Garrard Arts Center
206 Lexington Road
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.

Explore the art of Garrard County

Open Hours

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

Upcoming Events

Winter Blues Exhibit February 6-28,2020
The Wherritt House-Historical Exhibit March 2020

New To Gift Shop

Elmwood Inn Fine Teas Prints of Camp Dick Robinson House, Hoskins Cross Roads 1837 by Robert Arnold.

Visit the Gift Shop

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


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

Shop Local

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.


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. Next meeting April 2, 2020

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.

March 23 Anxiety Hacks- We all have experienced anxiety in some way. If you are one of the millions of people who have to deal with it on a regular basis, this class is for you! We will discuss ways to stop an anxiety or panic attack & how to help someone else who is experiencing an anxiety attack.  We will also discuss practices to prevent anxiety from being part of your daily life.

March 28 Wellness 2020 -Body, Mind and Spirit Expo Speakers, Vendors, Workshops, Private Sessions. Garrard Adult Education Center 9-3pm Tickets will include lunch and all workshops.

March 30 Dreams…. What do they mean? We all dream every night. Do you remember what you dreamed last night? We will explore ways to remember and figure out what our subconscious is trying to tell us while we are asleep. We will look into common types of dreams, patterns, themes, recurring dreams, lucid dreaming and nightmares.


Wreath Making

March 28  1-3 pm   Free wreath making demonstration. Participants welcome to bring personal supplies and join Paige to create a beautiful Spring wreath. Contact BG Lewis at 859-334-0422

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.

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.

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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