2018 BG GALLERY HOP VENUES
You can find a little bit of everything here at The A-Frame. We are home to unique craft beer bar and live music venue, as well as an art gallery. We also provide on-site t-shirt and poster printing services. Bring in your own design or work with our team of artists to create something new and unique. The A-Frame is also available as an event rental space. Whether it be a birthday party or a business meeting, we've got you covered. Please visit us on Facebook to stay up-to-date with our new events and current ventures and check out our website at www.theaframebg.com. Open Tues-Sat 4pm-2am Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, 270-991-5113. Visit us on social media @theaframebg.
Art Matters: Community Art Studio
As a community gallery, Art Matters supports local artists by charging no commission on art sales. As a community studio, Art Matters provides after school art lessons during the school year for budding artists, K-12th grades. Art Matters will embark upon its Seventh Year of Summer Art Camps with our schedule of events revealed in March 2018! Find this on our website: www.artmatterscommunitystudiogallery.com or contact us at: 270-781-0361. Please LIKE us on Facebook! Art Matters is located at 310 East Main, (between College and Center Streets) and open Monday-Friday, 11:30 AM- 5:30 PM.
The Downing Museum features artwork by internationally renowned artist and Horse Cave, Kentucky native, Joe Downing as well as works by visiting artists. The museum’s collection includes the most holistic body of work by Downing, with examples spanning his entire career. Explore our main exhibit of Downing’s work that celebrates the life and career of the artist as well as rotating exhibitions by visiting artists. For more information, please visit www.wku.edu/downingmuseum. 11AM-4PM, Tuesday-Friday and 12PM-4PM, Saturday - 4801 Morgantown Rd Bowling Green, KY 42101 270-842-7415
Ellis Walker Gallery
Ellis Walker Gallery is located in Thoroughbred Square Shopping Center behind Rafferty’s. The gallery features and promotes the work of local artists or artists who have original roots in South Central Kentucky and/ or affiliated with WKU. On display and for sale are the works of the late Joe Downing of Menerbes, France, Ivan Schieferdecker, Laurin Notheisen, David and Kim Jones of Bowling Green, KY, and many others from the area. Hours: Thurs-Fri 11AM - 4PM, Sat 11AM - 2PM, Gallery Hop Events 5PM - 8PM| 1945 Scottsville Rd. 270.904.2325 | www.elliswalkergallery.com
Gallery 916 - is currently closed and may be moving
Ingen Art Gallery & Studio
Ingen Art Gallery & Studio is a display and workspace that features SOKY artists, as well as exhibits from guest artists from across the USA. The studio offers a variety of services and art entertainment programs including retail and display space for artists, custom artwork commissions, canvas & frame manufacturing, monthly & seasonal art classes for children and adults, and private lessons/painting parties. Channel your own inner artist with their popular Sip-N-Paint classes; reserve your spot and learn more on their website, www.ingenartgallery.com/art-classes/ OR visit on facebook and “like” their page for up-to-date info on art endeavors. 410 East 10th St., 2nd Floor • Hours: During Special Events or by Appointment , gallery hop events 5PM - 8PM. • email@example.com • www.ingenartgallery.com
The Kentucky Museum hosts a variety of art, culture, and history exhibits including the annual US Bank Celebration of the Arts, the largest art exhibit in the region. A wide variety of programming is offered throughout the year including: camps, workshops, field trips, free community events (Hammer In and Christmas in Kentucky) and more. Sign up for an email list of up-to-date information. There is a dedicated year round museum visitor parking lot. 1444 Kentucky St. • 270.745.2592 • Hours: Mon. - Sat. 9AM - 4PM • *Open for March, August, and October Hops from 5 PM – 8 PM. www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/
Love ART Gallery
Give from the heart, "Love Art and Antique Gallery" is about giving unique gifts of love. The gifts, antiques and art are one of a kind. They are unique and meaningful. Visit the Gallery on the Square (former Dollar Brothers space) and join us in a celebration of creativity with a focus on Kentucky Artists and Artisans. Owners Bob and Ronna Love are both artist and career art teachers. They are offering art classes at the Gallery, children to adult. Ronna specializes in ages 5 to 8. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Located at 916 State St., 859-967-3654 859-221-0303 www.loveartbg.com
The Pots Place Art Gallery and Co-op Pottery Studio
This Gallery and Studio is home to eight potters: Betsy Sheppard, Norm O'Neal, Sharon Tabor-Cheek, Trina Vaughn, Rick Shireman, Cuttivetti Dye, Jim Miles, and Kathie Downs, who work and sell their beautiful wares on site in the Gallery. The Gallery also represents local Kentucky artisans: Rhonda Harris Smith, Colleen Hathaway, Cheree Federico, and Suzie McCoy, who share their art. In addition, we sell Fair Trade crafts from around the world. We offer private classes and Community Education Classes (www.commed.us) in pottery, and we are also home to 4yoga (www.4yoga.me), and Balance Tai Chi Academy (Facebook - Balance Tai Chi). Located at 428 East Main Ave., 270-901-0599. Facebook: The Pots Place Co-op Studio and Gallery, Open Tuesday - Saturday 11 am to 5:30 pm.
The Presbyterian Church: GALLERY TPC
The Presbyterian Church’s large Fellowship Hall and downtown location presents a unique opportunity for artists to showcase and sell visual art at no cost, enhance the downtown experience, and celebrate God’s gifts to His people. Artist applications are available online or by request. Handicapped parking is available directly in front of the 10th St. entrance. 1003 State St. | 270.843.4707 Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30AM - 4PM, Gallery Hop Event Hours 5PM - 8PM | www.bgpres.org
Pushin Building Artists’ Studio
The Pushin Building Artists’ Studio is 2000 square foot open-loft private studio space. Take this rare opportunity to see the artists and their studio area. Works currently available by Angie Alexieff, Myra Dwyer, Jack LeSieur, Laura McGee, Emily Lobb Hendricksen, Terry Wilson, Fleur Whitaker, and Cynthia Houston. The entrance is located in the back of the Pushin Building. Walking from Capitol Arts turn right on College Street and the studio is located on the right in the loading dock area through the stairwell. 400 East Main St. Hours by appointment and select gallery events, contact 270-991-5868 or 270-791-3617 for more information.
The Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center
The Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SKyPAC) is the largest performing arts center in south central Kentucky. The SKyPAC Main and Wedge Children’s Galleries both feature artwork from emerging and professional artists on an on-going basis at its 601 College Street location. The SKyPAC galleries are open to the public and free of charge. For more information please call 270.904.1880 or visit TheSKyPAC.com | Hours: Mon-Fri 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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