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The Heart of Art in the Outer Banks

What a gem! The exhibits, the location, the building and especially the gallery shop are... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
Lots of varied art

Many different artists with different styles makes this an interesting place to visit. There are... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
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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...more
300 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9398
+1 252-473-5558
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

What a gem! The exhibits, the location, the building and especially the gallery shop are wonderful. This is an important part of art in the Outer Banks - encouraging and providing a showcase for local artists, but most of all encouraging those who want to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

Many different artists with different styles makes this an interesting place to visit. There are regularly different artists' work displayed.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

Lovely building and a broad selection of art. I a restored court house. Lots of local artists represented. Classes for kids too.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Helpful, friendly and wonderful Director that went out of his way to really help us out. Varied art styles with something for everyone. I could have spent a lot longer and a lot more money here.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

Wonderful venue for the show, in the old courthouse in Manteo. Lots of local artwork, jewerly, all forms of art, water color, oil, acrylic, lots of talented artists. We go to every show, and they have artists in residence, plus classes, a must see, please...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

We discovered this gallery while vacationing and were very impressed by the quality of the artwork displayed. Although parking can be a challenge in downtown Manteo, visiting this gallery makes it worthwhile. There are many rooms of artwork --mostly paintings, all for sale, and the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

We had a lovely visit at the Dare County Arts Council. Rooms are filled & hallways are lined, with paintings, photography, jewelry and other artisan wares that were stunning. Beautiful place to visit and purchase that special gift for yourself and/or others. Located right on...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed May 30, 2017

I was wondering around town white waiting for a school function. I stopped in at the Arts Council building just to look around. There is plenty of art to look at by many local artists. It is enjoyable and relaxing.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

excellent place to wander through and appreciate the range of local art. they have everything from handmade jewelry to wonderful paintings, photographs and multi-media.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank lucidotravel
Reviewed March 14, 2017

The artisans in this area take their work very seriously and it shows. The paintings and local handmade pieces are really amazing. Just remember never to photograph their work...they really do notappreciate that and will tell you so...nicely.

Date of experience: September 2016
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