Monthly Archives: July 2014

Teacher Jennifer Kavanaugh starts fellowship

This summer, elementary teacher Jennifer Kavanaugh has been developing new ways to bring art in the classroom as part of Master Teacher Summer Fellowship, an annual award to a local educator with an interest in museum education. During the four-week summer appointment, Kavanaugh researched art objects, developed interdisciplinary learning materials, and prepared education programs that… Read More »

Top 10 St. Louis connections in the collection

To celebrate the 250th anniversary of the founding of St. Louis in 2014, Museum educator Ann Burroughs put together a list of her favorite works of art with distinctive, and sometimes unexpected, connections to St. Louis. (Ann’s list originally appeared in the pages of Missouri Life magazine.) The Saint Louis Art Museum’s close connections to… Read More »

New Bearden Fellow arrives at SLAM

Today the Museum welcomed Jordia C. Benjamin, the 2014-15 Romare Bearden Graduate Minority Fellow. Benjamin completed a master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from the University of Central Florida in May and holds both a bachelor’s degree in Art History and a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the University of South Florida. She joins the… Read More »