Category Archives: exhibition press releases

Press release: ‘Graphic Revolution’ is set to open at SLAM

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 7, 2018—The Saint Louis Art Museum on Sunday (Nov. 11) will open “Graphic Revolution: American Prints 1960 to Now,” an exhibition that explores the incredible explosion of printmaking activity that began in the United States in the 1960s continues to this day. The exhibition continues through Feb. 3, 2019. “Graphic Revolution” presents… Read More »

Saint Louis Art Museum records extraordinary attendance with ‘Sunken Cities’

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 11, 2018—St. Louisans and tourists have flocked to the Saint Louis Art Museum, which welcomed 171,488 to “Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds.” The exhibition, which closed Sunday, made its North American premiere in St. Louis after touring Europe. Before it made its North American premiere in St. Louis, the exhibition of treasures… Read More »

Media advisory: Tickets on sale soon for Kehinde Wiley’s artist talk at the Saint Louis Art Museum

Note: This lecture is sold out. ST. LOUIS, Sept. 5, 2018—Kehinde Wiley will discuss his artistic practice at the Saint Louis Art Museum during the opening of an exhibition of 11 commissioned portraits of people the artist met during a 2017 visit to St. Louis. The lecture begins at 7 pm on Oct. 19 in… Read More »

Media advisory: Art Museum will extend hours for final week of ‘Sunken Cities’ exhibition

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 27, 2018—With just two weeks left to see its blockbuster exhibition of ancient Egyptian artifacts, the Saint Louis Art Museum announced today it will be open on Labor Day and offer extended hours on two days during the final week of “Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds.” The museum typically is closed on… Read More »

Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum presents ‘Graphic Revolution: American Prints 1960 to Now’

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 13, 2018—The incredible explosion of printmaking activity that began in the United States in the 1960s continues to this day. It stands out for the radical spirit of exploration and experimentation that helped to expand the possibilities of contemporary art. The Saint Louis Art Museum will celebrate this reimagining of a centuries-old… Read More »

Press release: Textiles exhibition will highlight ancient Peruvian works in SLAM’s collection

ST. LOUIS, May 21, 2018—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present “Balance and Opposition in Ancient Peruvian Textiles,” a free exhibition that will demonstrate the diversity of ancient Peru, as well as the depth and breadth of the museum’s collection. The exhibition will be on view in Gallery 100 from June 15 through Nov. 25.… Read More »

Press release: Upcoming exhibition will feature new work by Kehinde Wiley

ST. LOUIS, April 30, 2018—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present “Kehinde Wiley: Saint Louis,” a free exhibition of 11 commissioned portraits of people the artist met during a 2017 visit to St. Louis. The exhibition will be on view in galleries 249 and 250 from Oct. 19 through Feb. 10, 2019. Kehinde Wiley creates… Read More »

Press release: Upcoming exhibition will feature new work by Jennifer Bornstein

ST. LOUIS, April 10, 2018—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present work by Jennifer Bornstein in the 115th installment of the museum’s popular “Currents” series. The free exhibition will be on view in Gallery 255 from April 20 through July 15. This exhibition is a convergence of several interconnected lines of inquiry that Bornstein has… Read More »

Press kit: ‘Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds’

The Saint Louis Art Museum will present “Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds,” an exhibition showcasing antiquities from one of the greatest finds in the history of underwater archaeology. The North American premiere of “Sunken Cities” will be the most significant exhibition of ancient Egyptian art undertaken in St. Louis in more than 50 years. Featuring… Read More »

Press release: Exhibition mixes Eastern and Western art traditions, woodblocks and 3D technology

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 22, 2018—The Saint Louis Art Museum next month will present “Time Spy,” an animated 3D film that draws from Eastern and Western traditions of art, history, myth, and imagination. To create the work, Chinese artist Sun Xun merged a 1,000-year-old printmaking technique—the woodblock print—with modern film-making technologies. “Sun Xun: Time Spy” includes… Read More »