Whatever your interest or passion, we invite you to use this guide to help you plan your stay in Kentucky.
Explore the many multicultural tourism opportunities in Kentucky, learning about the state’s diverse cultural, heritage and travel attractions in this guide.
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Music and Art in Kentucky

Enjoy the best of Appalachian folk art and music

The birthplace of bluegrass music, home to dozens of music stars from various genres, known around the world for its Appalachian  folk art and crafts. Kentucky has a reputation as fertile ground for artistic creativity. The Bluegrass State’s contribution to American music and art is incalculable.

Take a ride down the Country Music Highway and discover the birthplaces of music stars like The Judds, Dwight Yoakam, Billy Ray Cyrus, Loretta Lynn and Ricky Skaggs. Discover the unique Kentucky folk art and crafts of the Appalachia region. Tour the National Quilt Museum of the United States, or the Kentucky Center for the Arts. Experience the heritage and influence of Kentucky music at the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

These are just a few of the ways you can discover the inspiration of Kentucky’s unique variety of Appalachian folk art and music. Come inside to find live music and entertainment at events such as bluegrass festivals; shop for Kentucky folk art in galleries and artisan districts, and so much more.

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Louisville, KY
www.louisvilleglassworks.com
Daily self guided tours though the flameworking, stained glass/architectural glass art and glassblowing studios.
Eolia, KY
Classic realism and contemporary mountain art. Original artwork by Sharman and Jeff Chapman-Crane. Mountain Arts Festival 3rd Saturday of June. Hours by appointment.
Oak Grove, KY
Valor Hall Conference & Event Center is owned and operated by the Oak Grove Tourism Commission whose office is located inside the facility.  Ideal for every event from luncheo...
Oak Grove, KY
The Viceroy Performing Arts Center was completed in 2008.  The outdoor amphitheater is 1,946 square feet and is equipped with full light and sound capabilities, two dressing r...
Shelbyville, KY
www.wakefieldscearce.com
Importers of Fine English Furniture, Silver, Paintings and Decorative Accessories since 1947. Twenty-five (25) plus room setting displays and warehouse. Setting is in Historic...
Louisville, KY
www.waldentheatre.org
Walden Theatre is one of the top Conservatory programs for youth theatre arts in the United States. And it’s right here in Louisville. Through nationally recognized C...
Bowling Green, KY
www.thewarehouseatmtvictor.com
The Warehouse at Mt. Victor offers a fully licensed and insured establishment for all your social gathering, wedding and event needs. We offer complete services from event pla...
Winchester, KY
www.waterfrontkyriver.com
One of the destinations on our Beer Cheese Trail! Waterfront Restaurant and Lounge is the best place around to enjoy a casual and fun atmosphere and the gorgeous views of Ken...
Louisville, KY
Ideal place to find something for the person who has everything.
Danville, KY
www.westthill.com
The West T. Hill Community Theatre was established in September 1980. Originally named for its location, the group was later renamed in honor of its founder, Dr. West T. Hill,...
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