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

Editor’s note: The new exhibition Louis IX: King, Saint, Namesake will take Museum visitors back to the reign of the city’s 13th-century namesake, Louis IX. But the works on view in the free show aren’t the only connections to St. Louis — the city, that is — that you’ll find in the collection. To celebrate… 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 »