School of Art and Design


art around town

Art Avenue Contemporary Art Center
212 E. 5th St.,
Greenville, NC 27858

Art Avenue is both a gallery and art studio space located in Uptown Greenville. Currently leasing event and studio space in the rear of the building. Art Avenues mission is to provide an innovative art space for the community while breeding contemporary ideas and visual culture.  The underlying goal is congruent with the urban mission of revitalization though arts, culture, and community.

The Art Room
403 S. Evans St.,
Greenville, NC 27858

The Art Room is the gallery and studio of Nelle Lee Hayes. It features exhibits of Nelle’s work as well as the work of monthly guest artists. It is also available for event rentals accommodating up to 100.

City Art Gallery
511 Red Banks Rd.,
Greenville, NC 27858

City Art Gallery is a fine arts gallery featuring the work of established regional and national artists and craftspeople. The gallery offers an extensive collection of paintings including French and Italian landscapes, coastal and marshland paintings, still life and interiors, and figurative works. A spacious, light-filled exhibition space also showcases sculpture in terra cotta, stone, and metal; art glass, and functional blown glass and stemware; and ceramics and raku pottery.

ECU Joyner Library
Janice Hardison Faulkner Gallery

10th St., Greenville, NC 27858

Exhibits works primarily by ECU School of Art and Design faculty and students.

Emerge Gallery
404 S. Evans St.,
Greenville, NC 27858

Emerge Gallery offers monthly rotating exhibits of works by ECU students as well as artists of the state and the southeast. It also offers classes and workshops for children and adults.

Farmville Community Arts Council
3723 Main St., Farmville, NC 27858

The Farmville Community Arts Council offers monthly exhibits by student and adult artists in Pitt and surrounding counties.

Greenville City Hall
200 W. 5
th St.,
Greenville NC 27858

Displays works by the Greenville Museum of Art's Artist Association members

Greenville Museum of Art
802 S. Evans St., Greenville, NC 27858

The Greenville Museum of Art collection focuses primarily on works by North Carolina artists and noted American Landscape artists from 1860 to present. It has six galleries that display work from its permanent collection as well as rotating exhibits of regional and national importance. The Museum also offers classes and workshops for adults and children. In addition, it offers the Visual Arts Academy to provide an avenue of development for students in Pitt County who exhibit high aptitude, interest and skills in the visual arts. 

Laupus Library 4th Floor Gallery
600 Moye Blvd., Greenville, NC 27834

Laupus Library exhibits works by faculty and staff from the Division of Health Sciences through its Art as Avocation series. The Library launched the opening of the Art as Avocation series in January of 2012 to showcase and celebrate through a gallery exhibit, the artistic talents and self-expression of faculty and staff from the Division of Health Sciences.

Mendenhall Student Center Gallery
th Street, Greenville, NC 27858

The gallery exhibits works by ECU students, faculty, and other non-university NC artists. In conjunction with the exhibits it makes available workshops, lectures and demonstrations relating to the exhibits and artistic expression to expose the varied world of diverse art.

Pitt Community College Fine Arts Gallery
Goess Student Center
1986 Pitt Tech Rd.
Winterville, NC 28590

Works by PCC students and faculty are the focus of the exhibits in the gallery space, although non-PCC artists are also exhibited.

The Scullery
431 Evans St.,
Greenville, NC 27858

Starlight Cafe
104 West 5th St.,
Greenville, NC 27858

Strickland Art Gallery
817 Dickinson Ave.,
Greenville, NC 27834

Strickland Art Gallery focuses exclusively on art by North Carolina artists. Each year the gallery assembles 3-6 special exhibitions and also has an inventory of works it offers for sale. Gallery hours are Monday and Tuesday 10:00am - 6:00pm.

Uptown Art at U.B.E.
529 S. Evans St.,
Greenville, NC 27858

Uptown Art is an art supplier that provides a center for community arts progress in Uptown Greenville. It exhibits art in the gallery and shows digital art presentations from the Animation and Interactive Design program at East Carolina University’s School of Art and Design.