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 



"Beyond the Veil" A Fuse the Muse Exhibit  
October - Join us as Emily Waltz and Amorina Stone debut their introspective new series of oil and mixed media paintings. This Fuse the Muse project explores their influences and inspirations as performers giving a candid glimpse into how Middle Eastern Dance has impacted their lives.


Trail Town Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
October 14 11am. - Please join us for a ribbon cutting celebrating the new re-route of the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail.



Dining with the Dead 

October 17,18, 24, & 25 6:30pm. - Kick off your Halloween celebration this year with some of Rowan County's most interesting personalities of from the 1880s and 1890s. Bring your blankets and your chairs and gather at the Old Town Cemetery (located on Ashland Ave--formerly Locust Ave--behind Reed Hall) at sunset to hear stories from more than 20 characters from Morehead's colorful past, who will "rise from their graves" to relate their tales of murder, mayhem, lost loves, and life's other triumphs and tragedies. The event continues with dinner at the Rowan County Arts Center, with special spooky surprise to follow. (Not recommended for children under 5)

Tickets for the show are $20 for adults and $10 for students and may be purchased at the Rowan County Arts Center.  Reservations at not required but are recommended. Bring your own blanket or chair. Park your car at either the Rowan County Arts Center or the Bert Combs Building parking lot. Tickets will be taken at the cemetery; if still available they may be purchased there at show time. For more information please contact the Rowan County Arts Center at 606.783.9857 or by email: 


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








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Kentucky Center Traditional Music Center Concert

October 29 7pm - It's that time of the year, where welcome to the stage the ensembles from the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music Center. Join us for what is guaranteed to be a toe-tapping, head-nodding, foot-stomping good time! This event is free and opened to the public.