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Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design

322 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1C8, Canada
+1 902-539-7491
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Quick visit to look at local crafts

Lovely, well lit displays of the many and diverse talents of Cape Breton artist. Found some gifts... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Simone T
via mobile
What a find in Cape Breton!

Excellent collection of works of Cape Breton artists & artisans. Well presented, excellent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GFJCM
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Grand Forks, BC, Canada
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We serve the craft community of Cape Breton Island from beginners and recreational practitioners to highly accomplished professionals, offering instruction as well as resource and support services.CBCC&D offers a variety of educational opportunities in both contemporary and traditional craft, promotes and markets Cape Breton craft through exhibitions, special events, the maintenance of fine craft showcases throughout the Island and the operation of a permanent, year-round store-front Gallery and Gallery Shop representing over 75 Cape Breton artists.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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322 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1C8, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely, well lit displays of the many and diverse talents of Cape Breton artist. Found some gifts for home and met lovely staff. Wishing that a quilt could come home....so beautiful.

Thank Simone T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent collection of works of Cape Breton artists & artisans. Well presented, excellent lighting, personal & helpful staff .... even offering suggestion for a great coffee & bakery location just around the corner. Indeed a highlight of our Sydney trek.

Thank GFJCM
Reviewed 1 May 2017

While browsing Charlotte St.,pop your nose in and have a boo. You'll see a constantly revolving display of local artists displays. A lot of talent in this area.

Thank David R
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Went their with a friend and she was amazed at all the local arts and crafts.The space is very open and displayed very well.The staff are very informative and friendly.Would definatly recommend it to local traffic and tourists and one of a kind gifts.

Thank Hattiemae777
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I took a couple of oil painting classes offered at the Centre and learned a lot about painting as well as enjoying the social aspect of sharing the experience.

Thank cotekatherine
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful crafts by Cape Breton artisans, everything from quilts, jewellery, pottery, paintings , wood turning par excellence And much more.

Thank jdmacp67
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We had a good time browsing a nicely displayed variety of crafts, jewelry, wood turnings, pottery and other beautiful handmade items. My wife bought some very cool and unique jewelry that was truly one of a kind. Well worth the visit

Thank Fred F
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is an excellent place to see, and purchase, local crafts and art. There is a good range of prices and if you are looking for a reasonably priced authentic souvenir of the area this would be the place to get it. The people working...More

Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We love supporting the local crafts of Cape Breton. You may also enjoy the map provided to hunt out your own finds from the artisans represented by the centre.

Thank Moki75
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This place is always worth a stop on your Sydney trip. Great local crafts, reasonably priced, and friendly service. As an added bonus, they had an exhibit of historic Celtic Colours photos.

Thank MandoDave
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