Monthly Archives: November 2014

Museum announces new curator for American art

M. Melissa Wolfe will join the Saint Louis Art Museum as curator and head of the Department of American Art. She assumes her duties in January. “Melissa Wolfe is an impressive and prolific curator, having organized dozens of groundbreaking exhibitions, symposia, and publications over her career that speak to her creativity and intellectual rigor,” said… Read More »

Spink gift transformed Museum’s holdings of Asian and American art

In 2014, the Saint Louis Art Museum received the transformative gift of 225 works of art from the collection of the late C.C. Johnson Spink and Edith “Edie” Spink. The bequest included superb works by American artists—including John Singleton Copley, Rembrandt Peale, Norman Rockwell and Andrew and Jamie Wyeth—but the gift was most notable for… Read More »