The Outer Banks is best known for sand and surf, yet it's also home to numerous delightful and unique art galleriesTake time to browse through the Outer Banks art galleries. and studios. You'll find everything from high-end oil paintings to affordable handcrafted jewelry. Outer Banks art galleries often feature the works of local and regional artists. The stunning natural beauty of the coast seems to stir the creativity of local artisans - their work often reflects the inspiring surroundings. While on vacation, be sure to take time to browse through the eclectic Outer Banks galleries. Find a gift, a piece for your home, or just a special treat for yourself!
A showcase for professional painters and printmakers, American artglass, decorative ceramics, woodwork, and designer jewelry. Most featured artists from North Carolina and Virginia.
1169 Duck Rd., Duck, NC
Sea Dragon Gallery
Offering a unique collection of handcrafted jewelry, pottery, and other eclectic pieces by artists from the Outer Banks and across the country. Located in the lovely Waterfront Shops in Duck.
1240 Duck Road, Waterfront Shops, Duck, NC
Yellow House Gallery
Featuring an extensive collection of antique maps and antique prints, as well as modern artwork with a local, coastal flair. The modern collection now features even more local artist prints, as well as a new gallery room devoted to originals.
Beach Road (2902 S. Virginia Dare Trail), Nags Head, NC
Open daily, The Gallery features the work of local artists, and is home to regularly hosted art shows, art workshops, and local musicians.
MP 4.5, Kitty Hawk, NC
Seaside Art Gallery
Featuring the work of local artists, as well as more famous masters, like Picasso, Renoir and Chagall. Sculpture, porcelain and glass are also on display.
2716 South Virginia Dare Trail, (Mile Post 11 on the Beach Road) Nags Head, NC
The Bird Store
This wildlife gallery features antique decoys, carvings, prints, lighthouse art, collectible fishing and hunting gear, and more.
807 South Croatan Hwy., Kill Devil Hills, NC
Sea Tree Gallery
Around every corner awaits functional and decorative pottery, original watercolors, oils, and acrylic paintings, framed and unframed photography prints, garden art, glass art, textiles, and so much more. While browsing through this laid back gallery you will find unique home furnishings, lamps with stone bases and hand marbled shades, beautifully crafted night lights, and delicately scented candles.
7332 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC
Glenn Eure's Ghost Fleet Art Gallery
Located in Gallery Row, the Ghost Fleet Art Gallery merges tradition with avant garde. Paintings, collagraphs, drawings, and woodblock prints are on display.
210 E. Driftwood St.,Nags Head, NC
Morales Art Galleries
For over 25 years, Morales Art Galleries has offered professional photo framing, large format printing, and photo reproductions.
MP 10 1/2, Gallery Row, Nags Head, NC
252-441-6484 or 800-635-6035
Sally Huss Gallery
Known as the Happiest Store at the Beach, the sally Huss Gallery offers handcrafted pottery, ceramics, beach bags, sun catchers, glassware, fan pulls, jewelry, ornaments, December Diamonds, and more.
300 E. Driftwood St., MP 10 ½, Nags Head, NC
Silver Bonsai Gallery
Not only does the gallery house their uniquely handcrafted jewelry, but is also home to a wide variety of local and regional arts & crafts, and an impressive collection of Bonsai trees and supply.
905 US Highway 64
Andrus Gallery & Studio
Located in Historic Downtown Manteo, this is the gallery and studio of local artist Steve Andrus. Steve Andrus creates watercolors of harbors, sailing craft, and marine subjects.
The Waterfront Shops, Queen Elizabeth Street, Manteo, NC
Anna Gartrell's Art & Photography Gallery By The Sea
Anna Gartell creates expressive watercolors and photography, including a series of jeweled and crystal wave photos. Hours vary, and are posted by the owner on the front door each day.
2406 Va. Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC
William K. "Billy" Brown's Art Shop
Gallery features full color landscapes, lighthouse scenes, wildlife pictures, and hunting scenes. Prints are created from the original work.
953 First Street., Manteo, NC
The gallery is a fundraising program of the Outer Banks Hotline Crisis Intervention and Prevention Center. Learn to weave or shop for rugs, wall hangings, handbags, and other gallery creations.
105 Budleigh St., Manteo, NC
Blue Pelican Gallery
Blue Pelican Gallery is a quaint Hatteras Island, North Carolina Gallery featuring the work of several local (Hatteras Island and North Carolina) artists who offer framed and unframed photography, hand carved and painted birds, jewelry, fine art prints, pottery, tiles, ornaments, candles, puzzles, scarves, CDs and more.
57762 NC Hwy 12, Hatteras Village, NC
Indian Town Gallery
Carrying a wonderful selection of unique local art, jewelry, and handmade, inspired by the beauty of the Outer Banks.
50840 Highway 12, Buxton, NC
Light Keeper Gallery
An online gallery featuring the artwork of Stephanie Kiker and the Photography of Scott Geib. Stephanie and Scott are both Hatteras Island NC artists. You can also find their art and photography at numerous galleries and gift stores along the Outer Banks and nationwide.
PO Box 637 Buxton, NC
Specializing in framing, Gaskins Gallery is home to paintings, pottery, Fenton art glass, photography, prints, and jewelry from a variety of local artists.
40462 North End Rd., Avon, NC
Home Port Gallery & Gifts LLC
The gallery and gift shop features nautically inspired gifts, pottery, artwork, and photography by local artists, as well as candies, gourmet dips, drink mixes, dessert mixed, handcrafted jewelry, home décor, sea shells, Christmas ornaments, and more.
26006 Hwy 12,Waves, NC
Red Drum Pottery
Aided by Archie the wood kiln, Red Drum Pottery offers functional stoneware, relief tiles, ornaments, mugs, bowls, plates, and vases.
Located directly on Rt 12, Frisco, NC
KDH co-op is an artist operated gallery featuring works of art in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastels, photography, ceramics, jewelry, fibers, collage, wood, pottery, glass, mosaic, and metal.
Located at 502 South Croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills, NC