Manteo, NC, Shopping: Arts and Arts & Crafts

Art galleries and shops featuring the handicrafts of local artists fill Manteo, NC’s, shopping scene. Visit the featured exhibits at one of the largest galleries on the Outer Banks. Pop in and out of the shops with eye-catching window displays. Incorporate the art into your own style with gorgeous jewelry pieces. For artists and art lovers, Downtown Manteo is like an expansive gallery with its array of products and media.

Nancyware Pottery

Arts and Arts & Crafts in Manteo, NC
402 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo
(252) 473-9400

Nancy is celebrating her 45th year of making pots. This shop is the potter’s studio as well as her exhibit space, so you can often see her working at the wheel or glazing. Nancy’s functional pottery is made of high-fired stoneware that is oven, microwave and dishwasher safe including pie plates, sponge holders, bowls, vases and spoon rests. She also makes God jars, beaded jewelry,... read more

Nancy is celebrating her 45th year of making pots. This shop is the potter’s studio... read more

Silver Bonsai Gallery

Arts and Arts & Crafts in Manteo, NC
905 S. U.S. Highway 64, Manteo
(252) 475-1413

A visit to Roanoke Island starts perfectly with a stop into Silver Bonsai Gallery and its newly renovated space. They have recently elevated their building out of the flood zone, which has brought a beautiful new deck filled with the art of bonsai. Named among the nation’s top 25 fine art and craft galleries, Silver Bonsai Gallery is a celebration of American-made fine art and craft. Throughout... read more

A visit to Roanoke Island starts perfectly with a stop into Silver Bonsai Gallery and its... read more

The Island Shop

Arts and Arts & Crafts in Manteo, NC
101-B Budleigh Street, Manteo
(252) 473-6656

In a cool historic building in downtown Manteo, The Island Shop is full of gems. Half of the shop features stylish and comfortable women's clothes, including sweaters, leggings, tunics, dresses and tops in soft, dreamy fabrics. Add to that accessories and jewelry and you've got a one-stop dress shop. Sea glass jewelry is a big seller here, and the local artist who makes it frequently... read more

In a cool historic building in downtown Manteo, The Island Shop is full of gems.... read more