Your Guide to Hillsborough Art Galleries

Hillsborough Art Galleries
Locals know that Hillsborough, quietly seated along the Eno River, is a small town that has a big heart. Over the last three centuries, Hillsborough's vibrant arts, stunning scenery, and delicious food have made it a favorite destination for culture lovers from all over. Perhaps one of the best ways to truly experience Hillsborough's artistic beauty is by visiting one of their many art galleries close to dozens of amazing Hillsborough homes for sale.

Our real estate agents at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston appreciate the creativity and passion that the many talented artists of North Carolina share with our friends, families, and neighbors. We've gathered a list of some of the best art galleries around Hillsborough that will give locals and visitors alike a lively look at the town's dazzling artwork.

  1. Hillsborough Gallery of Arts, 121 N. Churton St., Hillsborough, NC 27278
    Proudly owned and operated by local artists, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is a fine art gallery that displays a stunning collection of art from nearly every medium. From photography, paintings and wood art to sculptures, encaustics, jewelry, and metal pieces, this gallery in the historic Mercantile Center has artists on hand ready to discuss their creations.

    Each month, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts also debuts a new feature show. Opening on the last Friday of the month, these rotating exhibits highlight the artwork of three local artists which gives art-goers an opportunity to discover new creations throughout the year.

  2. Eno Gallery, 100 S. Churton St., Hillsborough, NC 27278
    Eno Gallery brings contemporary fine art to the heart of Hillsborough's historic district. Their gallery blends local art from around the Triangle with works created by nationally acclaimed artists. Eno Gallery is the ideal place where art aficionados, serious collectors and the casual viewer can come together and appreciate the finest contemporary art pieces. Their solo artist and group exhibitions change throughout the year, offering admirers the chance to witness the evolution of contemporary art trends.  

  3. Hillsborough Arts Council, 102 N. Churton St., Hillsborough, NC 27278
    The Hillsborough Arts Council seeks to enrich the community of Hillsborough through the arts — and they've been doing a fantastic job for over 30 years. As the official art council of Hillsborough, they foster arts of every form by engaging the community in year-round events such as concerts, workshops, and their weekly Last Friday Art Walk. Though they support all of Hillsborough's exhibits, their own gallery is just as impressive. Featuring creations from emerging and mid-career artists, guests can view or take home these handmade treasures.

  4. Gallery 71, 121 N. Scotswood Blvd, Hillsborough, NC 27278
    Local, national and global artists are featured in this expansive gallery. Magnificent creations fill over 1500 square feet, showcasing everything from comic book art to impressionistic paintings. Gallery 71 even has a bar on site where you and your friends can discuss the gallery's amazing exhibits.

  5. Sculpture Smith, 1709 NC Hwy 86 N., Hillsborough, NC 27278
    For a unique artistic adventure, head over to Sculpture Smith and marvel at their impressive metal sculptures. This outdoor gallery features intricately crafted installations that redefine conventional art. With imagination and ingenuity, Sculpture Smith presents art lovers with a gallery unlike any other in Hillsborough.

Living in Hillsborough means surrounding yourself in a vibrant and lively community that proudly embraces art in its many forms. Immerse yourself in this humble, historic town by viewing Hillsborough homes for sale with a Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston agent. Contact us today and let our real estate agents find you the perfect Hillsborough home!