We feature a variety of work from local and regionally known artists at the Wilson Arts Center, rotating work approximately every two months with opening receptions held on Thursday evenings from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Visiting artist lectures take place at 5:30 p.m., just prior to the opening reception.  All gallery exhibits and artist receptions are free and open to the public!

Gallery Shop

Visit our Gallery Shop at the Wilson Arts Center, 204 Nash Street South, featuring a variety of handmade and one-of-a-kind treasures from local and regional artists!


July 11 - August 22, 2024
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 11 / 6:00-8:00 PM
Wilson Arts Center / 204 Nash Street S
Sponsored by: Linda & Skip Hanson, Betsy & Hunter Rascoe, Rebecca Tighe, Henry & Betty Lou Walston

We are excited to announce the lineup for our biannual Group Sculpture Invitational opening July 11 in our Truist Event Gallery! This year we have a mix of local & regional artists that will each be showing a variety of 2D & 3D works with a range of sculptural styles and materials. With this juxtaposition in mind, the show is sure to be one of our most exciting of the year!
The featured artists include Wilson artists Tom Braswell and Joe Brown, Raleigh artists Greg Carter, Jane Cheek, Kelly Sheppard Murray and Polina Varlamova, Max Dowdle from Hillsborough, Charlotte Fitz Daniels from Greenville, and Larry Jones from Ayden, NC.

The show opens on Thursday, July 11 with a reception from 6:00-8:00pm. It will be on display in the Truist Event Gallery at the Wilson Arts Center through August 22 and free and open to the public!


Upcoming Exhibitions

July 11 - August 22, 2024
Group Sculptural Invitational

August 29 - September 26 2024
Jahn Anderson Solo Exhibition

October 10 - November 3, 2024
4th Annual National Multi-Media Juried Art Show

November 14 - December 21, 2024
Holiday Invitational

"Artist talks for the Visual Arts Series are supported by grant funding from WILSON ROTARY CLUB"