Jen Everett, “New Arrangements”

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

Jen Everett is an artist from Southfield, Michigan currently working in St. Louis, Missouri. Her practice encompasses lens-based media, installation and writing. New Arrangements is comprised of two recent bodies of work: Redoubled/Something We Carry and Unheard Sounds, Come Through. Each series engages notions of Black knowledge production, care and interiority using gestures of collection […]

The Rep Presents: Cooking, Carols and Cocktails

Virtual Event

The Rep celebrates the season with “Cooking, Carols and Cocktails,” a 4-episode web series showcasing food, music and community. Meet beloved local personalities, tour some of St. Louis’ favorite restaurants, take a cooking class, toss in a coordinating cocktail and experience the best music The Lou has to offer – all from the comfort of […]


Currents 118: Elias Sime

Saint Louis Art Museum 1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis

Ethiopian artist Elias Sime (born 1968) creates large-scale modular artworks from discarded technological material such as electrical wires, circuit boards, motherboards, and computer keys. Sime breaks, weaves, collages, and burns these materials to create abstract images that suggest nature, urban views, and even figures. Contemporary artist Elias Sime’s use of the detritus of technological progress […]


Storm of Progress: German Art After 1800 from the Saint Louis Art Museum

Saint Louis Art Museum 1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis

Storm of Progress: German Art after 1800 from the Saint Louis Art Museum presents the Museum’s world-class collection of German art of the last 200 years. From Romanticism in the 1800s to the eclectic globalism that followed the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, this exhibition highlights how art, politics, and history are inextricably […]


Buzz Spector: Alterations

Saint Louis Art Museum 1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis

Literature, language, and philosophy are at the core of Buzz Spector’s work. He is a contemporary Conceptual artist who explores the aesthetic possibilities of language, paper, and books. Buzz Spector: Alterations spans the artist’s career from the 1970s to the present and includes drawings, altered books, postcard assemblages, collages, and more. Spector is internationally recognized […]


Lay of the Land

Green Door art gallery 21 N. Gore Ave., Webster Groves

Green Door art gallery is proud to present “Lay of the Land”, a celebration of the beauty of the Earth, featuring plein air oil paintings by Michael Anderson, silver and stone jewelry by Joe Bova Conti, landscape photography by Greg Kluempers, landscape oil paintings by Julie Wiegand, and acrylic landscape paintings and National Parks prints […]


Duo Karen Kunc/Kenny Walton

665 S. Skinker Blvd Atrium Gallery 665 S. Skinker Blvd, St. Louis

Atrium announces an upcoming exhibition “Duo.” Included will be work by internationally recognized woodcut artist Karen Kunc, accompanied by a selection of handblown glass by regional artist and her late husband, Kenny Walton. Kunc has been at the forefront of woodcut printing almost her entire 40-plus year career. She has shown at Atrium for over […]


Carlie – Trosclair – All Roads Leave/Lead Home

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

Approached through a lens of reordering and discovery, sculptor and installation artist Carlie Trosclair’s site-responsive installations create new topographies and narratives to highlight structural and decorative shifts that evolve over a building’s lifespan. Her select artist residencies include: Joan Mitchell Center (LA), Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts (NE), MASS MoCA (MA), chashama (NY), Oxbow (MI), […]

Melodies from Mozambique

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

The Sheldon Art Galleries funded and sent five cameras along with a mission team to Malema, Mozambique in March 2020. The mission team worked with the youth choir from the Malema evangelical station of the United Methodist Church, who produced the photography included in this exhibit. The team was also able to fund the making […]

Joshua Newth, “Acts, Elements, Objects and Unreason”

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

Exploring the significance of mankind’s relationship to nature, Newth’s work examines the often overlooked and intimate effects we have on our surroundings. For centuries humanity has used nature, in all […]

Defining Line: Kit Keith, Sandra Marchewa and Fredrick Stivers

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

This exhibit features three St. Louis artists, who each explore a different approach to the fundamental concepts of drawing. Kit Keith’s wistful portraits have the appearance of being from another […]

“St. Louis, A Musical Gateway: The Far East and Oceania”

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

The third in a series that celebrates St. Louis’ multicultural communities, this exhibit offers a glimpse into the dramatic and regional traditions of Eastern cultures – China, Korea, Japan, Mongolia and Tibet, and into the lively masquerade traditions of Oceania – Papua New Guinea and New Zealand. Drawn from the Hartenberger World Music Collection, musical […]

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