LexArts Mill Street Lexington Kentucky

LexArts is greater Lexington’s premier cultural development, advocacy and fund raising organization.


As both the area arts council and united arts fund, LexArts provides a wide range of programs and services designed to integrate the arts into our daily lives including the LexArts Gallery Hop, Lexington Youth Arts Council and ArtScope…This Week in the Arts email calendar.


LexArts’ President & CEO and board members work closely with community leaders and local and state officials concerning public funding and cultural facilities. Through its annual Fund for the Arts, LexArts raises millions of dollars in support of local arts and distributes general operating support to its Partner Organizations, as well as offering competitive special project and programming grants to other arts organizations in the area.


LexArts also operates ArtsPlace, a former YWCA turned cultural edifice, which offers rehearsal space and office space for nonprofit arts organizations. ArtsPlace is also home to ArtsPlace Gallery, one of Lexington’s premier visual art galleries, dedicated to showcasing high quality works by Kentucky artists.

Our fabulous Beaux Arts building has space aplenty to rent for all occasions, from weddings to private parties to recitals to retreats. For more information, view our rental space information.

Thank you for your interest in joining the LexArts team. All positions are currently filled. Please check back for future updates.


LexArts understands that meaningful work experience can play a significant role in advancing the careers of future arts leaders. Our interns become essential members of our team and are expected to participate in daily activities, contribute skills and ideas, and create excellent work.
Click here to submit a LexArts Internship Application.