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Address: 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
Phone Number: 252-473-5558
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Description: Located on the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina, Dare County Arts...
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.
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We were there for the 1st Friday event that the town holds and the arts council was open. We went in to enjoy the artwork and met a local artist who was having a showing there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Hartsville, South Carolina
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Friendly staff and quaint town. We found this gallery disappointing though. What is there can be seen very quickly. The building has a musty odor, it's old. We found much better quality art and galleries on the beach where we were staying.

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Manteo, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The Arts concil provides a great space for local artists to display works in many differnet media. They are a great asset to our community and supportive of as many different artistic outlets as they can handle!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is a wonderful place for local art in a wide price range . They have everything from greeting cards, inexpensive handcrafted jewelry, to large paintings. I love their FIRST FRIDAY CELEBTATIONS!

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I don't want to spoil the surprise but plan to visit with 5.00 for a special treat. The gallery is small but very quaint. The staff is friendly and the art is wonderful. They have a mix of mediums from painting, jewelry, knitted items, paper ache sculptures that you have to see to believe. There is a monthly revolving exhibit... More 

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Hartsville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We were there for the 1st Friday event that the town holds and the arts council was open. We went in to enjoy the artwork and met a local artist who was having a showing there. Very nice place and friendly folks.

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El Paso, Texas, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We were impressed with the selection of art from local artists and the quality for the price. We only wish that we saw more of what we were looking for: local lighthouses. We would return on a future visit to see what new additions they are offering.

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Manteo, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Many creative local and not so local artists, photographers and jewelry makers have their work on display and for sale at the Aerts Council. Some of the art is beach oriented (which is what a lot of people are looking for when visiting a beach area) but there is diversity in the art work on display. I like to stroll... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We thought this was at best an average art co-op. Almost exclusively "beachy" type art, nothing here was even remotely of interest to purchase. If you are in Manteo it is worth a 10 minute browse.

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Box Elder, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I love this place. It if filled with the works of many local artists. I always try to make their First Friday celebrations. You can buy gifts in all price ranges.

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Manteo is a quiet, quaint sound side town located on Roanoke Island, Outer Banks of North Carolina. Many enjoyable shops, restaurants, art galleries and historical sites, First Fridays are celebrated on the waterfront with vendors, free entertainment featuring bands, orchestras & singers. It's always a surprise. Festival Park is right across the walking bridge. It is the site of The... More 

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Address: 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
Phone Number: 252-473-5558
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo

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