Kentucky Tourism

Special Exhibits

The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea presents changing exhibits of artisan works and displays representing cultural heritage attractions in Kentucky. Artists across the state are invited to submit their Kentucky art and crafts for consideration for these special exhibits which often focus on a theme, a technique, or a medium.

See the current Kentucky art exhibits listed below or click here for a calendar of all events.


Current Lobby Exhibit

REVEAL: Don Ament and Joyce Garner

An exhibit of large format photographs by Don Ament, of Lexington, and large format oil paintings by Louisville artist Joyce Garner.


Now through April 30, 2017


Current Gallery Exhibit

Have a Seat: Chairs by Kentucky Artisans

An exhibit of functional, re-purposed, miniature and non-functional chairs by 33 Kentucky artisans.

Now through March 18, 2017



Upcoming Gallery Exhibits

225: Artists Celebrate Kentucky's History

March 25 - September 23, 2017

Kentucky celebrates the 225th Anniversary of becoming a state in 2017, and the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea honors that history with the exhibit 225: Artists Celebrate Kentucky’s History.

With a long and rich history behind it, Kentucky offers artists a multitude of historical subjects, ideas, traditions and connections. This exhibit looks for works by artists that record, capture, embrace and celebrate a facet or subject from Kentucky’s rich 225 year history.

Meet-the-Artists Reception - Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 1:30 to 3 p.m.









The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea will feature fiber and textile demonstrations stitched from the heart during the Valentine’s Day month of February. All demonstratio...
Next year Kentucky celebrates the 225th Anniversary of becoming a state and the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea honors that history with the exhibit 225: Artists Celebrate Ke...
The Kentucky Artisan Center will feature basketry during the month of March with artist demonstrations showcasing a wide variety of Easter baskets. Artists will be making ba...
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea today announced a new exhibit introducing two new artists in, “Reveal: Don Ament and Joyce Garner.” This exhibit will open Jan...
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Exhibit Opportunities

Kentucky artisans are invited to submit entries for upcoming exhibits.