Councilman Baker invites the community to attend the St. James Court Art Show in Old Louisville

October 04, 2023

Louisville (October 4, 2023) – The 67th Annual St. James Court Art Show begins this Friday, October 6, in Old Louisville. This fall tradition is a juried fine arts and contemporary crafts show, which features 600 artists from around the United States. Historic Old Louisville is also among the country’s largest collection of Victorian homes.

“The St. James Court Art Show is a tradition I’m excited to share in this year as a representative of the district. This event welcomes residents of Louisville and people from all over the country who enjoy shopping the streets of Old Louisville for some one of a kind treasures. I hope you’ll be able to stop by over the weekend,” said Councilman Baker.

The Art Show offers a wide variety of booths featuring food vendors, furniture, pottery, jewelry, glassworks, photography, and paintings.

The event is held rain or shine beginning on Friday, October 6 through Sunday, October 8.  Friday and Saturday hours are 10 AM – 6 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. Admission is free to the art show, but please no pets unless they are a service animal. 

Sponsors for the St. James Court Art Show include Heaven Hill Brands, Cunningham Golf & Utility Vehicles, West Sixth Brewing, Sunergos Coffee, Louisville, Metro Council District 6, StorAll, Weyland Ventures, Park DuValle Community Health Center, WAVE, Audience 502, Louisville Public Media, Kentucky Public Radio, Historic Old Louisville, The Filson Historical Society, Speed Art Museum, Kentucky Shakespeare, Center Stage, Center for the Arts, and Sarah Battle.

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Please take note of the below street closures around St. James Court during the event.

2023 St. James Art Show
Street Closures

Street Closures

From 7:00 AM on Wednesday, October 4 until 11:30 PM on Sunday, October 8

  • James Court between Magnolia Ave and W Hill St.


From 7:00 AM on Thursday, October 5 until 11:30 PM on Sunday, October 8

  • Magnolia Ave between S 3rdSt and S 6th  
  • Alley between S 3rdand S 4th St from Park Ave to W Hill St. 
  • Alley between S 4thand St. James Court from Magnolia Ave and W Hill St. 
  • R Chin Alley between S 6thSt and W Hill St. 
  • Gaulbert Ave between S 3rdSt and S 4th St.
  • S 4thSt between Park Ave and W Hill St. 

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