Category Archives: event press releases

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 »

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 »