The last Friday of every month, from March to November, 2022, rain or shine, Downtown Hillsborough showcases its art scene with the Last Fridays Art Walk from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Explore art galleries, artist studios, fine jewelers, boutique shops and award winning restaurants. There will also be live music, circus performers, spoken word poetry and more.
The activity takes place mostly on and around Churton Street, between West Margaret Lane and West Queen Street.
Last Friday Dates for 2022
- March 25th
- April 29
- May 27
- June 24
- July 29
- Augut 26
- September 30
- October 28
- November 25
Last Fridays Art Walk on June 24
Old Courthouse Lawn
Artist vendors return to Last Fridays! May-October 2022, find rotating, local artists, representing all mediums, sharing original, handmade work with the community, 6-8:30 PM on the Old Orange County Courthouse lawn.
NC’s own Whoop! (the band) will perform on the back of the Old Orange County Courthouse Lawn from around 6:30-7:30 PM to enliven June’s Makers Market with a little indie, jazz, rock, reggae, and hip-hop ambiance!
The Orange County Historical Museum will offer an art-making station related to their What’s Your Flavor exhibit, which depicts the many ways cooking is an art and explores the heritage cooking of Orange County.
Join the Living Arts Collective for Last Fridays Living Arts Drum Circles; Dancewaves; and various, unique educational & interactive activities in River Park! LAC brings a variety of programming to Last Fridays each month, and the experience is an incredible opportunity to connect and express with your community. All are welcome and invited to join.
- 6 to 7 p.m.: Drum workshop and community drumming
- Family painting station and live painting
- 7:30 to 9 p.m.: Living Arts Dancewave
Each month, Last Friday’s Poetry “Prose” Showcase features a variety of inspired poets and spoken word artists.
This showcase stops at 2-4 venues throughout the night to share words and heart with the community. This month the poets are Shaun Harris (aka FlowEssence) and Genesis Harris.
- 6 to 6:45 p.m.: Thomas Stevens Gallery
- 7 to 7:45 p.m.: Yonder: Southern Cocktail & Brew
- 8 to 8:45 p.m.: Margaret Lane Gallery
Last Fridays Art Walk 2022 Venue Guide
Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery & Gift Shop
102 North Churton Street
128 North Churton Street
Bull City Music School
121 North Churton Street, 1C
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
121 North Churton Street
Hillsborough Artists Cooperative & The Skylight Gallery
102 West King Street
Yonder: Southern Cocktails and Brew
114 West King Street
Thomas Stevens Gallery/Studio 42
126 West King Street
Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston*
106 South Churton Street, Suite 100
The Paynter Law Firm
106 South Churton Street, Suite 200
Margaret Lane Gallery
121 West Margaret Lane
Orange County Historical Museum
201 N Churton Street
The Hillsborough Visitors Center
150 E King Street
Studio 71 Picture Framing & Gallery
243 S Churton Street
117 W. King Street
Pickett Sprouse Commercial Real Estate
218 S. Churton Street
The Colonial Inn
153 W. King Street
The Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce
200 N. Churton Street
Media Arts Exchange
Outside of the Hillsborough Artists Cooperative
121 N Churton St
Re-Invintaged Home Decor & More
120 S Churton Street
Hot Tin Roof
115 W. Margaret Lane
Nash Street Tavern
250 S. Nash Street
A Little Something
118 N. Churton Street