After the Black Friday dust settles, several local art organizations will present events that will make it easier to incorporate great local art into your holiday shopping bonanza. Here’s a handful of great options to purchase reasonably-priced, locally produced art, starting this weekend — be sure to let us know if we’ve left something off!
Nov. 24: Downtown Holiday Artist’s Market
Nov. 30: UK Art Department’s Open Studio
Nov. 30 – Dec. 1: Lexington Art League’s Black Friday Art Sale at the Loudoun House
Dec. 8: R.O.C.K. Holiday Shopping Bazaar
Dec. 17 – 22: Institute 193 Sells Out
On a similar note, Local First Lexington, our local alliance of independently owned businesses, are once again hosting a “Think Local First” holiday shopping challenge. Submit ten receipts from Local First Lexington businesses from November and December of this year to be entered to win $500 in gift cards from Local First Lexington businesses of your choice. Click here for more details.