Garrard Arts is a non-profit organization, working to advance and enhance the awareness and education of the citizens of Garrard County in order to stimulate the exchange of information, interest, and understanding of the performing, visual and literary arts, including cultural heritage.

Garrard Arts Center
206 Lexington Road
Lancaster KY

Explore the art of Garrard County

Open Hours

Beginning June 3, 2020
Wed - Fri 11-4
First Sat of each month
10 - 2

Upcoming Events

Live stream painting classes will start June 15th
Kids Summer Art Camp (online)

New To Gift Shop

Facebook live on Monday evenings. Shop the gift shop from home. Curb side pick up will be available.

Visit the Gift Shop

Wednesday – Friday 11 am-5 pm
First Saturday of the month
10 am – 2 pm



Beginning June 3, 2020, the Garrard Arts Center will reopen with limited hours.  Wednesday through Friday we will open from 11 am to 4 pm and on the first Saturday of the month from 10 am to 2 pm.

Shop Local

Our gift shop and gallery is open to the public Wednesday – Friday 11 am – 5 pm and the first Saturday of the month 10 am – 2 pm.  Unique handmade items make the best gifts. We have a variety of items including jewelry, soaps, artwork, photography, paintings, glassware, wooden bowls and many other items.


Time to renew your membership for 2020.
If you would like to join, drop by the Art Center to join.

Membership Meeting

First Thursday of the month, 5:30 at the Art Center, 206 Lexington Street.  All members invited to attend. Zoom meeting also available. 

Kids Summer Art Camp (online)

Summer Art Camp

Ages 5 – 8 June 8-12
Ages 9+  June 15-19
To register call Dewayne Horn @ 859 -334-0422
Camp is free of charge. Supply list provided upon sign up.
Some supplies made available for pick up.

Holistic Learning Group

sky, bird, rainbow

Holistic Learning Series    Mondays 6:30- 8 pm conducted by Shari’s Healing Arts @ Garrard Arts Center All classes are by donation only. Material fee may be extra. Includes a weekly guided meditation. Call or text Shari @ 859-339-4599 to reserve a seat.

Class is postponed until further notice. If you have prepaid, your spot is being held.

April Workshop Oil Painting

April 25 10am  Oil Painting with Rose Amburgy-certified with Wilson Bickford. Six hour class with lunch. Cost: $80. Class is limited to 5.
Pre-payment due April 18. Contact BG Lewis at 859-334-0422.

Class is postponed until further notice. If you have prepaid, your spot is being held.

Calling all crafters

Who would like to make a Derby Hat?  Group forming now. 
Contact B.G.Lewis at 859-334-0422 for more details.

All Classes are postponed until further notice. If you have prepaid, your spot is being held.

Acrylic Painting Class
Ongoing weekly Classes

Tuesday Evening 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Beginners painting. All supplies included. $30.00.
Registration and fee required. Lesson changes weekly.
Instructor Bobbie Gayle Lewis.  Call 859 334 0422

Thursday 11 AM  – 1 PM
Intermediate class.  Bring  an inspiration and supplies to receive mentoring. Cost $20.00.
Instructor Bobbie Gayle Lewis Call 859 334 0422.  

Kids After School Art Club

Tuesdays 3:45 PM – 4:30 PM
Every Tuesday is Free Art Day (Exploratory) For details call 859-334-0422.   Reservations required. Free to members

Needle Arts Group

Wednesdays 2 PM – 4 PM 
Create your own project during a weekly get together.
Free to the public

After School 4-H Art Club

Thursdays 3:35 PM – 4:30 PM
2nd &  4th Thursday is 4H Art Club(do not have to be a 4H member to attend, but must be 9 yrs old) . For details call 859-334-0422.   Reservations required. Free to members

Open Studio

Fridays 11 AM – 3 PM
Painting Club – Drop in and enjoy painting, mentoring and companionship.  Free to the public

Adult Coloring Group

Tuesdays 11 AM – 3 PM
Come relax and make new friends! Bring your own supplies.
Free to the Public

Accepting entries for our April Exhibit-Pretty In Pink
Open to all artists of any age in all mediums. For more details contact BG Lewis at 859-334-0422.
Deadline for entries is March 30.

Partial funding provided by grants from the NEA through Kentucky Arts Council, City of Lancaster KY, Garrard County Solid Waste Committee,  National Christian Foundation. 

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