Art Around Town

SOME ART SHOWS AND GALLERIES in the Bowling Green Kentucky area.

There are many great art galleries here in Bowling Green, Kentucky and nearby. Here are some exhibits showing in Bowling Green and in nearby communities too.

ArtWorks is a group of artists from the area and beyond who have their own exhibits and meetings. They have a Facebook page here: and a website page here:

Gallery 916 has now moved from their old location at 916 State Street to their new one at 601 State Street. They have ever-changing exhibits. 
Check out their website:

The Capital Arts Center is celebrating 30 years of operation. The Capital Arts Galleries are open 9-5 Monday through Friday. They are now allied with SkyPac.

SKyPAC (The Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center) is the new venue in town for plays and for art. Check them out at their site here.

The Pots Place Co-op Studio and Gallery at 428 East Main is showing new ceramic art from all of many different potters now. They are open 11-5:30 Tuesday through Saturday.

The Presbyterian Church at 1003 State Street has changing exhibits throughout the year. They are open 8-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Enter through the 10th street side entrance. 843-4707.

Gallery on the Square in Franklin exhibits the work of many artists.

The Historic Railpark and Train Museum has many different shows and often shows art too. 745-7317.

The VSA Arts Access Gallery is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 781-0872.

More links and sites:

ArtWorks - a Visual Arts Coalition
The VSA Kentucky Arts Access Gallery

The Capital Arts Galleries page
The Gallery at 916
The Pots Place Co-op Studio and Gallery
The Greener Groundz Dining Room Gallery
The Kentucky Museum exhibits 
B and J Gallery 
The Ellis Walker Gallery site 
The Kentucky Foundation for Women (art grants available here) 

The Pushin Building Artist Studio at 400 East Main has many studio artists. It rents out studio space. (791-3617).

TeaSquares on Fountain Square also has art in their new shop, and so does Spencer's Coffee Shop downtown.

Western Kentucky University here in Bowling Green, Kentucky has several art display locations, including the IWFAC Gallery and two Corridor Galleries. They have over 15 exhibitions every year.

Western also has a library gallery throughout Helm-Cravens, and show these works of faculty and students here on a virtual gallery tour.

Candlemakers on the Square now features work by Jay Dougherty and Jared Weaver.

Add your studio: email lizann447 at yahoo dot com with "Art Around Town" in the header.

WKU's Contemporary Coverage Quilt Online Exhibit
Kentucky Women Artists: 1850 - 1970
Joe Dudley Downing 2000

U.S. Bank has an Annual Show and Open Art Exhibition each Spring.

ArtWorks and the Galleries listed about also have art shows throughout the year.

All art shows are free to the public. Thanks to SoKy Happenings for many listings!

Send me your contact information so I can add your studio and gallery and what you are showing by emailing me at lizann447 at yahoo dot com.

Are you an artist? Join the ArtWorks group here. They have exhibits and keep members apprised of all kinds of art events.

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