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Where festivity and creativity meet! Originally the Fischer Meat Packing Company, the Mellwood Art Center offers an industrial flair few places in Louisville can match. We house over 170 artist studios, galleries, shops, gyms, and more! Whether a personal or corporate event, a small business, or an artistic endeavor, we provide everyone with the space they need to unleash their creativity.

Bride and Groom in Bridge Gallery

Photo by We Chose The Moon Photography

The Mellwood also has five venues, perfect for any kind of event! We offer an open vendor policy, 18 hour rental period, and customizable spaces. With the Mellwood Art Center, you can host the event of your dreams!

Recent Stories

Artist Spotlight: Shawn Wade

Artist Spotlight: Shawn Wade

If you follow Louisville Visual Arts, you may have seen Shawn Wade’s takeover of LVA’s social media for their #TakeoverTuesday last week. But did you know Shawn’s also a recent addition to the Mellwood artist community?

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Artist Spotlight: Anil Vinayakan

Artist Spotlight: Anil Vinayakan

Perhaps you’ve stopped by our gallery recently or saw us promoting the current show, “Nature vs Man Made,” which features work by a father and son pair of photographers, Anil and Aravind Vinayakan. While Anil’s a healthcare professional by trade, he’s a lifelong artist at heart; not only as a photographer, but as a painter with a studio here at Mellwood too.

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Business Spotlight: Fusion Photography

Business Spotlight: Fusion Photography

It could be argued that the key to success is adaptability. Sometimes we set out to do something and see it’s not a good fit. Other times we’re forced to change plans by external forces. And occasionally circumstances changes such that something we had initially given up on can now be pursued. For Nathan from Fusion Photography, this has been his journey as a photographer.

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