Fine Art + Exceptional Craft + Exquisite Studio Jewelry

Welcome to The Flight of Fancy - an award-winning art and craft gallery located in Bear River, Nova Scotia. Offering a unique shopping experience with something for everyone. 

Within you will find a diverse selection of visual arts with various medias: oil, acrylic, watercolour, photographic, silkscreen, wood, stone, bronze, bone, antler, thread and fibre. Proudly supporting local and showcasing excellence in craft from over 150 artisans. Disciplines include wood -carved, turned, burned, steamed - raku, porcelain, earthenware, pottery, glass, pewter, ironwork, jewellery, traditional indigenous crafts and carvings, books, stationary and more!

The Flight of Fancy’s home, since 1980, was originally built in 1845 and serviced three-masted schooners as a shipping office for Bear River’s largest employer, the Clarke Brothers.

The one constant in Bear River remains the tidal waters flowing in or out twice every 25 hours; the heartbeat of this historical and beautiful village. Just follow the river to our door.

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