The Berea Arts Council
- a place for artists and a place for community
"If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our imagination on the altar of crude reality and we end up believing in nothing and having worthless dreams." Yawn Martel in his forward to Life of Pi

The Berea Arts Council (BAC) was organized in 1986 to focus the resources of Berea College and Berea’s extensive arts community on the need for arts in the larger community.

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Get Involved

There are many ways to support the work of the Berea Arts Council! You can volunteer your time, become a member of the Arts Council, make a donation, or sponsor an exhibit. For more information about any of these opportunities, email

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Programs & Events

There are many programs and events hosted by the Berea Arts Council. For a complete listing of upcoming events, visit these pages:


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