New world Festival of the arts

Downtown Manteo's Largest Outdoor Art Show

2020 New World Festival of the Arts 

World-class artists will travel to the Manteo waterfront August 12-13, 2020 for the 39th 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. 

Artists wishing to participate in the 39th Annual New World Festival of the Arts can find the application on the button below. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 1, 2020. 


Multidisciplinary artist and East Carolina University School of Art & Design graduate Travis Fowler will judge this year’s show.

(252) 473-5558

300 Queen Elizabeth Ave. Manteo, NC 27954

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Summer Gallery Hours:

May - September

Monday - Friday: 10am - 6pm

Saturday: 10am -  4pm

Closed Sunday

Winter Gallery Hours:

October 1, 2019 - April 30, 2020

Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 5pm

Saturday: 12pm - 4pm

Closed Sunday & Monday

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