Berea College is a private liberal arts work college founded in 1855, distinctive among post-secondary institutions for providing free education to students and for having been the first college in the Southern United States to be coeducational and racially integrated.
Berea is home to a thriving artisan community of weavers, instrument makers, furniture artisans, jewelry designers, glass workers, potters, painters, sculptors and musicians.
Learn more at: Berea Tourism
The Country Dance & Song Society
The Country Dance & Song Society (CDSS) is an education and arts service nonprofit founded in March 1915 and inspired by the work of Cecil J. Sharp, an English musicologist and collector of folk songs. CDDS promotes participatory dance, music and song rooted in both English and North American culture.
Learn more at: Country Dance & Song Society