The Chapel
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Arts on the Hill - Photography Workshop

Join us for an instructor led photography workshop that is designed to spark creativity and enhance artistic skills.

Event Details

Dix Park and the Raleigh Film and Arts Festival are excited to offer a new take on Arts on the Hill with creative workshops!  For more than 10 years, the Raleigh Film and Art Festival has prided itself on developing avenues to aid artists in the freedom of expression - crossing paths with a cornucopia of talented individuals in the Triangle and across North Carolina. This partnership with Dix Park will give local, regional, and up-and-coming artists a platform to develop their talents and showcase their work.

Photography Workshop: Capturing Light and Shadow

Instructor: Jonathan Leach  | IG: @shotsbycash13

Attendees will learn all about basic composition techniques, capturing light and shadow, and camera settings to create impactful images. You will experiment with different lighting scenarios and discover the storytelling potential of photography. This workshop is perfect for beginners or those looking to refine their techniques.

This program is free to the public thanks to Dix Park Conservancy donors.

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Location Change: The Chapel at Dix Park, 1030 Richardson Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603

Tickets: While free to attend, space is limited. Registration is required. 

Tickets 'on sale' 2 weeks in advance at 12:00 pm. 


Know Before You Go

  • To get the most out of this workshop, plan on bringing a personal camera or cell phone to capture photos. Devices will not be provided.
  • This program takes place outdoors. Dress for the weather.
  • If there is inclement weather, the class will move location and registered participants will be notified by email.

Directions and Parking

  • Via Western Boulevard: Enter at Hunt Drive or S. Boylan Avenue
  • Via Lake Wheeler Road: Enter at Umstead Drive
  • Follow Signs towards The Chapel
  • Parking is located in the lots next to and in front of the Chapel. ADA parking is available.
  • Click on the image below for an enlarged parking map.

The Chapel Parking Map



Dix Park continues to strive to be accessible and welcoming for visitors, including those with disabilities. Currently, portions of Dix Park, including some areas where programs and events occur, have uneven surfaces and are not fully accessible. Accessibility is a primary focus for early park improvements and all future planning and development.

Parking: ADA parking spaces for the Chapel are to the left and out front of the building. ADA parking spaces are available in all lots.

Chapel Entrance: Ramp and ADA push button activated door is located to the left of the front of the building. 

Restrooms: Indoor accessible restrooms are available in the Chapel.

Programs and Events: Raleigh Parks Inclusion Services works with community members to support participation. To request a program modification based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please complete and submit the Accommodation Request Form or contact Inclusion Services staff at 919-996-2147 or


Contact Dix Park Staff at 919-996-3255 or