday, September 28th – 8:00PM
Friday, September 29th – 8:00PM
Saturday, September 30th – 8:00PM
Sunday, October 1st – 3:00PM

All performances are at Swain Hall, Studio 6 on UNC Chapel Hill’s campus (101 E Cameron Avenue).

TICKETING:
Wednesday/Thursday – $15
Friday/Saturday/Sunday – $20
Senior (62+) – $15, all performances
Students, Veterans, and Active Duty Military – $10 all performances
Bargain Preview Nights (September 14th & 15th) – All tickets $5
Opening Night (September 16th) – All tickets $45
Tickets available at www.closerthantheyappear.brownpapertickets.com)

Sep
16
Sat
The Cake @ Paul Green Theatre
Sep 16 – Oct 1 all-day

Della makes cakes, not judgment calls. But when the woman she helped raise comes back home to Winston-Salem to get married and her fiancé is actually another woman, Della is forced to examine some of her deeply-held beliefs for the first time in her life.

CenterFest Arts Festival @ Downtown Durham, NC
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – Sep 17 @ 5:00 pm

2017 CenterFest Arts Festival
Dates: Saturday and Sunday, September 16th and 17th
Times: Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Downtown Durham, Triangle Area, North Carolina
Presenter: Durham Arts Council, www.durhamarts.org
Contact: centerfest@durhamarts.org

Now in its 43rd year, CenterFest 2017 will be the largest arts and community festival in Durham and the longest-running street arts festival in North Carolina. Located in Durham’s historic city center, CenterFest showcases 145 juried visual artists from across the U.S. and 600 performing artists from North Carolina, plus great food, continuous music and entertainment on five stages, fun, educational activities for kids and families and a showcase of services provided by government departments and community nonprofits. 2017 features include a beer garden, new Emerging Artists showcase and new Saturday evening entertainment. Mark your calendars for September 16-17! Updates available at www.centerfest.durhamarts.org.

Sep
29
Fri
Hillsborough Art Walk Last Fridays @ Downtown Hillsborough
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Hillsborough Arts Council invites everyone to visit walkable Historic Hip Hillsborough. Park once and enjoy art galleries, artist studios, fine jewelers, boutique shops and award winning restaurants. See website for venues, exhibits, and map.

Oct
1
Sun
Festifall @ Downtown Chapel Hill
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Chapel Hill’s 45th annual Festifall Arts Festival will provide a unique opportunity for the community, art enthusiasts and artists to interact. A vibrant market of handmade artworks along with live performances presents a day of discovery for the festival’s attendees as they engage with the local art community. Historic West Franklin Street in Downtown Chapel Hill provides a beautiful backdrop to our celebration of arts and culture. Check our website for more information. http://www.chapelhillfestifall.com/

Oct
6
Fri
50th annual Fall Pottery and Glass Festival @ Cedar Creek Gallery
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The festival, which showcases artist demonstrations, offers live music and a local onsite-food truck is one of our most popular events every year.

Although every festival is special in its own right, this year’s event is especially significant as it leads into the 50th anniversary of the gallery. Marking the first kiln opening in 1968 this upcoming fall, we will be celebrating five decades of creating, showcasing and supporting fine craft. Started by two potters, Sid and Pat Oakley, Cedar Creek Gallery has stood the test of time by maintaining its high standard of supporting artisans from all over North America and connecting the public to quality, hand-crafted treasures.

Oct
7
Sat
50th annual Fall Pottery and Glass Festival @ Cedar Creek Gallery
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The festival, which showcases artist demonstrations, offers live music and a local onsite-food truck is one of our most popular events every year.

Although every festival is special in its own right, this year’s event is especially significant as it leads into the 50th anniversary of the gallery. Marking the first kiln opening in 1968 this upcoming fall, we will be celebrating five decades of creating, showcasing and supporting fine craft. Started by two potters, Sid and Pat Oakley, Cedar Creek Gallery has stood the test of time by maintaining its high standard of supporting artisans from all over North America and connecting the public to quality, hand-crafted treasures.