Fourth Friday Gallery Nights

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The Arts Council of Wilmington & NHC is pleased to coordinate the monthly Fourth Friday Gallery Walk.   The self-guided tours are held from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on the fourth Friday of each month.  We hope to build on the coordinated marketing effort which has made downtown Wilmington a popular destination for art lovers.

2017 Dates

January 27                   February 24                 March 24                    April 28

May 26                        June 23                      July 28                        August 25

September 22              October 27                  November 24              December 22*


Please check back for the official Gallery Guide!


 ACES GALLERY / 221 N Front St / 910.343.0998

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 / 910.763.8010

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.

THE ART FACTORY/ 721 Surry St. / 910-399-3793

Art Factory includes a 1500 sf World Gallery, a Featured Artist Gallery and showroom, as well as 12 artist studios.

 ART IN BLOOM GALLERY / 210 Princess St / 484.885.3037

Established in October 2015, Art in Bloom Gallery is a crossroad for creativity and other connections that happen when people explore art and exchange ideas. The art gallery is both global and local by providing virtual space via technology as well as physical space in a renovated 19th century horse stable in downtown Wilmington. The gallery presents original paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, fabric, and ceramics with an emphasis on national and international artists. Outdoor art will be exhibited in the 500 square foot courtyard at the back of the building.

 THE ARTWORKS™ / 200 Willard St / 910.352.7077

A 7000 square foot art village, fostering a creative environment for artists, educational opportunities, and enhancing the community through art.

BURGWIN-WRIGHT HOUSE & GARDENS / 224 Market St / 762-4523

Colonial-era museum house is a superb example of Georgian architecture and features an extensive collection of 18th & 19th century decorative arts and artwork.


CRESCENT MOON / 24 N Front St / 910.762.4207

Crescent Moon is THE place in Wilmington for art, jewelry, sculpture, glass and designer clothing all under one moon.  Crescent Moon:  where the most talented local, regional and national artists choose to exhibit their art.  Crescent Moon has something for everyone, from casual home design, to the serious art collector.  Crescent Moon art and styles may be out of this world, but not out of your budget.  Crescent Moon – in downtown Wilmington, right across from Front Street Brewery.

 THE DANIELS GALLERY @ CFCC / 200 Hanover St / 910.362.7442

CFCC’s Wilma W. Daniels 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 @ WHQR / 254 N. Front St / 910.343.1640

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.

EXPO 216 / 216 N Front St / Coming in March!

A hybrid museum-gallery featuring annual themed, issue-driven exhibitions.

GOING LOCAL NC / 208 N. Front St /   919.301.8437 / Coming Soon!

Going Local NC is a local art gallery and shop consisting of handmade items from artists all over North Carolina. We host a vast assortment of diverse artisans, from the mountains to the coast of North Carolina, from all mediums and inspirations.

THE GOLDEN GALLERY / 311 N Front St / 910.762.4651

Wilmington’s leading source for regional imagery for over 35 years! Watercolors, photography, illustration, and more. Inside the Cotton Exchange.

NEW ELEMENTS GALLERY / 201 Princess St / 910.343.8997

Fine art, craft, and jewelry by regional and nationally recognized artists since 1985.

PORT CITY POTTERY & FINE CRAFTS /307 N Front St / 910.763.7111

We are the first gallery in Wilmington dedicated exclusively to handmade, one-of-a-kind, three-dimensional art and crafts.

RIVER TO SEA GALLERY / 224 S Water St / Unit 1-A / 910.763.3380

River to Sea Gallery features over thirty local artists offering their finest creations, including paintings, photography, jewelry, pottery, glass and mixed media.

SARAH SHEFFIELD STUDIO / 802-A N. 4th St / 919-815-2097

Sarah Sheffield is a contemporary impressionist who works primarily in oil and watercolor from life—painting outdoors and from still life arrangements in her studio. She specializes in small to medium sized paintings to fill cozy spaces in vanities, foyers, halls and libraries.


A TASTING ROOM / 19 S. 2nd St / 910.769.0990

FLYTRAP BREWERY / 319 Walnut St / 910.769.2881

Our light and bright tap-room walls highlight the work of local artists. Exhibits feature one artist at time and rotate every two months.

MANIFEST DESIGN / 200 N Front St / 910.515.1333

PINPOINT RESTAURANT / 114 Market St / 910.769.2972

PLATYPUS & GNOME / 9 S Front St / Coming soon!

 SPECTRUM SPOTLIGHT: A Pop-Up Gallery @ InnerBanks Wealth Management / 105 Grace 910.256.2323

Spectrum Gallery has been a staple of the Wilmington art scene since its inception in 1997.  The Spectrum Spotlight is a “pop-up” gallery housed at InnerBanks Wealth Management, INVEST Financial Corporation, a boutique investment management firm that recently opened gorgeous new offices at 105 Grace Street.  When filled with original art from Spectrum, the new space makes an elegant showcase for Gallery Nights.

WILMINGTON WINE / 605 Castle St / 910.202.4749

Boutique wine shop featuring local artists in a cozy, eclectic space. Come enjoy local art and participate in our free Friday night wine tastings!