Visual Arts

Paducah is home to innovative artists and far-reaching attractions and events that contribute to the UNESCO Creative City's vibrant artistic landscape in Historic Downtown, the Lower Town Arts District and beyond. Opportunities to experience Paducah's authentic sense of place abound year-round.

The celebration of creativity continues every day in Paducah!

Summer 2018 brings world-class exhibitions at the National Quilt Museum including "Japanese Quilt Artists Who Have Influenced the World," the Master Artist Workshop Series at Paducah School of Art & Design and the 48 Hour Film Project presented by Maiden Alley Cinema.


Where to begin your discovery of Paducah’s distinctively creative culture?

Browse listings of Paducah's premier visual art venues below. Or visit art galleries and collectives throughout the city to behold locally-made art crafted by ceramicists, leather and wood workers, textile artists, photographers and other creatives.