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Press release: ‘Sunken Cities’ will take visitors on deep dive into Egyptian art

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 20—The Saint Louis Art Museum next year 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… Read More »

Press release: Museum presents premiere of new video work by Ben Thorp Brown

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 10, 2017—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present the premiere exhibition of “Gropius Memory Palace,” a 2017 video work by the New York-based artist Ben Thorp Brown, as the latest installment of the New Media Series. (To download web-sized images from the exhibition, right click on the images below.) In “Gropius Memory… Read More »

Press release: Upcoming ‘Currents 114’ exhibition will feature new work by Matt Saunders

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 19, 2017—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present new work by Matt Saunders in the 114th installment of the museum’s popular “Currents” series. The free exhibition will be on view in Galleries 249 and 250 from Nov. 17 through Feb. 4, 2018. Saunders works across a variety of media to challenge the… Read More »

Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum presents ‘Thomas Struth: Nature & Politics’

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 7, 2017—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present “Thomas Struth: Nature & Politics,” an exhibition highlighting a major new body of work exploring cutting-edge technology by the celebrated German photographer. The ticketed exhibition will be on view from Nov. 5 through Jan. 21, 2018. Over the past decade, the Berlin-based artist Thomas… Read More »

Press release: For ‘New Media Series,’ Art Museum will present film by Amy Granat

ST. LOUIS, June 27, 2017— The Saint Louis Art Museum will present a 2011 work by the St. Louis-based multimedia artist Amy Granat as the latest installment of the New Media Series. The film—titled “Cars, Trees, Houses, Beaches”—opens July 14 in Gallery 301. (To download web-sized images, right click on the images below.) Since completing… Read More »

Press release: Exhibition examining 300 years of men’s fashion opens this weekend

ST. LOUIS, June 19, 2017—Donning lace, silk, leather and plastic, more than 90 mannequins are nearly ready to meet visitors at the Saint Louis Art Museum, which presents a 300-year history of men’s fashion that opens to the public on Sunday (June 25).The exhibition “Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015” features more than 130 looks… Read More »

Press release: ‘A Century of Japanese Prints’ will include recent acquisitions of modern and contemporary Japanese art

ST. LOUIS, June 19, 2017— The Saint Louis Art Museum will present “A Century of Japanese Prints,” an exhibition featuring more than 70 of the finest examples of the museum’s collection of modern and contemporary Japanese prints, two-thirds of which have never been on view at the museum. The exhibition opens Aug. 11 in Galleries… Read More »

Press release: Upcoming exhibition ‘Reigning Men’ traces 300 years of men’s fashionable dress

ST. LOUIS, April 24, 2017— The Saint Louis Art Museum will present “Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015,” an exhibition that celebrates a rich history of restraint and resplendence in menswear. The ticketed exhibition will be on view from June 25 through Sept. 17. Featuring more than 150 looks, “Reigning Men” traces cultural influences over… Read More »

Press release: ‘Cross-Pollination’ examines floral imagery in European textiles and porcelain

ST. LOUIS, April 10, 2017—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present “Cross-Pollination: Flowers in 18th-Century European Textiles and Porcelain,” a free exhibition on view in Gallery 100 from May 26 through Nov. 26. Cross-Pollination examines the evolution of floral imagery in European textiles, clothing, and porcelain from about 1735 to 1785. It considers the unprecedented… 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 »