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Dare County Arts Council

300 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9398
+1 252-473-5558
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Great galleries and wide range of types of artwork

We discovered this gallery while vacationing and were very impressed by the quality of the artwork... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Charlotte, North Carolina
Talented Locals

We had a lovely visit at the Dare County Arts Council. Rooms are filled & hallways are lined, with... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Patricia B
Yorktown, Virginia
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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 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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300 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9398
+1 252-473-5558
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Reviewed 22 August 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

Thank PhilosophicalOldGuy
Reviewed 22 August 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

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 31 May 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.

Thank Reviewer_Bob
Reviewed 23 May 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.

Thank lucidotravel
Reviewed 14 March 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.

Thank cphea
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The gallery is absolutely filled with all kinds f art. Photographs, jewelry, pottery, Paintings, etc. Most of the pieces are for sale. Staff onsite to answer questions

Thank acnc
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Wonderful art gallery in historic Manteo. Great for browsing the different gallery rooms. Art is for sale.

Thank midwestscubagal
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We liked the high degree of variation and large number of different artists featured in the gallery. Prices also seemed more reasonable compared to some other galleries. Parking can be limited on the street near by.

Thank Zephyr_Travel
Reviewed 5 August 2016

beautifully presented art gallery featuring local artists. the gallery is housed in a 1904 county courthouse in the downtown historic district.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I reside in the area and frequently visit the Dare County Art Council exhibits. Local artist are members of the council and display their artwork at the center. You can view and sometimes purchase, paintings, pottery, jewelry and other mediums.

Thank saulsburys53
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