President James invites everyone to come out to the St. James Court Art Show in Old Louisville

September 28, 2022

Louisville – The 66th Annual St. James Court Art Show begins this Friday, September 30, 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 classic Old Louisville tradition, and I’m very excited to see how the community responds to the awesome additions it has in store for the community this year,” says Metro Council President David James (D-6).  “I am so honored to help sponsor the 66th St. James Court Art Show in the sixth district’s historic Old Louisville. This annual art show is a jewel for not only our city, but for the state of Kentucky, bringing in over 300,000 visitors who come to enjoy the culture and beautiful architecture of Old Louisville.” 

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, September 30 through Sunday, October 2.  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: Audience502, Center Stage, Cunningham Golf and Utility Vehicles, Fund for the Arts, Heaven Hill Brands, Historic Old Louisville, Kentucky Public Radio, Kentucky Shakespeare, Louisville Public Media, President David James District 6 Metro Louisville, Park DuValle Community Health Center, Sarah Battle, Speed Art Museum, StorAll, Sunergos Coffee, The Filson Historical Society, West Sixth Brewing, WAVE and Weyland Ventures. 

For additional information, please visit: https://stjamescourtartshow.com.

“Those visiting this year’s St. James Court Art Show will notice a few new additions, including the Local Performance Village, a partnership with Fund for the Arts that will bring the performing arts to St. James Court Art Show. It’s a great example of how the art show continues to evolve after 65 years, while deepening our relationships to Louisville’s community arts organizations,” says Howard Rosenburg, Executive Director of St. James Court Art Show.  

Please take note of the below street closures and no parking areas around St. James Court during the event.  

2022 St. James Art Show 
Street Closures and No Parking Areas
 

Street Closures 
From 1:00 AM on Thursday, September 29 until 11:30 PM on Sunday, October 2  

  • Alley between Third Street and Fourth Street from Magnolia Street to Hill Street  
  • Alley between Fourth Street and St. James Court from Magnolia Street to Hill Street  
  • R Chin Alley from Sixth Street to Hill Street  
  • Saint James Court from Magnolia Street to Hill Street  
  • Magnolia Street from Third Street to Sixth Street  
  • Gaulbert Avenue from Third Street to Fourth Street  
  • Fourth Street from Park Avenue to Hill Street  
  • Sixth Street & Levering Alley  
  • Sixth Street & Levering Street  

No Parking Areas 
From 1:00 AM on Thursday, September 29 until 9:00 PM on Sunday, October 2  

  • Park Avenue (south side) from Fourth Street to Sixth Street  
  • Gaulbert Avenue from Third Street to Fourth Street  

From 1:00 AM on Thursday, September 29 until 11:30 PM on Sunday, October 2  

  • Saint James Court from Magnolia Street to Hill Street  
  • Magnolia Street from Third Street to Levering Street  

From 1:00 AM on Thursday, September 29 until 10:00 PM on Sunday, October 2  

  • Third Street (west side) from Park Avenue to Hill Street  
  • Third Street (east side) from Burnett Magnolia to Hill Street  
  • Fourth Street from Park Avenue to Hill Street 
  • Sixth Street (east side) from Park Avenue to Hill Street  

From 1:00 AM on Thursday, September 29 until 7:00 PM on Sunday, October 2  

  • Hill Street from Second Street to Sixth Street  
  • Fourth Street (east side) from Hill Street to Gaulbert Avenue  

From 10:00 AM on Friday, September until 8:00 PM on Sunday, October 2  

  • Hill Street (north side) from Second Street to Sixth Street will be restricted to Handicapped Parking  

Handicap Parking Areas 

  • North lanes of Hill Street between 3rd and St. James Court from 9:00 AM on Friday to 10:00 PM on Sunday.  
  • East side of 6th Street near Magnolia along Central Park from 8:00 AM on Thursday to 10:00 PM on Sunday.  

NOTE:  No Handicap Parking at St. James Court and Fountain Court (across from the fountain on the east side of street)  

Media Parking Areas 

Media parking is available across from the LMPD 4th Division in south lane of Magnolia, beginning at the end of the tents and going westward towards 6th Street. Signs will be posted. 

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