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Arts North

Smelt Brook, Dingwall, Nova Scotia B0C 1G0, Canada
+1 902-383-2732
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Gallery style shop for artisans

Not a souvenir shop...whew. Great array of quilts, pottery, wood craft, jewelry, paintings, and... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
Cathy B
,
Delta, Canada
Beautiful functional pottery and textiles

We enjoyed our visit to this shop on the way from Ingonish to Cheticamp. Functional and unique... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
spadefoot
,
Beaufort, South Carolina
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“pottery” (11 reviews)
“gallery” (2 reviews)
“knitting” (3 reviews)
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Smelt Brook, Dingwall, Nova Scotia B0C 1G0, Canada
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Not a souvenir shop...whew. Great array of quilts, pottery, wood craft, jewelry, paintings, and some good knitting.

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We enjoyed our visit to this shop on the way from Ingonish to Cheticamp. Functional and unique offerings and they have shipping.

Thank spadefoot
Reviewed 23 October 2015

The art and craft products were tastefully displayed and the prices were clearly marked. All the work is made locally. Shipping is also provided if needed.

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 9 August 2015

This Cape Breton only Gallery has a wonderful selection of pottery and some work from other Cape Breton artisans - hand dyed silk scarves, quilts etc. Arts North is definitely on my "must see " list on the Cabot Trail. Please note that there are...More

Thank Kathy A
Reviewed 10 July 2015

You will find here mostly chunky pottery (versus fine, delicate pottery). There are some quilts upstairs and some other interesting unique local arts and crafts. I purchased a lovely wool felt hat and a unique woolen scarf.

Thank swillshaw
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Local ,and amazing talent. Many different artists and talents under one roof :) lots of local pottery , quilts, silk, belts , wood work . Lots of jewellery silver with beads beach glass . This is not your average gift shop ,lots to catch your...More

Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 9 October 2014

They had interesting quality items, however I have to agree it was QUITE pricey. I feel its important to support local artists and businesses, so I really wish there had been a few more less expensive items to choose from.

Thank freddynurse
Reviewed 19 September 2014

What a collection of quilts and pottery. We have seen many quilts as my wife is an avid quilter but nothing like this in a rather remote small sized shop. The art work was displayed on the walls, over railings and the shelves were loaded...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 6 November 2013

My husband and i traveled thru the Cape Breton Highland ,which was absolutely beautiful ! Nestles in a little village of Dingwall was an amazing little craters cottage . My first instinct was i want one of everything ,much to my husbands dismay ha ha...More

Thank Janice O
Reviewed 11 October 2013

I first went to Arts North when I was a student in 1999. I couldn't afford anything then but I couldn't afford much "extra" anywhere at that time. I went back in 2007, when out of student debt, and purchased a tea pot and a...More

Thank Orangetulip K
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