Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design

Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney: Hours, Address, Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design Reviews: 4.5/5

Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design

Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design
4.5
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
About
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 in both contemporary and traditional craft, promotes and markets Cape Breton craft through exhibitions, special events, the maintenance of fine craft showcases throughout the Island and the operation of a permanent, year-round store-front Gallery and Gallery Shop representing over 75 Cape Breton artists.
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CBYankee
Florida, USA147 contributions
Top Notch Local Arts and Crafts
Jul. 2020
This beautiful gallery space offers the best local crafts in Sydney. Items are available in every price range and in every art discipline. I visit here many times a year as the craft offerings can be different.
Written 17 August 2020
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Gary F
Chula Vista, CA58 contributions
Excellent arts and crafts center
Oct. 2019
This is a must see when in Sydney. Well laid out little museum with no admission fees and a good collection of local arts and crafts to see. Would go there again.
Written 7 December 2019
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roywright
Calgary, Canada6 contributions
Folk Craft
Sep. 2019 • Family
There was a wonderful range of locally designed arts and craft that would make excellent presents for those back home.
Written 9 October 2019
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LilyPaddlington
Sydney, Canada4 contributions
Wonderful place to purchase a piece of beautiful Cape Breton Art or Craft!
Jul. 2019
Amazing place! Beautiful gallery shop! The loft area has wonderful and interesting exhibits that are open to the general public as well! Incredibly kind, professional, and accommodating staff!
Written 29 July 2019
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spud0018
Mississauga, Canada584 contributions
Closed when it was supposed to be open
Jul. 2019 • Family
They were supposed to be open but closed for no apparent reason - no sign on the door despite people obviously being inside.
Written 23 July 2019
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Denise S
Regina, Canada295 contributions
Everything in one Place
Jul. 2019 • Couples
We did a one day tour of the Cabot Trail the day before, and because we were travelling the entirety of the trail in one day, we didn’t have time to stop at all the small souvenir craft stores. So we were pleasantly surprised when we found little gem hidden in Sydney that had so many of them on display and for sale! A great selection of hand made art and crafts ranging in price from low to high. You are certain to find something here to take home!
Written 22 July 2019
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daynasu
Deerfield, NH240 contributions
Wide Variety
Jul. 2019 • Family
This is a nice showroom for samplings of what you will see on the island. We definitely saw many of the featured pieces/artists on the Cabot Trail. I think the prices here are only slightly higher than at the boutiques ($22 instead of $20 for a pair of earrings for example).

It’s light and airy inside, but the neighborhood seems a little sketchy. We had no trouble finding parking. We fed the meter $2 on a Saturday but were informed by a local that it was unnecessary on weekends.
Written 7 July 2019
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Colleen N
Boise, ID1,074 contributions
Lovely with lots of variety
Jun. 2019 • Friends
We really enjoyed this shop where work from many artists and craftspeople is displayed. Prices were reasonable and the quality of the work was excellent.
Written 28 June 2019
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Anne A
Kendal, UK348 contributions
This should be number 1.
May 2019 • Couples
I am gobsmacked that the big fiddle is the no 1 attraction in Sydney. This craft centre is well stocked, well laid out, and gives a great insight into local arts and crafts. Long may it flourish.
Written 11 May 2019
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Cryst O
Sydney, Canada16 contributions
great courses and friendly creative environment
Oct. 2018 • Solo
Excellent place to learn different crafts, had such a great time learning how to make rings with Tammy she was such a great and patient teacher I had so much fun learning at this 12 week course and am planning on attending more courses and workshops here at The Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design.
Written 19 March 2019
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Hi Cryst O, Thank you so much for your thoughtful review of the Centre. We really appreciate the feedback and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed taking Tammy's jewellery course! We look forward to seeing you again at the Centre soon. All the best, The Crafty Team
Written 15 April 2019
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Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design is open:
  • Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sat - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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