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.
The Flight of Fancy is located at 1869 Clementsvale Road, Bear River, Nova Scotia.
Open seven (7) days per week from May 1st to October 31st; reduced hours in November and December. Please find us on social media for regular updates and store specials.