During your visit to this 25,000-square-foot facility, shop for Kentucky products, explore Kentucky crafts and arts through special exhibits and learn about Kentucky artists and artisans. Kentucky cuisine is available in the center’s Café and Grill.
Shopping in Kentucky Artisan Center
Whether you are looking for something unique for yourself or a gift for a loved one, the Kentucky Artisan Center features a wide range of quality Kentucky products available to purchase in its shop and gallery areas. Shop for fanciful garden sculptures, hand-woven shawls, pewter and silver jewelry, books by Kentucky authors, Kentucky related paintings, dulcimer and classical music, photographs taken throughout Kentucky, barbeque sauces, hand-crafted canes, Kentucky notecards and authentic honeysuckle baskets.
Kentucky Artisan Center Exhibits
The Kentucky Artisan Center regularly features changing exhibits of artisan works and displays that represent Kentucky’s cultural heritage attractions. Marvel at artisan works and learn about the artisans themselves and the materials they use to create their work. At the center, you will find works by over 650 Kentucky artisans living all across the Commonwealth. Works include superbly crafted glass, pottery, woodworking, metal work, paper, jewelry, specialty foods, music and books.
Dining at Kentucky Artisan Center’s Café and Grill
Be sure to visit the Kentucky Artisan Center’s Café and Grill to enjoy Kentucky cuisine. Enjoy the Café’s traditional lunch menu featuring hot daily entrées, sides and bread. At the Grill, hot and cold sandwiches and sides such as steak fries, onion rings, potato chips and coleslaw are available. If you only have a few minutes to spare, Café Express serves soup and salad, delectable deserts like bourbon bread pudding, derby pie, homemade cookies and Valentines Gourmet Ice Cream as well as other freshly made snacks.
- The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea hosts special artisan events throughout the year such as book readings and signings, informal music performances and food tastings. Visit the official Kentucky Artisan Center website to learn more about what’s happening at the Kentucky Artisan Center.
- The Kentucky Artisan Center offers up-to-date information about working artisan studios, artisan demonstrations and workshops as well as other events in the region and across the state of Kentucky.
- A representative from Berea Tourism can be found on site to assist you with any questions you may have about Berea or the surrounding area.