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Dare County Arts Council

300 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, NC 27954
252-473-5558
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Ranked #11 of 12 Attractions in Manteo
Owner description: Located on the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina, Dare County Arts Council is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization encouraging the arts through... more » Owner description: Located on the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina, Dare County Arts Council is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization encouraging the arts through advocacy, enrichment and opportunity. Located on the first floor of the historic Dare County Courthouse in downtown Manteo, Dare County Arts Council operates a gallery for emerging and established artists, providing a constantly rotating exhibit of local art. We feature paintings, pottery, works in printmaking, jewelry, wood design, fiber art, and glass, as well as a fine selection of prints. « less
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Southern Shores, North Carolina
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101 reviews 101 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

This was our first chance to stop by and browse. The Council gallery is located is historic downtown Manteo in the old County courthouse,built back in 1904. The artwork is wonderful, as are the staff. If you are visiting the The Outer Banks, don't miss downtown Manteo, and don't miss the DCAC. We left with a great lighthouse scene that... More

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Lowell, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

While on spring break in Kill Devil Hills, NC, we decided to journey south along the OBX to Manteo on Roanoke Island to check out the DCAC. The gallery is housed in a beautiful old historic county courthouse, with the upstairs currently under renovation. The staff were friendly and helpful and have used their space well to display a wide... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The Outer Banks attract a lot of artists. This older building in historical Manteo showcases many local arts and crafts. They have paintings, photographs, jewelry, pottery and sculpture, and the staff is very pleasant.

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