Regional Arts Organizations & Arts Councils
North Carolina Arts Council
Directory of Local Arts Councils (courtesy NC Arts Council)
United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County
City of Raleigh Arts Commission

NC Art Museums
Ackland Art Museum (UNC Chapel Hill)
Asheville Museum of Art
Cameron Art Museum (Wilmington)
Contemporary Art Museum Initiative of the College of Design at NCSU
Fayetteville Museum of Art
Greenville Museum of Art
Gregg Museum of Art and Design at North Carolina State University
Hickory Museum of Art
Mint Museum of Art (Charlotte)
Nasher Museum of Art (Duke University, Durham)
North Carolina Museum of Art (Raleigh)
Weatherspoon Art Museum (UNC Greensboro)
Click here for a full listing of North Carolina Museums and Galleries.

Raleigh Galleries
311 West Martin Street Galleries & Studios
Adam Cave Fine Art
ArtSource Gallery
Block Gallery (Raleigh Arts Commission)
Cary Gallery of Artists
The Collectors Gallery
The Fish Market (NCSU College of Design)
Flanders Art Gallery
Free Range Studios
Gallery C
Lee Hansley Gallery
Litmus Gallery & Studios
Local Color Gallery
The Mahler
Nicole’s Studio
Points of View Photography Gallery
Rebus Works

Artist Studios, Collectives & Guilds – Raleigh
The Carter Building
Bonded Llama
Litmus Studios
Galleries and Studios at 311
Triangle Potters Guild
Triangle Origami Folders United
The Handmaidens

Artist Studios, Collectives & Guilds – Durham
Bull City Arts Collaborative
Golden Belt
Durham Art Guild
Orange County Artists Guild
Monkey Bottom Collaborative
Durty Durham Art Collective


Art Supplies
Askew Taylor
Jerry’s Artarama
The Scrap Exchange

Darkrooms & Printing Presses
Sertoma Arts Center Darkroom
barefoot press
The Fotoshoppe

Art Centers
The Makery
Cary Creative Reuse Center
The Scrap Exchange
The ArtsCenter
The Crafts Center-NCSU

Free Photo Editing Tools

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Art Craft Framing (Durham) 919.286.4831 (10% discount with VAE membership card!)
The Bare Wall (Raleigh) 919.787.9920 (15% discount with VAE membership card!)
Bull City Art & Frame (10% discount with VAE membership card!)
Cardinal Art Gallery (Raleigh) 919.847.4747 (20% discount with VAE membership card!)
The Collectors Gallery (20% discount with VAE membership card!)
The Frame Up Gallery (Cary) 919.367.9444
Frame Warehouse (15% discount with VAE membership card!)
Frameworks (10% discount with VAE membership card!)
House of Frames (10% discount with VAE membership card!)
Jerry’s Artarama
Jill Flink Fine Art (Raleigh) 919-821-7172
Jones Corner Studio (15% discount with VAE membership card!)
Mobley’s Framing (20% discount with VAE membership card!)
The Nature of Art
pH seven Fine Art Framing
The Print Shop (Chapel Hill) 919.942.7306

Art Centers & Art Classes
Adult Art Classes at Artspace
Cary Art Center
Jerry’s Artarama
Liberty Arts
NCSU Arts Center
Nicole’s Studio
Pullen Arts Center
Raleigh Sculpture Group @ Litmus Gallery
Sertoma Arts Center
Wake Forest Arts Organization

Creativity + Idea Forums
PKN Raleigh


Online Communities + Art News Sites
Etsy (check out the blog for great tips)