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2018 Content Coming Soon!

We are currently working on the new website that reflects the 2018 Artsplosure event. In the mean time, please enjoy the information from last year. Check back soon!


Fayetteville Street

Over 180 juried visual artists and crafters from across the country exhibit and sell their original works of art in the following categories.

Friday: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Please note that the Art Market will be open Sunday from 10:00 am – 11:00 am specifically for patrons with accessibility needs.

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Sponsored by: Carlyle Adams Foundation

Art Market Award Judges

Judges award six merit awards on May 21 that total $3,500.

Anne Brennan

Executive Director of the Cameron Museum of Art, Wilmington, NC

Jerry Bolas

Nonprofit Consultant and former Director of the Office of Raleigh Arts and the Ackland Art Museum at UNC-Chapel Hill

Anne Willson

Nonprofit Consultant and former Executive Director of Association for Visual Arts, Chattanooga, TN

To learn more about the festival’s exhibiting visual artists and crafters, performers, and other creative activities, download the Artsplosure Mobile App, now available at Apple App Store for iPhone & iPad and Google Play for all Android devices!

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