Video link:Eyes on Main Street INC will return to Pingyao in September 2019

International Partnerships

Eyes on Main Street has been re-invited at PIP (The Pingyao International Photography Festival in China). The exhibit of the Residency Gallery, at 231 E Nash Street, will move to the 19th Edition of PIP, with Amsatou Diallo, Kajal Nisha Patel, Jared Ragland, Giovanni Urgelles, Ximena Echague, Dave Jordano, Jérôme Bonnet, Jose Vilchez, Andrea Torrei, Çigdem Üçüncü and Serra Akcan.

Pingyao, Shanxi Province, China, September 19-25, 2019

Eyes on Main Street will be a Partner of the Kuala Lumpur Photography Festival, in Malaysia, August 23-26, 2019, this is our fourth collaboration in a row, we will show a selection from our main exhibit, bringing Historic Downtown Wilson to the Far East with the work of our participating photographers.

Program In Historic Downtown Wilson

The launch date of the 5th edition and opening party is on April 27 on the lawn of 217 Brew Works on the corner of South Street and Douglas Street, across from the Whirligig Park

Enjoy a Blues concert by Marquise Knox

The Children Gallery

The popular children program will restart in April 2019. The workshops are taught by Peter Fitzpatrick, our Education Director, Dan Wessell and alumni from our partner Columbia College Chicago. Canon USA provides all the cameras and equipment to make this possible.

203 Nash Street East

The Outdoor Children Gallery

A large outdoor gallery will be built on the corner of South Street and Goldsboro Street, across from the Whirligig Park, with 60 large scale photographs from the 2018 children's workshops. Open day and night.

Eyes on the Residency Year Two

© Ximena Echague

The Festival will exhibit a selection of photographs shot by the next thirteen resident photographers who came to Wilson between April 2018 and March 2019, with Amsatou Diallo, Kajal Nisha Patel, Sandeep Biswas, Jared Ragland, Giovanni Urgelles, Ximena Echague, Seydou Camara, Dave Jordano, Jérôme Bonnet, Andrea Torrei, Serra Akcan, Çigdem Üçüncü and Alice Kayibanda.

231 Nash Street East, Wilson, NC 27893

Eyes on Australia

© Jasmine Poole

A look at Contemporary photography in Australia, six women photographers, an exhibition curated by Lucy Stranger, with Hoda Afshar, Marcelle Bradbeer, Tamara Dean, Jasmine Poole, Raphaela Rosella, Prue Stent and Honey Long

128 Goldsboro Street, Wilson, NC.


The Van Dolsen Lecture Series

Friday, Saturday & Sunday April 26, 27 & 28, 2019

The Imagination Station, 224 Nash Street East, 2nd Fl, Wilson, NC 27893 Phone: 1-252-291-5113

Juan Arredondo, Riccardo Bononi, Keith Dannemiller, Bieke Depoorter, Shane Hulbert and Robert Nickelsberg are the photographers so far who will give a lecture during the opening weekend.

Full program to be announced in the Spring of 2019

All lectures are free.

Adult Master Class

Please meet and work with Eyes on Main Street Festival’s guest photographers for an intense workshop on street photography in and around Historic Downtown Wilson.

Program TBA

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