Past Exhibits

2022-2023 Exhibits
  • The Power of Color: A Stephen Rolfe Powell Retrospective – August – October 2022
    • a retrospective celebrating the work of glass artist, Stephen Powell
    • visit the exhibit page here
    • view an archive of the online gallery here
2021-2022 Exhibits
  • Your World in Color – July – August 2021
    • a solo exhibit by Kentucky abstract painter Sarah Wiltsee.
  • En Plein Air – August – September 2021
    • an annual exhibit featuring new artwork by the Plein Air Artists of Central Kentucky
  • Unmasked – August – September 2021
    • a collaborative exhibit featuring artwork by the Gathering Artists – Danville’s longest-standing artist society
  • Visual Puns – August – September 2021
    • photographs by Milton Scarborough
  • Object Obsession – September – October 2021
    • a solo exhibit by mixed media artist Wayne Daugherty
  • The Object Seen – September – October 2021
    • an international, juried still life exhibition
  • 2021 Holiday Market – November – December 2021
    • our annual curated shopping experience
  • Appalachia from the Inside – January – March 2022
    • an exhibit celebrating Kentucky’s Appalachian Art and Culture
  • Our Kentucky Home – March 2022
    • a traveling exhibit featuring artwork by Hispanic, Latinx and Latin American people who call Kentucky their home
  • Sabra Crockett: Birdwatching – March – April 2022
    • an exhibit of depictions of Kentucky songbirds and avifauna
  • Students of Centre College – March – April 2022
    • the thought-provoking artworks of Centre College studio art students
  • Artists-in-Residence Show – March – April 2022
    • a show highlighting the many talents of the Art Center’s artist-in-residence program
  • Youth Art Show of the Bluegrass – May – June 2022
    • a celebration of student artists from throughout the region.
2020-2021 Exhibits
  • Open to Interpretation – June – August 2020
    • an invitational show of contemporary abstract artwork
  • En Plein Air – August – October 2020
    • an annual exhibit featuring new artwork by the Plein Air Artists of Central Kentucky
  • Comforts of Home – August – October 2020
    • a collaborative exhibit featuring artwork by the Gathering Artists – Danville’s longest-standing artist society
  • 2020 Holiday Market – November – December 2020
    • our annual curated shopping experience
  • The Art of Being Black: Conversation and Experience – January – April 2021
    • Three inter-related exhibits gave voice to the challenges and joys of being Black in Kentucky, celebrating the Black experience and calling attention to the ongoing struggle for racial justice. Click here for an archived virtual exhibit.
  • New Life, New Birth, New Beginnings – April 2021 to May 2021
    • a juried exhibition celebrating the renewal of spring.
  • Spring Sale – April – May 2021
    • a special sale of handcrafted garden items
  • Kentucky Hues – June 2021
    • a solo exhibit by Kentucky landscape artist David Ray Farmer.
2019-2020 Exhibits
  • Local Folk – August 2019
    • a photography exhibit by Danville City Manager Ron Scott
  • En Plein Air – August 2019
    • an annual exhibit featuring new artwork by the Plein Air Artists of Central Kentucky
  • Horizon: Contemporary Landscape – September-November 2019
    • a national juried landscape exhibition.
  • A Johnson Family Christmas – November & December 2019
    • paintings by Versailles artist Eric Johnson, created in the style of the Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post covers.
  • 2019 Holiday Market – November & December 2019
    • our annual curated shopping experience featuring 43 artists.
  • New Year New Art – January & February 2020
    • an annual invitation exhibit showcasing all-new work by regional artists.
  • Kids Art Show of the Bluegrass – March – April 2020
    • a celebration of student artists from throughout the region.
  • Open to Interpretation – May – July 2020
    • an invitational show of contemporary abstract artwork
2018-2019 Exhibits
  • 2nd Look Quilt Challenge – June & July 2018
    • a juried quilt challenge featuring art quilts made from recycled materials
  • En Plein Air – August 2018
    • an annual exhibit featuring new artwork by the Plein Air Artists of Central Kentucky
  • Horizon: Contemporary Landscape – September to November 2018
    • an annual juried exhibit that challenges the conventional definitions of landscape art
  • Reflections – September to November 2018
    • a collaborative exhibit by the Gathering Artists
  • 2018 Holiday Market – November & December 2018
    • a curated shopping experience featuring giftable art by regional artists
  • Growing Perspective – November & December 2018
    • paintings by Matthew Klooster
  • Visual Puns – November & December 2018
    • photographs by Milton Scarborough
  • New Year New Art – January & February 2019
    • an annual invitational exhibit featuring artwork created since August of the previous year
  • Tiny Art Show – February 2019
    • a pop-up exhibit and fundraiser featuring hundreds of pieces of tiny art from artists throughout the bluegrass region
  • Centre College Student Showcase – March 2019
    • a juried exhibit of student artwork
  • Youth Art Fair – March 2019
    • an annual showcase of artwork by Boyle County students in grades K-12, presented in collaboration with the Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County
  • State of Kentucky Photography Exhibition – April to June 2019
    • a juried exhibit of photographs by Kentucky artists of Kentucky subjects
  • Quilts with a Kick – June 2019
    • art quilts by the Quilt Artists of Kentucky

Thank you to Toyota for ensuring our exhibits are always free for the public.