Now at the Arts Center

Something is always going on at the Community Arts Center, whether it's our Lunch with the Arts and Starry Night Studio series or other special events.


Lunch with the Arts

Arts a la Carte!

lunch with the artsLunch with the Arts hosts a diverse offering of artists who share their craft from noon to 1 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month, giving us a mid-month, mid-day break we all deserve.

Register by 6 p.m. on the Monday before each presentation to reserve lunch for $10, or join us brown-bag-style with your own and pay just $5 at the door!

michaelfogler smallMichael Fogler and Classical Guitar
Wednesday, Jan. 21
Michael Fogler has been a performer and teacher of classical guitar in this area for 35 years. He has performed with the Lexington Chamber Chorale, the Elliott-Fogler Flute & Guitar Duo, the Lexington Guitar Trio among others. He has been on the faculty of the University of Kentucky, Transylvania University, Centre College, and Georgetown College. During his Lunch with the Arts presentation, he will perform a variety of classical guitar music with spoken commentary about the music and the composers. 

$10. Register now (or by Monday, Jan. 19) to receive a boxed lunch, or pay $5 at the door and bring your own meal.

Starry Night Studio

Find Your Inner Artist!

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Each Starry Night Studio takes you step-by-step through the process of creating your very own masterpiece. Great for family groups, friends out for a night, or companies looking for a unique bonding experience for employees.

Not sure what to expect? Check out our photo album on Facebook.

Call 859-236-4054 or email Mary Beth to find out how you can schedule your own private Starry Night Studio.
Gift certificates are available in increments of $25! To purchase, call 859-236-4054 or stop by in person.

Recommended minimum age: 14.


Red-4669Snow-Tipped Cardinals
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 7 to 9 p.m.

$25. Register now.
Registration deadline: Friday, Jan. 2.

Winter Trees

Grown Up and Me: Winter Trees
Sunday, Jan. 11, 3 to 5 p.m.

$25. Register now.
For children 12 and under, with an adult guardian.
Registration deadline: Friday, Jan. 9.

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Matisse's Goldfish
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

$30. Register now.
Registration deadline: Friday, Jan. 16.

Sunny Side
Tuesday, Feb. 3, 7 to 9 p.m.

$25. Register now.
Registration deadline: Friday, Jan. 30.

sultryswansSultry Swans
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 7 to 9 p.m.

$25. Register now. Registration deadline: Friday, Feb. 6

fiesta teapotFiesta Teapot
Sunday, Feb. 22, 2 to 4 p.m.

Indulge in an afternoon of painting and tea. Sip a variety of specialty teas from Elmwood Inn and nibble on a scone while creating your masterpiece!

This special Starry Night Studio is sponsored by Elmwood Inn Fine Teas.

$30. Register now. Registration deadline: Friday, Feb. 20


Mustang Sally with instructor Paula Whitaker Centre Posse paints Funky Old Centre Grown Up and Me Colorfall Trees Nov 2013
Painting Mustang Sally with
instructor Paula Whitaker
We like to call Starry Night Studio as "the
social painting experience" - great for
school groups, coworkers, family reunions,
bachelorette parties... you name it!
Grown Up and Me classes are
for children 12 and under,
with adult supervision

Starry Night Studio Gallery

Here's a sampling of the paintings we've made at previous Starry Night Studios. See one you like? Email Mary Beth to schedule your own private Starry Night Studio with friends or family! Don't see anything you like? You can always ask us to create a custom painting for you, too.

Hep Style

Sailboats at Argenteuil monetMommy and Me Ike the Inchworm Monets Bridge over Water Lily Pond bright
Wild West Mustang copyvintage vino bright           
Hearts brightFranz Marc Cat on a Yellow CushionSnowmanBelieve starry night studioSanta Starry Night Studio 
Little Town of BethlehemHoliday1 Black dressbirch beautiesBlast off Tropical Sunsetcutest cupcakeDavid FarmerDerby Day matisse's goldfishgoldfishMartini time come sail awayBig AppleLavish Magnoliafleur de lis smallmarilyn monroe warhol small new look for old centreNight in Parispear Put a bird on itRibbit starry starry night van goghsunrisethe scream edvard munch VanGogh Forestmonet waterlilieswhen life gives you lemons Van Gogh's Sunflowers  from paris with loveHoliday Baublefunny little flowersBlue Dog george rodriguevintage vinowish upon a star

Great American Art Festival

Great American Art FestivalSave the Date:
The Great American Art Festival is coming in 2016!
in conjunction with the Great American Brass Band Festival

Interested artists were encouraged to attend the 2015 Great American Brass Band Festival (June 4 - 7) in downtown Danville to see what we're all about!

Please check this page regularly for updates, or sign up here for the Great American Art Festival email list and you'll be the first to know!



Exhibit and Lisi's Art Lab Hours:

Mon. - Fri.: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sat.: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Exhibits free, Lisi's Art Lab $1 per child

Office Hours:

Mon. - Fri: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

401 W. Main Street

Danville, KY  40422

Events At A Glance

Mon Dec 22
Munchkin & Me
Mon Dec 22 @10:00AM - 06:00PM
Trees & Trains
Tue Dec 23 @10:00AM - 06:00PM
Trees & Trains
Wed Dec 24 @10:00AM - 06:00PM
Trees & Trains
Fri Dec 26 @10:00AM - 06:00PM
Trees & Trains