Tag Archives: Thomas Cole

The Art Museum celebrates ‘the Missouri artist’ with Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River

The Saint Louis Art Museum next month will present Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River, an exhibition that for the first time in decades brings together the river paintings and drawings of George Caleb Bingham. Dubbed “the Missouri artist,” Bingham (1811-1879) moved to the state as a child and, by the 1840s,… Read More »

Coming in February: Thomas Cole’s Voyage of Life

Next month, the Saint Louis Art Museum will present Thomas Cole’s Voyage of Life, a celebration of what many believe to be the most important allegorical series in American art. The free exhibition opens February 7 in Gallery 336. The exhibition is one of three coinciding exhibitions exploring multiple visions of landscape and the river… Read More »