Downtown Frankfort is home to a thriving community of artists and artisans. From woodworking to fine jewelry, from sculpture to painting, talent and creativity is overflowing in the Capital City. Come and enjoy!
Shops and Artist Studios
to visit in downtown Frankfort, Kentucky
223 W. Broadway
This ceramics studio, classroom, and gallery features the work of local and area potters and painters. Functional and decorative pottery is available for purchase.
Capital Gallery of Contemporary Art
314 Lewis St.
Exhibiting paintings, fine prints, ceramics and small press books. Works by owner/artist Ellen Glasgow along with artists from Kentucky and across the country.
237 W. Broadway
Explore the amazing work of hundreds of Kentucky’s most talented artists. Shipping is available and gift wrapping is always free. Open every day.
Frankfort Public Art Tour
Use this guide to check out the many public art pieces and locations in downtown Frankfort.
Gallery House at First United Methodist Church
211 Washington St.
Jessie’s Art Gallery & Custom Framing
200 W. 2nd St.
Specializing in “conservation framing” this gallery also carries one of the area’s most complete collections of Paul Sawyier prints.
McClure Building Art Studios
306 W. Main St.
Room 711 • 502.352.2791
Gina Morales shows her collages on ceramic tile.
Betty Beshoar Art Studio
Room 700 • 502.682.9446
Visit this working art studio featuring oil paintings & collages.
Bob McWilliams Fine Art
Room 714 • 502.545.0198
Inspired by the beauty of Kentucky, Bob uses both oils and acrylics for his paintings.
Gene Burch Photography
Room 603 • Purchase Gene
Burch’s photographs of Frankfort.
Room 710 • 859-913-5263
Features a variety of oil paintings.
Rebecca Ruth Candy
116 E. 2nd St.
Revolving exhibits of Kentucky art in the museum. Gift shop has original and print art for sale.
224 W. Main St.
Meet Bill Rodgers and view his photographic images from in and around Frankfort, portraitures, and more.
Silo Ridge Makers Market
314 Saint Clair St.
Small batch hand-crafted gifts and souvenirs by our own Kentucky artisans. Also offers classes and demos from all of our local artisans.
The Grand Theatre Grand Gallery
308 Saint Clair St.
Gallery space exhibiting the work of regional artists. Displays changes quarterly.
Three Elements Designs
332 Saint Clair St.
This working studio of Rob Kirkman features handcrafted furniture, custom carpentry, and functional pieces.
338 Saint Clair St.
Visit this holistic healing center that displays and sells a wide variety of 2 and 3-dimensional art from Frankfort and around the world.
White Rabbit Art & Tattoo Company
101 W. Main St
An all custom shop hand tailoring designs to the customer’s needs.