Lexington is a city steeped in history and culture, and much of that is celebrated through its artwork. Some galleries are very fixated on Kentucky’s rich heritage by focusing on the best artists in Kentucky. Covering a range of topics in artwork through local and national artists, here are five of the best galleries to discover local influences in the Kentucky art scene and beyond.
Ann Tower Gallery is located in the heart of Lexington. The gallery features a wide selection of artwork from both local and national artists, with an emphasis on fine art and folk art. The artists they feature are either some of Kentucky’s best artists or artists who are tied to Kentucky’s land. In addition to paintings, the gallery hosts new exhibitions each month to highlight different visual artists.
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, USA, +1 859 425 1188
The Heike Picket Gallery has two locations in Kentucky, and is known for its wonderful display room, featuring clean design and colors to contrast and enhance the artwork on display. The gallery has a collection of modern paintings, as well as statues and sculptures. Established in 1983, the gallery has a well-established reputation, and a regular rotation of unique exhibitions for different artists.
400 East Vine Street, Lexington, USA, +1 859 233 1263