One of the top fine art shows in the country
Consistently ranked one of the top Fine Art and Contemporary Craft Shows in the country*, this autumn tradition draws 160,000 visitors who come to purchase unique handcrafted items directly from the hands that crafted them. Always held the first full weekend of October, the St. James Court Art Show has been running continuously for over 61 years.
*September 2017: #10 on Sunshine Artist magazine’s Top 100 Fine Art Shows in the U.S.
2018 Call for Artists – Application Deadlines and Booth Pricing by Section:
|Section||Application Deadline||Apply via||10′ x 10′ Booth|
|1300 Association||6/1/2018||Paper Application||$550|
|Belgravia Court||Open until Full||Zapplication.org||$575|
|St. James Court||3/31/2018||Zapplication.org||$575|
|West End Baptist Church||Open until Full||Paper Application||$500|
Questions? Contact Us.
Information for Specific Sections
Exhibitor Info At-A-Glance
There are six sections of the art show. Each section juries artists. Artists may apply to any section(s). Once invited and a booth fee payment is made, the artist is then with that section for the current show year.
Our artists are important to us. We work hard all year long to make sure Louisville knows you are going to be here the 1st weekend of October. Our annual marketing plan includes Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Monthly, Nashville Arts, Playbill Cincinatti, StyleBlueprint, ArtFairCalendar.com, Insider Louisville, Ad Network Kentucky, Art FM WXOX 97.1 FM, WAVE 3 TV, Facebook, Instagram, and subscriber based e-newsletters.
Exhibitor Parking Information
Exhibitor Parking Map Please note that paid parking lots at area schools, churches and valet parking are fundraisers for these organizations. Patronizing them is much appreciated.
Choose to Pay to Park and help raise money for these organizations:
- Cochran Elementary School: 500 W Gaulbert
- DuPont Manual High School: 120 W. Lee St.
- Noe Middle School: 121 W Lee St.
- Youth Performing Arts School (YPAS): 1517 S 2nd St.
Handicapped Parking is available on the East Side of 6th (along Central Park) at 6th & Magnolia Ave. and the north lane of Hill between St. James Court and 3rd Streets.