Spotlight: Kindness, The Environment, & Art

    HEC Media’s Spotlight program airs every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on Channel 11, and showcases St. Louis’ finest contributions to art, education, and culture.

    In this week’s episode hear from two pastors encouraging unity and promoting healing through a new book; learn how The Saint Louis Zoo is joining forces with other zoos and aquariums around the world to combat climate change; explore the spring exhibits at The Sheldon Art Galleries and then learn about the life of one of those exhibited, Wallace Herndon Smith; discover how eating bugs can be good for you and the environment; and find out how one St. Louis company is coloring St. Louis with hand-crafted stained glass.

    “God and Race” Interview w/ Authors John Siebeling & Wayne Francis
    Christian pastors John Siebeling & Wayne Francis write about creating racially diverse churches in their book “God and Race.”

    Framing Our Future
    Framing Our Future allows zoos and aquariums to educate and empower visitors to take action on climate issues to protect forests and restore coastal ecosystems. Watch “Browsing at the St. Louis Zoo in Partnership with Ameren Missouri” here.

    The Sheldon Art Galleries’ Spring 2022 Exhibits
    The Sheldon Galleries is currently showing new exhibitions featuring a wide variety of works by national and regional artists.

    Wallace Herndon Smith: Artist Without Boundaries
    A biographical profile celebrating the life and work of the prolific 20th Century American artist, Wallace Herndon Smith.

    Gourmet Grubs: A Cultural Food Adventure with MO Botanical Garden’s Butterfly House
    It’s a tasting experience like no other – MO Botanical Garden uses a power ingredient to demonstrate the potential of an efficient protein source (bugs!).

    Masters of Light
    Visit for more stories like this. Learn more about Emil Frei Stained Glass Studio here.