The Art Center is home for many community events ranging from concerts and plays to rotating art exhibits. Below is a list of upcoming events. 


If you would like to talk to someone about a event listed below or to schedule something at the Arts Center plese call 606.783.9857 or email 





Happy Mother's Day Art!
May 4, 1 - 3 p.m. - Here's a chance for kids to make a one-of-a-kind Mother's Day surprise. Design and create a unique flower pot ready for planting. Moms will love it! The cost is $20 and all materials are provided. 


Thomas Albert Senior Recital

May 6, 8 p.m. - Come Join this talented Kentucky Center for Traditional Music artist as he performs crowd favorites along with others you may have not heard. Thomas is part of the first class to graduate from the MSU's Traditional Music program and is always a crowd favorite. 


Youth Art Fair

May 17, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Here's a chance for kids to explore the wonderful world of art. Children will have the opportunity to experiment with various art forms with the assistance of members of the Morehead Art Guild. Join us in the auditorium of the Arts Center. This event is free and open to kids 4 - 12 years of age. 


Lexington Vintage Dance

May 22, 6 p.m. - Come and experience a wonderful evening featuring dance of the mid-19th century featuring the music of Kentucky composers. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 606.784.7137. Please join us!


On the Road with Photographer Larry Dixon

May 15 - June 28. Come and enjoy this fine art and travel photography display. The exhibit will take you around the county and through your own backyard with beautiful scenes and interesting people. You don't want to miss it!


Cave Run Arts Association and
Morhead Art Guild, Inc. Joint Exhibit

July - It's time for kids to add a little creativity to the summer! Join us at the Arts Cent



Personae: Works by Jennifer A. Reis
August - Referencing myth, folklore and issues of the feminine personae, the embellished textile and mixed media art of Jennifer A. Reis will be featured in a solo exhibition during August. Through extensive hand stitching and embellishing, Reis's work reveals and conceals concepts relating to feminism, religious symbolism and structures embedded within a densely decorative aesthetic.  

Annie Get Your Gun
August 1, 2, 3 and 8, 9 ,10. Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. - Annie Get Your Gun is a musical with lyrics and music by Irving Berlin. The story is a fictionalized version of the life of Annie Oakley (1860–1926), a sharpshooter who starred in Buffalo Bill's Wild West and her romance with sharpshooter Frank Butler.

Personae: Works by Jennifer A. Reis Reception
August 29, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Join artist Jennifer Reis for an evening of conversation and art appreciation. This is a wonderful time to get one last glimpse of a wonderful exhibit. The event is free and open to the public. 





On the Road with Photographer Larry Dixon Recpetion

June 6, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Come and enjoy this fine art and travel photography display. The exhibit will take you around the country and through your own backyard with beautiful scenes and interesting people. Don't miss it!


Morehead Trail Fest

June 6 - 7 - Kick off a fun-filled weekend with the All American BBQ on Morehead’s Main Street Friday, June 6 at 5:30 p.m. Vendor booths and live music will fill the Morehead Conference Center Main Street parking lot.  The whole family will enjoy dancing and ending the evening with a kick-off walk down Main Street at 7:30 p.m. Don't forget to stop by Larry Dixon's reception at the Arts Center from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, June 7, explore Morehead like never before.  A variety of group hiking expeditions, beginner geocaching classes and mountain biking excursions are scheduled throughout the day. The day will provide a new outdoor adventure for every experience level. Also, be sure to check out A Day in the Country Folk Art Show and Sale inside the conference center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


On Golden Pond

June 13, 14, 15 and 20, 21, 22. Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. - The Morehead Theatre Guild presents this funny and warm story of a spirited and lovable elderly couple facing their twilight years. As they return to their summer home for the forty-eighth year, they are met with some new and surprising challenges.  Time, they know, is now against them, but their years on Golden Pond have been good.


A week of Papier Mâché

June 16 - 20, 9  – 11 a.m. Here is you child’s chance to enter the wonderful world of papier mâché. During this week-long class percipients will work with recycled, cut up plastic bottles rearranged into vessels that resemble classic Greek forms, then covered with 2-3 layers of papier mâché. They are finished with acrylic paint and can be decorated with sharpie markers or gel pens. It's a great project to promote recycling, turning "trash" into "treasure"! The cost is $50 and open to kids 9 – 14 years of age. Call 606.783.9857 or email to register or for more information.


Summer Art Camp for Kids

June 26 - 27, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. - It's time for kids to add a little creativity to the summer! Join us at the Arts Center for a two days of fun. Kids can attend both days or just one. There will be different activities each day. The cost is $30/day for children ages 6-12. All materials and snacks will be provided. Kids must bring a sack lunch. Kids can be dropped of at 7:30 a.m. and must picked up by 5 p.m. Participants must register in advance by June 15. Call 606.783.9857 or email to register or for more information.