Garrard Arts Center
206 Lexington Street
Lancaster KY

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.

Open Hours

Monday - Friday 11 am-5 pm
Saturday 10 am - 2 pm

Upcoming Events

Santa Paws Is Coming To Town
Holiday Open House

Current Events

Acrylic Painting Classes
Holistic Learning Series
After School Art Club

Explore the art of Garrard County

Santa Paws

Saturday December 7, 2019

10 am -2 pm

Bring your family or farm pets for a photo opportunity with Santa Paws. Now booking appointments.  Photos are $8.00 and will be delivered before Christmas. Bring  pet food and supply donations to benefit Garrard County Animal Shelter.  Free Kids activities.

The Garrard Arts Center is now open to the community.  We welcome local artists to visit and use the studios,   workshops and sell their art in the gift shop.

Our gift shop and gallery is open to the public Monday – Friday 11 am – 5 pm and Saturday 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.

November 22, 2019  11-8

November 23, 2019 10- 5

Come find your Creative Christmas Spirit.  Great gift ideas, raffles, special Christmas activities. Free gift with any purchase.  Create a free ornament on Saturday 10 – 1.

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Monthly Member Meeting

Thursday December 5, 2019 5:30 pm

Mommy & ME

Saturday December 14, 2019 10 am

Create one of a kind art project with your child. You can work together or each make your own. Perfect for ages 2-12. $10 per picture created . Pre-register at 859-334-0422.

Acrylic Painting

Ongoing Weekly Classes Tuesdays 6 pm

A different picture each week, includes all materials. Perfect for beginners thru advanced students. $30 per class or $25 for members. Bring a friend & get a discount. To pre-register or for more info contact BG Lewis 859-948-6988.

How to Make a Holiday Bow

Saturday November 30, 2019  1-4 pm

Everything you need to make a beautiful holiday bow for wreaths, packages and more.  Cost: $10.00 Call ahead or just drop in. Contact Fran for more details 859-339-4321.

Small Business Saturday

Saturday November 30, 2019 10-4 pm

Bow making demonstrations and on-going all day. Open Studios. Special Purchases. Free gift with any purchase.  Free raffle entry for stopping by.

After School Art Club

Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30-4:30

Every Tuesday is Art Day & Thursday is Craft Day.  For details call. Reservations required. Free to members.


Holistic Learning Series

Mondays  6:30-8 pm

November 18 – Discovering Native American Spirituality – understanding an ancient wisdom and customs.

November 25 – No class for Thanksgiving week.

December 2 – Crystal Knowledge with Fran. Learn all about different stones and their uses.

December 9 – Gratitude – How being thankful benefits you and others.

December 16 – Opening your heart to Joy – Rediscover this important emotion.

December 23 – No class for Christmas.

Free classes for donation to the Arts Center. To reserve a seat call Shari at 859-339-4599.


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