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Art It Up! is a collection of free events and performances happening in the Hillsborough Street business district on Saturday, October 15, 2016.

Art It Up! offers a mix of arts, culture, and recreation programs taking place at 14 locations, all within walking distance of each other, between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Participants are encouraged to walk or ride a bike to Create. Collect. Connect.

Art It Up! coincides with NC State's Annual Open House and we encourage the visiting public to come explore what Hillsborough Street offers our community.


Scroll below for the full Art It Up 2016 schedule.

CLICK HERE to download a PDF of the Map and Schedule for Art It Up 2016.

CLICK HERE to download a timeline of the schedule (revised Oct. 12).

Pullen Arts Center 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Free
Details: 50+ artists, including jewelers, painters, potters, along w/live music and art activities for the whole family! Cirque de Vol performance: 11:30 am.
Theatre in the Park 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Free
Details: Backstage tours of the Dracula set guided by the TITP staff! Tours last 20 minutes and begin every half hour. Dracula tix will be on sale for their final two nights of performances.
Alexander Family YMCA 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Free
Details: Pullen Arts Center workshop and more in the lobby! Cirque de Vol performance: 10:30 am.
WXYZ Lounge at Aloft Raleigh Performances: 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm Free
Details: Seed Art Share presents "The Perfect Negroni" by Ian Finley. Audience participation is encouraged.  
Krispy Kreme Challenge Registration 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Free
Details: Register for the 2017 Krispy Kreme Challenge at Aloft Raleigh with a special one-day low rate! More details TBA
Sonorous Road Open House: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Free
Details: Free workshops and improv games in the afternoon and the NC premiere of Everscape, (written by Allan Maule and produced by Bare Theatre) at 8:00 pm (ticketed show)
Moondog Cottage 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Free
Details: A rare opening of this shared studio space for tours and sales. Plenty of free parking behind Moondog and Roundabout!
Roundabout Art Collective 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Free
Details: The Art Roundup! will feature 40 artists displaying paintings, jewerly, ceramics, sculpture, glass works and more. Light refreshments and fun on the front lawn. Plenty of parking in rear. Cirque de Vol performance:  12:30 pm.
Stephenson Amphitheatre at RLT 11:15 am - 12:15 pm Free
Details: Pop Fitness! is moving outside. Join Byron from the YMCA for a special outdoor zumba class in the Amphitheatre. This easy-to-follow aerobics style class is for any fitness level.
D.H. Hill Library Exhibit Gallery 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Free
Details: "Plan - and Plant For a Better World" J.C. Raulston and the NC State University Arboretum, an exhibit celebrating the life and work of innovative horticulturist J.C. Raulston.
Stafford Commons at Talley Student Union 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Free
Details: Engage with dozens of campus-based organizations at the student organization resource fair at NC State Open House.
Carmichael Dance Studio 2307 10:00 am - 11:00 am Free
Details: Arts NC State hosts an open rehearsal with Panoramic Dance Project, a student company that explores diverse dance styles. Drop-in to observe what they are choregraphing for their fall concert with guest artist Willie Hinton.
RLT's Costume Sale 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Free
Details Raleigh Little Theatre's Costume Sale has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 15. Great prices on vintage hats, fun costumes, and other assorted pieces and accessories.
Pullen Park Pumpkin Bash 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm Free
Details Pick your favorite pumpkin at the pumpkin patch, enjoy an awesome magician and balloon artist, test your luck at a variety of fun carnival games, and make a cool craft to take home!
The Crafts Center 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Free
Details: Drop by and learn about classes, studios, and activities as you browse ongoing workshops of pen and ink drawing, silversmithing, a woodturing boot camp, and more!



Click here to download the map by itself.