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 >
Hello January, Hello 2020! Start off the new year with a trip to Berea, KY! Enjoy shopping from our local shops & artisan galleries, treat yourself to some delicious food from our local eateries, and stop by for a photo op in front of our new murals around town! November brings with it brand new events, concerts, exhibits, demonstrations, and chances... read more >