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Press release: Program series will explore art and science

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4, 2017—Starting this month, the Saint Louis Art Museum will present Art+Science, a series of lectures, gallery talks, films and other events exploring the how science and technology shape creativity and the way humans respond to art. The diverse programs are not tied to any specific exhibition, but several events will complement… Read More »

Media advisory: Archaeologist will discuss the gold of rings of the ‘Griffin Warrior’

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 19, 2017— Archaeologist Sharon Stocker will discuss excavations at the Palace of Nestor at the annual George E. Mylonas Lecture at the Saint Louis Art Museum on Sunday, Oct. 22. The free lecture—titled “Lord of the Gold Rings: The Grave of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos”—will examine the four gold rings discovered… Read More »

Media advisory: Curator of Native American art will deliver annual Donald Danforth Jr. Lecture

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 12, 2017—Jill Ahlberg Yohe, an assistant curator of native American art at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, will deliver the annual Donald Danforth Jr. Lecture on Native American art at the Saint Louis Art Museum. The free lecture lecture—titled “Beauty in the Making: Native American Art”—begins at 11 am on Saturday, Oct.… Read More »

Media advisory: Mickalene Thomas will discuss artistic practice at the Saint Louis Art Museum

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 11, 2017—Artist Mickalene Thomas will discuss her work within the themes of beauty, gender and race at the Saint Louis Art Museum on Friday, Oct. 6. Joining the New York-based artist for an on-stage conversation will be Simon Kelly, the Saint Louis Art Museum’s curator of modern and contemporary art, and Lisa… Read More »

Media advisory: Panel will discuss the evolution and impact of hip-hop fashion

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 21, 2017—Rikki Byrd and Jeffrey Q. McCune Jr. will discuss the evolution of hip-hop culture and its impact on fashion, art and ideas of black masculinity at “Hip Hop and Fashion: From the Streets to the Runway,” a panel discussion at the Saint Louis Art Museum at 7 pm on Friday, Sept.… Read More »

Press release: Museum presents SLAM Vogue fundraiser featuring fashion show conceived by André Leon Talley on Saturday, July 15

ST. LOUIS, July 7, 2017— Inspired by “Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715-2015,” the Saint Louis Art Museum’s summer fundraising event, SLAM Vogue, will benefit the museum and feature a vibrant evening of creative fashion interventions, themed cocktails and cuisine, and music. Tickets are still available. The evening’s highlight will be Fluid Fashion 18, a… Read More »

Press release: Art Museum’s Art Hill Film Series will celebrate Hollywood’s ‘Best Dressed’

ST. LOUIS, May 25, 2017— Fans of fashion and film should head to Forest Park on four Friday evenings starting July 14, when the Saint Louis Art Museum’ transforms Art Hill into the city’s biggest cinema for a celebration of high style on the big screen. The lineup for this year’s Art Hill Film Series… Read More »

Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum and Saint Louis Fashion Fund welcome internationally acclaimed former Vogue editor-at-large André Leon Talley

ST. LOUIS, May 1, 2017—André Leon Talley’s avant-garde style has led him to be one of the most recognized fashion personalities in the world. The former editor-at-large for Vogue magazine will bring his legendary style savvy to the Saint Louis Art Museum at 2 pm on Saturday, June 24 when he presents his insights on… Read More »

Press release: Modern millinery will be highlighted in ‘The Hats of Stephen Jones’

Video courtesy of the Victoria & Albert Museum ST. LOUIS, March 23, 2017—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present The Hats of Stephen Jones, a special installation of eight hats designed by one of the world’s best known contemporary milliners. The hats will be installed as gallery interventions throughout the museum from April 21 through… Read More »

Press release: As part of Black History Month, SLAM will show ‘Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child’, ‘A Ballerina’s Tale’, and ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 24, 2017—The Saint Louis Art Museum will mark Black History Month with a variety of programming next month, including three film screenings and free gallery talks and collection tours highlighting African art and works by African-American artists. On the first three Sundays in February, the museum will screen a different film at… Read More »