Monthly Archives: February 2015

Want to be a Museum Teen Assistant? Hurry, you’ve got until March 6 to apply

Do you know a student who enjoys visual art and is interested in museum work? Museum Teen Assistants develop and lead tours for young audiences and participate in a variety of community programs throughout the St. Louis area. In the course of their work, teens improve their public communication skills, gain leadership experience, develop transferable… Read More »

For upcoming Currents exhibition, artist Mariam Ghani shot short film in St. Louis

The New York Times recently profiled Mariam Ghani, focusing on the Brooklyn-based artist’s relationship with her father, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. The article briefly mentioned something we’re particularly excited about: “Ms. Ghani is also delving into controversy closer to home. She has a teaching fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, which happened to coincide… Read More »

Curator Judith Mann awarded fellowship at American Academy in Rome

The Association of Art Museum Curators and the American Academy in Rome announced this week that it will award the Samuel H. Kress Foundation AAMC Affiliated Fellowship to Judith W. Mann, the Museum’s curator of European art to 1800. The fellowship is intended to honor exceptional curatorial vision by providing essential funding for curators to… Read More »

New book will examine Museum’s collection of paintings by Max Beckmann

Max Beckmann at the Saint Louis Art Museum, a hardcover book by Lynette Roth that hits bookstores this summer, explores in depth the Art Museum’s outstanding holdings of paintings by Max Beckmann—the largest collection of its kind in the world. Richly illustrated and filled with detailed information about one of the leading artists of the… Read More »