Just Off I-75 at EXIT 77
Free Admission • Open Daily 9am - 6pm
The Kentucky Artisan Center celebrates Kentucky’s artisans through sales, exhibits and displays, events, demonstrations and information about Berea and other Kentucky destinations. The Kentucky Artisan Center is a great place to experience Kentucky hospitality and see the array of Kentucky's creative works and products. The Kentucky Artisan Center is a state agency in the Tourism, Arts & Heritage Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.VISITOR INFO
Artisan Cafe & Grill
Open Daily 9am - 4pm
The Artisan Café is a great place to enjoy Kentucky cuisine. Whether making a stop from your travels, or joining local friends for a meal, our Café offers regional favorites, grill to order items, delicious desserts, and handmade ice cream.DINE
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea features the work of over 800 Kentucky artisans creating every category of modern and traditional crafts, two dimensional art, and other visual arts; music; books; film; and specialty foods. Many of the featured artisans have been juried into such prestigious programs as the Kentucky Craft Marketing Program, the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen, and/or the Southern Highland Craft Guild.
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ARTISTS & EXHIBITS
Special exhibits at the Center are held annually throughout the year in the main gallery and lobby. Exhibits showcase Kentucky artist works via statewide calls for entry and offer visitors insight into the creative cauldrons of Kentucky artists.
Kentucky artist opportunities at the Center also include demonstrations. When possible, these demonstrations offer visitors a view of the creative process. When possible, these artist demonstrations are held on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm.