We will have a booth at the Morehead State University and would love for you to stop by, visit with us, and see some of our Folkart.
Morehead, Kentucky - Kentucky's Appalachians
Dates & Times
- Jun 03, 2017
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
A Day In The Country is Kentucky’s original folk art fair. With more than 50 folk artists from ten states, A Day in the Country is one of the largest annual gatherings of folk artists in America. At the event, visitors can purchase artworks directly from artists. The event also features a fine crafts auction and live acoustic music.
A Day in the Country 2017
Friday, June 2 –
Saturday, June 3
Held on the first Saturday of June each year at the Morehead Conference Center, A Day In The Country is Kentucky’s original folk art fair. With dozens of participating artists from across the eastern U.S., A Day in the Country is one of the largest annual gatherings of folk artists in the country. At the event, visitors can purchase artworks directly from artists, and there is no admission fee. The fair was founded by famed Kentucky woodcarver Minnie Adkins more than 20 years ago.
Minnie Adkins, Steve Armstrong, Bill Barker, Tami Booher, Jason Brandguard, Jo Ann Butts, Rebecca Miller Campbell, Craig Carey, Tom Clark, Brent Collinsworth, Tad DeSanto, Tony Dotson, Barbara Gray, Earl Gray, Sandra Gunder, Larry Hackley, Sandy Hall, Anthony L. Hayes, Joshua Huettig, William Keith, Jo Neace Krause, Jimmy Lewis, Tim Lewis, Ben Mansur, Stephen Marks, Linville Maxwell, Janice Miller, Lonnie & Twyla Money, Robbie Mueller, Jimmy Pennington, Thaddeus Pinkney, Monica Pipia, Wilgus & Darlene Profitt, Guy & Janet Purcell, Bonita Skaggs-Parsons, Willie Rascoe, Guy & Dollie Skaggs, Joyce Skaggs, Elijah Smith, Charles Spellman, Shelley Steck, Tom Steck, Eileen Stockham, Don Stone, Adrain Swain, Lavon Van Williams
The event also features the opening of a major exhibition of works by Bruce New on Friday, June 2 at 5:30-7:30 p.m. and a silent auction of non-Kentucky works recently deaccessed from KFAC’s vast permanent collection. The auction begins at 5 p.m. on Friday and concludes promptly at 1 p.m. Artists represented in the deaccession auction include William Dawson, Purvis Young, Howard Finster, B.F. Perkins, S.L. Jones, Mose Tolliver, Mary T. Smith, and many more. If you cannot attend the event but wish to participate in the auction, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
111 East 1st Street
Morehead Conference Center
Morehead, KY 40351
102 W. 1st Street
Morehead, KY 40351