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SLAM Examines 800 Years of Cultural Exchange with Southwestern Native Textiles

The Saint Louis Art Museum features a gift of southwestern native textiles by local collectors, Elissa and Paul Cahn.

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Bryan Robertson’s Body Politic at The U City Public Library Gallery

Visual Artist Bryan Robertson returns to his hometown with a new collection of thought-provoking work on display at the University City Public Library Gallery.

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SLAM Takes a Hard Look at Abstract Art in Printmaking

The Saint Louis Art Museum takes a closer look at non-representative art in printmaking with “Printing Abstraction.”

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Small Worlds at the Bruno David Gallery Invites a Closer Look at Contemporary Art

To finish out 2018, the Bruno David Gallery will showcase a collection of smaller works from the gallery’s catalogue of contemporary artists.

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Alice in Wonderland Gets a Musical Makeover in Metro Theater Company’s New Production

Metro Theater Company’s “Wonderland: Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure” offers an exciting musical experience that is part theater, part rock concert.

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Holiday Events and Celebrations in St. Louis

By Christina Chastain The holiday season is here and there are so many ways to get into the spirit in St. Louis. Sure, you may want to pick out the perfect tree or sip hot cocoa by the fire, but below are other events just begging to become an annual holiday tradition. Whether you celebrate […]

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St. Louis Artists’ Guild Examines “The Essence of Form”

The St. Louis Artists’ Guild brings together work from across the nation for a juried exhibition which examines “The Essence of Form.”

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Art Saint Louis XXXIV The Exhibition

Art St. Louis XXXIV is an all mediums exhibit that showcases some of the best work by artists in the St. Louis region. For more info visit www.artstlouis.org.

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The Graphic Revolution at SLAM Takes on the Evolving Story of Prints

“Graphic Revolution: American Prints 1960 to Now” at the St. Louis Art Museum draws from the area’s rich collection of contemporary prints.

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Get To Know the Saint Louis Artists’ Guild

The STLAG is the oldest arts organization west of the Mississippi River and continues to be an integral part of St. Louis’ arts community today.

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Shaw Nature Reserve 13th Annual Art Show

This annual art show and sale takes place in the tranquil outdoor setting of Shaw Nature Reserve.

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Discover Your Inner Gamer at the Saint Louis Science Center

GameXPloration, the new exhibit at the Saint Louis Science Center, explores how the many different types of games we play impact our lives.

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Kimmswick Apple Butter Festival

The Kimmswick Apple Butter Festival includes 600 booths and activities and takes place the last weekend in October each year.

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Kehinde Wiley Commemorates the People of Saint Louis at SLAM

“Kehinde Wiley: Saint Louis,” presents eleven new portraits commissioned by the Saint Louis Art Museum, featuring residents of North St. Louis and Ferguson.

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Margi Weir: The Politics of Hue at St. Louis Artists Guild

The St. Louis Artists’ Guild presents Margi Weir: The Politics of Hue now through October 24, 2018.

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Protest in Limbo at Kranzberg Arts Center

The exhibit consists of more than 150 placards, which become the basis for a protest in limbo within the gallery space.

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“Flora and Fauna in Japanese Art” Celebrates the Natural World at SLAM

“Flora and Fauna in Japanese Art” at the Saint Louis Art Museum explores the traditional theme within Japanese Art of depicting the natural world.

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Ralph Nagel at Bruno David Gallery

Bruno David Gallery presents “Being There,” a gallery wide solo exhibition featuring the paintings of Ralph Nagel.

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Historic Shaw Art Fair

The Historic Shaw Art Fair is one of St. Louis’ premier fine art and craft fairs. It takes place full weekend in October each year.

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Best of Missouri Market 2018

The Best of Missouri Market at the Missouri Botanical Garden features some of the best shopping, food, and entertainment Missouri has to offer.

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Neon Art of Memory & Desire at Laumeier

Laumeier Sculpture Park’s most recent exhibit, “Memory and Desire”, is part whimsy, part spiritual, and nothing less than retro contemporary.

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New Public Art Display Adds Play To The Gateway Arch

A new public art display at the Gateway Arch is there through December. The silver representation of the Missouri River reflects its role in westward expansion.

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Figures, Fables, and Fiction: The Human Body on Display at COCA

“Figures, Fables, and Fiction” is a selection of the skillful figurative work.

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Pulitzer Arts Foundation Features the Work of Pioneering Women

The Pulitzer Arts Foundation brings the work of Ruth Asawa and Lola Álvarez Bravo to St. Louis.

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The Art of Nancy Callan, Luanne Rimel, & Mary Borgman at Duane Reed Gallery

Duane Reed Gallery presents work by Nancy Callan, Luanne Rimel, & Mary Borgman.

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To Survive on This Shore at projects+gallery

projects+gallery presents To Survive on This Shore, a collection photographs and interviews providing an unprecedented representation of trans older adults.

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CommUNITY Arts Festival 2018

The CommUNITY Arts Festival communicates, educates, and heals the effects of violence through art. The event’s main focus is on the power of art and unity.

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Basquiat Before Basquiat at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

“Basquiat Before Basquiat” includes the entire cache of works made by Jean-Michel Basquiat during the year he lived with his friend Alexis Adler in New York.

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Regardless of Rain, Saint Louis Art Fair Shines

The Saint Louis Art Fair celebrates it’s 25th anniversary in 2018. Over 180 artists from around the world set up to display and sell their work.

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Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde Reimagined in Dance

Dance St. Louis opens its 53rd season with a performance of “Henry & Edward” by Los Angeles based company Wewolf on September 15, 2018.

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Bruno David Gallery Opens its 13th Season

The Bruno David Gallery showcases work from Yvonne Osei, Justin Henry Miller, John Howard Young, and the collaborative group, E.R.O.

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Big Muddy Blues Festival

The St. Louis 23rd annual Big Muddy Blues Festival is Labor Day weekend. Over 70 St. Louis musicians are performing a wide range of blues music.

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Justice Fleet Teaches About Bias, Social Justice, & Empathy

The Justice Fleet is a mobile network of experiences that fosters community healing through art, play, and dialogue.

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HEC Media Nominated for 17 Emmys, including Overall Excellence

Congratulations to all those nominated! HEC couldn’t carry out its mission to “strengthen the education, art, and cultural communities in the metropolitan area” without you and all our supporters! These nominations are for you, St. Louis! Arts/Entertainment- Program Feature Segment 15 Year-Old Short Film Director Kara Vaninger Brock Seals: New Artist, Old Soul Suzanne Vanderhoef, […]

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Art Saint Louis Presents Menagerie

Menagerie, Art Saint Louis’ new exhibit, is one of the wildest collections on display today, with 60 unique pieces of art all focused on animals!

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Deals with the Devil Run Amok at FAUSTival

Five theater companies in St. Louis produce the FAUSTival, a festival honoring the story of Faust, running from August to December of 2018.

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STLAG Presents For Every Negative There Is A Positive

The St. Louis Artists’ Guild’s latest presentation “For Every Negative There Is A Positive” is a collection of regional artwork juried by world renowned wood cut print maker Tom Huck. The body of work on display at STLAG through September 15, 2018 includes paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, and prints. Also being shown are a collection of works […]

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Craft Alliance Presents Works From The Studio

Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design presents Works From The Studio: 8th Biennial Juried Exhibition, continuing through August 12, 2018 in the Delmar Loop.

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Duane Reed Gallery Presents the Art of Brian Smith and Jeremy Brooks

Duane Reed Gallery presents the works of Brian Smith and Jeremy Brooks, two contemporary artists who are both pushing the limits of their crafts.

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“Color-ism” Addresses Discrimination Within the African-American Community

“WORK/PLAY” focuses on colorism within the African-American community at Kranzberg Arts Center.

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Saint Louis Zoo Summer Zoo Weekends and Jungle Boogie Friday Night Concert Series

All summer long the St. Louis Zoo has longer weekend hours and free Friday night concerts.

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Behind The Scenes of the Gateway Arch National Park Grand Opening

The Gateway Arch National Park officially opened its doors to the new museum and grounds after years of renovations. We brought you back the best of it.

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Flora Borealis Transforms Missouri Botanical Garden

Flora Borealis visitors will embark on a 1-mile journey through iconic Garden locations transformed through a combination of lights, moving images, and sounds.

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Ancient Peruvian Textiles Demonstrate a World Filled With Opposition, Balance at SLAM

A little out of the way in the small, unassuming Gallery 100, curator Deborah Spivak has unearthed a set of hidden treasures within the collections of the Saint Louis Art Museum and the University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archaeology. Though produced by various cultures over a span of thousands of years, the objects […]

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Muny Memories at the Missouri History Museum

In celebration of a century of amazing theater in Forest Park, the Missouri History Museum presents Muny Memories: 100 Seasons Onstage.

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New Exhibits at Bruno David Gallery in June 2018

Bruno David Gallery presents two new solo exhibitions from a couple print makers with very different styles and techniques.

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Big news from an expanding COCA

By: Jayne Ballew On June 8, 2018, COCA, Center of Creative Arts, unveiled the newly finished Phase 1 of their Create Our Future Campaign. This first of two phases included several renovations of the historic section of their campus in University City. The Mendelsohn Sanctuary has become the Staenberg Performance Lab, a studio, rehearsal hall […]

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St. Louis Summer Guide 2018

It’s summertime in St. Louis — that means performances and art exhibits are at every corner for your enjoyment! Check them out!

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Free Concert Series at Missouri Botanical Garden

The open-air Whitaker Music Festival presents free Wednesday evening concerts under the stars every summer.

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Unique, interactive art exhibit at the Sheldon

The Sheldon Art Galleries announces the Summer 2018 exhibition schedule, including Golf the Galleries: Artist-Designed Mini Golf.

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Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Presents Romeo & Juliet

An up close, behind the scenes look at Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’ production of Romeo & Juliet, showing for free in Forest Park through June 24, 2018.

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The Edge of Excess II at the Foundry Art Centre

What is obsession? The latest exhibit at the Foundry Art Centre explores this question through 54 artworks focusing on collections, repetition, and excess.

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Michael Eastman and Ethan Meyer at Duane Reed Gallery

Duane Reed Gallery presents new bodies of work by Micheal Eastman and Ethan Meyer.

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Circus Flora Breaks in its New Location with The Case of the Missing Bellhop

Circus Flora delights audiences with laughs, death-defying acts, and good old-fashioned fun with “The Case of the Missing Bellhop.”

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Maturity and Its Muse at Art Saint Louis

This juried exhibit at Art Saint Louis features over 50 pieces of artwork from St. Louis region artists ages 70 and over.

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The Bruno David Gallery Highlights Monochromatic and Political Art

The Bruno David Gallery continues its 12th season with exhibits from James Austin Murray, Carmon Colangelo, Bunny Burson, and Laura Beard.

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From St. Louis to the Moon

Take a tour of the Destination Moon exhibit at the St. Louis Science Center, which includes the Apollo 11 Command Module and other mission-flown items.

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Architecture and Feminist History at SLAM

“Currents 115” at the Saint Louis Art Museum features the work of Jennifer Bornstein, recipient of the 2017-2018 Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Fellowship.

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Jazz St. Louis Scholarship Winners

Jazz St. Louis recently announced the three students from its JazzU program who will receive scholarships to help them pursue their college education.

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Clearly Human III at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild

The St. Louis Artists’ Guild presents Clearly Human III, a juried exhibition featuring a wide variety of artwork that focuses on the human figure.

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Big Muddy Dance Co. Highlights St. Louis Characters, Architecture, Music

As its last production of the 2017-2018 season, the Big Muddy Dance Company presented a show about its roots and heritage, “Meet Me In.”

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I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now at Craft Alliance: An Artist Look at Gun Violence

Craft Alliance hosts an exhibit in conjunction with Maryville University that features artworks using real guns to inspire conversation about gun violence.

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CAIR-MO Presents Creativity & Identity at CAM

For the second year in a row, CAIR-MO hosts Creativity & Identity: An American Muslim Art Exhibition in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Ancient Egypt Rises From the Sea at SLAM’s “Sunken Cities”

“Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds” at the Saint Louis Art Museum features over 250 relics excavated from the lost cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus.

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Kranzberg Arts Foundation launches Music Artists in Residency Program supporting local artists

Continuing its mission to invest in the infrastructure and systems needed to support local artists and community arts organizations, the Kranzberg Arts Foundation (KAF) is launching a new Music Artist in Residence Program that identifies band leaders with original projects and provides them with the performance, rehearsal and recording opportunities that assist them with advancing and building their careers. Performances will take Place […]

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Bear Awareness Weekend at the St. Louis Zoo

Bear Awareness Weekend is a free educational event presented by the St. Louis Zoo March 23 through 25, 2018.

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Vivian Maier: Photography’s Lost Voice

Culled from an archive of more than 3,000 vintage prints, this exhibition features a variety of original and unseen photographs.

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Alive Inside: Upcoming performance from MADCO

Alive Inside brings a segment of community members together to share their stories of how they overcome and live with the physical boundaries, thru performances

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Acclaimed Art Installation “The Talking Cure” Comes to Life Through Collaborations with Local Artists, Writers, Performers

The Gallery at the Kranzberg Arts Center launched the St. Louis debut of acclaimed interactive multimedia installation The Talking Cure as the centerpiece of its 2018 season, running through May 27. Conceived and produced by New York-based visual artist Melissa Stern, The Talking Cure includes her collaboration with twenty-four writers, poets, novelists, screenwriters, playwrights and actors. Now the project begins […]

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Spring Arrives Early at SLAM with Art in Bloom

“Art in Bloom” at the Saint Louis Art Museum celebrates spring with a floral arrangement competition inspired by art masterworks.

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The Installation and Introduction into the Sheldon Art Gallery’s Spring Exhibits

The Sheldon Art Galleries announced their Winter/Spring 2018 exhibition schedule, with a public opening reception on Friday, March 2, 2018 from 5-7 p.m

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Bruno David Gallery Continues to Promote Contemporary Art

The first exhibition of 2018 at the Bruno David Gallery pulls art from the works of Gary Passanise, Patricia Clark, Ben Brough, and Damon Freed.

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SLAM’s “Sun Xun: Time Spy” Combines 3D Animation with an Ancient Art

“Sun Xun: Time Spy” at the Saint Louis Art Museum brings woodcuts to life with a 3D animated film.

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Tom Huck and his Evil Prints on view at Duane Reed Gallery

Duane Reed Gallery presents a career retrospective of world renowned print maker Tom Huck’s work. Also on display is the art of Jed Jackson and Peter Olsen.

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Jazz,Theater Combine for “Bud, Not Buddy” scored by Terrence Blanchard

Metro Theater Company partnered with Jazz St. Louis to produce “Bud, Not Buddy,” a concert play based on the award-winning book by Christopher Paul Curtis.

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Printmaking & Historical Architecture Exhibits at Kemper Art Museum

Washington University’s Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum opened exhibits featuring printmaking and the history of the Danforth Campus on February 2, 2018.

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Photography from around the world at Foundry Art Centre

Photography 6 presents works from St. Louis to the United Kingdom and shows the versatility of photography as an art form like few other exhibits can.

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The Talking Cure at the Kranzberg Arts Center

“The Talking Cure” is a multimedia exhibit by Melissa Stern that takes its name from Sigmund Freud’s original description of psychoanalysis.

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Race Cars, Fantasy Worlds & Typewriter Art at CAM St. Louis

CAM St. Louis presents Salvatore Scarpitta: Racing Cars, Trenton Doyle Hancock: The Re-Evolving Door to the Moundverse and Tim Youd: St. Louis Retyped.

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STL Symphony: 50 Years at Powell Hall

STL Symphony: 50 Years at Powell Hall, the new exhibit on display at the St. Louis Public Library, presents the history of the STL Symphony like never before.

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Art Saint Louis Gets Symbolic

In their first exhibit of the new year, Art Saint Louis presents a multi-media exhibition featuring works by artists from the Saint Louis region.

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All Colors at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild

The Portfolio Gallery presents “All Colors” at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild. This exhibit is designed to attract artists and collectors to the St. Louis area.

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SLAM Gives Saint Louis Mummies a New Home

The Saint Louis Art Museum will open its newly renovated Egyptian Art Gallery to the public on Friday, December 15, 2017.

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Memory: Joy and Loss, an artist look at Alzheimer’s Disease

Framations’ new exhibit Memory: Joy and Loss examines memory and it’s function in our lives.

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Central West End Window Walk

Get into the holiday season spirit with this visit to the Central West End Window Walk. It’s the 8th year for the event and it is bigger and better than ever.

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Segregation By Design

SLPL presents Segregation By Design, a student research presentation that illustrates how different forms of segregation require different kinds of solutions.

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Fun, Skating, and a Heartwarming Tale at the Grandel Theatre

Metro Theater Company’s production of “Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates” at the Grandel Theatre.

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The Saint Louis Zoo Goes Wild for the Holidays

The “U.S. Bank Wild Lights” celebration offers Saint Louis an opportunity to enjoy Winter holidays at the zoo.

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Winter Wonderland Astonishes St. Louis for 32 Years

Saint Louis County Parks presents Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park. For over 30 years this ever expanding holiday light display has wowed young and old alike.

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Andréa Stanislav Brings Cosmism to the Bruno David Gallery

Andréa Stanislav explores themes of Russian Cosmism through sculpture, collage, and text construction at the Bruno David Gallery.

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Missouri Botanical Garden Glow Bigger Than Ever

Paul Schankman takes on an arm chair tour of this year’s Garden Glow holiday lights display, which features more than one million lights on a 1.3 mile path.

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The Medium and the Message: Currents 114 at the Saint Louis Art Museum

The Saint Louis Art Museum launches its 114th iteration of “Currents” with the work of Matt Saunders.

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Eminent Domain/Displaced

Eminent Domain/Displaced is a multimedia exhibition of place, portraiture, and landscape at the Griot Museum of Black History.

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International Photography Hall of Fame Honorees 2017

Nine artists are selected each year for induction into the Hall of Fame. This year Kenny Rogers was honored with the first ever Lifetime Achievement Award.

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St. Louis Artists’ Guild presents Reclaim

The St. Louis Artists’ Guild’s new exhibit Reclaim features works from regional artists made from recycled, renewed, and repurposed materials.

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Exhibit Honors U.S. Team’s First Chess Olympiad Victory in 40 Years

Members of the U.S. team that beat 180 countries to win gold share their stories at the World Chess Hall of Fame’s exhibit featuring chess olympiad artifacts.

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Tailored Landscapes at Laumeier Sculpture Park

Ghana native Yvonne Osei creates a large-scale photo installation blending textile and landscape for the Laumeier Sculpture Park.

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Missouri History Museum hosts Dia de los Muertos

Learn about Dia de los Muertos at the Missouri History Museum through Day of the Dead–inspired artwork, live music, face painting, and much more.

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SLAM Explores the Art of Innovation with “Thomas Struth: Nature & Politics”

“Thomas Struth: Nature & Politics” at the Saint Louis Art Museum examines our world in the era of rapid technological change.

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Drawing in 19th Century Japan at the Pulitzer

Living Proof is the latest exhibition from the Pulitzer Arts Foundation in St. Louis and features drawings from 19th century Japanese artists.

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