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121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
919-296-8938

April 2017

Opening Reception for “Serenity of Nature” at Margaret Lane Gallery

April 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Oils on canvas by Estella Johnson, ongoing through May 21. Estella enjoys painting landscapes, most especially waterfalls, lakes and streams.  She is intrigued by the serenity of nature and the calming effect of Earth’s elements.   Although her work leans toward an impressionistic style,  she is heavily  influenced by the artists of the Hudson River School.  Margaret Lane Gallery is located at 121 West Margaret Lane, in between the library and the Hot Tin Roof. Current hours are Wednesday and Thursday,…

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May 2017

“All Our Children” Opening Reception at Margaret Lane Gallery

May 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Featuring art about and for children by Nancy Walker in a variety of media, including water color, colored pencil, graphite, water color pencil and collage.  Nancy’s work depicts children from different countries and cultures, celebrating and respecting the world’s diversity. The title of the show reflects Nancy’s concern that we treat and care for all the world’s children as our own. Nancy’s work will be joined by work from Ray LaMantia (oils on canvas) and by David Knox, D. Xavier…

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Piedmont Laureate Poetry Events with Mimi Herman

May 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Word Bowl Poems and Poetry Treasure Hunt with Open Mic -- Visit Margaret Lane Gallery between 6 and 8 pm to create poems from Mimi's magical bowl of words. Then get your secret instructions and visit galleries across town to write even more poems. Between 8 and 9 pm return to Margaret Lane Gallery to share your poems and hear the poems of your fellow writers. Feel free to bring other poems you've written. We want to hear those too!

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June 2017

‘Turnabout of Annoyances’ Photography Show

June 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

On Friday, June 30 from 6-9 Margaret Lane Gallery will hold the opening reception for “Turnabout of Annoyances,” featuring photography by D. Xavier Knox.  Through this body of work, photographer Xavier focuses on the aspect of landscapes that are annoying and in his mind takes away from photographs. Instead of trying to work around or eliminate annoyances such as telephone lines, he brings them front and center as the organizing design element of the photographs.    Also available for viewing will be…

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July 2017

Our Four-legged, No-legged, and Two-winged Friends — Opening Reception

July 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Pet-themed art by various local artists, including members of the Triangle Visual Artists, David Terry, Ray LaMantia, David Knox, D. Xavier Knox, Beverly Currence, Ann Hobgood and Virginia Meldahl. Media includes oils, acrylics, photography, jewelry, stained glass, recycled art, and puppetry.  10% of the proceeds from the July Last Friday sales will go to CrisisDogsNC, an organization that rescues dogs from unsafe environments, provides medical care and places them in foster and adoptive homes. Art work will remain on display…

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CrisisDogsNC Benefit at Margaret Lane Gallery

July 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

A Last Friday gallery event to benefit CrisisDogsNC, a Hillsborough-based non profit which rescues dogs from NC kill shelters and finds them enduring homes in NC and up the East Coast. Puppet show, silent auction, wonderful dogs and puppies to meet.

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September 2017

Opening Reception “Take Me Out to the Ballgame”

September 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

  “Take Me Out to the Ball Game!” features Ray LaMantia’s Wall of Fame – a series of oil on canvas paintings of famous baseball players.  This show is Ray’s expression of the love he has for the "Game" and its history. The paintings depict the heroes of the game as presented to him since childhood. The show will be ongoing through October 22. Also available for viewing will be a variety of paintings, photographs, stained glass, recycled art, fiber…

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October 2017

$25.00

How to Photograph your Artwork – Artist Workshop

October 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Artists need high-quality digital images for use on their websites and social media, as well as to share with art galleries and other venues that display artwork. This hands-on workshop is designed to teach artists how to create these images, using the tools they have at hand, whether they be professional digital cameras, point-and-shoots, or even the camera on their cell phone. Following an instructional period on basic principles, participants will have the opportunity to create their own images under…

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Children’s Puppet Show “Rumpelstiltskin”

October 27, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Fun, interactive, kid-friendly puppet show that will be presented first at 3pm and then repeat throughout the day.

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Opening Reception for “Coming Home,” featuring the paintings of local artist, Jerry Smith

October 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

"Coming Home" depicts scenes from Historic Hillsborough and the surrounding Orange County countryside by local artist, Jerry Smith. In discussing his work, Jerry says "“Late in life I picked up a brush and through it, my passion was created and I become a part of each painting as a youth or as a man.” Featured paintings are acrylics on canvas. The show will be ongoing through November 19 Also available for viewing are other paintings, photographs, stained glass, recycled art,…

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November 2017

Winter Wonders — Opening Reception

November 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

“Winter Wonders” features seasonal work from local artists, including Sharon Barnes, David Knox, D. Xavier Knox, Henri Lorie and Jerry Smith across a variety of media. The show will be ongoing through December 24. Also available for viewing and purchase will be paintings, photographs, stained glass, paper maché, jewelry,  fiber arts and ornaments by local artists. Margaret Lane Gallery is located at 121 West Margaret Lane, in between the library and the Hot Tin Roof. Current gallery hours are Wednesday…

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January 2018

Everything’s Eventually a Flower — opening reception

January 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Featuring acrylics on canvas by local artist, Chrystal Hardt. Also paintings in a variety of media, photography, stained glass, paper mache, jewelry, polymer clay, fibers and various gift items from local artists are offered.  Children's art corner available during the reception, and normal gallery hours. Show is  ongoing January 24 through Sunday, February 18.

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February 2018

Gnarly Old Trees Opening Reception

February 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

“Gnarly Old Trees” features the work of local photographer, David Knox, accompanied by other local artists including Jillian Goldberg, James Keul, Ray LaMantia and Judith Maier. The show will be ongoing through March 25. Also available for viewing will be paintings, photographs, stained glass, papier maché, polymer clay, ceramic clay, jewelry and fiber arts by local artists. A free children’s activity will be offered.

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March 2018

$49.00

Festival of Flowers Workshop: Creative College with Nancy Ellen Walker

March 20, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Spring!   Forsythia burst into bloom . . . Pussy willows pop . . . Daffodils and crocuses stretch toward sunlight . . . Tulips dance in soft spring breezes.   Celebrate this glorious season by creating a colorful collage of your favorite flowers using scraps of torn and cut paper, ribbons, yarn, scissors, glue, whatever else strikes your fancy.   Workshop leader Nancy Ellen Walker will share collage techniques and, using her watercolor entitled “Painted Lady,” will demonstrate how…

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Artist Reception for River in Time, featuring mixed media by Rodney Beecher Roberts

March 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

River in Time is the visual impression of the esoteric. We give locations or time identity markers; dates, hours, locations, elevations, latitudes and longitudes, but they are never the same place or moment again. The same is true of the paintings in this series, or all paintings for that matter. The paint may dry and the appearance be fixed, but the energy signature from the moment it is created lies beneath the surface, forever moving, never again the same.  Each painting…

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April 2018

$49.00

Blackout Poetry Workshop with Jillian Goldberg

April 3, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Do you love words and old books? Using random texts from old books or magazines, we select words that resonate for us. These words can be used to create a prose-poem or inspirational message. We then either black out the remaining words, or use doodling to isolate our chosen words. The instructor will supply examples and handouts on simple doodle and “tangle” patterns, as well as stencils students can use for page decoration. Students are encouraged to look at examples…

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Opening Reception for We Take Care of Each, a Benefit for OCIM

April 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

We Take Care of Each Other is a benefit for OCIM, which provides a food pantry, Meals on wheels and other vital services for those in need in our community. Local artists’ varied responses to the phrase, “we take care of each other” will be offered.   10% of Gallery art sales during the month-long show will be donated to OCIM.   The show will be ongoing through May 20. Also available for viewing will be paintings, photographs, stained glass,…

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May 2018

$30

How to Write a Meaningful Artist Statement – Artist Workshop

May 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

As artists, we take care and pride in presenting our original works because our art is an expression of who we are; it is a window into our creative souls. Our artist statements deserve that same level of precision, too. Your artist statement provides important context for your art; it communicates information about your intent, process, materials, and sources of inspiration. The statement is important when presenting your work to galleries and other venues for potential exhibition. It also stands…

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$49.00

Introduction to Tapestry Weaving with Local Fiber Artist and Historian, Helen Bower Jones

May 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Beginner workshop on how to start weaving with simple inexpensive equipment and yarn. Learn basic hand-weaving and tapestry techniques -- warping the loom, tabby weave, creating shapes, Rya knots, Soumak, and looped pile, and how to finish off your piece while making a mini-sampler wall hanging. Explore use of different fiber weights and textures. Suitable for ages 16 & up. All materials and equipment will be provided, along with instructions for making your own frame loom at another time.

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Artist Reception for Take Me to the Seaside, Take Me Out to Sea

May 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

We share images evoking sand and salt air, pounding waves, rolling swells and billowing sails, a sensory immersion as you are drawn to the seaside and out to sea. Featured artist Vladimir Burchakov is joined by other local artists, including Sharon Barnes, Beverly Currence, Jillian Goldberg, Estella Johnson, David Knox, Karin Neuvirth, Jacqueline Rimmler and Barbara Younger. The show is ongoing through June 24. Also available are paintings, photographs, stained glass, polymer clay and ceramic figures, jewelry, fiber arts and small…

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June 2018

Ancient Walls Opening Reception

June 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Jillian Goldberg shares images of ancient architectural forms of domes and archways found in Middle Eastern architecture. Rich surface textures and saturated colors create strong, vibrant work. She is joined by other local artists, including Sharon Barnes, Kevin Flynn Bell, Debi Drew, David  Knox, Ray LaMantia, Nancy Ellen Walker and Barbara Younger, contributing work related to old walls and the communities and cultures they sheltered.  The show is ongoing through July 22. Also available will be paintings, photographs, stained glass,…

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July 2018

$49

Doodle Day: Beginner’s Drawing Workshop with Nancy Ellen Walker

July 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

This workshop is all about developing confidence that you can draw -- and learning that you can have fun doing so, too. After all, drawing is nothing more than doodling with lines and shapes and learning how light plays across those shapes. The workshop goals: 1) to observe with an artist’s eye, 2) to learn the basics of how to draw in pencil, (3) to develop confidence in sketching, and (4) most important of all, to have fun creating in…

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$49.00

Acrylic Pours Workshop: Puddle Pours and Flip Cup Techniques with Local Artist Debi Drew

July 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Students will be given a successful formula to prepare acrylic paint for use in acrylic pours.  Examples will be shown and the uncontrolled aspects of the pours will be discussed. Two pour techniques will be demonstrated at the beginning of the workshop. Then students will explore and create three of their own acrylic pours (one 8” x 8”, one 5”x 4” and one 4” x 4”) to take home and marvel over!  It is quite addictive and fun, some even…

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Artist Reception for Time to Shine, starring the artwork of D’ArtShop members

July 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Smile. Well,  you are not alone!  D’ArtShop’s group exhibit “Time to Shine” will feature 8” x 8” works of art for $64 each at Margaret Lane Gallery.  Whether you like a little or a lot, there is art that shines for everyone’s taste.   The show is ongoing through August 26. Also available will be paintings, photographs, stained glass, polymer clay and ceramic figures, jewelry, fiber arts and small gift items by local artists. Light refreshments and a children’s puppet show will be offered during the…

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August 2018

Artist Reception for Wings, Wheels and Rails

August 4, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Calling all rail fans, car buffs, airplane enthusiasts! The gallery will be filled with transportation images from local and visiting artists, including Kevin Flynn Bell, R. Chamberlin, William Hill, David Knox, Ray LaMantia, Nancy Ellen Walker, and Barbara Younger, working in an array of media. You will find also find small gifts for the transportation-lover on your list. The show is ongoing through September 23. Available as well will be paintings, photographs, embossed metal, mosaics, stained glass, polymer clay and…

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Artist Reception for Wings, Wheels and Rails

August 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Calling all rail fans, car buffs, airplane enthusiasts! The gallery will be filled with transportation images from local and visiting artists, including Kevin Flynn Bell, R. Chamberlin, William Hill, David Knox, Ray LaMantia, Lynn Schmoock, Jerry Smith, Nancy Ellen Walker, and Barbara Younger, working in an array of media. You will find also find small gifts for the transportation-lover on your list The show is ongoing through September 23. Available as well will be paintings, photographs, embossed metal, mosaics, stained…

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September 2018

Sunday at Margaret Lane Gallery

September 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Margaret Lane is the sponsoring merchant for Sundays in Hillsborough on September 2. Come visit us for: Artist “Demonstration” – Come see and visit with local artists Chrystal Hardt and James Keul as they paint on our front lawn Featured Art Show:  Wings, Wheels and Rails, featuring work from local artists Kevin Flynn Bell, William Hill, David Knox, Ray LaMantia, Lynn Schmoock, Jerry L. Smith, Nancy Ellen Walker and Barbara Younger STEAM-Based Puppet Making with Virginia Meldahl 1:30 to 3:30,…

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Artist Reception for City- and Town- Scapes: From Home to Far Away

September 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

See your hometown through new eyes, relive past journeys, and discover new cities and towns. This show evokes both nostalgia and the excitement of exploration. Featured local and visiting artists include Sean Bailey, William Hill, James Keul, Armen Knox, Xavier Knox, David Knox, Faye Oldham, Jackie Rimmler, Jerry Smith, Jailton Suzart, Nancy Walker, Jan Wilson, and Barbara Younger showing work in acrylics, oils, photography and water colors.  The show is ongoing through October 21. Available as well will be paintings,…

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Sunday at Margaret Lane Gallery

September 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

As part of Sundays in Hillsborough, Margaret Lane Gallery is hosting special Sunday events through November 4. On the agenda for Sunday, September 23: 1) Artists in Action: David Xavier Knox and Margaret Oatney, owners of Yesterday and Today Frame Shop, will be demonstrating the impact of different matting and framing choices and will be open to questions and conversations about the art of frame making (1:30-4:30); 2) STEAM-based puppet making activity and puppet show(s) with Merry Arts Studio (1:30-3:30);…

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Artist Reception for City- and Town- Scapes: From Home to Far Away

September 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

See your hometown through new eyes, relive past journeys, and discover new cities and towns. This show evokes both nostalgia and the excitement of exploration. Featured local and visiting artists include Sean Bailey, William Hill, James Keul, Armen Knox, Xavier Knox, David Knox, Faye Oldham, Jackie Rimmler, Jerry Smith, Jailton Suzart, Nancy Walker, Jan Wilson, and Barbara Younger showing work in acrylics, oils, photography and water colors.  The show is ongoing through October 21. Available as well will be paintings,…

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$49.00

Exploring Acrylic Pours II: Swipe and Swirl Techniques with Debi Drew

September 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

tudents will be given a successful formula to prepare acrylic paint for use in acrylic pours. Examples will be shown and the uncontrolled aspects of the pours will be discussed. Two pour techniques -- swipe and swirl -- will be demonstrated at the beginning of the workshop. Then students will explore and create three of their own acrylic pours (one 8” x 8”, one 5”x 4” and one 4” x 4”) to take home and marvel over! It is quite…

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Artist in Action: Make an Abstract with Local Artist Barbara Younger!

September 30, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

This is an interactive informal activity where YOU (young, old, or in between!) have the opportunity to create a small abstract painting with local artist Barbara Younger. Barbara will share techniques and her experiences with abstract art, and be open to general conversation about art and inspiration. Free, all materials supplied – just drop by Margaret Lane Gallery any time between 2 and 5 pm on Sunday, September 30!

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October 2018

$30

Booth Design for Fairs, Festivals and Shows

October 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

  The Hillsborough Arts Council, in partnership with Margaret Lane Gallery, is offering this workshop designed both for artists who are new to displaying their work and for those who wish to refine their skills and learn new tips and techniques for more successful displays. Participants will leave with an understanding of the key considerations and steps in setting up and displaying their artwork at fairs, festivals and shows. The workshop is being led by local artist Suzan Scribner-Reed. $30.…

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$49

Metal Embossing Workshop with Local Artist and Educator Debi Drew

October 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

We will begin by creating a simple drawing/design on a sheet of aluminum that we will turn into a raised image.  A second embossing method will also be demonstrated using metal tape.  Both methods will be done on your own metal embossing sampler, which you can take home for future reference and display.  Next, we will create an 8”x10” metal embossing using your method(s) of choice. Finally, acrylic paint will be used to enhance your metal art.  Metal embossing provides immediate…

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Sunday at Margaret Lane Gallery

October 7, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Planned events include: 1) Artist in Action -- 1) artist in action:  Artist in Action: Local artist Kevin Bell will be painting on our front lawn, demonstrating how he paints on tile – Kevin will be open to conversations about art and technique, 2) a free children's art activity (and anyone is welcome to declare themselves to be a child!), 3) a puppet making activity with Merry Arts Studio (1:30-3:30, fee), 4)  our City- and Townscapes: From Home to Far…

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$49

Creative Collage Workshop: Celebrating the Wonders of Nature

October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Learn Different collage techniques The steps for creating a successful collage from a photo or imagined image Create A collage to take home, using interesting papers, magazines, ribbons, colorful tape, feathers, yarn, etc. Workshop leader Nancy Ellen Walker will share a variety of collage techniques, and will demonstrate steps for creating a successful collage from a photo or imagined image. Designed for adults and mature teens, age 16 and up. No art experience needed. All materials supplied. $49.

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Artists — Jewelers! — in Action: Gail Crane and Margaret Oatney

October 21, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Local jewelers and artists Gail Crane and Margaret Oatney will be making jewelry on our front lawn --- stop by to see their process, discuss techniques and share a love for all things sparkly! There will also be a free art activity: cityscape collages, to celebrate the last day of the Gallery’s City- and Townscapes show and light refreshments will be served.

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$49

Blackout Poetry Workshop with Jillian Goldberg

October 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Using random texts from old books or magazines, we select words that resonate for us. These words can be used to create a prose-poem or inspirational message. We then either black out the remaining words, or use doodling to isolate our chosen words. While the Instructor will have pages with text to work on, students are encouraged to bring pages they enjoy such as old cookbooks, dictionaries, poetry. The instructor will supply examples and handouts on simple doodle and “tangle”…

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Artist Reception: Folktales, Myths and Whimsies

October 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Enter a world of magical beings and mystical scenes. Let your imagination roam free as you form a personal enchanted  relationship with each of featured artist Judith Maier’s ceramic companions.  Her figures will be joined with fancies from other local artists working in a variety of media, including oils, acrylics, photography and mixed media. Show runs through November 25.

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November 2018

$180.00

Beginning Sketching Workshop with Nancy Ellen Walker

November 3, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

If you have no prior experience in drawing, or your sketching skills are rusty and need refreshing, this set of classes on basic drawing techniques is just right for you.  Intended for adults and teens ages 16 and older. The goals of this experience are (1) to observe with an artist’s eye, (2) to learn the tools and “tricks of the trade” in drawing, (3) to develop skill and confidence in sketching, and (4) most important of all, to experience…

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$49

Introduction to Chalk Pastels Workshop with Jillian Goldberg

November 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Pastels are an inexpensive and accessible medium for both quick sketches and serious, sophisticated pieces.  Chalk (soft) pastels provide brilliant color and easy application and clean up. No prior drawing or painting experience is necessary to have fun and take home a pretty flower painting. The instructor will provide simple, easy to follow, guided drawing instructions, and will guide you in a variety of ways to apply, blend, layer and “fix” your work. Workshop is designed for adults and mature…

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December 2018

$80

Learn to Warp and Weave Workshop

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Learn to warp the loom from scratch using a worsted weight yarn, create a variety of patterns in two colors, all on the same striped warp, and work two different finishing techniques, to produce a table mat or runner approximately 12" long (a sample weaving, showing some of the potential patterns, is at the Gallery). All tools will be provided, participants will provide their own yarn with guidance from the instructor. Designed for adults and mature teens age 16 and…

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February 2019

Horse of a Different Color, Opening Reception

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

“Horse of a Different Color” features acrylic paintings by local artist Chrystal Hardt. Chrystal describes her work: “My horses represent energy, movement, beauty and fun.  I work from inner space and let them dance, fly, run and jump as they will.  They add an element of pure joy to my work.” Also available for viewing are paintings, drawings, photographs, mixed media, sculpture, jewelry, reprints and small gift items. Light refreshments will be served at the reception. A free children’s art…

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March 2019

Colors of Spring Opening Reception

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Come experience the beautiful colors of Spring as local artists Kevin Flynn Bell and Debi L. Drew explore figurative and decorative imagery. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. The show will run March 27 through April 21.

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April 2019

$49

Making Art From Recycled Materials, with local artist Ann Brownlee Hobgood

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Would you like to create original art but don’t feel comfortable drawing or painting? Come learn to make your own art with metal items you cut, arrange, and glue together.  Learn: 1) To use your imagination to see the possibilities of creating art from found objects. 2)The basics of cutting, positioning and adhering metal items. Create:  Your own original metal owl that you constructed! Designed for adults and mature teens, age 16 and up. $49. Visit www.margaretlanegallery.com for more information…

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An Eye for Music Opening Reception

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Local and visiting artists share musical images, using various mediums to create a visual concert. Featured artists include Kevin Flynn Bell, Richard Blackmon, Debi L. Drew, Ray LaMantia, Allan Leon, Armen Knox, D. Xavier Knox, Joseph Mareka, Margaret Oatney and Sam Williams. Also available will be paintings and drawings, mixed media, photography, sculpture, jewelry, reprints, cards, and small gift items. Light refreshments will be served. A free children’s art corner is always available during gallery open hours so they can…

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May 2019

$25

Paint, Brush and Canvas: An Acrylics Workshop with 9 to 12 Year Olds, with Barbara Younger

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

This class is a lively introduction to the art of acrylic painting for children and pre-teens age 9 to 12. First, participants will be introduced to acrylic painting materials and techniques. Then they will create their own simple masterpieces on an 11x14 inch canvas. All supplies are included. Parents and/or caretakers will be asked to remain on the premises, or to leave a cell number at which they can be reached in case of emergency. You will be welcome to…

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Opening Reception for Keeping Calm and Farming On, featuring Jacqueline Rimmler

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Experience the charm and spirit of the animals and scenes making up farm life. Jacqueline Rimmler and accompanying local artists Kevin Flynn Bell, Debi Drew, Chrystal Hardt, Phillip Howard, David Knox, D. Xavier Knox, Ray La Mantia, Margaret Oatney, Sam Williams, and Barbara Younger present work in various mediums including acrylics, oils, photography, metals, polymer clay, and wood. Show runs through June 23. A free children’s art corner is available during the reception, and whenever the gallery is open.

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June 2019

Reception for Pollinators in Art

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Local artists join with the Town of Hillsborough and the Hillsborough Garden Club in celebrating National Pollinator Week. Kevin Flynn Bell, Beverly Currence, Debi Drew, Phillip Howard, David Knox, Ray LaMantia, Judith Maier, Pat Merriman, Jacqueline Rimmler, Sam Williams, Darlene Wells and Barbara Younger share pollinator-inspired art. The show runs June 14 through July 7, with an opening reception Sunday, June 16 from 2 to 5 pm. Free and open to the public. Children are welcome.

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$49

Creative Collage Workshop: Celebrating Farm Life

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Workshop leader Jacqueline Rimmler will share a variety of collage techniques, and will demonstrate steps for creating a successful collage from a template or from a photo or imagined image. Two templates (one for a pair of sheep, and one for a bunny -- see images above) will be provided for participants to make their own design to take home, or participants can create a collage of their own unique design. No art experience is necessary. $49 for 2-hour session,…

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Opening Reception for On the Wing

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Enter a world of winged beings, both real and imaginary, depicted by local artists. Participating artists include Sharon Barnes, Kevin Bell, Beverly Currence, Debi Drew, Phillip Howard, Joanne Ivey, Mark Kingsley, David Knox, Ray LaMantia, Judith Maier, Joseph Mareka, Joseph  Parrish, Jacqueline Rimmler, Lynn Schmoock, Darlene Wells, Sam Williams, and Barbara Younger. Show runs through July 21. Light refreshments. A free children’s art corner is available during the reception, and whenever the gallery is open. Free and open to the…

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July 2019

Opening Reception for Life in the Bogs and Marshes

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Join us as we explore wetlands, from frogs, dragonflies, reeds and grasses to mythical swamp beings. Participating local artists include Ashley Armstrong, Sharon Barnes, Kevin Flynn Bell, Beverly Currence, Debi L. Drew, Phillip Howard, Mark Kingsley, David Knox, Ray LaMantia, Carol McCanna, Jacqueline Rimmler and Sam Williams. Light refreshments and free children's art activity. Show runs through August 25.

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August 2019

Opening Reception: Pop Art featuring Max Dowdle

August 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Experience myriad aspects of pop art as presented by featured Hillsborough artist Max Dowdle and accompanying local and visiting artists. Accompanying artists include: Ashley Armstrong, Kevin Flynn Bell, Michi Doan, Debi L. Drew, Gabriel Dunston, Robin Freebird, Armen Knox, David Knox, D. Xavier Knox, Margaret Oatney, Chris Wharton, Sam Williams, and Saul Zimet. Light refreshments will be served, and the children's art corner will be available. Free and open to the public.

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September 2019

Opening Reception- Views of Chile-Brazil by Gustavo Mahn

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Make a virtual visit to Gustavo Mahn’s home country of Chile and neighboring Brazil through his sketches, watercolors, and multi-media art. Chat with the artist and take an inside peek at his creative process, as he displays preliminary sketches and studies alongside his finished pieces. Light refreshments will be served and the children’s art corner will be available as the Gallery celebrates our South American neighbors. Free and open to the public. Show runs through October 13.

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$49

Textual Art Workshop with Debi L. Drew

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

The use of words in visual art is popular and fun. Accompanying text with a visual component can help the message along. In this workshop, you will learn how colorful backgrounds painted on canvas boards can enhance a simply worded text of your choice. We will use acrylic paint, paint pens and metal leaf. Bring your short message idea to class and let’s turn it into a brilliant visual art statement piece! This workshop is designed for adults and mature…

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October 2019

D’ArtShop Presents: Onicas Gaddis

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

This is the last presentation in the Motivation, Meaning & Memory Series by Makers of Art, and provides an opportunity for the community to connect with visual artists in a cozy setting. We hope to promote a comfortable exchange of personal influences in artmaking that are also universal. Onicas Gaddis’ vast expressive paintings are unique and captivating. He considers his artworks to be spiritual expressions. Although he creates huge magnificent pieces, he will have new smaller artworks to show at…

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$49

Metal Sheet Art Workshop with Debi L. Drew

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Learn: Different methods for embossing and impressing How to enhance embossed images with acrylic Create: An embossing sampler An 8x10 embossing embellished w acrylic paint   Creating art and design on metal using embossed and impressed details is an exciting way to incorporate three-dimensional art on a flat sheet of metal. Students will transfer their own drawing or design onto a metal sheet. Embossing and impressing methods will be demonstrated and used to transform the art with detail and 3D…

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$49

Introduction to the Zentangle Method, with Jennifer Sparrow

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Learn: How Zentangle leads to a higher sense of relaxation & well-being The 8 steps of Zentangle, and how to execute them Create: Your own unique Zentangle designs This workshop provides an introduction to the Zentangle method and its mindful meditative practice. Tangle patterns and techniques will be taught in a supportive, encouraging and caring environment. No prior art experience is required -- there are no mistakes in Zentangle art, only opportunities to explore our creativity. This workshop is designed…

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$49

Printmaking Workshop with Debi L. Drew

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Learn:  How to carve images into 4x6 soft linoleum blocks How to ink and pull images Create: Unique prints for use as art or notecards Printmaking is an old art form used to create several images of the same unique design. This class explores block printing.  Your artwork will be drawn on 4”x6” soft linoleum blocks, carved and inked. Several prints will be pulled for each student to use as art or notecards.  The printmaking process requires attention to detail…

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November 2019

$49

Fabric Art: Organic Design, workshop for adults with Debi L. Drew

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

A few simple drawings of organic shapes and a patterned back-ground will provide infinite creative possibilities for artwork on fabric. If you’ve ever filled in an image in a coloring book you are ready to work on fabric. You will create your own design and use fabric markers and/or acrylic paint mixed with fabric medium to complete your organic design. We will discuss color choices, harmony and contrast. You will leave with your original colorful organic design on fabric. I…

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Opening Reception for My Favorite Things

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Margaret Lane Gallery, 121 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Join our artists in finding winter comfort in those things we most treasure and enjoy.   Meet and talk with the artists, enjoy light refreshments, and a free arts and crafts activity. This show, featuring work from local artists Kevin Flynn Bell, Katherine Chang, Beverly Currence, Michi Doan, April N. Dukes, Karin Dungee, Mark Kingsley, D. Xavier Knox, David Knox, Ray LaMantia, Carol McCanna, Margaret Oatney, and Jacqueline Rimmler, embraces a broad range of mediums and styles. Also available is a…

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