The Gallery On The Square is a non-profit organization which was purchased in 1992 with contributions and membership funds from the community. It is operated bythe Simpson County Guild Of Artists and Craftsmen. Its mission is to support artists, art and art education in our community.
27th Annual Young Artist Exhibit LES
Click on the slideshow to view artwork created by 4th and 5th Graders at Lincoln Elementary School under the direction of Ms. Diane Wade and Ms. Jane Rahm.
Our volunteers are instrumental to our operation. If you are an artist or art appreciator, enjoy working with the public and looking for a way to give back; we would love to meet you. Click here for more info.
As a non profit organization we depend on support from all those who appreciate the Gallery and the work it does. Your support is critical factor in our ability to bring quality education and art experiences to the adults and children of Franklin and Simpson County and our surrounding communities. Click here for more info.
Aspiring Artist? Art Appreciator? Click here to learn about all of the great opportunities for the emerging artist.
Events & Exhibits
"Our DNA" - Opening Reception
August 26th, 2021
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Neilson Hubbard is an American record producer, film director, film producer, singer-songwriter, and photographer. He produced Mary Gauthier's Grammy-nominated album, Rifles & Rosary Beads.
This exhibit is to celebrate the people of Franklin and the surrounding south.... to celebrate seeing one another for what we have in common as well as how we are unique. This is our DNA.
Sponsored by Crocker Farms and Crocker Winery
August 28th, 2021
Music festival featuring regional bands, arts, food and good vibes in Franklin KY. Click here for the vendor application
The Gallery, in partnership with the Franklin Favorite, is seeking artists a public art project to paint one of 7 newspaper stands. Submission deadline is July 16, 2021
Click here for detailed information on submissions.
Visit our “Flavors of Kentucky” corner within
the Gallery. Come in for one of a kind gift
items and one of a kind flavor!
Applecreek Specialty Foods (a variety of sauces and salsas)
D's Mad Sauce (all purpose sauce)
Elmwood Inn Fine Teas
Harris’ Homestead Farm (local honey)
Heritage Homestead (sorghum molasses)
Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese
Kentucky Bad Dog Jelly
Louisville Tea Company
O Brother’s (maple syrup)
Ruth Hunt Candy
Shell Bee’s (flavored sugars, salts and peppers)
The Status Crowe (ice cream)
The Gallery On The Square prides itself on its fine selection of original arts and unique craftswork from exclusively Kentucky and Tennessee artists and craftsmen. The primary source of the work available at the Gallery are the members of the Simpson County Guild of Artists and Craftsmen. We are also proud to be a designated Kentucky Crafted Retailer (designated by *) on the artist lists.
Franklin Frame Gallery
Custom picture framing featuring a large selection of frame and matte samples in-house. Framing original art, prints, embroidery, and documents. Specializing in repair work of damaged glass, matting or frames.
Located in the Gallery On The Square.
Contact Max Doty for more information
Know someone who loves original art? Gift Cards are available for any occasion
and at the amount to suit your needs.
In a hurry? No need to wait. Let us wrap your item directly after your purchase for that special someone.
Franklin KY 42134
o Tues through Fri 10am to 4pm
o Saturday 10am – 2 pm
Holiday Hours – Closed after regular hours Tuesday December 24th – 2 pm to Friday
Specializing in Kentucky Crafted Gifts
Listed in the Kentucky Crafted Retailer Directory.
We are proud to be listed with other interesting and unique retail destinations in Kentucky!
The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, provides operating support to Simpson County Guild Of Artists And Craftsmen with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.