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Dare County Arts Council

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Address: 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9398
Phone Number: +1 252-473-5558
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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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Art Gallery with many local artisans

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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St. Louis, Missouri
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St. Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Zephyr_Zeitgeber
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Andrew S
Manteo, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank saulsburys53
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Mostly local Art, but seems to be a very creative area. We really love how the building was once a courthouse. Nice way to spend a hour or two.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

The staff at the Arts council are so dedicated to the Arts and so respectful and appreciative of the contributing artists. The various events that they put on throughout the year are professionally done with lots of love and good feelings.

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Thank Susank G
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

This place is amazing !!! There's enough quality art in this building to spend hours and hours enjoying it's beauty. It so happens there was an artist reception here today and tonight being the First Friday of the Month. I highly recommend this place to anyone looking for local art or just to learn about local artists. This place is... More 

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Hertford, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

This arts council is located in the old courthouse building, and they have made wonderful use of the space. There is lots of quality art work -- not just ordinary "beachy" pieces. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Sheryl C
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

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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Thank Kyra R
Manteo, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 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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