The Outer Banks is known for its laid-back atmosphere. With 200 miles of shoreline from Corolla to Ocracoke, it’s the perfect place to relax by the beach, play a round of golf, and explore the outdoors. Did you know that there’s a hidden art scene in this area? There are many Outer Banks art galleries that you need to visit during your next trip to the North Carolina coast! From traditional fine art to whimsical odds and ends from local artists, there’s an art gallery for everyone’s interests in the Outer Banks!
When you’re ready to start planning your trip, access our Outer Banks Vacation Guide. This free resource is filled with local insight on what to do, see, eat, and more during your trip to coastal North Carolina!
Top 4 Outer Banks Art Galleries
Here are four of our favorite art galleries in the Outer Banks. Can’t get enough of the area’s arts and culture? Read on to discover more Outer Banks museums that you need to visit during your trip!
1. OBX Art Studio
OBX Art Studio is the first gallery we recommend to guests traveling with children. Located in Kill Devil Hills, this studio takes a hands-on approach to art. Kids of all ages are welcome to create unique pieces like printed pottery, canvas painting, and more! Skip the gift shop, this is a great way to create your own souvenir!
2. KDH Cooperative Gallery and Studios
Also located in Kill Devil Hills, KDH Cooperative Gallery and Studios boasts hands-on classes as well as for-purchase art. It’s a fun way to enrich your getaway with an appreciation for the arts!
3. Silver Bonsai Gallery
Silver Bonsai Gallery is a great choice for those looking for fine art and jewelry. Located in downtown Manteo, this gallery specializes in fine jewelry. However, you can also browse wood, ceramic, metal, and glasswork by some of the finest local and regional artisans.
4. Seaside Art Gallery
Seaside Art Gallery is a great place to shop for artwork for the home! Here, you can shop a wide variety of styles. These include abstract art, realism, and everything in-between. This art gallery in Nags Head also hosts art shows that highlight different artists and subjects.
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There are many benefits of Outer Banks vacation rentals. Perhaps the biggest benefit of booking an OBX vacation home is the wide variety of properties! Paramount Destinations offers nearly 80 Outer Banks rentals for you to choose from. With so many options, you’re sure to find a rental that suits your needs. You can even filter your home search by area to ensure that you’re nearby your top attractions, like Outer Banks art galleries!
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