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Give a Gift Made in Kentucky

Give a Gift

Fill your holidays with the joy of the season with this
special guide to artful shopping and special events.


Open Studios
Artists/Open Studios

This sampling of artists offers unique gift ideas for the holidays, as well as opportunities to visit their studios to learn more about their individual stories and how they create art. These artists represent the Kentucky Arts Council’s Kentucky Crafted, Performing Artists, Architectural Artists and Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship directories.



New Kentucky Crafted Artists

New Kentucky Crafted Artists!
These five artists, who were just adjudicated into the Kentucky Arts Council’s Kentucky Crafted program, are ready for the holidays, with unique gift ideas for your friends and family.



Holiday Events

Holiday Events
Get in the holiday spirit with these special events hosted throughout the state by Kentucky Arts Partnership organizations. You’ll find a wide range of events, from performances to gallery shows to museum exhibits–there’s something for everybody. Make your plans now!



Kentucky Crafted Retailers Holiday Shopping at Kentucky Crafted Retailers
Plan your holiday shopping trips around these Kentucky Crafted Retailers, where you’ll find quality craftsmanship and artistic excellence from Kentucky Crafted artists. Kentucky Crafted Retailers offer a wide variety of merchandise and actively promote the Kentucky Crafted brand. Enjoy your shopping experience at these stores and galleries officially designated by the Kentucky Arts Council as Kentucky Crafted Retailers.



Gift-worthy Experiences

Gift-Worthy Experiences
The memories of these experiences can’t be wrapped in paper and bows and some of them are free! Whether it’s a visit to a gallery, tickets to a show or tuition for an educational workshop, you’ll find each of these experiences gift-worthy in their own way.



Holiday activities at Artisan Center

Special Events at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
In addition to being a cornucopia for gifts handmade in Kentucky, the Artisan Center will have a busy schedule of artist demonstrations, book signings and musical performances throughout the season.



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