NuLu: Art & Shopping in The East Market Business District


NuLu is best known for its art galleries, specialty stores, antique shops and a growing number of local, upscale restaurants. The NuLu Business Association (NBA) supports the businesses and residents of NuLu through marketing, events, economic growth and integrity of the neighborhood.

Some of our favorite NuLu art stops on the Hop.

Revelry Boutique Gallery (742 East Market Street) Revelry Boutique Gallery loves our local art community. We promote artists in the area through festive art openings, media, and our brick and mortar shop on Market Street. We take pride in showing the incredible talent Louisville and surrounding areas have to offer.

Zephyr Gallery (610 East Market Street) Zephyr Gallery loans and installs Kentucky regional art for individual businesses through its Corporate Art Program, which has been active since 1997.

Wayside Expressions Gallery (120 West Broadway Street, Hotel Louisville)

Garner Narrative (642 East Market Street) garner narrative celebrates art with generative messiness and personal-political content. These are some hallmarks of a committed studio practice, in which fluid personal truth is defined through artmaking.

Green Building Gallery (732 E. Market St) Louisville’s first Platinum LEED Certified commercial building, and Kentucky’s first Platinum LEED Adaptive Reuse Project. Mixed use space in the heart of NuLu: a contemporary art gallery, event spaces, and offices.

Hyland Glass (721 East Washington St.) Contemporary glass studio and showroom gallery. Louisville’s Original Blow Your Own Glass Studio. The premier location for contemporary fine art sales.

Paul Paletti Gallery (713 East Market Street) The gallery was founded in July 2001 by attorney and photography collector Paul Paletti. The idea for the gallery manifested soon after the office building on Market Street was purchased by Paletti and his partners for their law offices.

Pyro Gallery  (1006 E Washington Street) PYRO Gallery is a co-operative art gallery in Louisville, KY. Exhibitions with highlighted members rotate every six weeks, with work of all members regularly featured in two of the 5 gallery spaces. The artists work in many mediums including painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, glass, sculpture and fiber. Please visit our website for more information.

Red Tree NuLu (Red Tree, Inc 701 East Market Street) The coolest, hippest art and furniture home store … like a playground for adults selling traditional handmade furniture that comes in tons of finishes.

Black Heart Tattoo Gallery  (124 N Clay St, Louisville) Black Heart tattoo gallery is a combination art gallery and tattoo studio. Offering full custom tattooing. Every tattoo is one of a kind just like you. Black Heart Gallery and Tattoo

AC Nulu Hotel Gallery Lobby (727 East Market Street) Artist Steve Heine of Cranium Glass hung his new piece “Honeycomb Clouds” at NuLu’s new AC Hotel. LVA helped bring local artists Heine, Ewa Perz and Kate Mattingly to the hotel, where most work will he accessible to guests and the public for 6 months. Steve Heine’s installation is permanent. Details for “Honeycomb Clouds”: 4’-0” x 4’-0” x 4” each, laser-cut steel, maple, LED panel [variable color and a remote wi-fi controller], from his current series of “Cloud Panels”.