The arts and crafts of Kimmirut has a global audience. Many artists from Kimmirut have work in collections around the world. Still, their work is rooted in the North, blending regional styles and locally available materials. The most predominant kind of art is stone carving, and in comparison with other parts of the north, the distinctive geological character of the region means that there is an abundance of stone to work with in Kimmirut. The hardness of the stone that is to be found here is strongly reflected in local carving styles. There is also a tradition of scrimshaw etchings done on walrus ivory. More recently, there has been a surge of interest in creating jewelry, using many of the semi-precious stones that have been found in the Kimmirut area.
Visitors to Kimmirut should stop in at the Soper House Gallery to view and learn about the arts and crafts of this region. Here, visitors can purchase carvings, jewelry, fabric arts and cards. The Kami Co-op also may have some carvings for sale, or visitors can purchase work directly from the artists.