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Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Beautiful Island artisans - impressive selection of art mediums

I'm drawn to glass and wood and their gallery was very pleasing to me. Some of the work there by... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
Great Place

Very good exhibits and artists on display. This is probably the best art related place in Sydney... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
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We serve the craft community of Cape Breton Island from beginners and recreational practitioners to highly accomplished professionals, offering instruction as well as resource and support services.CBCC&D offers a variety of educational opportunities...more
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322 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1C8, Canada
+1 902-539-7491
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

I'm drawn to glass and wood and their gallery was very pleasing to me. Some of the work there by Cape Breton artists are amazing. There is a wide variety of jewelry, textile, leather and pottery as well as artwork. Well worth a visit -...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very good exhibits and artists on display. This is probably the best art related place in Sydney. Friendly staff, and talented contributors.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank BKtravelNewOrleans
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I started my Christmas shopping here! What a lovely selection of locally made items. Looking for a real souvenir? This is the place to buy something special for yourself or a gift!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank margomac2014
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Sydney is not large or cosmopolitan, so we were surpeised tomfind a craft shop carrying many top quality pieces, at top quality prices. Worth a visit if you like fine crafts and craftsmanship.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank AKM4755
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We went here looking for something different to take home to friends but found that there was just the usual categories of jewellery, pottery, art, some leather and textiles and a few foodie things. We had hoped for something First Nations but we may need...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Located in Downtown Sydney on Charlotte Street, the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and design displays regularely pieces from local artists and offers classes for all ages - weaving, pottery, jewelery making and so on. Come in and have a peak!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Sebomatik B
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This is a great place to come if you want to source out locally made - higher end - items. Wonderful selection of sterling silver jewelry not to mention the wooden carved items and clothing.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Love the displays and unique gift ideas, especially as they are made by local artisans! If you're looking for something special for someone special or someone hard to buy for, look no more!

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank irenecE8123XL
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Visited as part of the Celtic Colours festival for a couple of exhibitions including 'off the wall' Excellent standard of work. Downstairs is an excellent gift shop with artisan items for sale. Parking a bit tricky, but eventually found on street parking near to the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Lots of lovely and unusual crafts from lots of different designers. Really worth it. Looking at the waterfront it is on the left hand side of the shopping road.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank ChesterBiggles
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