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Printing the Pastoral: Visions of the Countryside in 18th-century Europe

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

Printing the Pastoral: Visions of the Countryside in 18th-Century Europe presents early and rare examples of copperplate-printed cottons, more familiarly known as toile. This textile genre has remained popular since its inception more than 250 years ago, when technological advances allowed textile printers to exploit the type of copperplates long used by artists to print […]

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Family Sundays: Passport to Japan

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

Celebrate the rich and beautiful culture of Japan. Experience a traditional Bon dance, revel in powerful Taiko drums, and learn the delicate art of origami. Presented in partnership with the Japan America Society of St. Louis and St. Louis Osuwa Taiko. You’re invited for hands-on art activities and a lively 30-minute family tour through the […]

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Family Sundays: Wear Your Art on Your Sleeve

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

Get inspired by works of art designed to be worn from cultures near and far, then make wearable creations like bags, arm bands, and headwear. You’re invited for hands-on art activities and a lively 30-minute family tour through the galleries. Each month’s free activities focus on a different, family-friendly theme. Space is limited for the […]

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Family Workshop: Earth Day Art Making Workshop with Perennial

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

Family Workshop: Earth Day Art Making Workshop with Perennial Sunday, April 28, 1–3 pm Education Center Free Celebrate Earth Day by creating your own work of art out of recyclable materials! Join Perennial, a community workshop, to think about how artists can be sustainable citizens while making a critter inspired by animals you find in […]

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Poetics of the Everyday: Amateur Photography, 1890–1970

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

The 110 prints on view in Poetics of the Everyday: Amateur Photography, 1890–1970 were taken during an extraordinary period of time, primarily the first half of the 20th century, when portable cameras became affordable and available to millions of enthusiastic new amateur photographers. The makers of the prints in the exhibition are generally anonymous; in […]

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Magical Realism: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House

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

Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park Annual Lecture Magical Realism: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House Friday, April 12, 7 pm The Farrell Auditorium Free ticket required Jeffrey Herr, curator, Hollyhock House Combining elements of early modernism, Mayan revival, and Wright’s own Prairie School style, California’s Hollyhock House is Wright’s first and most widely known […]

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Magical Realism: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House

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

Hollyhock House was Frank Lloyd Wright’s first Los Angeles commission and an ode to California – its freedom and natural beauty. Built between 1919 and 1921 for oil heiress Aline Barnsdall, its eclectic style combines elements of Mayan Revival, Early Modernism, and Wright’s own Prairie Style. The house has recently undergone a $4.3M restoration to […]

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Family Sundays: Bring the Outdoors In

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

Explore art with nature in mind. Capture landscapes, conjure up creatures, construct natural wonders, and examine how artists are inspired by the natural world. You’re invited for hands-on art activities and a lively 30-minute family tour through the galleries. Each month’s free activities focus on a different, family-friendly theme. Space is limited for the 2:30 […]

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Wee Wednesdays + Wee Weekends

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

Bring the Outdoors In: Saturday, April 6 and Wednesday, April 17 Creatures Big and Small: Saturday, May 11 and Wednesday, May 15 Wear Your Art on Your Sleeve: Saturday, June 1 and Wednesday, June 19 10:30–11:30 am Free; pre-registration is required. Recommended for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Join us for an adventure as […]

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SLAM Underground: Squad

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

Who run the world? Raise a glass to extraordinary women artists with your squad at the next SLAM Underground! Discover the work of #RachelWhiteread in our main exhibition and get to know other fierce female artists from around the world and throughout time with an evening of art, music, and cocktails. Free. SIP on a […]

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If It Wasn’t for the Women: Reimagining Portraiture and Power

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

Hear from three female artists who are turning the tables on traditional depictions of women in art at this annual lecture. Elizabeth De La Piedra, Lola Ayisha Ogbara, and Shevare' Perry will discuss how they reimagine portrait and portray the power of female subjects in their work in this annual lecture. Panelists: Elizabeth De La […]

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From Landscapes to Abstract Expressionism: Kemper Collection Highlights on View at the Saint Louis Art Museum

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

Allison Taylor, head of education and community engagement, discusses works by Frederic Edwin Church, Willem de Kooning, Max Ernst, and Joan Miró, collection highlights from the Kemper Art Museum on loan to the Saint Louis Art Museum during construction at the Kemper Art Museum. Free and open to the public

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