St. Louis businessman James F. Ballard was one of the 20th century’s top collectors of Oriental carpets. Opening Sunday, March 6, The Carpet and the Connoisseur: The James F. Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs exhibition highlights the extraordinary range of his collection, including more than 50 carpets and two Persian pleasure tents.
Application deadline for the SLAM 2016 Summer Internship Program has been extended to March 25, 2016! The Saint Louis Art Museum is a mid-sized art museum with collections covering a wide span of cultures and a broad scope of historical periods. Curatorial departments include: The Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas; American; Asian; Decorative… Read More »
In October 2015, artists Steven and William Ladd opened Currents 111: Scouts or Sports?, a contemporary art exhibition filled with complex, richly crafted and autobiographical works inspired by events and experiences from their shared memories of growing up in St. Louis. During the final few weeks of the show, the brothers were artists-in-residence at SLAM and… Read More »