With a mission of supporting the arts, sponsoring student scholarships and offering creative goods at affordable prices, Frisco Art Center is a worthwhile Hatteras Island stop.

See art demonstrations through the season, and view work from over 75 coastal, local, and North Carolina artists. The center actually houses three galleries – The Art Cottage, Sea Glass Gallery and a nostalgic Christmas shop. Wander from room to room to enjoy all three. The Christmas shop features a variety of ornaments all handcrafted by artists. There are no imports here. View hand painted ornaments, and pottery and blown glass selections for your tree!

Enjoy viewing wood, glass and metal sculptures, sea glass jewelry, ceramics and much more.  Imagine undulating glass jellyfish and glass statues of leaping marlin!

While on the island, take advantage of your proximity to the ocean. Breath in the gorgeous coastal environment and witness first hand what inspires many of the Outer Banks artists. 

Frisco
Hours
  • Tuesday11:00am-5:00pm
  • Wednesday11:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday11:00am-5:00pm
  • Friday11:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday11:00am-4:00pm
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Kayaking

Recreation in the Outer Banks centers around the water, so it's no surprise that almost every town on this stretch of North Carolina coastline, from Corolla to Ocracoke, offers kayaking tours, adventures and rentals to seasonal visitors. With so many watery avenues to explore, from small marshy canals littered with wildlife, to crushing ocean waves for extreme ocean kayakers, kayaking on the Outer Banks can cater to all types of vacationers, from novices to experts.