Arts and Crafts

Arviat is well-known as a community rich in traditional arts and crafts. Many Arviatmiut are talented and dedicated carvers of stone and bone, seamstresses and designers, visual artists, and beaders.

Artwork from Arviat is available at many galleries and exhibited in many museums, including:





Spirit Wrestler Gallery

Vancouver, BC


Northern Images

Yellowknife, NWT

(867) 897-5944

Nunavut Gallery

Winnipeg, MB

(204) 478-7233

Carvings Nunavut

Iqaluit, NU

(867) 979-0650

National Gallery of Canada

Ottawa, ON


Marion Scott Gallery

Vancouver, BC

(604) 685-1934

Kiluk Ltd. (Ivalu)

Arviat, NU

(867) 857-2713

Artwork can be purchased locally at Kiluk Ltd., a local craft shop and sewing centre that showcases art from Arviat and across Nunavut.

Items from Kiluk and other Nunavut craft shops are available on-line at

Photos of Artwork

Photos of Artwork

Photos of Artwork