Eyes on Main Street Inc

Program in Historic Downtown

We are ready, just waiting for you, all photographs have been installed and are ready for viewing. Please, practice social distancing and respect the wishes of others as well when walking on the streets, the festival is a mile long, so there is room for everyone.

We have no workshops or lectures for now, but we hope to organize more events in May 2021 during the last two weeks of the festival.

In the meantime enjoy 375 new photographs. 136 images are outside in two different exhibitions spread over Barnes Street, Tarboro Street, Goldsboro Street, Lodge Street and Nash Street, please see the map on this website and along the route.

Our two indoor galleries are open on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from Noon to 4PM and on Fridays from Noon to 6PM; closed Sunday to Tuesday.

EOMS Goldsboro Gallery is located at 126-128 Goldsboro Street S, Wilson, NC 27893

EOMS Residency gallery is located at 231 Nash Street E, Wilson, NC 27893

The festival runs from October 31, 2020 to May 16, 2021

International Partnerships

Video link: EOMS will Return to PIP in September 2021

All international partnerships have been modified, the world health situation has forced all the organizers to change their programing, see the details below.

Eyes on main Street will return to the Jeonju International Photography Festival in South Korea. We will display a selection of 20 black and whites images only from our main exhibition, exhibiting on two continents at the same time, please visit Jeonju in the Fall of 2020, dates to be announced.

Work from Charles Chen, Torz Dallison, Keith Dannemiller, Martha Gabriela Driessen, Frederick B. Dufour, Jean-Pierre Duvergé, Gisele Duprez, Thomas Evan, Lisa Gualtieri Alford, Silvia S. Hagge, Louise Rosskam, Vicky Roy, Marcia Soloff, Nathalie Soysa, Jamey Stillings, Newsha Tavakolian, Marylise Vigneau, Adrian White, Jan Wünsch, Xuehan Xu

Keith Dannemiller, Mexico City, Mexico, 2014

Eyes on Main Street will be a Partner of the Kuala Lumpur Photography Festival, in Malaysia, for a fifth consecutive year, a virtual festival only in August and September 2020. The curators of Eyes on Main Street will hold an online video conference on August 22, 2020, bringing the story of Historic Downtown Wilson to the Far East with the work of our participating photographers. Registration link to be shared soon.


Because of the world health crisis, Eyes on Main Street will not be able to travel to China in 2020. But we will be a partner again at PIP (The Pingyao International Photography Festival in China) in 2021, possibly bringing an even larger program to China.

PIP September 2021, Pingyao, Shanxi Province, China.


Eyes On Main Street was not be able to travel to Les Rencontres de Bamako in late 2019, due to logistical issues in Mali, but we sincerely hope to partner with them in 2021, bringing Eyes on Main Street to Africa.

Jérôme De Perlinghi,

Artistic Director

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