theArtWorks™ houses  a 7K square foot gallery, artists studios, coffee shop, wifi, and more.  The gallery gives artists a place to work their work, the community an event venue.  Studios include workspace, individual galleries and shop.  Meeting and classrooms are also available. And of course, the coffee shop and wifi enhances space for conversations, meetings, and social interaction.


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4th Friday Gallery Walk 6 - 9 PM


theArtWorks™ and Arts Council of Wilmington & New Hanover County-Fourth Friday Gallery Nights, April 27,  6-9 PM Luis Paschoa performing Smooth Latin and American Classics; Live Music!

Fourth Friday Gallery Nights are free monthly events where downtown area galleries, studios and art spaces open their doors to the public in an after-hours celebration of art and culture sponsored by the Arts Council of Wilmington. Taking place from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on the fourth Friday of each month, the self-guided tours have made the downtown area downtown Wilmington a popular destination for art lovers.

TheArtWorks™ is an art village showcasing Wilmington, North Carolina’s vibrant arts community. 50+ local artists actively create and sell original Art through their studios inside TheArtWorks™. The range of mediums available include fine art Oils, Watercolor, Pastels, and Acrylics, Sculpture, Jewelry, Pottery, Blown and Fused Glass, Mosaics, Fiber Art, Clothes, Scarves, Fashion Design, Wood Carving, Mixed Media, Drum and Guitar instruction, Photography, and Unique Original Art gifts. Their studios feature personal work space and mini galleries. TheArtWorks™ also includes classrooms where a wide variety of arts classes are taught, including voice, drums, and guitar, photo-realistic colored pencil drawing, among other art related classes.

theArtWorks™ Mission is to Enhance the Community, Assist the Artist, Contribute to the Revitalization of Downtown Wilmington. To preserve Wilmington's Commercial Landmarks. Establish an International Destination. To increase the livelihood of local artists and provide a place to create and display all types of art.

TheArtWorks™ provides art studios, gallery space, educational opportunities, and an event venue with the focus of fostering a creative environment for artists and enhance Wilmington, North Carolina's cultural community through art.

Located at 200 Willard Street in the revitalized South Front District of Wilmington, North Carolina. A part of the original Block shirt factory complex. TheArtWorks™ is one mile from the heart of downtown Wilmington. A wedding reception, bar or bat mitzvah, trade show, gala, business functions, or other special event can be held within theArtWorks™  7,000 square feet of versatile gallery space. 550+ Seated. Smaller intimate gallery available also.