Thanks to our generous grantors and sponsors:

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, provides operating support to the Carnegie Center with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for Arts.


All Carnegie Center programs are made possible through the generous support of LexArts. In 2021-2022, the Carnegie Center received a total of $35,000 in unrestricted support. 


In 2021-2022, the Carnegie Center Author Academy, Books-in-Progress Conference, writing classes, writer mentoring, and manuscript consultant service are funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.


Funding has been provided by Kentucky Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in Carnegie Center programs do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or Kentucky Humanities. 




We hope to see you soon at the Carnegie Center, home to the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame and writers and readers of all levels.

Join Us

251 West Second Street
Lexington, KY 40507


(859) 254-4175

The building is currently closed to the public until further notice.

Monday – Thursday: 10:00am – 7:30pm
Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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