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 October! We are ready for pumpkin carving, Halloween candy, beautiful leaves changing, and everything fall here in Berea! Hike our trails, enjoy some local food, and stop by for a photo op in front of our new murals around town! October brings with it brand new events, concerts, exhibits, demonstrations, and chances to enjoy experiences that are uniquely Berea.... read more >