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 



Lexington Children’s Theatre Shooting Stars Youtheatre Presents: Androcles and the Lion 
July 9 - 11 at 7:00 p.m. Rain Date: July 12 at 2:00 p.m.

$5 general admission, $7 perferred seating, $30 Blanket seating 

Come to a land where great words are spoken,

Good deeds all win, and cruel plots are broken.

Characters six will be there to greet you,

Singing their tale, performing great feats, too.

They’ll tell the grand story of Androcles, slave,

Who met with a lion and proved he was brave.

But will he win freedom, what he most desires?

Find out and join us before your invitation expires!

​For more information or for tickets please call 606.783.9857 or 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








SMAK Exhibit
August - Why SMAK you ask? hahaha - acronyms for Skyler, Marcy, Alex and Kayla - the entire family holding their very own first Art Show. A talented mom and her talented 3 offspring; ages 22, 12 and 8.  

Award winning photography featuring activities of -and the beauty of Cave Run Lake Kentucky, Boyhood, Fauna and Flora, Kentucky Sunsets; and award winning Folk Art -beautiful and unique paintings- (watercolor & acrylic) of horses, Egypt, Africa, family and more.


SMAK Exhibit Opening Reception
August 1 - 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Join us for the opening reception for the photography exhibit SMAK. Not only will art be hung on the walls they will have created food art as well. Join us for a fun evening downtown Morehead. This event is first and opened to the public.

Morehead Theatre Guild Presents: Little Women

August 21, 22, 28, 29 at 7:30 p.m. 
August 23 & 30 at 2:00 p.m.

Based on Louisa May Alcott’s enduring classic, Little Women follows the beloved stories of the March sisters as they come of age in Civil War America. This timeless story is brought to life with personal discovery, heartache, hope, and everlasting love. Defiant and headstrong Jo, delicate Beth, sweet Meg, and petulant Amy --each young woman, with the guidance of their Marmee, seeks to find her voice . Through laughter, tears, and a profound uplifting of spirit, the March sisters will wind their way into your heart. This story – based on the author’s own childhood – is so deeply etched in the cultural and emotional landscape of our country, that it continues to resurface generation after generation to capture our hearts. The Morehead Theatre Guild will be donating all proceeds from ticket sales for Friday, August 28 to S.T.A.R.!

To purchase/reserve tickets call 606-783-9857 or email