Monthly Archives: August 2014

On Feast of St. Louis, an heir previews the Art Museum’s Louis IX exhibition

Our installation crew is working hard to get the Louis IX: King, Saint, Namesake exhibition ready for its Friday opening, but they were able to take a short break on Monday to give a preview to a special visitor, a direct descendant of St. Louis and — should the Fifth Republic give way to a return of the monarchy — the rightful… Read More »

For city’s 250th birthday, SLAM gives St. Louis a free exhibition on the city’s namesake

To celebrate the 250th anniversary of the founding of St. Louis, the Art Museum this month will present Louis IX: King, Saint, Namesake, an exhibition highlighting both exceptional art from the reign of Louis IX and later works inspired by the 13th-century monarch. The free exhibition opens Friday, August 29 and runs through November 2.… Read More »

Ivy Magruder launches new menu at Panorama

Have you tried the new, seasonally inspired menu at Panorama? Developed by recently hired Executive Chef Ivy Magruder, the new menu highlights summer ingredients such as tomatoes, strawberries and kale and showcases Magruder’s talent for creating approachable food with an Italian-French influence. Dishes feature seasonal, organic produce when possible, as well as humanely raised meat,… Read More »

Andy Goldsworthy discusses Stone Sea

Art lovers packed The Farrell Auditorium on November 4, 2013 for a sold-out lecture by Andy Goldsworthy, the British artist who created Stone Sea,  the monumental site-specific commission he created at the Museum that has been described as Goldsworthy’s most significant work in North America. Stone Sea is inspired by St. Louis geology and the… Read More »