Judy Geagley by HandArtist Gallery Events and Open Studios
Artists in the Kentucky Crafted program and Architectural Artists Directory are hosting special events and presenting work in their studios, galleries and showrooms during holiday open houses, exhibits and tours. Events start the first of November and run through the holiday season.


Kentucky Crafted Retailers
Shoppers interested in purchasing Kentucky-made items can visit more than 30 businesses designated as Kentucky Crafted Retailers. These businesses carry items from Kentucky artists, including those in the Kentucky Crafted program, Architectural Artists Directory and Performing Artists Directory. Find special events, promotions and discounts throughout the holiday season.


CDs, DVDs and Live Performances
Artists in the Performing Arts Directory are performing across the state this holiday season and also offer CDs and DVDs for sale so you may enjoy their music and dance all year long.


Give a Gift Social Media
The Kentucky Arts Council will provide gift previews, ideas and other holiday-related information through Facebook, Twitter and via the Creative Commonwealth blog starting Nov. 15. Share your favorite Kentucky holiday artists, experiences and items on Twitter using hashtag #giveagiftky.


Holiday gift CardsHoliday Greeting Cards
The holiday season wouldn't be complete without sending special wishes to friends and loved ones. Make your greetings extra special with cards created by Kentucky Crafted artists.





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