The Scott County Arts & Cultural Welcome Center
One block west of the Scott County Courthouse at 117 North Water St., Georgetown, Kentucky, U.S.A. is #1 on the popular “Walk Through Time” tour of historic downtown Georgetown sites, now the Scott County Arts & Cultural Welcome Center.
The Old 1892 Scott County Jail Complex Jailer’s House serves as a Visitor Welcome Center for the West Gateway into historic downtown Georgetown, providing maps and information on cultural destinations, businesses, community events, organizations, and activities.
The Front Porch Welcome Center is open 24/7. The Jailer’s Home Gallery opens every Thursday – Sunday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. through October 31, with additional hours the first weekend of each month: Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 1 to 6 p.m.. Tours and private visits may be arranged by calling 502-570-8366 / 502-863-3068.
The “welcome” to participate extends to all ages and abilities in the friendly, inclusive environment of the 1870’s Old Jailer’s Home. The “home for the arts” is available for private and community use, artists and arts organizations for teaching, meetings, receptions, and events.
The Scott County Arts Consortium (SCAC) invites you to participate in inclusive, “CAN DO” hands-on arts education programs. Arts educators are welcome to offer classes and workshop activities for all ages, custom classes for individuals and groups, and an educational outreach program.
The Old Jailer’s house is home to the Scott County Arts Consortium, Inc., the 501c3 non-profit organization that manages the development of the Scott County Arts & Cultural Welcome Center supporting cultural activities for the community, hosting a visitor welcome center featuring maps and information on local businesses and cultural destinations, space for classes and workshops, receptions and meetings, and galleries to showcase local and regional artists’ and artisans’ work throughout the year. The Red Gallery Gift Shop offers affordable art for gift giving and souvenirs.
Contact us at 502-570-8366 to schedule a tour, register for classes, or arrange a custom class or your own special event or meeting.
We hope you enjoy browsing the site and getting acquainted with the Scott County Arts Consortium, Inc., and choose to get involved in making a positive difference in your community by supporting cultural development.
Scott County Arts Consortium, Inc.
Scott County Arts & Cultural Welcome Center
P.O. Box 1126 / 117 North Water Street
Georgetown, KY 40324