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Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center


1860 Mellwood Ave.
Louisville, KY 40206

Phone: (502) 895-3650

Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center


The Mellwood Art & Entertainment Center, is located on 42 acres of land at 1860 Mellwood Ave in close proximity to downtown Louisville, River Road, Frankfort Avenue, I-71, I-64, & I-65. Originally the Fischer Meat Packing Company, the Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center has been renovated into a 360,000 square foot home to over 200 artist studios, specialty stores, galleries, teaching studios, office spaces, rehearsal spaces for theater groups, dancers and more. MAEC has been host to many exciting Art Fairs, Film Festivals, Music Concerts and numerous other creative events. At present there are over 200+ artists and artisans open throughout the center. We also offer cafes, fitness, and three events rooms. The complex itself is 360,000 square feet and at the present time has over 165 artists and entrepreneurs including a fitness center, cafe, gift shops and a 10,430 square foot special event room with a balcony and 20,825 square foot adjacent lawn. Weddings, art shows, dance recitals and conferences are already booked in the room for 2006 and beyond. Forty plus new tenants (mostly retail shops) are slated to open in the spring / summer of 2006 bringing the total number of tenants over the 200 mark.

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Meeting Space

Meeting Spaces

Monet Room

Area: 4,000 sq. ft.

Picasso Room

Area: 10,000 sq. ft.

Van Gogh Room

Area: 12,500 sq. ft.