Art Galleries

Triangle ArtWorks strives to include as many galleries in this listing as possible. Please email us any updates or suggestions for addition. Our goal is to keep this list as complete and up-to-date as possible.

This list is provided as a service to the community. Triangle ArtWorks makes no endorsement or recommendation regarding the businesses or organizations listed.  Be sure to review their websites and other sources independently before you patronize them.

For gallery hours, check website or call.


Cocoon Gallery – Located in historic downtown Apex, the Gallery features functional artworks created by more than 30 local master artisans. Mediums include Ceramics, Wood, Jewelry, Glass, Textiles and Metal. 221 North Salem Street, Apex, NC. 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 North Salem Street, Apex, NC.  919-367-2977.

The Apex Gallery & Custom Framing – The Apex Gallery is a locally owned custom framing gallery also featuring local art, prints, and gifts. We love unique frames and finding the perfect frame for your fine art, prints, and items. The gallery features the works of local artists Bethany Bryant (pastel/painting), Karen Pearson (painting), and Jane Wolfgang (mixed media). The gallery also offers a wide selection of prints from The Arts & Crafts Press, Laura Wilder, and WPA National Park art.  Open late for Apex Finally Friday event. 125 North Salem Street, Apex, NC 27502. 919-303-0076 Email. Website.


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. 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 West Main Street, 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.

Womancraft – Two dozen or more artists manage and run the area’s oldest art cooperative, in existence for more than four 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. 360 East Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510. 
919-929-8362. Email,  Website.


Cary Gallery of Artists – The Cary Gallery of Artists is Cary’s oldest gallery, providing Cary with fine art and fine craft since its founding in 2005.   Participates in Cary’s Final Friday Art Loop with a reception from 6-9pm every last Friday of the month featuring a new show of member and/or guest artists. Located in Cary’s renovated downtown district in Ashworth Village. 200 South Academy Street Suite 120, 
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. Check the Town website for more information or an application to submit work.  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. 200 South Academy Street, Suite 130, Cary, NC 27511, 919-210-0398 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 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. 109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. EmailWebsite.

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 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.  109 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, 919-636-4135.  WebsiteEmail.



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

Arete Frame Gallery – 
The gallery features 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.  717 Iredell Street, 
Durham, NC 27705.  Website. Email.

Bull City Art & Frame Co.-Bull City Art & Frame Company offers a gallery of works by local artists in a variety of media, changing on a monthly basis. Brightleaf Square, 905 West Main Street, Suite 20F, Box 7, 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 EmailWebsite

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. 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. Email, Website.

Durham Arts Council – The Durham Arts Council (DAC) offers exhibits in four on site galleries in its historic downtown Durham facility: the SunTrust Bank Gallery (maintained and managed by the Durham Art Guild), the Allenton Gallery, the Semans Gallery, and the Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy Gallery. DAC has an annual Call for Artists, generally in late January. More information on the call is available on the Council’s website.  Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street, Durham, NC 27701. Website.

SunTrust Bank GalleryLocated in the Durham Arts Council building in Durham, the Gallery is maintained and managed by the Durham Art Guild. The Gallery offers periodic exhibits of member and non-member works. 120 Morris Street, 
Durham, NC 27701.  Website. Email.

Room 100 Golden Belt Art Gallery – 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 are on view throughout the year with openings coinciding with Third Friday Durham.  The Gallery is curated by the Durham Art Guild.   807 East Main Street, Building 2, Durham, NC 27701. Website. Email.

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 coinciding with the Third Friday Durham event. 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. 109 East Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC.  Website. Email.

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. 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.

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 East Main St, Durham, NC 27701.  WebsiteEmail.

Through This Lens – Gallery featuring work by regional and international photographers.  Opening receptions for new shows every four to eight weeks.  Participates in Third Friday Durham events.   303 East Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701.  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 626B Ninth Street, Durham, NC 27705.  Website.


Ashley’s Art Gallery A 4,000 square foot art gallery offering original paintings and giclee canvas limited editions. 701 N. Main Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526.  Website. Email.


Art of Henryk Fantazos Studio –  Paintings and engravings by Henryk M. Fantazos. Open on Sundays, check website for hours. 227 West Hill Avenue North, Hillsborough, NC. Website

Eno Gallery – Contemporary Fine Art in the Heart of Historic Hillsborough. 100 South Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278.  Website. Email.

Hillsborough Arts Council GalleryThe Gallery offers a venue for emerging and mid-career artists to exhibit and sell their work. A Call for Artist is published annually in mid-winter.  Exhibition openings coincide with the Last Friday Art Walk. 102 North Churton Street, 
PO Box 625, 
Hillsborough, NC 27278.  Website. Email.

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 North Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278.  Website. Email.

Margaret Lane Gallery – Margaret Lane Gallery is a family-owned and -operated art gallery offering work from over 25 local artists in a family-friendly environment. Paintings, photographs, reprints, collages and assemblages, sculptures, stained glass windows and suncatchers, carvings, fiber arts, note cards and other small items are selected to appeal to a range of interests and budgets. A free children’s art corner is available whenever the gallery is open. See website for special events and shows, featured artists, and artist-led workshops for adults. Open Wednesdays through Sundays, the Gallery is located at 121 W Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC (1/2 block off Churton, next to the public library). 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.   Website. Email.

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. . Website. Email.

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. 44-A Hillsborough Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312.  Website. Email.

Smelt Art Gallery – Smelt is not your conventional art gallery. The building used to be an aluminum smelting plant for Inco Alloys, manufacturer of parts for fighter jets. Many years later it housed the reactor building for Piedmont Biofuels. The industrial building makes for a very chic gallery, located in the heart of Pittsboro, NC on The Plant campus. Currently it serves the Chatham, Orange, Wake and Durham County artists and hopes to expand to national and international artists as well.  220 Lorax Lane Pittboro, NC 27312.  Facebook


311 Gallery –The gallery houses 12 artists’ studios, an exhibition gallery, and a gift shop that feature nothing but art. The studios are home to over 35 Resident Artists; their work ranges from Abstract to Traditional 2-D works or art, including photography, and 3-D sculptural art, in a wide range of mediums. 311 West Martin Street, Raleigh, NC 27601,  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. Presents 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 The African American Cultural Center art gallery at North Carolina Central University hosts nationally and internationally recognized artists known for capturing various historical and contemporary happenings related to African American and African diaspora cultures. There are typically 4-6 exhibitions each academic year. 355 Witherspoon Student Center Box 7318, NCSU, Raleigh, NC 27695. 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.   Website. Email.

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.   Website. Email.

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. Check website for hours and online store. 7400 Six Forks Road,
 Raleigh, NC 27615. Email. Website.

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.  520 North West Street, Raleigh 27603.  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 West Hargett Street,  Raleigh, NC. Facebook,  Website.

Centerpiece – The Centerpiece is Raleigh’s newest art gallery and latest addition to the N. Person Street neighborhood. We exhibit exceptional fine art, provide workshops with renowned artists, and offer superior custom framing and art consulting services. Website coming soon!

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

Frameworks – Framing shop specializing in fine art framing, offers fine art works by local, regional and statewide featured artists. 1520 Dixie Trail, 
Raleigh, NC 27607. Email. 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,  Email, Website.

Imurj – The Imurj collaborative arts community is composed of artist members that utilize member resources in the downtown Raleigh location and on the Imurj website. Designed with the artist and fan in mind, the Imurj space promotes the growth and development of North Carolina based artists. Through a wide range of workshops, performances, lectures, and classes Imurj is curating a new type of venue. The 6,000 square foot space allows members to perform, engage, and create in the cafe, main event space, gallery, art studio, and production studio. Imurj facilitates access to services that artists need to elevate their careers. Website

Local Color GalleryWomen artists’ cooperative offering the work of member artists as well as juried shows and other arts events. 311 West Martin Street, Raleigh, NC 27601. EmailWebsite.

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. Email. Website.

Meredith College Galleries  – Meredith College is home to two primary gallery spaces, the newly-renovated Frankie G. Weems Gallery, located in the Gaddy-Hamrick Art Center, and the Rotunda Gallery, located in Johnson Hall, the College’s administration building. The galleries display photographs, clay, textiles, painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking and installations. Gaddy-Hamrick Art Center at Meredith College, 3800 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27607. Website.

Moondog Fine Arts – Moondog Fine Arts is your local neighborhood art gallery and workspace. It is made up of 5 local artists who have joined together to create a working studio. We hope to create, entertain and sell art. True to our southern roots our door is always open. Come see how the art is made and bring it home with you! 721 West Morgan Street, Raleigh, NC 27603. Website. Email.

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. Email.Website.

Pullen Park Arts Center GalleryExhibition space located in the Pullen Arts Center operated by the City of Raleigh, Office of Raleigh Arts. 105 Pullen Road, Raleigh, NC 27607. 
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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,  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. Email. Website.

Saint Augustine’s College  – Seby Jones Art Gallery – College art gallery. 1315 Oakwood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27610.  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. Email. Website.

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.  Participates in First Friday events. 325 Blake Street, Raleigh, NC 27601.  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.  Email. Website.


Cedar Creek GalleryCrafts gallery featuring the work of local and regional potters, glassblowers and other fine crafts. Includes studio space for potters and glassblowers. 1150 Fleming Road, 
Creedmoor, NC 27522,  Email. 

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. Email. Website.