• Handmade

    Where art is alive

    On our way home from Destination Imagination Global Finals this year, we stopped in Berea, Kentucky to visit the Kentucky Artisan Center, which is not only a traveler’s oasis with its cafe and visitor information, but also a gift shop featuring Appalachian crafts, especially of local artisans. Officially, it is a state agency in the Tourism, Arts & Heritage Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. We have visited Berea several times over the past seven years on our way to and from Knoxville, Tennessee, where the Destination Imagination competition is held. Berea is the folk arts and crafts capital of Kentucky, whose motto is “Where Art’s Alive.” I can promise…