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Jack Lunt Art Exhibition @ the Downing Museum
The Jack Lunt Memorial Juried Art Exhibition began in 1987 as a collaboration between south-central Kentucky philanthropist, Jerry E. Baker and the Capital Arts Alliance. For over twenty years, the show was exhibited in the Capital Arts Center Houchens Gallery and included a wide variety of pieces from artists throughout the region. The Downing Museum is proud to host the annual exhibition and welcomes artists to submit pieces in honor of the late Jack Lunt. Drop off will be Nov 1, 2, and 3 from 12-6 pm. Pickup for artwork not accepted is Nov 7-10 from 11-4 pm. Opening reception is Nov. 12 from 4:30-6:00. Exhibition runs Nov 12 - Dec 16, 2017.

Kentucky Museum (WKU) Events

March 3rd: US Bank Opening Reception
April 3 – 7: Spring Break Camp
May 6 : Side by Side – Bowling Green Exhibit Reception
June 5: 30th 4 weeks of Summer Camp
July 10th: Summer Camp Exhibit opening
September 29th: 5-7 pm – Bosnian Exhibit opening
October 2: 6 Fall Break Camp
October 7: Hammer-In
October 28: New Quilt exhibit
December 2 : Christmas In Kentucky

Children’s Art Programs
Visit these galleries to learn more about Summer Art programs and additional art education for kids throughout the year: ART MATTERS, Ingen Art Gallery & Studio, Kentucky Museum (WKU) and SKYPAC.

Medical Center Women in Arts
Since 1991, The Medical Center has presented the Women-in-the-Arts Exhibit that recognizes and honors the work and talent of area women artists. The 2017 exhibit will be held April 17th- May 31st  at the Medical Center Health & Wellness Center. The Women-in-the-Arts Exhibit features artwork in the following categories: painting, sculpture, ceramics, works on paper, fiber works, and photography. The exhibit is open to any female artist over 18 years old residing in Kentucky.

World’s Greatest Studio Tour
In it's 21st  year, The World’s Greatest Studio Tour is one of Southern Kentucky’s most exciting art events. The tour is an annual event designed to allow the public to meet our area’s leading artists, talk one-on-one, and see exciting new art works. There are several locations throughout Bowling Green and Warren County, KY and over thirty artists are involved. This unique and intimate opportunity creates free unlimited access to the artists' and their workspaces, as well as a glimpse into their creative processes. You can pick your own route, (maps are available at each site and signs will be posted) and stay as long as you like. Learn more online at

Sip-N-Paint Classes
Discover your inner Picasso at Sip-N-Paint, hosted by Ingen Art Gallery & Studio. Enjoy food and drink from your favorite downtown restaurants while you learn step-by-step painting skills! New classes and projects posted each month. Visit Ingen online to reserve your spot at

Ingen Art Gallery 5 Year Anniversary Show

(January 19th, 2018) Make plans to visit Ingen at the end of the 2017 Hop season for their 5 year anniversary art show! Featuring new original and creative work by artists and exhibitors from years past, as well as new talent to kick off the next 5! 


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Beautiful Bowling Green inspired art by local SOKY artists!

Capitol Theater, Bob Love (Above)

Water Tower, Emily Lobb Hendricksen (Below)

Check out these great additional family events from our friends at the Rail Park!

Historic Rail Park & Train Museum
April 15: Brunch with the Bunny
May 13: JUNK'tion Market
August 21: Solar Express - Eclipse Event
October 19-28: Haunted Lantern Tours
October 21: JUNK'tion Market
November 27-30: Polar Express
December 2: Festival of Trains
December 4-7: Polar Express

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WKU Topper Corner

Swing in to WKU Topper Corner for a look at original artwork and other handcrafted items by Kentucky area artists!

Historic Rail Park & Train Museum

Visit our friends at the Historic Rail Park and Train Museum, enjoy rotating exhibits for the Sunny Sixteen Photography club throughout the year!


Be sure to check out this cozy gallery space on Kentucky Street, dedicated to music and visual arts, as well as many  other great community activities!

Love ART & Antiques

Visit the Love Gallery on the Square (former Dollar Brothers space) and join us in a celebration of creativity with a focus on Kentucky Artists and Artisans.