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The PAPA Gallery

Open Hours

Tues – Sat: 11am – 3 pm
Other times by appointment only.

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The PAPA Gallery Welcomes Quilters

The PAPA Gallery Welcomes Quilters

Art and creativity are expressed in many ways and PAPA member Suzanne Alexander happens to enjoy working with textiles more than paint. While you're in town for the quilt show, the PAPA Gallery invites you stop by the gallery at 124 Broadway to...

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Glasses Galore!

Glasses Galore!

The challenge word for PAPA artists this month is "Glasses." Dale Houseworth's painting, Glasses, makes you yearn for a simpler time. It might be your grandmother's kitchen with the tablecloth you remember well. Before you know it, you can feel the...

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A Bird and Weeds and Sky

A Bird and Weeds and Sky

It's hard to imagine that unassuming title conveying anything interesting, but not for April's featured artist, Vickie Lee Gingrich. She has taken this simple image and managed to bring the viewer into the field with her. She invites you to feel...

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READ ABOUT

Our Story

In 1991, a small group of Paducah painters realized a common need. They wanted to learn more about fine art and painting. Led by master artist and long-time Paducah resident, the late Clyde H. Lawter Jr, the group began meeting, sharing, learning, and growing!

A short time later, the group incorporated as a non-profit organization and were officially named PAPA – Paducah Area Painters Alliance.

The PAPA Gallery on Broadway opened in 1998, providing the perfect place to show their work and share their stories. Some members of that original ‘charter group’ are still painting and showing their work today, joined by many more artists from our surrounding region. That same spirit of camaraderie exists at PAPA today and we continue to find ways to share art with each other and our community.

Clyde H Lawter, Jr
Founding Member    

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Our Purpose

PAPA endeavors to bring together artists to encourage, motivate, educate, and promote them, and to promote the art of painting in particular. A principal goal is to increase sociability and friendship among its members. Whenever resources allow, PAPA will provide a theatre to display member’s art – both in the gallery on Broadway, online on our website, and in the community.

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Our Board

Dutch Thurman, President

Gerry Marcum, Vice President

Jenny Fuller, Executive Director

Sandi Johnson, Program Coordinator

Brenda Foster, Treasurer

Cindy McLaren, Secretary

Mark Cope

Frank Bennett

John McLaren

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Address

124 Broadway St
Paducah, KY 42001, USA
(270) 575-3544

Open Hours

Tuesday – Saturday: 11am – 3pm
Other times by appointment only.
Call (270) 519-3198 for appt.

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