Artist & Venue Matchmaking Hosted by 2nd Friday ArtWalk

Press Release from the 2nd Friday Artwalk, managed by the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership:

Artist & Venue Matchmaking 
Hosted by 2nd Friday ArtWalk   
Chapel Hill, NC, Monday, February 10, 2014Are you an artist looking for places to perform at or display your art?  Is your venue, business, or event looking for dynamic, local art to display or experience? We want to make a match!
Join us for an Artist & Venue Matchmaking event on Friday, February 21 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at The ArtsCenter, 300-G East Main Street in Carrboro. Venues may include Chapel Hill and Carrboro businesses, restaurants, galleries, and special events. Artists may include those from the visual arts such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, and film making; as well as writers, dancers, and musicians. 
Artists from around the Triangle are welcome to attend. This event is free. Light refreshments will be served. Venues must RSVP to reserve a spot. Contact Meg McGurk at 919-967-9440 or
Sponsored by 2nd Friday ArtWalk, Orange County Arts Commission, and The ArtsCenter. For more information visit
The 2nd Friday ArtWalk takes place in Carrboro and Chapel Hill from 6:00 - 9:00 pmon the second Friday of every month. Now featuring 33 local venues, it offers a great opportunity to experience the creative arts scene in our community,  explore venues and businesses throughout Chapel Hill and Carrboro, as well as socialize with other art lovers! Many of the venues have live music, food, activities, and other art related entertainment. The 2nd Friday ArtWalk is managed by the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership. 



Friday, February 21, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm


The ArtsCenter, 300-G East Main Street in Carrboro

"Dream Up Downtown" with the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership

The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership is ramping up YOUR involvement in the Chapel Hill downtown with the "Dream Up Downtown Walks." These walks are moving conversations to explore and engage in our downtown. The walks are on the first Thursday of September, October, November and December, beginning at 6 pm at the University Baptist Church Memorial Garden at the corner of Franklin Street and Columbia Street.

Steve Silverleaf at the Century Center opening reception

Drop by the Century Center tonight on the 2ndFriday Art Walk for an exhibit of new oil paintings by wonderfully talented artist Steve Silverleaf.

The Conversation 1

Women's Center Annual Art Show


Through Women's Eyes, By Women's Hands

LEAP DAY 2008 -- Purchase Your Tickets Now!

One Special Day...Three Special Events....

You are cordially invited to the 24th annual Through Women's Eyes, By Women's Hands Crafts Artisans Show which will be held on Friday, February 29, 2008 at the Sheraton Hotel, 1 Europa Drive in Chapel Hill.

This all-day event will celebrate the work and vision of North Carolinan women artisans, and will include a Luncheon and Cocktail party to benefit the programs and services of The Women's Center.

Local Olympian, Joan Nesbit Mabe, will be the featured Luncheon speaker. Work by local craftswomen will be on sale all day and evening. Purchase your mother's day, wedding and graduation gifts here! Sales will continue during a NEW evening cocktail party.

Friday, February 29, 2008
Luncheon: 12 - 1pm
NEW! Cocktail Party: 5-7pm
Craft Art for Sale: 10:30am-2:30pm and 5-7pm

Luncheon Keynote Speaker:
Olympic runner and local resident, Joan Nesbit Mabe, will be the keynote speaker at the luncheon. Joan is a three time NCAA All-American in cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track; a member of the 1996 Olympic team; the current US masters record holder in the 1,500m and indoor mile; and a world record holder for 45-49 age group in the indoor mile. With all of these athletic accomplishments, she still states that her greatest lifetime achievements are her three daughters. Joan dedicates her time to her community of Chapel Hill by coaching "See Jane Run" - a group for mothers who run; The Chapel Hill Carrboro Pacers - a youth running group for ages 7-15; and The Carrboro Athletics Club - an elite training group for men and women.

Proceeds from Through Women's Eyes, By Women's Hands supports the work of The Women's Center.


Friday, February 29, 2008 - 5:30am to 2:00pm


Sheraton Hotel, Europa Drive

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