Category Archives: event press releases

Media advisory: Tickets available for ‘Sunken Cities’ presentations at the Saint Louis Art Museum

ST. LOUIS, July 25, 2018—Visitors to the Saint Louis Art Museum’s blockbuster exhibition “Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds” can dive deeper at upcoming presentations in the museum’s Farrell Auditorium. Showcasing antiquities from one of the greatest finds in the history of underwater archaeology, the North American premiere of “Sunken Cities” is the most significant exhibition… Read More »

Press release: Art Hill Film Series will celebrate ‘Epic Quests’

ST. LOUIS, May 11, 2018—Thrill seekers should head to Forest Park on four Friday evenings starting July 13, when the Saint Louis Art Museum’ transforms Art Hill into the city’s biggest cinema for a celebration of epic quests. (To download web-sized movie stills and photos from past festivals, right click on the images below.) This… Read More »

Media advisory: Panel will discuss how technology can peer beneath mummies’ wrappings

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 1, 2018—A team of St. Louis experts will discuss their findings from a series of CT scans of ancient Egyptian mummies in “Ancient Artifacts, 21st-Century Technology: Unlocking Mummies’ Secrets,” a panel discussion at the Saint Louis Art Museum at 7 pm on Friday, Feb. 16. Lisa Çakmak, the museum’s associate curator of… Read More »

Media advisory: As part of Black History Month, SLAM will show ‘The Black Power Mixtape, 1967-1975’ and ‘I Am Not Your Negro’

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 30, 2018—The Saint Louis Art Museum will mark Black History Month with a variety of programming next month, including two film screenings and free gallery talks highlighting African art. The museum will screen “The Black Power Mixtape, 1967-1975” on Saturday, Feb. 24 and “I Am Not Your Negro” on Sunday, Feb. 25.… Read More »

Press release: Art in Bloom returns to the Saint Louis Art Museum on March 2-4

Martha Stewart among featured speakers for annual festival event ST. LOUIS, Jan. 29, 2018—Art in Bloom, the annual festival of fine art and fresh flowers, returns to the Saint Louis Art Museum on Friday, March 2 through Sunday, March 4. Tickets for the festival’s special programs—including a lecture by lifestyle expert, Emmy-winning television host and… 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 »

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: 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 »