Welcome to the St. James Court Art Show
During this three-day event you’ll find delightful works of art in 17 artistic mediums, from clay to wood, lovingly created by over 700 talented artists. With so much to choose from, you’re sure to discover your next must-have treasure. And if you are in need of refreshment during your search, just stop at one our food vendors for a rejuvenating snack and beverage.
For a complete list of our artists and our food vendors, be sure to pick up the complimentary 2017 St. James Court Art Show Program, available at the Welcome Tents located at: St James Court & Magnolia Ave., 4th & Magnolia Ave., 3rd & Magnolia Ave., St James Court & Hill St. Or just ask one of our friendly volunteers.
Thanks for visiting, we’re glad you’re here!
2017 Artist Lists
Directions to the St. James Court Art Show
The St. James Court Art Show® is held in Historic Old Louisville just south of Central Park on St. James Court, Belgravia Court, Magnolia Avenue, Third and Fourth Streets. Old Louisville is approximately 3 miles south of downtown Louisville and just 3 blocks north of The University of Louisville. During the show, all streets within the event perimeter will be closed.
- For GPS purposes use this address: 1402 St James Court, Louisville, KY 40208
- Find the Art Show on Google maps here.
- Printable version of ParkingMapPublicWithTrolley&Shuttles
- A pdf map of the Art Show is here.
Park Offsite and Shuttle Options
$6 TARC Zero Bus Shuttle from the Brown Garage
Park in the Brown Garage for $6, located at 658 S. 3rd Street, and jump on TARC’s Zero Bus. Drop off and pick up is at 2nd & Hill Street. One block East of the Art Show.
$10 Second Street Neighborhood Association Shuttle Service
Park at the Jefferson Community & Technical College, located at 109 E. Broadway (enter from 2nd Street). Shuttles run every 5-10 minutes.
- Park and Shuttle: $10
- Shuttle Only: $5/person or $10 for groups of 2-4
Direct access to/from interstate I-65. From I-65N, take Exit 136B/Brook Street to Broadway. From I-65S, stay right after crossing the JFK Bridge and take the first exit 136C/Jefferson Street–Downtown. After exiting, follow black on yellow directional signs to parking. From I-64E, I-64W, or I-71W, follow markers to I-65S, then take Exit 136C/Jefferson Street–Downtown. As an alternate route, and to avoid paying bridge tolls from I-65S, take Exit 1 in Indiana and follow signs to US 31S across the Clark Memorial Bridge, which becomes 2nd Street. Look for black on yellow directional signs to parking.
Please note that paid parking lots at area schools, churches and valet parking are fundraisers for these organizations. Patronizing them is much appreciated.
Valet Parking is not an option in 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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.
Click here for special rates on the Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau lodging site for the Art Show.
Old Louisville Bed and Breakfasts
Visit their web site: www.Louisvillebedandbreakfast.org There are several B&B’s within walking distance of the art show in Old Louisville. Be sure to ask about their location and distance to the art show before booking.
RV & Camper Overnight Parking
Overnight stays are strictly prohibited on city streets.
Cochran Elementary 500 W. Gaulbert Ave 502-485-8230; ask for Charlie
Kentucky Exposition Center 502-367-5380
Elevate your 2017 St James Court Art Show Experience with Hospitality Tent Tickets- Sold out for 2017
Treat yourself, best friend, mom or sister to a fun day(s) at St. James. Hospitality Tent Tickets include*:
- Parking Pass with easy access parking for all 3 days
- Unlimited Hospitality Tent Access- Lunch and beverages for you and a guest
- A signed and numbered 2017 Poster
- A complimentary year’s subscription to the Commonwealth’s premier leisure magazine Kentucky Monthly
The 2017 Hospitality Tent Tickets are sold out for 2017.
All Hospitality Tent Parking passes will be mailed via U.S. Mail in September. If the Art Show closes due to rain or other unforeseen event, all Hospitality Tent passes will be honored for the following show year.