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Currents 116: Oliver Laric

Saint Louis Art Museum 1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis, MO

Berlin-based artist Oliver Laric works at the intersection between art and technology. His multifaceted approach responds to the internet as a mass media with deep and wide cultural reach, exploring how images have been created, shared, and repeated, both in our time and across history. In Currents 116: Oliver Laric, the artist presents a new […]

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SYMPOSIUM Graphic Revolution: Behind the Scenes of the Print Boom 1960 to Now

Saint Louis Art Museum 1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis, MO

Friday evening, February 1, 2019 5–9 pm Saturday, February 2, 2019 10 am–4:30 pm Artists, printers, publishers, and scholars will discuss the state of printmaking in the United States over the past six decades. This multifaceted event includes lectures, panels, and interactive breakout sessions featuring national and local presenters who are variously engaged in the […]

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Kwanzaa Celebration

Saint Louis Art Museum 1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis, MO

Join us for an afternoon of activities to celebrate an African American holiday tradition at the Saint Louis Art Museum. Presented in collaboration with the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., St. Louis Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter. Noon–4 pm Museum Galleries -Zawadi (gift) hands-on activity for children -Self-guided tour and scavenger hunt 2–3:30 pm The Farrell Auditorium […]

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Southwest Weavings: 800 Years of Artistic Exchange

Saint Louis Art Museum 1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis, MO

Weavers in the present-day southwestern United States and northern Mexico have long employed diverse artistic practices and materials to create distinctive textiles. Groups have traded yarns and dyes, designs and technologies, and finished products across this region and the world. Southwest Weavings: 800 Years of Artistic Exchange presents 13 outstanding wearing blankets and rugs, and […]

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Winter Celebrations

Saint Louis Art Museum 1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis, MO

Make the season merry and bright with the Saint Louis Art Museum at Winter Celebrations. This weekend of performances, art activities, and festivities is inspired by the warmth of the season and traditions from around the world. See groups like Afriky Lolo and St. Louis Osuwa Taiko, decorate cookies with your little ones, hear traditional […]

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NELSON I. WU MEMORIAL LECTURE, Chinese Cosmopolitans in Twentieth Century Shanghai

Saint Louis Art Museum 1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis, MO

NELSON I. WU MEMORIAL LECTURE ON ASIAN ART AND CULTURE Chinese Cosmopolitans in Twentieth Century Shanghai Julia F. Andrews, Professor, Department of the History of Art, Ohio State University Friday, November 16, 7 pm The Farrell Auditorium, Free This lecture will consider how the approach of the Pegasus Society in its decade of activity (1919-1928) […]

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Donald Danforth Jr. Lecture, Trading Women: Beads, Cloth, and Innovation on the Northern Plains

Saint Louis Art Museum 1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis, MO

Trading Women: Beads, Cloth, and Innovation on the Northern Plains Donald Danforth Jr. Lecture on Native American Art Sherry Farrell Racette, associate professor, Department of Visual Arts, Media, Art and Performance, University of Regina Saturday, October 13, 11 am The Farrell Auditorium Free; ticket required While the fur trade is typically discussed as a male […]

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Donald Danforth Jr. Lecture, Trading Women: Beads, Cloth, and Innovation on the Northern Plains

Saint Louis Art Museum 1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis, MO

Sherry Farrell Racette, associate professor, Department of Visual Arts, Media, Art and Performance, University of Regina While the fur trade is typically discussed as a male endeavor, objects in museum collections bear witness to the importance of women in radically changing economies. The majority of items on trade lists were materials used by women to […]

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Donald Danforth Jr. Lecture, Trading Women: Beads, Cloth, and Innovation on the Northern Plains

Saint Louis Art Museum 1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis, MO

Sherry Farrell Racette, associate professor, Department of Visual Arts, Media, Art and Performance, University of Regina While the fur trade is typically discussed as a male endeavor, objects in museum collections bear witness to the importance of women in radically changing economies. The majority of items on trade lists were materials used by women to […]

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Member Program: Coffee and Curator Talk

Saint Louis Art Museum 1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis, MO

During construction at the Kemper Art Museum, a number of works from the Museum’s collection—including paintings by Frederic Edwin Church, Willem de Kooning, Max Ernst, and Joan Miró—will be on view in the galleries of the Saint Louis Art Museum. Kemper Art Museum members at the Century Club level and above are invited to join […]

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GEORGE E. MYLONAS LECTURE IN CLASSICAL ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY 1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed

Saint Louis Art Museum 1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis, MO

For more than three hundred years during the Late Bronze Age, the Mediterranean region played host to a complex international world in which Egyptians, Mycenaeans, Minoans, Hittites, Assyrians, Babylonians, Cypriots, and Canaanites all interacted, creating a cosmopolitan and globalized world-system such as has only rarely been seen before the current day. Blame for the end […]

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Exploring Religious Beliefs of the Afterlife

Saint Louis Art Museum 1 Fine Arts Dr, Saint Louis, MO

Inspired by Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds, this panel will explore conceptions of the afterlife in diverse faith traditions, including ancient Egypt, Judaism, the Baha’i Faith, Hinduism, and Islam. Co-presented with Arts & Faith St. Louis with support from Interfaith Partnership of Greater St. Louis Panelists include: David Oughton, panel moderator and associate professor of […]

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