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Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery

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Address: 317 Pollock St, New Bern, NC 28560-4944
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+1 252-633-4369
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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Fri 10:00 - 20:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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When no ordinary gift will do, visit Carolina Creations. We're part art...

When no ordinary gift will do, visit Carolina Creations. We're part art gallery, part contemporary gift shop. We represent a vast selection of American hand crafted pottery, jewelry, glass, wood, paintings and gifts by local, regional and nationally known artists.

For 24 years we've showcased art you'll love and use -- every day. We're open seven days a week. Come find out how easy it is to fall in love.

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The place to buy a gift or something for yourself

I live in New Bern and often go downtown for Friday art walks. This store drew me in as I walked by because they display lots of lovely and interesting things in the windows... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Maggie11928560
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New Bern, North Carolina
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New Bern, North Carolina
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42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I live in New Bern and often go downtown for Friday art walks. This store drew me in as I walked by because they display lots of lovely and interesting things in the windows. There is a whole lot of variety in the store. Last summer I purchased a pair of silver handmade earrings. Just this past week my husband... More 

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Thank Maggie11928560
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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75 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Love this shop. Many local artists' work, lots of pottery. A bevy of special things from the state of NC.

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1 Thank Donna Shaw H
jtfranco, Owner at Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review Donna! We love promoting all the great talent from our state, we have so many great artists and craftsmen here! More 

Bar Harbor, Maine
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This place has an amazing collection of artisan crafts and creations. It is my "go to" place for something different and lovely for presents at Christmastime. Not inexpensive, but most people will be able to find that one (or more) things that the really love.

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Thank Mac2522
jtfranco, Owner at Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review! We are always on the lookout for wonderful items for that special gift. We are proud of the fact that 95% of what we sell is made by someone we know, so we know a lot of talented people! Again thank you. More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We were very impressed with the selection of handmade items of all prices. Definitely nice items at affordable prices.

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Thank nelliestrate
jtfranco, Owner at Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your nice review, we work really hard at finding unique items in all different price ranges. And we're pleased to have customers like you who appreciate it! More 

Burlington, Vermont
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We go to New Bern (from Vermont) at least once a year. We never miss a visit to Carolina Creations and never leave empty handed. Be prepared!!!!

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Thank Kmc5912
jtfranco, Owner at Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, responded to this review

We are honored that you come to see us each year. We've made so many great friends over the past 26 years we sometimes forget you don't live here! Looking forward to your next visit. More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

If you are looking for unique gifts or different decorating items, this is the place to go! They have such a great variety of items to suit everyone and the prices range from inexpensive to rather expensive - I love just browsing in this store.

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Thank Amy U
jtfranco, Owner at Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, responded to this review

Thanks Amy for your kind words! We DO know a lot of talented people and are pleased to be able to bring their artwork to New Bern! More 

New Bern, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I love this shop! I could go twice a week and still find beautiful artwork that I didn't see the last time I was there! There are over 350 different artists represented in this one location. Great place to find the perfect gift, momento from your visit to New Bern, or artwork for your home. A "must see" in New... More 

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Thank Vickie F
jtfranco, Owner at Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you Vickie! Yes, we're told you need to go around several times to be sure you don't miss anything. We are constantly getting in new work, and love it when you come in and ask "what's new?" and we get a chance to show you. See you next time! More 

Newton, NC
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Hurry before they are all gone, the are selling BEAUTIFUL Valentines' Day cards made by local school kids!!!! Lots of great art for everyone of every budget. Lots of Stan Harmon glass stingrays, and other fishes. Lots of glass work, painting, jewelry, by other artisits

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Thank Bonus_Vacay
jtfranco, Owner at Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, responded to this review

We were pleased that we were able to donate over $2300 to the art teachers fund from that fundraiser this year, and it's always a thrill to see the look on the faces of the students when they come in and see their card hanging on the wall! More 

Randleman, North Carolina
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66 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This shop has some amazing artists displayed. There is something for everyone. There were painted poles, glassworks, pottery, sand creations, jewelry, etc. too many things to mention and they are all amazing.

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Thank Karen T
jtfranco, Owner at Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review! We strive to have unique art and craft in a variety of price points so everyone can afford to take something home. We are so glad you appreciate it!! More 

Zimmerman, Minnesota
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Lovely place with varied local artists wares. A variety of goods from fine art pieces, pottery, soaps, jewelry, metal art, and other. Great place to browse or buy.

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Thank Brian O
jtfranco, Owner at Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review! We are proud to represent over 250 accomplished artists and we are always amazed at their creativity. Thanks again and Happy New Year! More 

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