A Conversation on Jean-Michel Basquiat

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 3750 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, MO

Basquiat's former roommate Alexis Adler is joined by MCA Denver curator Nora Burnett Abrams, performer Felice Rosser, and critic and curator Carlo McCormick for a discussion of the artist's life, art, and times. Basquiat Before Basquiat: East 12th Street, 1979-1980 will be on view at CAM through December 30, 2018.

Fall Exhibitions Opening

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 3750 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, MO

Join us the first Friday of September for the opening of CAM’s fall exhibitions: William Downs; Sanford Biggers; Jennifer West; SUPERFLEX; Basquiat Before Basquiat. Members receive complimentary drinks and valet. Patron Preview 10:00–11:00 am Member Preview 6:00–7:00 pm Public Reception 7:00–9:00 pm

Artist Talk: Sanford Biggers

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 3750 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, MO

Come out to Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis to hear Academy of American Arts and Letters award-winner Sanford Biggers discuss his practice. Works from his BAM series will be exhibted a the museum as a part of the fall exhibitions, on view through Sunday, December 30, 2018.

Work in Progress: William Downs

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 3750 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, MO

Come out to Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis to view the major ink-wash drawing Sometimes it hurts in its final days of completion and join artist William Downs and CAM Assistant Curator Misa Jeffereis in conversation about the piece. The piece will be on view at the museum as a part of the fall exhibitions.

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Stroller Tour/Morning Play Date

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 3750 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, MO

$5 per child ages 2+; children 2 and under are free. Free for Family-level members and above. Stroller Tours are designed for art lovers and their little ones, recommended ages 0 to 2. Morning Play Dates feature artist-led activities and performances, recommended ages 2 to 5. Join us for an family-friendly tour before the museum […]

Member Appreciation Day

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 3750 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, MO

Members are invited to a CAM summertime social with treats, tours, art projects, and activities. Check out the CAM shop and Rise Café for special member discounts. Rise Café offers a selection of beverages and snacks for visitors to enjoy before entering the galleries.

Book Art

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 3750 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, MO

Campers will make two distinctive kinds of books—an Accordion book and a Japanese Stab book. The bookmaking process involves an introduction to materials, tools, and techniques. Ages 9–13. Each camp is $125; $85 for Family-level members and above. Attend Cosmic Comix and 3-D Printing for $230; $150 for Family-level members and above. Supplies included in […]

$85

Stop-Motion Madness

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 3750 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, MO

Young artists produce a video short in this camp that immerses them in stop-motion animation, including animated collages, live-action filming, and claymation. Ages 9–13. Each camp is $125; $85 for Family-level members and above. Attend Stop-Motion Madness and Book Art for $230; $150 for Family-level members and above. Supplies included in class fee.

$85

Feast Your Eyes: Salt + Smoke

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 3750 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, MO

Since the Salt + Smoke team brought their culinary genius to the Delmar Loop it has become a mecca for St. Louis-style barbecue and delicious homemade sauces—from pies to fries. For Feast Your Eyes, a four-course dinner inspired by the current exhibitions is planned, with the added inspiration of summertime.

$75

3-D Printing

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 3750 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, MO

A camper’s guide to 3-D design and digital modeling, creating objects that bridge the gap between the virtual and the physical. Ages 9–13. Each camp is $125; $85 for Family-level members and above. Attend Cosmic Comix and 3-D Printing for $230; $150 for Family-level members and above. Supplies included in class fee.

$85

Cosmic Comix

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 3750 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, MO

An introduction to the art of the comic book with camp activities that include writing, drawing, layout design, and exploring how words and pictures work together to make a narrative. Ages 9–13. Each camp is $125; $85 for Family-level members and above. Attend Cosmic Comix and 3-D Printing for $230; $150 for Family-level members and […]

$85

Cocktail with the Curators

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 3750 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, MO

Combine a drink with insights into the exhibitions with CAM Executive Director Lisa Melandri and Chief Curator Wassan Al-Khudhairi. Each exhibition season, CAM members are invited to join the curatorial staff for discussion about the works on view and the curatorial process.

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