Appalachian Artisan Center
The Appalachian Artisan Center Shop and website are home to an extensive selection of handcrafted items. From pottery to jewelry- furniture to quilts- the rich heritage of the region is relfected in the unique pieces available for purchase. Every two months, the Center displays the work of a new "Featured Artist"- keeping the palette of the Center fresh and new.
The Cafe', located inside the Shop, serve a variety of light fare including specialty sandwiches, coffee and pastries. The Cafe' reflects and echoes the Shop's atmosphere by serving unique menu items that present the best of the region. Kentucky products are featured and local ingredients are used whenever possible. The Cafe' is a place to savor imaginative food in an artistic setting.
At the Artisan Center Studios, watch a one-of-a-kind table or chair emerge from pieces of Kentucky hardwood. See precious metals and stones transformed into wearable treasures. At the Appalachian Artisan Center Studios, artists participate in a unique program that allows them to grow their business with support on many different levels.
Individuals and groups can schedule tours to experience the different activities of the Center. Tours can be customized to specific interests and can include demonstrations by local artists, catered meals or snacks from the Cafe', hands-on workshops and special performaces by local musicians. Call for more information.