The Joyful Jewel

 local art fresh from the heart
  revised logo square44-A Hillsboro St. in downtown Pittsboro, NC
(919) 883-2775
Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10:30 – 5:30 and Sun. 12 -4pm

The Joyful Jewel is a retail gallery of ~160 North Carolina artists all from Chatham and the surrounding counties.  We offer “local art fresh from the heart” in a wide variety of media including painting, jewelry, pottery, glass, wood, fiber. We also have books by local authors and CDs by local singer songwriters.

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The Joyful Jewel is at 44-A Hillsboro St. in downtown Pittsboro, NC: Directions

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Upcoming Events at the Joyful Jewel 

Be enticed by our monthly Featured Artist reception, Poetry Readings, Live Music and other special happenings.

Next up:

1) Small Business Saturday – November 28:        Joyful Jewel Sale (once a year sale) and open until 6pm

Small Business Saturday November 28

1-Day Only Sale

 **10% off any one item**

 Shop Local: 100% of Joyful Jewel artists are from Chatham and the surrounding counties


2) Pittsboro First Sunday – Dec. 6: Joyful Jewel features “A Gift I Want to Receive!” reception 1 – 3pm.

3) Fairy Flare – hair sparkles for all.  Please reserve your space. Sun. Dec. 13, 12 – 4pm.

4) Christmas Eve – Joyful Jewel open ’til 5pm

We are closed Christmas Day, then open as usual.



Joyful Jewel Artists and Media

Each Joyful Jewel artist whether visual artist, writer or musician has a paged dedicated to sharing their work.  Search by medium or artist name to find what you are interested in. Call (919) 883-2775 or email us if you would like more choices or to have something mailed to you.

About Us

Art, why?  Explore the mission principles that guide the Joyful Jewel artists and the owners, artists and patrons of this exceptional gallery.

Blog:  The Daily Jewel

Nearly each day one special piece of art gets special treatment with a blog entry and picture.  You will soon be able to sign up to receive these daily nuggets of art in your own inbox.

Gift Guide:  (coming soon!)

Joyful Jewel Monthly Newsletter

Each month we write a newsletter to highlight new artists at the Joyful Jewel and share new pieces, books or music that have been created.  The events for the next month are described and perhaps an interview or video are included.  You can sign up to receive the newsletter in your inbox by emailing:

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