Cary is currently under a Stay-at-Home order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most public-facing and staffed facilities are closed to the public, including Town Hall. All playgrounds are closed but greenways, parks, and park restrooms remain open at this time. Some services have been canceled or are limited. Learn more.

Gallery Exhibitions

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ASAP - Glow call for artists

The Town of Cary presents regular art exhibitions in its facilities. The public is invited to view the works of accomplished area and regional artists on display during the facilities’ regular public hours. Opening receptions offer a chance to meet the artists and join others in the exciting unveiling of new works. Refreshments are provided.

Exhibition Locations

Spring Art Exhibitions  | Current shows on view

Cary Art Loop

Cary Art Loop highlights Triangle arts and culture in the Cary area, offering extended hours for participating art galleries, restaurants, coffee houses, and other businesses that showcase art, music and more! Tours of downtown artwork are also offered through October on Final Fridays. For more, visit Teen Docent Program.

Final Fridays of the month from 6-9 p.m.

Call for Artists


Academy Street Artwork Projects (ASAP) presents GLOW, an outdoor display of light art installations on view in downtown Cary throughout 2020-21. Cary Visual Arts is a sponsor of ASAP GLOW. The Town of Cary invites artists to submit proposals for this temporary exhibition. Deadline to submit is Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 11:59 p.m. EST. For more information and how to apply, download the pdf

Exhibition Program

The Town of Cary announces solo and group art exhibition opportunities at Page Walker Arts & History Center, Cary Arts Center and other facilities around town. Artists working in any medium are invited to submit an application anytime.

Application deadlines are February 1 and August 1.

Download an application, pick one up at Page-Walker Arts & History Center or Cary Arts Center, or contact Denise Dickens, public art coordinator.


Denise Dickens
Public Art Supervisor & Curator of Exhibitions|Collection
(919) 465-4791

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