Kentucky Events

Arts and Crafts

See our Arts Links page for links to Kentucky arts organizations, performing companies, and venues.

Shodo: The Art of Japanese Brush Painting

Calligraphy created by Wellington Elementary's third, fourth, and fifth grade students.
DATE: Jan. 22-April 18
LOCATION: International Museum of the Horse, Lexington

CSA Spring Harvest Party

CSA shareholders will pick up the latest season crop of original local art commissioned by Lexington Art League. Modeled after agricultural CSAs, LAL's Community Supported Art program is the first and only arts-centered CSA in Kentucky.
DATE: April 25, 6-9 pm
LOCATION: Lexington Art league Loudoun House, 209 Castlewood Drive, Lexington

Drawing and Painting the Portrait from Life with Ashley Howell

For teens and adults. Cost: $120 ($110 for members).
DATE: May 8, 15, 22, 29, 6-8 pm
LOCATION: Living Arts and Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Lexington

Downtown Henderson Project Artisan Market

Admission: Free. Artisan items, food, live music, and children's activities.
DATE: Saturday, May 31, 10 am-5 pm
LOCATION: Water Street and within Audubon Mill Park, Henderson

PRESS: Artist & Machine

Through photos, books, prints, sculptures, and contemporary art installations, KMAC will examine a series of labor processes that have informed and shaped culture for centuries. Anchoring the show is an exploration of the historical use of the printing press and its ongoing relationship to art, music, literature, and material culture.
DATE: March 29-June 1
LOCATION: Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., Louisville

A Day in The Country Folk Art Event

Admission: $5. More than 50 artists will sell their work and there will be a silent and live auction.
DATE: June 7
LOCATION: Kentucky Folk Art Center, Morehead

Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen Spring Fair

More than 100 juried and guest artists, artist demonstrations, live music and regional foods.
DATE: Saturday, June 7, 10 am-6 pm; Sunday, June 8, 10 am-5 pm
LOCATION: Indian Fort Theatre, 2047 Big Hill Road, Highway 21E, Berea

Festival of Learnshops

Introductory to advanced level classes, from two-hour make-and-take sessions, to a weekend devoted to dulcimer music, organic gardening, or a week-long concentration in pottery, glass work, or creative writing. Festival participants get hotel discounts. For a course catalogue and online registration, visit
DATE: July 11-27
LOCATION: Locations throughout Berea

Art of the Streets: The French Poster, 1880-1930

DATE: April 4-July 19
LOCATION: Local Speed, 822 E. Market St., Louisville

AFB Woodland Art Fair

Free admission. Features 200 artists, live music and create-your-own family art. Presented by the Lexington Art League and Lexington Fayette Urban County Government Parks and Recreation.
DATE: Aug. 16, 10 am-6 pm; Aug. 17, 10 am-5 pm
LOCATION: Woodland Park, 601 E. High St., Lexington

See our Arts Links page for links to Kentucky arts organizations, performing companies, and venues.