Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design
A must see during your visit to our Island is the Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design in downtown Sydney. The stunning Gallery Shop contains the work of over 70 Cape Breton artisans. Hundreds of unique and one-of-a-kind items are on display and available for purchase. The Centre also hosts exhibitions and a variety of craft workshops throughout the year.
Discover the connections between Cape Breton’s culture and geography and the work of our artisans by taking to the road with the Cape Breton Artisan Trail Map or download the “app”. Both will set you on a trail of discovery and beauty with good measures of culture, history, adventure and charm.
And if seeing isn’t enough, try creating your own handmade masterpiece – no experience necessary! You can take part in silk dyeing by the sea in Mabou, a day of painting and kayaking along the shores of St Ann’s, a ring-making workshop in Sydney and much more. The beauty of Cape Breton is its ability to inspire creative expression.
Come and experience the Craft Capital, Cape Breton Island.