Monthly Archives: August 2015

A Closer Look at Senufo in the SLAM collection

Senufo: Art and Identify in West Africa features nearly 170 loans from museums and private collections in Europe, Canada, and the United States. There is one work in particular that you may recognize from SLAM’s permanent collection, the “Mask for the Do Society”. To learn more about this mask, we turned to the Senufo experts, Constantine Petridis,… Read More »

Courtney Baxter joins the Art Museum as the 2015-16 Romare Bearden Fellow

Courtney M. Baxter has joined the Saint Louis Art Museum as the 2015-16 Romare Bearden Graduate Minority Fellow. The fellowship aims to build a pool of talented young minority professionals to work in art-related fields in museums, galleries, non-profit organizations, and universities. Baxter joins the Art Museum from the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, where… Read More »