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 

Every Month:

Yoga Classes
Every 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

Every 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. 


New Youth Program!!
(Academy for Creative Thought in Students)

Every Mon. & Wed. - 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.  
ACTS is a supplemental youth arts enhancement academy for elementary age students after school and during breaks. The classes offered include 2-D & 3-D visual art, martial arts, music, theatre, and dance. Class prices are $5 per class or 10 classes for $40. For more information or to sign up for classes check out 
their website! You can also contact Kaitlin Goss (Coordinator) by email: or by phone 606.356.5803

Class Schedule 
Wed. April 13: Sweet Treats 
Mon. April 18: Theatre 
Wed. April 20: Music 
Mon. April 25: Tye Dye 
​Wed. April 27: Dance Graffiti 



Recycle, Reuse, Reimagine: Collage & Assemblage Exhibit by Eddie Horton and Joe Sartor
April 4 - May 6  The saying "One man's trash is another man's treasure" takes on a new meaning in this recycled art exhibit by Eddie Horton and Joe Sartor. Stop by and see art work made of found or recycled objects







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







April (cont.)

Recycle, Reuse, Reimagine: Collage & Assemblage Exhibit by Eddie Horton and Joe Sartor Closing Reception

April 22 - 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Join us for a closing reception for the April exhibit. Enjoy refreshments provided by the Morehead Woman's Club and chat with artists Eddie Horton and Joe Sartor. 


Glass Pendant Jewelry Making 

Tuesday April 26 - 5:30 p.m. 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 requited. Please call 606.783.9857 or email for reservations. 


Morehead Theatre Guild Presents: "The Breakfast Club"   

April 29 & April 30 at 7:30 p.m. and May 1 at 2 p.m.
May 6 at 7:30 p.m. and May 7 & May 8 at 2 p.m.

It has been three decades since the coming-of-age film classic "The Breakfast Club" hit the silver screen. This MTG stage adaptation of the John Hughes screenplay will take us back to the 1980s and the Shermer High School library. We’ll spend a day in detention with the brain, the princess, the athlete, the basket case and the rebel. And we’ll join them in pondering the question, who do you think you are? "The Breakfast Club" contains adult language and subject matter and is not suitable for children under the age of 13. Tickets are available at the Rowan County Arts Center for reservations call 606.783.9857 or email


First Friday Outdoor Market

Friday, May 6 - 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Join us on the lawn of the Rowan County Arts Center the first Friday of May. The event will include items crafted or produced in Rowan County and surrounding counties including food, produce, arts and crafts, soap, candles, and more. Music will be provided by students from the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music. Toni Hobbs and Sunshine Stamper will be on site with another fun craft project for kids. Vendor spaces are limited and available for ten dollars each. There is no charge for admission and the community is welcome. Additional information available from the Rowan County Arts Center, call 783-9857 or email