Located just south of Lexington, KY, ​Berea is home to a thriving population of weavers, instrument makers, furniture artisans, jewelry designers, glass workers, potters, painters, sculptors and musicians. The story of Berea’s artisan community is interwoven with the historic Berea College, the first interracial and coeducational college in the South. Berea has a longstanding tradition of diversity, social justice, environmental responsibility and community service. Both college and town are committed to the practice of sustainability and conservation.

​Take a beautiful hike through the nature preserve area dedicated to former Berea College President, John B. Stephenson. read more >
Berea has made it once again into the Top 10 Towns for Craft Lovers with American Craft Week! We love our artisans and craftspeople and we know you will too, some come #visitberea!. May brings with it more exciting events, concerts, exhibits, demonstrations, and chances to enjoy our beautiful Kentucky town. Come experience all this and more with us, and make... read more >