Welcome to
Arts North

Nestled on the world-famous Cabot Trail, Arts North is an exceptional arts collective, featuring the work of juried artisans from all over Cape Breton Island. We invite you to visit our sunlit gallery for the best of fine craft – pottery, jewellery, wood, fibre, quilts, weaving, prints and glass. Our collection of work interprets the Island’s natural and iconic beauty.






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featured artist

Darryl MacLeod

Darryl has been producing his unique creations since the early 1970’s, working primarily in sterling silver and gold, which are often enhanced by beautiful, natural gemstones.

Arts North has been a primary outlet for Darryl’s work since his very early days as a jeweller. He is probably best known for his original collection of Cape Breton Island rings, earrings and necklaces . Other themes include Celtic inspired jewellery, the sea and nature -that reflect the natural beauty of Cape Breton Island, as well as one-of-a-kind artistic selections. Darryl resides in Port Hood, along the west coat of Cape Breton.
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meet the artists

The artisans featured at Arts North find creative inspiration in the beauty of Cape Breton Island. Merging heritage craft with modern techniques, their work tells a unique story.

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see the work

Arts North features an eclectic variety of mediums – pottery, jewellery, wood, fibre, quilts, weaving, prints and glass. Visit us on the Cabot Trail and experience the finest Island craft.

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