The Kentucky West Arts Center was developed to give the people of the Western counties of Ky an opportunity for a community people with a common cause to promote the music and arts of Western Kentucky and make our community a better place to live.


Ky West Arts Center opened its doors in July 2019.  The facility includes:

  • 90-seat theater for live music shows and entertainment,
  • a large room with dance floor,
  • a band practice room,
  • as well as several smaller music and vocal lesson rooms.


We offer sound production services for events and festivals and even stage and lighting services.

KWAC offers music theory classes and group music workshops.

Other services include classes and workshops in photography, video, dance, painting, sewing and several kids’ programs in music, dance and woodworking.

Tim Batts is the Executive Director.  He is a native of Ballard County and has a passion for music and the arts is dedicated to helping it grow in Western Kentucky.