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 >
Goodbye April showers, hello May flowers! Between the flowers blooming and warmer weather arriving, it’s the perfect time to visit Berea! Hike our trails, enjoy some local food, and create your own beauty in one of our Hands on Workshops! May brings with it brand new events, concerts, exhibits, demonstrations, and chances to enjoy experiences that are uniquely Berea.... read more >