Art Galleries

Triangle ArtWorks strives to include all Triangle groups in this listing, but needs your help in keeping it complete and current.  Please inform us of any changes/additions at our email.

These entries are for convenience only and the information regarding each organization was provided by the organization or from their websites.  Triangle ArtWorks makes NO endorsement or recommendation regarding any of the businesses or organizations listed.  Be sure to review their websites and other sources independently before you patronize them.

Apex

Cocoon Gallery – Cocoon Gallery features functional artworks created by 30+ local master artisans. Mediums include Ceramics, Wood, Jewelry, Glass, Textiles and Metal. Located in Historic Downtown Apex at 221 N. Salem St. 919-267-4321. Email Website.

Studio 123 – Studio 123 is a gallery and the working studio of local artists, Janet Harrell and Susan Hecht. 117 N. Salem St. Apex, NC.,  919-367-2977.

Cary

Cary Gallery of Artists – A nonprofit gallery in downtown Cary, featuring more than 20 local artists.  Also offers classes.  200 S. Academy St., 
Cary NC 27512, Email , Website.

Town of Cary’s Exhibition Program – The Town of Cary recognizes that art exhibitions serve as a cultural resource, thereby enhancing the lives of our citizens.  The Exhibition Program provides exhibition opportunities for local, national and international artists.  The Town maintains gallery and exhibit spaces in Page Walker Arts and History Center, Jordan Hall Arts Center, Town Hall, Herb Young Community Center and Cary Senior Center. For more information or an application to submit work, Contact: Email, Website.

Village Art Circle – An art gallery and studio in the heart of downtown Cary. Owned and operated by artist JJ Jiang. A place for artists to gather, learn, exhibit and create. Email.  Website.

Carrboro

The ArtsCenter -
 The ArtsCenter nourishes the arts, creativity, and community, through education, performance, and exhibitions.
 The ArtsCenter’s Nicholson Gallery features the work of local and regional artists on a rotating basis.  Monthly exhibits, special programs and workshops in the visual arts promote the work of emerging and established visual artists, 300-G E Main St
, Carrboro, NC 27510, 
919.929.2787, M-F 10:00am-6:00pm, Saturday 12:00-4:00pm,
 Email, Website.

North Carolina Crafts Gallery -The North Carolina Crafts Gallery is an independently owned retail gallery that features a wide selection of pottery and gifts handcrafted exclusively by North Carolina artists and craftsmen.  Works include contemporary and traditional pottery, blown glass, wood turnings, jewelry, metalwork, toys, folk art, garden art, kaleidoscopes, baskets, and fiber art. 212 W Main St., Carrboro, NC  27510. 
919-942-4048. Email. Website.

Jessie Kalisher Gallery –Art photographer; curates and creates art for hospitality, healthcare and beyond.  209 East Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510, 919.967.4300, Email, Website.

Chapel Hill

Ackland Museum Store – The Ackland Museum Store has a focused emphasis on merchandise that supports and reflects the Museum’s core mission to animate, inspire, and transform people’s lives with works of art. A dedicated gallery space at the Ackland Museum Store features rotating exhibitions of original artworks in a variety of media by local and regional artists and artisans. All proceeds from the store support the Ackland’s exhibition and education programs. Store Hours: Mon – Sat 10 – 5:30pm, Thu 10am – 8:30pm, Sun 12pm – 5pm.  100 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC, Email,  Website.

Creative Metalsmiths – Has created unique custom designed jewelry and contemporary metalwork since 1978.  One of the only all-metals galleries in the southeast, the location provides a showcase for hand fabricated metalwork by Kim Maitland and additional artists both local and from across the United States.   117 E Franklin St
, 
Chapel Hill, NC 27514,
919.967.2037, Monday-Friday 11-6, Saturday 10-5, Sunday 12-5,  Email, Website

FRANK – FRANK is the Triangle’s newest and most innovative art gallery; an arts collective made up of both member and consigning artists from the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill areas.  The mission of the Franklin Street Arts Collective is to support the arts community of Chapel Hill and the region, expand community appreciation of the arts through educational programming, and promote the Town of Chapel Hill and North Carolina as a major arts destination.  Open Tues—Fri 11 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thursday 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (TGI Thursday Salon from 5-8pm), Saturday 11:a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., 109 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, 919-636-4135,  WebsiteEmail.

Womancraft – Two dozen or more artists manage and run the area’s oldest art cooperative, in existence for nearly 4 decades. We feature pottery, woodwork, baskets, distinctive handmade clothing items, baby items, and home textiles, as well as all types of glass: fused, stained and kiln fired.  Womancraft offers gold and silver one-of-a-kind jewelry, and original 2D art by painters, fiber artists and photographers, many of whom also make greeting cards. Everything is local and handmade. Monday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm, and Sunday: 12:00 pm – 5:00 p.  Eastgate Shopping Center, 
1800 E Franklin St., 
Chapel Hill, NC 27514, 
919.929.8362. Email,  Website.

Clayton

Eye of the Eagle Art Center -
The Eye of the Eagle Art center has 2 galleries, arts supplies and classrooms.  Our Mission: To support the arts, the artist both professional and emerging and bring the arts alive in the community, 131 E 1st Street (Off Main),  
Clayton, NC 27520, Email, Website.

Creedmoor

Cedar Creek Gallery – 1150 Fleming Road, 
Creedmoor, NC 27522,  919.528.1041, Email, 
Website.

Durham

MAP of DURHAM GALLERIES –  Durham galleries are working together and have created an on-line, clickable map of Durham art spaces and galleries here.

Arete Frame Gallery – 717 Iredell Street, 
Durham, NC 27705, 
 In our gallery, we feature a variety of artists and mediums. Ranging from works on glass to works on silk, from the traditional to the modern, collectors will find a unique and interesting piece of original art and/or prints to fill their home or office environments. The artists we represent take pride in creating one of a kind works. 919.286.7607, Email, Website.

Bull City Art & Frame Co.- Brightleaf Square, 905 West Main Street, Suite 20F, Box 7, Durham, NC 27701, 919.680.4278,  Email, Website.

The Carrack Modern Art  – The Carrack is a zero commission, donation-run gallery located in the heart of downtown Durham. The space upholds a rigorous exhibition schedule with a new opening every weekend featuring sculpture, paintings, photography, performance art, installation, music, and more. The Carrack maintains an indiscriminate open forum that enables local artists to perform and exhibit with complete creative freedom, through self-curated shows in a space that is not commercially driven. 947 E. Main St, Durham, NC 27701. Website,  Email.

Claymakers Gallery – Claymakers Gallery specializes in contemporary studio pottery and ceramic art. With exhibits for invited artists, the Feature Gallery introduces the exceptionally diverse work of our region in shows that change every four to eight weeks. The Community Gallery offers an ongoing, but also rotating, selection of ceramics by Claymakers’ Community artists. Claymakers Gallery, 705 Foster Street, Durham, NC 27701 Email Website

Craven Allen Gallery – Gallery featuring local North Carolina artists working in a variety of media: painting, pottery, photography and sculpture.  Opening receptions for new shows every two months.  1106 ½ Broad Street, Durham, NC 27705. 919-286-4837. Email, Website.

Durham Arts Council – The Durham Arts Council (DAC) programs rotating exhibitions in 3 on site galleries in its historic downtown Durham facility. DAC has an annual Call for Artists, generally in late January. More information on the call is available on our website at Website.  Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street, Durham, NC 27701, 919-560-ARTS.

Durham Art Guild’s Suntrust Gallery – 120 Morris St., 
Durham, NC 27701,
919.560.2713, Email, Website.

Golden Belt Arts Gallery/Room 100 – ROOM 100, located on Golden Belt’s urban arts campus, is committed to promoting the work of emerging local, regional and national contemporary artists. Exhibitions of varying size and theme will be on view throughout the year with openings coinciding with Third Friday Durham.  Mo – Sa  10am – 7pm, Su 12pm – 6pm,  807 East Main Street, Building 2, Durham, NC 27701, info@goldenbelt.com, 919.967.7700, Email, Website.

Duke University Center for Documentary Studies – Duke University Center for Documentary Studies operates four galleries. The Juanita Kreps Gallery hosts three to four exhibitions annually. The changing exhibits reflect the work of documentary artists who have spent significant periods of time observing and recording diverse cultures in the United States and the world, The Lyndhurst Gallery present smaller exhibits in conversation with those in the Kreps Gallery. The Porch Gallery presents student and other work in a natural light setting. The University Gallery, located on the ground floor of the nearby Bridges Building, is a dedicated space for presenting the work of Documentary Studies students and faculty, and other documentarians associated with Duke University. 
1317 Pettigrew Street, 
Durham, NC 27705. 
919-660-3663. Email, Website.

Pleiades Gallery – Pleiades Gallery entered the Durham art scene in April 2013 with outstanding contemporary art offerings from a select group of talented and award-winning local jewelers, photographers, sculptors, ceramicists, and painters. Each month the ten member artists of the gallery offer intriguing and inspiring installations with receptions on Third Fridays 6-9 pm. Pleiades Gallery welcomes new art appreciators as well as established collectors, and strives to build strong relationships with customers and the broader arts community.  Pleiades Gallery is located in the Five Points area of downtown Durham at 109 East Chapel Hill Street. All Pleiades Gallery events are free and open to the public. EmailWebsite.

Powerplant Gallery – The Power Plant Gallery at American Tobacco Campus is a joint initiative of the Center for Documentary Studies and MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts at Duke University. A laboratory for the arts, the gallery provides ongoing opportunities for the Duke and Durham communities to engage with documentary and experimental art practices through exhibition and study of work that considers the essential role and transformative capacity of the arts in society. 320 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701. 919-660-3622. Email. Website.

Supergraphic – Supergraphic is a creative art studio dedicated to providing work space, equipment and instruction for the production of fine art prints and print media. The facility is housed in a 6000 square foot 1950′s brick building located in Durham, North Carolina. Supergraphic specializes in screen, relief, collagraph and monotype printing and caters to print artists, photographers, designers and art students. A digital printing facility and laboratory is also housed in the building as part of a partnership with internationally recognized artist and University of North Carolina Art Professor, Jeff Whetstone. Printmaking workshops and classes will be conducted regularly. Please check our website for details.

Through This Lens – Gallery featuring work by regional and international photographers.  Opening receptions for new shows every four to eight weeks. Hours:  Tuesday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  We stay open late for 3rd Fridays.   303 East Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701, 919.687.0250, Email,  Website.

Zola Craft Gallery – Zola is a locally-owned craft gallery on Durham’s Ninth Street. We have been celebrating handmade gifts and crafts since 1996. We feature talented artists from both Durham and across North Carolina, and offer jewelry, pottery, glass, textiles, candles, home decor, and cards. Located upstairs, above Bruegger’s Bagel Bakery, we’re open Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm, and on Sundays from 12 pm to 5 pm. 626B Ninth Street, Durham, NC, 27705. 919/286-5112. Website.

Fuquay-Varina

Artistic Expressions – This local art gallery is located at 118 Raleigh St. in downtown Fuquay-Varina. The art featured in the gallery includes originals in oil, acrylic, water color, collage and mixed media, jewelry, photography and lampwork beads. Prints and cards also available. The various artists include realists, expressionists and impressionists. Some of the artists offer lessons to the public and will take commissioned work. Website

Ashley’s Art Gallery – 701 N. Main Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526, 919.552.7533, Email, Website.

Hillsborough

Art of Henryk Fantazos Studio –  Paintings and engravings by Henryk M. Fantazos. Open to the public each Sunday, 2.00-6.00 p.m.  227 West Hill Avenue N in Hillsborough, NC. Website

Eno Gallery – Contemporary Fine Art in the Heart of Historic Hillsborough, 100 S Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278 919 883-1415  Email,  Website.

Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery – 102 N Churton St., 
PO Box 625, 
Hillsborough, NC 27278, 
919.643.2500, Email, Website.

Hillsborough Gallery of Arts – A fine art and fine craft gallery owned and operated by local artists. Represents established artists of contemporary and traditions fine art and fine craft. Artworks include painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, fiber, jewelry, glass, metal, encaustics, enamels, furniture and turned wood.  121 N Churton St., Hillsborough, NC 27278, 919.732.4762, Email, Website.

Pittsboro

ChathamArts Gallery – New art exhibits and opening galas every two months.  115 Hillsboro Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312, Email, Website.

French Connection – Offers a variety of art, crafts and fabrics from France, Mexico, and about 20 African countries. 178 Hillsboro Street, 
Pittsboro, NC 27312. 919-545-9296. Email, Website.

The Joyful Jewel  – A gallery of local art, representing over 100 local artists in a variety of media including painting, jewelry, pottery, glass, wood, and fiber.  We have cards and also cds from local singer/songwriters and books by local authors. Open 7 days a week, 10:30 – 5:30 Mon. – Sat. and 12 – 4pm on Sun. 44-A Hillsborough Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312. 919-883-2775. Email. Website.

Liquidambar Gallery and Gifts – Liquidambar features a two-dimensional and a three-dimensional artist each month with an opening reception on the First Sunday of each month from 2-4pm. We also represent over 35 different artists in all mediums. Each one is unique and has something to offer! 80 Hillsboro Street, P.O. Box 525, Pittsboro, NC 27312. 919-542-1773. Email, Website.

Raleigh

311 Gallery – The gallery is located within the 311 facility that houses 12 artists’ studios and a gift shop. 311 West Martin Street, Raleigh, NC 27601, 919-821-2262. Email, Website.

Adam Cave Fine Art – The gallery represents over 30 award-winning artists, showcasing a wide variety of mediums and styles, with a special focus on painting, original printmaking, and historic 19th & 20th Century prints. Present 6-8 solo and group exhibits each year.  2009 Progress Court Raleigh, North Carolina 27608. 919-838-6692.  Email. Website.

African-American Cultural Arts Center Gallery – Box 7318, NCSU, 
Raleigh, NC 27695, 
919.515.5210, Website.

ArtSource Gallery – ArtSource Gallery is a fine art gallery and consulting firm serving businesses and private collectors in the selection, placement and purchase of fine art and framing. The gallery hosts 3-4 major exhibitions per year, as well as artist workshops and demonstrations, wine-tastings, exhibition receptions and other functions. 4421-123 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 27609. 919-787-9533 . Email. Website.

Artspace Gallery –  Artspace is a thriving visual art center located in downtown Raleigh. Artspace brings the creative process to life through a dynamic environment of professional artists studios, inspiring and engaging arts education and community outreach programs, and nationally acclaimed exhibitions. Explore your own creativity by engaging in all we have to offer! Opening receptions are sponsored on the first Friday of each month for the First Friday Gallery Walk.  201 East Davie Street, Raleigh, NC 27601, 919.821.2787.  Open Tues. through Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. First Friday of each month until 10, Email, Website.

Bev’s Fine Art – Bev’s Fine Art is one of Raleigh’s best kept secrets and has been in the same location for over 25 years. Customer service is the cornerstone of our philosophy and the primary fuel for our word-of-mouth business model. We specialize in original fine art, exceptional custom framing, and managing art for businesses from concept to installation.  Our original fine art pieces are from renowned artists from all over the world and we have over 2,000 pieces in inventory. Our original art works consist of paintings, hand blown glass, and sculptures.  We provide in-house custom framing for a wide variety of applications, whether it is for your own piece, an original work from us, custom mirrors, a certificate, or memorabilia. Our 4,500 sq/ft North Raleigh gallery is located at 7400 Six Forks Road,
 Raleigh, NC, 27615. 
919.870.5342. Email  Website (for hours and online store).

Brushstroke Studio and Gallery – Brushstroke is a working studio and art gallery located in Downtown Raleigh. Its beautifully lit and open design creates a fluid and inviting space for artists and visitors. Throughout the year, Brushstroke features the work of local artists and photographers and offers a variety of educational and fun workshops. We will also participate in First Friday and host a series of community events and showings throughout the year. Open Wed-Sat 11am-6pm (summer hours); First Friday 6pm-9pm; and by appointment. 520 N. West Street, Raleigh 27603; 919.345.0859.  Email. Website.

Block Gallery – Connecting local artists to community through ongoing exhibitions and public outreach, the Miriam Preston Block Art Gallery is managed by the City of Raleigh Arts Commission and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Exhibitions are scheduled through a call for artists, juried by a selection panel of visual arts professionals, Raleigh Arts Commissioners and City staff.  222 W. Hargett St,  Raleigh, NC 919.890.3610, Facebook,  Website.

Designbox Gallery –Designbox is a design firm that hosts periodic shows with an innovation and design focus. 413 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27603. 919-834-3552, Email, Website.

Frameworks – 1520 Dixie Trail. 
Raleigh, NC 27607, 
919.781.3118, Email, Website.

Frankie G. Weems Gallery – Meredith College,
 3800 Hillsborough St., 
Raleigh, NC 27607, 
919.760-8332,  Website.

Gallery C – Fine art gallery offering contemporary works and as well as historically important North Carolina art, Haitian art, folk art, animation art and antique prints. 540 North Blount Street, Raleigh, NC 27604. 919-828-3165,  Email, Website.

Fish Market  Student Gallery at North Carolina State University – NCSU College of Design student gallery. 133 Fayetteville Street (Alexander Building basement), Raleigh, NC 27601. Email. Website.

Lee Hansley Gallery – Lee Hansley Gallery, which opened in downtown Raleigh in 1993, represents artists from across North Carolina and the Southeast with a few national artists in the stable.  The focus of the gallery is modernism and contemporary art with a heavy emphasis on the art history of North Carolina.  In addition to the gallery’s four exhibition spaces dedicated to changing exhibitions, it maintains one gallery, the North Carolina Masters Gallery, which showcases the work of deceased artists from the state.  Additionally, one exhibition space is dedicated to ceramics and glass objects with a heavy emphasis on North Carolina craftsmen.  The gallery is owned and operated by Lee Hansley, a former curator at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem. 225 Glenwood Ave., 
Raleigh, NC 27603, 
919.828.7557, Email, Website.

Little Art Gallery and Craft Collection – The gallery offers paintings, pottery, handblown glass, handcrafted jewelry, and gifts from the studios of both North Carolina and national artists. 423 Daniels Street, 
Raleigh, NC 27605. 
919-890-4111.  Website.

Local Color Gallery – 311 W. Martin Street, Raleigh, NC 27601.  919-819-5995. Email.   Website.

LUMP – LUMP is an artist-run gallery that presents contemporary exhibitions and projects by emerging, mid-career and under-recognized artists.  505 South Blount Street, 
Raleigh, NC 2760,. 919-889-2927. Email. Website.

The Mahler Fine Art – Located in downtown Raleigh, The Mahler is a dynamic fine art gallery dedicated to significant art of our time, committed to offering the best in regional and national fine art by emerging and established artists.  The Mahler is a full-service gallery featuring abstract and representational artwork in all visual disciplines focusing on the needs of collectors at any level of experience. We provide art consulting (residential and corporate), art appraisals, private resales, and lectures and informational events on contemporary artists, art collecting, and the art market.  228 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC 27601. 919-896-7503. Email, Website.

Nature Art Gallery at NC Museum of Natural Sciences – The main gallery showcases regional artists’ two and three-dimensional arts and crafts such as hand blown glass, North Carolina pottery, wildlife photography, lithographs and paintings. The secondary gallery features a single artist each month in a juried exhibition of their most recent work./ 
11 W Jones St., 
Raleigh, NC 27601. 
919-707-9854.  Email.  Website.

Nicole’s Studio and Art Gallery – Nicole’s Studio & Art Gallery was established in 2000 and recently relocated to a beautiful space in the bustling Person St. section just North of downtown. The gallery is known for exhibiting exceptional fine artwork by both award winning local artists to national recognized masters, many winning prestigious awards and featured in national art publications. Rotating exhibits represent a wide variety of styles with a special focus on Contemporary Realism and American Expressionism. The gallery also represents artisans of glass and jewelry and offers extensive art class/workshops for all levels. 719 North Person Street, Raleigh, NC. 919-838-8580. Website.

Pullen Park Arts Center Gallery 105 Pullen Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607,
919.831.6126, Center Website.

Rebus Works – Located in the Boylan Heights neighborhood of Raleigh, the gallery is operated by artists for artists, and is committed to exhibiting innovative works of fine art and high craft, presenting both local and national artists.  We also offer custom framing at the gallery through pH seven fine art framing.  301-2 Kinsey Street, Raleigh, NC 27603, 919.754.8452,  Email, Website.

Sertoma Arts Center – Arts Center operated by the Office of Raleigh Arts offers a gallery program with period exhibits of fine arts and crafts. 1400 West Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC 27612. 919-420-2329. Email. Website.

Saint Augustine’s College  – Seby Jones Art Gallery – 1315 Oakwood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27610. 
919-516-4026.

Visual Art Exchange Gallery – Visual Art Exchange (VAE) is a non-profit gallery and art association that supports emerging artists through exhibition opportunities (juried, non-juried and curated), business education and its interdisciplinary art festival, SPARKcon.  VAE also hosts monthly artist nights, peer critique groups and creates public art projects through its Exchange Mural Project.  325 Blake St., Raleigh, NC 27601,
919.828.7834, Tuesday – Saturday 11am-4pm, First Fridays 6-9pm, Website.

Siler City

PAF Gallery at North Carolina Arts Incubator – The PAF retail gallery features the hand-crafted work of NC Arts Incubator artists, including painting, pottery, stained and fused glass, fabric art, cards, photography, wood, jewelry and metal. 223 North Chatham Avenue, Siler City, NC 27344. 919-663-1335. Email. Website.

Triangle

Triangle Visual Artists – Triangle Visual Artists is the first pop-up gallery in the Triangle; its mission is to display members’ work in a variety of venues in the NC Triangle and beyond. TVA provides opportunities for its members to share expertise, connections, philosophies and values. c/o Hollie Taylor, 38 Oakwood Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517. Email. Website.