Arts Experiences

Chapel Hill Poet Laureate

In November of 2019, the Town of Chapel Hill appointed the first Poet Laureate aiming to enhance the presence of the arts and poetry in Chapel Hill.

About CJ Suitt

CJ Suitt (he/him/they/them) is a performance poet, arts educator, and community organizer from Chapel Hill, N.C., whose work is rooted in storytelling and social justice.

Arts Happenings

From pop-up galleries to public art to artists talks and everything in between, Community Arts & Culture fosters experiences around the arts, aligned with our mission and values, throughout Chapel Hill.

Peace & Justice Banners

A collection of banners hang between the columns of the Old Post Office at Peace & Justice Plaza reflecting the ideals of those honored at the site.

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Public art

Chapel Hill Public Art is designed to bring delight to all ages and walks of life. It’s an expression of our people, the places and qualities that define our community.

Colorful Crosswalks

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Art + Transit

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Calls for artists, permit applications, and more.