Located inside the
Capitol Arts Center
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 Ninth Year
of Summer Art Camps with our schedule of events revealed in March 2020! Find this on our website: or
Art Matters is located at 310 East Main, (between College and
Center Streets) | 270-781-0361. Hours: Monday-Friday, 11:30 AM - 5:30 PM.
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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 programs are 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: Tues. - Sat. 9 AM - 4 PM • *Open for March, July, and October Hops from 5 PM – 8 PM. www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/
True Fables Pottery
True Fables Pottery is not your average shop! It is a ceramic studio, classroom,
and handmade gift shop in downtown Bowling Green.
You can come by with friends to make your very own masterpiece,
or take home some of our one of a kind handmade gifts!
870 Fairview Ave. Suite #3 | 270-938-5388. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11 AM - 4 PM
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Permanent Paint Tattoo And Fine Art Studios
Located downtown on Fountain Square Park, in Bowling Green, KY, is a
fun and exciting place to fulfill your desire for ink and piercings.
They focus on creating indelible art you will enjoy for a lifetime.
They use only stertile disposable cartridges for client protection.
Come visit Libby, Addam, and Summer today. In addition they
display artwork available for purchase. 914 State St.| 270-847-8599.
Open Daily 2 PM - 8 PM You can contact them firstname.lastname@example.org
Entrance to the TPC Gallery is around to the right side of the building.
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, Jenny Lowe,
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 entrance is located on the right in the loading dock area up the stairwell. 400 East Main St. Hours by appointment and select gallery events, contact 270-991-5868 or 270-791-3617 for more information.
Shots, First Call + Pub Crawl
Welcome to Bowling Green's most adorable bar, the hidden gem with a "little" something for everyone! Tucked away in Capitol Alley just steps off Fountain Square, we specialize in creative flights of delicious party shots along with a selection of spirits, mixed drinks, beer, wine, and late night bites. Check out our foyer art gallery, where rotating exhibits display local work for sale
(at 0% commission to artists). Enjoy our beautiful patio with original Rudloff
mural, and catch some tunes at our acoustic Patio Jams every Tuesday at 8p
(May to October). Keep up with our seasonal pub crawls, culinary pop-ups,
and other downtown collaborations on social media @shotsbg.
We are proud to serve and connect in support of the arts. Little bar, big fun!
Located on Fountain Square, in the alley next to the Capitol Theater -
422 1/2 E. Main Ave |207-904-6030. Hours: Tuesday - Thursday 6 PM - 12 AM,
Friday & Saturday 6 PM - 1 AM, Sunday & Monday Available for private rental. -
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Entrance is around the left side of the building
Little Fox Bakery
Little Fox Bakery is a mother and daughter owned business that specializes
in samll batch, artisanal cupcakes, cookies, macarons, biscuits, and more!
With 17 foot high walls, painted white, the bakery is also ideally suited for displays
of local art, which the bakery has supported since we opened our doors on
May 29, 2018. Each month, a new exhibit of local art appears on our bakery walls.
Little Fox Bakery also plays host to community events. Everything from Chili
cook-offs, to live music, to poetry readings, to fundraisers,have taken place at our
venue. You'll find Little Fox Bakery focused on providing high quality baked goods
with a modern take on traditional items. Special orders are available, contact us
at email@example.com Wednesdays include gluten free bakery items. We are near the intersection of Center Street and East Main. 314 E. Main Ave. | 270-904-3708. Open Tuesday - Saturday, 9 am - 6 pm.
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, Cuttivetti Dye, Jim Miles, Kelly Seo, Heather Neidlinger and
Kathie Downs, who work and sell their beautiful wares on site in the Gallery. The Gallery also represents local Kentucky artisans: Cheree Federico, Karen Genter, Colleen Hathaway, Robert Love, and Suzie McCoy, who share their art. We sell Fair Trade crafts, from around the world. We also have a collection of Rescued Art, Rescued Treasures, and Vintage Linen - beautiful items, but that are still ready to give pleasure to their new owners. We offer private classes and Warren County Community Education Classes (www.commed.us) in pottery. We are home to 4yoga (www.4yoga.me), where we offer two or three classes each day by over 18 teachers teaching various styles of yoga. Located at 428 East Main Ave. | 270-901-0599. Open Tuesday - Saturday 11 am to 5:30 pm.
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BG Gallery Hop
Look for the sign on Main Ave. when they are open
We offer a pretty remarkable space for businesses to rent "just when needed" for
meetings, presentations, or anytime a private conference room is needed. The Art
Gallery will be open for Gallery Hops and by appointment. By appointment only,
433 Park Row, 2nd floor, across from Fountain Park and above Back Down South Boutique.
That's why we named it ROOM 433! 270-843-5511.
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Candle Makers on the Square
All candles hand poured on site in a variety of containers or they
will fill your own container with over 70 frangrances. Scented soaps
and locally made jewelry and art, toys and gifts are also available.
We also have full spectrum high quality hemp CBD products.
Plus area brochures and maps. Located 415 Park Row | 270-843-3001.
Hours: Sunday Noon - 5 PM, Monday 11 AM - 5 PM,
Tuesday - Thursday 11 AM - 6 PM, Friday - Saturday, 10 AM - 6 PM
Extended hours during special downtown events
ArtWorks - a Visual Arts Coalition, Inc.
ArtWorks is a non-profit organization of artists, patrons and supporters
dedicated to creating a sustainable art community by increasing visibility,
vitality and economic growth for the visual arts. Located in The Capitol
Arts Center, the ArtWorks Gallery is home to dozens of area artists who
share and sell their work through exhibition, private classes and special
events. Our Young Artist Grant Program provides grants to middle school,
high school, or recognized community non-profit art organizations in the
BRADD region and we invite them to exhibit with us. In the Capitol Arts
Theatre, 416 E. Main Ave. Hours: By appointment and during special events
| Gallery Hop events 5-8 PM.
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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. 1945 Scottsville Rd. | 270-904-2325. Hours: Thursday - Friday 11 AM - 4 PM, Saturday 11 AM - 2 PM, Gallery Hop Events 5 PM - 8 PM
The Presbyterian Church: GALLERY TPC
The Art Board of The Presbyterian Church of Bowling Green recognizes the
role of the visual arts have played in personal expression and in religious life
through the ages. As part of our church outreach ministry our gallery displays
art in a variety of media. Through periodic exhibits, artist receptions, and
participation in local art events, our gallery contributes to the creative dialogue
between church and community. Our 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 8:30 AM - 4 PM