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Kentucky Artisan Center information desk

The Kentucky Artisan Center is free and open daily from 9 am to 6 pm.
Our cafe is open from 9 am to 4 pm.

Ample parking available.

In the interest of public health - our facility is complying with social distancing, reduced occupancy and requires the use of face coverings.

In this 25,000 sq. foot Kentucky arts center you can shop for Kentucky crafts & fine art; explore special exhibits and events; enjoy Kentucky cuisineexperience Kentucky hospitality; learn about Kentucky art and artists; discover other must-see places; and enjoy full rest stop services. There is plenty of on-site parking, including pull through spaces for buses and RVs.

We're Easy to Find

The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea is conveniently located at 200 Artisan Way, Berea, KY. We are situated alongside Interstate 75 at exit 77, just 40 miles south of Lexington, KY, and only 2.5 miles from downtown Berea. Directions.

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We’re open Daily

The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea is open to the public seven days a week, from 9am-6pm, with its cafe serving from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Please note that during hours the Center is closed, the public rest rooms are also closed.

The Center is closed all day to observe these holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. The Center also closes at 5 pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

Contact us by calling (859-985-5448) to confirm hours - or check this site to finalize your plans!

No admission charge

There is no admission charge for visiting this Center featuring all Kentucky-made items! Shop for fabulous works by over 800 Kentucky artists. Plan your visit today!

Visit Berea

Be sure to visit Berea, Kentucky's official Folk Art & Craft Capital. Berea's working artist studios, historic Berea College, historic Boone Tavern, and many exciting eateries, galleries and shops are only two miles from the Center. Find out more: Visit Berea Tourism