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Old Barn Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wonderful collection of art, ceramics and antiques

I was so pleased to have taken the time to visit this magical part of Nova Scotia. I was only... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
lee c
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Halifax, Canada
"Destination" shopping

The Old Barn is more of a destination than just a shop because the owner/artist takes time with... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
Lana S
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Sterling, Connecticut, United States
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We sell original art that is mostly local - much of the art is the work of art/owner Carol Naveta Rivoire. Carol's passion is CONTEMPORARY ART, and her paintings are full of all the elements necessary - pleasing colors, texture (lots of texture...more
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71 Melanson Rd | Pomquet Village, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2L4, Canada
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

I was so pleased to have taken the time to visit this magical part of Nova Scotia. I was only looking for a coffee table and had little expectations. Instead, I was met with the most interesting and beautiful artwork, gorgeous alcatian ceramics, carefully selected...More

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Carol R, Owner at Old Barn Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. I remember your visit very well and so glad to hear that the antique trunk fit in your new home. We are having a benefit for Rodney Tate, wildlife photographer at...More

Reviewed September 8, 2018

The Old Barn is more of a destination than just a shop because the owner/artist takes time with visitors to make it so. She strolls right along side you from building to building, narrating the history of the farm and the horses she and her...More

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Carol R, Owner at Old Barn Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Thank you so much for your thoughtful review of our galleries. "Destination", yes you're right. That is what we are and I'm so glad you took enough time here to understand it all. I very much enjoyed your visit and am so glad you settled...More

Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

traveling with my two sisters and husband. we visited here on way back from the beach. it is an amazing gallery with art locals represented but items and art from all over the world. There were antiques and folk art to enjoy too. Carol's art...More

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Carol R, Owner at Old Barn Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Hi, I enjoyed your visit (all the sisters and the husband). Thank you so very much for taking the time out of your vacation to review us on Trip Advisor. It's much appreciated, and honestly, our artwork (with a few exceptions) is definitely not pricey....More

Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

I’m from England visiting Nova Scotia for the first time. We dropped by The Old Barn Gallery as it was conveniently close to the main road and has such great recommendations from Trip Adviser. We were not disappointed!! Carol showed us around the barns full...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Our visit to the Old Barn made a great start to a day near Antigonish! I particularly enjoyed Naveta's stories about the transformation of each gallery, about local artists and their work, and her own story of her journey to becoming an abstract artist. There...More

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Carol R, Owner at Old Barn Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

I also very much enjoyed your visit. What a pleasure it is to show people my galleries and know that they are really looking and really appraising and appreciating the artwork. You, particularly, were a great pleasure as you were obviously considering several pieces in...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018

Beautiful artwork in a beautiful country setting. I loved all the folk art and paintings. My favorite pieces were the flowers. I loved all the beautiful gardens to. Well worth a visit!

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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Impossible to reconcile what was said in the reviews and what we experienced, and it was out in the middle of nowhere. Some of the paintings included gitter, the same glitter I used as a child. We enjoyed the beautiful flower garden.

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Reviewed August 5, 2018

My husband and I were astonished to find such an interesting collection of artwork in this glorious setting! Carol made us feel very welcome and had such interesting stories to tell about various items in her "Old Barns". We certainly plan another visit on our...More

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Carol R, Owner at Old Barn Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a Trip Advisor review for my Old Barn Galleries & Gardens. -- It's kind people like you who keep us going. I'm having a wonderful time this summer meeting and chatting with so many interesting...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

A very interesting assortment of local artists'paintings and photos. Very reasonably priced. In an" off the beaten track "location near Antigonish. Well worth a visit.More

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Carol R, Owner at Old Barn Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2018

Hello, and thank you so much for taking the time to write a Trip Advisor review for us. We are off the beaten track, but who wants to continually trudge the "beaten path"? Thank you for noting that our art is "very reasonably priced". We...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018

I'm and American from New Orleans, Louisisna, who lives in Riverside, Nova Scotia for five months out of the year and had been hearing about the Old Barn Gallery and Gardens for quite a few years. So, last Friday two friends and myself decided to...More

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Carol R, Owner at Old Barn Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2018

Hello Lady from New Orleans. I remember you well. Delightful visit with you and your friends. It was a lot of fun talking with you and I so much appreciate your taking the time to review your visit to Old Barn Galleries & Gardens. It's...More

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Response from Carol R | Property representative |
Our new HOURS . . . . Since the health problems of my part-time handyman, Rodney Tate, I have decided to close the gallery on Saturdays and Sundays. The rest of the week I'm open as always . . . Monday - Friday, 10 - 5... More
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