Choose your dates:

  1. Friday, July 21, 2017

  2. Saturday, July 22, 2017


21c Private Single Barrel Selects

The 21c Selects program is bringing you an exclusive new way of enjoying Kentucky’s favorite spirits. Our spirits experts from Proof on Main and Lockbox travel to distilleries all over Kentucky and elsewhere and hand-pick barrels to be bottled in limited quantities and enjoyed by our guests. Not only can you order tasting flights at the bar in Lockbox, …
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72 hours in Lexington

A trip to Lexington can’t be without horses, bourbon and beer. During the drive in, you are bound to spot a picturesque horse farm with white fences, green grass, and ancient oak trees. However, that’s not all Lexington has in store for you. Art, food and music also make this quaint-yet-hip Kentucky jewel shine. While you hit …
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Follow your heart and vote for 21c

Do the penguins hold a special place in your heart? Don’t be afraid to proclaim your love for the world! Voting is now open for the 2017 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, showcasing the greatest islands, cities, hotels, cruise lines, airports and more. Show some love to propel 21c Museum Hotels to the top …
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Voted #5 in USA Today 10Best

21c Museum Hotel Lexington is among the best new hotels in the country, according to the 2016 USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel awards. We are thrilled to have claimed the fifth spot in the Best New Hotel category. “21c is so much more than just a place to spend the night,” said Andrew …
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21c Lexington Recognized in AIA Pittsburgh Annual Design Awards

AIA Pittsburgh recently hosted the Design Awards, an annual juried design competition.  We are proud to announce that 21c Lexington was recognized for the efforts of the architects at Perfido Weiskopf Wagstaff + Goettel in collaboration with Deborah Berke Partners in preserving this historic property. 21c Lexington has received the Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation for maintaining …
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Lexington City Guide

The city of Lexington is an incubator for vibrant arts, music and culinary communities with small-town southern charm, big-city amenities and a rich heritage. It’s home to The Kentucky Bourbon Trail, Keeneland Race Course, Kentucky Horse Park, a world class performing arts center (Lexington Opera House) and countless historic sites. Come experience why the Bluegrass Region …
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Cyber Monday

Don’t do the crowds this year.  Treat yourself to online shopping! The 21c Museum Shop will be stocked and ready for you on Cyber Monday 11.28.16. Have a penguin fan in your life?  This holiday season, the 21c Museum Shop will be selling limited edition ceramic rose gold penguins – the perfect gift for any …
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Thanksgiving at 21c Lexington

Start a new tradition with friends or family.  Give yourself a break this year and celebrate thanks with mouthwatering selections from chef Jonathan Searle at Lockbox’s Thanksgiving celebration. Learn more… >For dinner reservations, call 859.899.6860 >Invite friends and family via Facebook Dreading the annual couch surf?  Put family up with the Blue Penguins at 21c …
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Kentucky Bred Experience

It’s no secret that Kentucky is the Mecca for horse racing fans and one of the few places where you can get up close and personal with a Thoroughbred, so we’ve taken the reigns to provide the ultimate Kentucky Bred Experience. Fuel up with breakfast for two at Lockbox, then adventure to Horse Country for a …
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Hybridity: The Supernatural

21c Lexington is pleased to present its newest exhibition, Hybridity: The Supernatural. About the exhibition The evolution of species and spaces in 21st century art explores the environmental, economic, and technological conditions shaping the earth and its inhabitants today. In these still and moving images of land and cityscapes, and in the taxidermy and fabricated figures of The …
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Now Booking Holiday Parties

Every year it seems like the holidays creep up on us and planning the perfect event can quickly become a daunting task. Want to host a holiday shindig that will be the talk of the town? Look no further than the art-filled event spaces at 21c Lexington. > Submit an event inquiry > Email or call 859.899.6820 for details

Jonathan Searle Snapshot Bio Debut

Lockbox executive chef Jonathan Searle was featured in Creative Lexington’s Snapshot Bio series alongside other well known Lexington creatives. > Watch the video > Learn more about Creative Lexington  

Elemental: Site-Specific Art at 21c Lexington

Lights animated by the weather or linked like human limbs; crystals found in ice and in crystalline caves; shifting desert sand blowing inside a table and images of polished brass embedded in a floor: the site-specific collection at 21c Museum Hotel Lexington combines form with function, inspired by the elements of our ever-changing natural and …
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Elevated: Local Art at 21c Lexington

As part of 21c Museum Hotel Lexington’s commitment to exhibiting works by both established and emerging artists, the elevator lobbies on each of the 13 guest room floors features artworks by Lexington-based artists.   Robert Beatty Louis Zoellar Bickett II Maui Crane Elizabeth Foley Mike Goodlett J. Daniel Graham Dronex Inc. Jonathan Mcfadden James R …
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Lexington City Guide by Olivia Rink

Looking for a perfect girls getaway this summer?  Olivia Rink has you covered. Check out her Lexington City Guide for the best in staying, eating, shopping and doing around Lexington, KY. “Take some notes and write down ideas because I’m about to help you plan the perfect girls’ weekend getaway in the heart of Kentucky.” You got it, …
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Welcome to Bourbon Country

You thought your weekend plans at 21c couldn’t get any better, but it just did. Welcome to Lexington, where the liquid gold flows freely. Whether you’re local or a visitor, stop by our lobby where some folks from local bourbon distillers will guide you through a mini tasting of that good stuff*. Can you think …
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21c Lexington is one year old!

Well Lexington, we’ve been together for one year. We’ve had some pretty good times haven’t we? Let’s celebrate! PARTY : ART + Soul Anniversary Party If 21c Lexington’s body is our hotel and our heart is Lockbox, then our soul is our contemporary art museum. We wouldn’t be 21c without it. So for our 1 year birthday party we …
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Valentine’s Day at 21c Lexington and Lockbox

Wanna feel what love is? For all the lovers and the loved out there, we’re honoring Cupid’s main obsession at 21c Lexington. Whether you have a sweetheart to smooch or wanna celebrate with your besties, the Blue Penguin is making way for the sparks to fly. DINE At Lockbox, we’re having a love affair with fresh food from the …
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