The Hillsborough Arts Council is the official Hillsborough, NC Arts Council endorsed by The Town of Hillsborough and The North Carolina Arts Council. The Council is incorporated in the state of North Carolina as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
For over twenty years, the Hillsborough Arts Council has been serving the arts and cultural needs of the Hillsborough community through a diversity of initiatives and services.
The council is primarily a volunteer organization whose role is to meet the arts and cultural needs of the Hillsborough, NC community. In addition, the council supports the arts and enhances the community through education and by organizing events that feature local artists for the enjoyment and education of the general public.
Our programs include:
- Hillsborough Last Fridays
- Music, crafts, performers, film, and visual art on the Last Friday of every month.
- Hillsborough Handmade Parade
- Parlor Concerts
- Classical, jazz, and folk set in historic homes in Hillsborough, NC
- Regulators Traditional Music Series
- Folk, gospel, Cajun, Celtic, Latin and contemporary music
- Creative Expression
- Junior high and high school students are matched with local artist mentors
- Children’s Opera
- Quality opera performances tailored to K-5 age groups
- Art Space Planning
- Hillsborough Downtown Arts and Crafts Show
Our mission is “enriching our community through the arts.”