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 please call 606.783.9857 or email 


Yoga Classes
Mon. @ 5:30 p.m. & Thurs. @ 6:30 p.m. Join instructor Kelly Fleck for an hour long yoga session. The cost is $5 and all levels are invited to participate. Grab a mat and a friend! 


Piloxing Classes

Tuesday & Thursday @ 5:15 p.m
Piloxing is an unique blend of Pilates, boxing, and dance. This fun 45 minute workout, taught by instructor Farrah Baldwin, is $5 per class.

Pound Class

Tuesday @ 6:30 p.m
Join Tabitha Simms for a new workout! Pound is inspired by yoga and pilates with a twist! Using lightweight drum sticks Pound incorporates cardio, conditioning, and strength training with the thrill of playing the drums. You won't just listen to music, you will BECOME the music. Classes are $5


68 Weeks Photography and other works by Waylan Coffey and Michael Hutchinson
June 5 thru July 1 

This month’s exhibit features works by two emerging artists, Michael Hutchinson and Waylan Coffey. Both students in the new BFA program at Morehead State University’s Dept. of Art and Design, their focus has primarily been in photography, though they’ve chosen
to showcase their talents in a number of media, including ceramics, sculpture, acrylic, and graphite. The exhibit,
68 Weeks, is designed to demonstrate Michael and Waylan’s first year and a half as students in MSU’s Fine Arts program.

Glass Pendant Class

Thursday, June 23, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.--SOLD OUT
Next Class: Wed. July 27 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Join instructor Donna Lemley-Jordan for an evening of creativity and fun. The cost of the class is $20 and will included all supplies needed to create 1 Large and 2 medium pendants. Space is VERY limited and a reservation is required. Call 783.9857or email 




Art Class: Hammered Copper Earrings #3

February 27, 5:30pm - 8:00pm - Join instructor Luann Parkansky for an evening of creativity and jewelry making. The cost is $30 and all supplies are included. Space is limited, reserve early by calling 606.783.9857 or emailing

September 13, 10am-4p.m. Spend a Saturday exploring the infinite possibilities of using fabric, thread, beads and other embellishments to create your own Mini Art Quilt. Textile artist Jennifer A. Reis will lead a workshop on basic and advanced hand-worked art quilting techniques, teaching non-traditional methods of quilting, appliqué, embroidery and embellishing. Using techniques like raw appliqué, thread embroidery and quilting, and embellishing with shi-sha mirrors, beads and found objects, students will create an individually designed embellished textile artwork.  All techniques are hand-worked, emphasizing non-traditional sewing and quilting, and is open to sewing novices and experts alike.  All supplies will be provided, although participants are encouraged to bring special embellishments and mementos toincorporate into their work. The cost of the class is $30 and is limited to 10 students. You don't want to miss out on this unique class. Reserve a spot today, call 606.783.9857 or email

Morehead Arts & Eats Festival 
September 20, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Join us in downtown Morehead for a day of family fun. There will be children's art activities and art demonstrations on the Arts Center lawn. Arts & craft vendors, music, food and lots of fun will also be a part of the festivities. For more information go to or call 606.783.9857,  email







JUNE (Cont.)

68 Weeks Reception

Tuesday, June 28, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Come visit the Rowan County Arts Center and meet the emerging artists behind the photography and other artworks of this month’s diverse exhibit. Good food and great conversation await as you peruse the various pieces the artists’ have chosen to display. The reception is free, and all are welcome!


Art Class: Painted Ceramic Tiles

Wednesday, June 29, 5:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

Join instructor Donna Lemley-Jordanfor an evening of play and creativitywith alcohol inks, canned air, drinking 
straws, eye droppers, and felt pad applicators (no paint brushes in sight!) Create lovely wall plaques, trivets, or coasters. The cost is $30 and all supplies are included. Returning tile students receive $5 off the class fee. Space is limited, reserve early by calling 606.783.9857 or by email: 


Youth Art Camp 
June 27 thru July 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

We have teamed up with ACTS (Academy of Creative Thoughts in Students) for week long art camp targeting for ages 5 thru 12. Registration is $25 (includes a T-shirt) and class fees are $7 or $30 for the entire week. Some of the activities include tie dye, folk music, stage makeup, paint throwing, basket weaving, snow globes, scratch art, marbling painting, and much more. A nut free snack will be served. Registration is open now and can be completed online at or in person at the Rowan County Arts Center (205 East Main Street).  

DEADLINE is Friday, JUNE 24!