September 2018 Newsletter
Looking for a job? We're hiring an Executive Director
Qualified candidates must have an undergraduate degree, preferably in a field related to the arts and at least three years of directly related experience, preferably serving as Executive Director of a non-profit agency or equivalent. Previous grant writing experience and demonstrated success in working collaboratively with volunteers is required. Certification in non-profit management is helpful as is a familiarity with Hillsborough and Orange County. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to the attention of the Search Committee to . For a detailed job description, please go to  HERE
Hillsborough Art Walk Last Fridays: 9/28
Hillsborough Art Walk Last Fridays showcases the talents of local artists in walkable historic Hillsborough. Park once and enjoy art galleries, artist studios, boutiques and award-winning restaurants.

The Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery and Gift Shop   at 102 North Churton Street presents “Making Do, Making Pretty” featuring quilts by Mary Rocap
The Hillsborough Gallery of Arts   Arts at 121 North Churton Street presents “Trilogy” featuring paintings by Marcy Lansman, textiles by Alice Levinson and turned wood by Michael Salemi.
The Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce   at 121 North Churton Street , Suite 1C, presents “Ephemeral Beauty” featuring works by Louise Francke and Dennis Szerszen
The Hillsborough Artists Cooperative and The Skylight Gallery   at 102 West King Street present “Emotional Climate: Despair to Serenity” featuring mixed media monotypes by Susan Leeb and art by studio artists Jayne Boomberg, Tom Guthrie, Jennifer E. Miller, Andrea DeGette, Mame Cotter and Jacquelin Liggins
Thomas Stevens Gallery   at 126 West King Street presents a variety of work by artist, bricoleur and Mayor Tom Stevens .
ENO Gallery at 100 South Churton Street presents abstract landscape paintings by Alicia Armstrong and “Falling into Fall” featuring gallery artists .
Margaret Lane Gallery   at 121 West Margaret Lane presents “City and Town-scapes: From Home to Faraway” featuring paintings and photography .
Orange County Historical Museum at 201 North Churton Street presents "Women of Orange County".
Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston at 106 South Churton Street presents "Abstract” featuring the abstract paintings of Anya Petrova .
The Paynter Law Firm at 106 South Churton Street, Suite 200, presents pottery by Crawford Horne, paintings by Kara LaFrance and photography by Lisa Pappas .
Cedar Walk Wellness Center at 147 West King Street presents “Into the Ether” featuring mixed media and abstract photography by Laura Burcham .

Brochures with a map of the Art Walk are available at participating venues. More info  here .
Last Fridays Concert with North Tower Band: 9/28
Join us for some one of the south’s great party bands for over 35 years, providing the best in Top 40, beach, funk and oldies. Sizzling brass, super vocals, and a wide ranging repertoire all contribute to making your event a night to remember with North Tower Band . This exciting band will play from 6:30 - 9:30 pm. Artists, food vendors, craftspeople, nonprofit groups and politicians will set up their wares on the sidewalks around the courthouse. Please be sure to visit downtown and West End restaurants & retail shops and the Art Walk while you are in town! Learn more about Last Fridays here .
FREE River Park Concert: 10/27
Come together this October to celebrate our amazing community with a free concert featuring local artist The Shoaldiggers, Greensboro native Seth Walker, and The Wood Brothers! All proceeds help The Hillsborough Arts Council continue to bring art and community together! Learn more about the River Park Concert with headliners The Wood Brothers here .
Calling all Painters! Register for Paint it Orange 2018
The Hillsborough Arts Council (HAC) and the Orange County Arts Commission (OCAC) will host the 2nd Annual Paint it Orange Plein Air Paint-out Fundraiser October 19-21. For three days, local and visiting artists will experience the beauty, charm, and rich history of Orange County by painting en plein air, capturing the landscapes and landmarks signature to our region. Last year’s event drew 50 artists from seven states and showcased 115 works of art. To allow for additional growth, HAC and OCAC have partnered with C3 Hillsborough , a beautiful new co-working space in Downtown Hillsborough, to co-host the exhibit and events. Registration is $25 on or before October 1, $30 after October 1. Register here .
Sign Up to be in the H andmade Parade: 10/14
The Parade is October 14 and YOU can be in it! Check out this web page to register for a hands-on puppet-making workshop and to sign up to be in the Parade. Please, review carefully the workshop descriptions and register for the one most appropriate for your availability and the age of participants. If you prefer working behind the scenes sign up to volunteer at the workshops or on the day of the parade by completing this volunteer interest form .
Booth Design for Fairs, Festival and Shows: 10/6
In partnership with  Margaret Lane Gallery , we are offering this Hillsborough Artist Workshop facilitated by Suzan Scribner-Reed and designed for artists who are new to displaying their work and those who wish to refine their skills and learn new tips and techniques for more successful displays. Participants will leave with key considerations and steps in setting up and displaying their artwork. The workshop, limited to 8 people, will be held on Saturday, October 6, 10 am to 12 pm at Margaret Lane Gallery. Register .
Do you Speak Spanish? Serve on our Outreach Team
The Hillsborough Arts Council is committed to making all members of our community feel welcome at and aware of our programs and events. As part of our continued efforts to connect with Hillsborough and northern Orange County, we are seeking a Spanish-speaking volunteer to serve on our Outreach Committee, our Board of Directors or both! If you are outgoing, enjoy meeting new people, and want to promote our work, we would love to meet with you. Please email us .
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