New world Festival of the arts
Downtown Manteo's Largest Outdoor Art Show
2019 New World Festival of the Arts
World-class artists will travel to the Manteo waterfront August 14-15, 2019 for the 38th Annual New World Festival of the Arts. The free, outdoor show will feature art from exhibitors including watercolors, oil & acrylic, drawings, photography, jewelry, sculpture, and pottery.
New World Festival of the Arts has been a Manteo tradition for decades, providing awareness of current trends in the visual arts while acquainting visitors with the historic Town of Manteo. The New World Festival of the Arts brings an average of 5,000-6,000 attendees to the area each year.