New World Festival of the Arts
The New World Festival of the Arts will be held on the waterfront in historic downtown Manteo. This two-day art festival is a juried show exhibiting original works from 85 world-class artists from throughout the east coast, providing artists an opportunity to showcase and sell their creative work and compete for awards. Exhibits include watercolor, oil & acrylic, drawing, photography, jewelry, sculpture, and pottery.
The Festival provides awareness of the current trends in the visual arts, while also acquainting visitors with the historic town of Manteo. This annual show is one of the many artistic and cultural events that make Roanoke Island a very special place in the hearts of both residents and visitors alike.