Fourth Friday Gallery Nights
Fourth Friday Gallery Nights are free monthly events where downtown galleries, studios and art spaces open their doors to the public in an after-hours celebration of art and culture. Taking place from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on the fourth Friday of each month, the self-guided tours have made downtown Wilmington a popular destination for art lovers.
621 N. 4th St.
An artist-run gallery, studio and office space located in the heart of downtown Wilmington’s Brooklyn neighborhood. The gallery showcases established and emerging artists.
Arts Council Exhibition Space
221 N. Front St. – Suite 101
ACES, or Arts Council Exhibition Space, is a public gallery featuring rotating exhibits by New Hanover County-based artists, groups, and independent curators.
ACME Art Studios
711 N. 5th Ave.
Wilmington’s premier working studio space and gallery featuring 20 active studios and in-house gallery space with painters, sculptors and photographers of all ages and genres.
Art Factory Gallery & Studios
721 Surry St.
Art Factory includes a 1500 sf World Gallery, a Featured Artist Gallery and showroom, as well as 16 artist studios. They also have approximately 5000 sf of photography and film space available at an hourly or daily rate. Fourth Friday hours are 6-10pm. Join Art Factory for their special Fifth Friday events, including music, wine, and beer tastings, 7-11 p.m.
Bottega Gallery & Art Bar
208 N. Front St.
A contemporary art gallery serving an eclectic selection of wine and beer alongside a café menu, nightly live music, and events.
Cape Fear Native
114 Princess St.
Nature-inspired, locally made art, jewelry, photography pottery, riverwood crafts.
24 N. Front St.
Crescent Moon is a retail gallery for handcraft in America, supporting 3-D artists working in glass, pottery, metal, sculpture and more.
The Golden Gallery
311 N. Front St.
Wilmington’s leading source for regional imagery for over 35 years! Watercolors, photography, illustration, and more. Inside the Cotton Exchange.
Cape Fear Community College
200 Hanover St.
CFCC’s Hanover Art Gallery is located on the first floor of the Hanover Parking Deck in downtown Wilmington and features more than 2000 square feet of gallery space.
MC Erny Gallery at WHQR
254 N. Front St. , 3rd Floor
A fine art gallery located inside Wilmington’s historic public radio station, featuring exhibits from a variety of artists. Art exhibits rotate every two months.
New Elements Gallery
201 Princess St.
Fine art, craft, and jewelry by regional and nationally recognized artists since 1985.
Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts
307 N. Front St. at the Cotton Exchage
We are the first gallery in Wilmington dedicated exclusively to handmade, one-of-a-kind, three-dimensional art and crafts.
Projekte Gallery & Lounge
523 S. 3rd St.
An all-encompassing art center, gallery, studio, and lounge featuring contemporary art
River to Sea Gallery
225 S. Water St.
River to Sea Gallery features over thirty local artists offering their finest creations, including paintings, photography, jewelry, pottery, glass and mixed media.
Wilmington Art Association
Hannah Block Historic USO Building
120 S. 2nd St.
The Wilmington Art Association Gallery offers local art enthusiasts a new opportunity to browse, enjoy and purchase local artwork. Exhibitions by members are changed monthly.
COORDINATED BY THE ARTS COUNCIL OF WILMINGTON/NHC WITH SUPPORT FROM:
THE GERMAN CAFE
ALLAN & YVONNE NANCE
RIVERSIDE DENTAL ARTS
DOWNTOWN BUSINESS ALLIANCE
BRING IT DOWNTOWN
WILMINGTON DOWNTOWN, INC.