Category Archives: exhibition press releases

Press release: Self-Taught Genius charts the history of American folk art through more than 100 masterworks

ST. LOUIS, May 24, 2016—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum, an exhibition charting the development of folk art in America while pondering the motivations for artists who were at times considered to work outside of canonical art history. The ticketed exhibition will be on view… Read More »

Press release: Andréa Stanislav: Convergence Infinité explores natural and social histories of St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, March 24, 2016—Andréa Stanislav: Convergence Infinité opened at the Saint Louis Art Museum today. The free exhibition—the 112th installment of the museum’s popular Currents series—features new works by Freund Fellow artist Andréa Stanislav. It will be on view in Galleries 250 and 301 through June 19. Stanislav has created a new body of… Read More »

Press release: Caravans to Courts will highlight textiles that are both utilitarian and beautiful

  ST. LOUIS, March 24, 2016—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present Caravans to Courts: Textiles from the Silk Road, a free exhibition of textiles that, while utilitarian in purpose, stand out for their remarkable complexity and beauty. Caravans to Courts will be on view in Gallery 100 from April 1 through Aug. 21. The… Read More »

Press release: Upcoming exhibition will show new work by Andréa Stanislav

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 2, 2016—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present Andréa Stanislav: Convergence Infinité, an exhibition of contemporary art exploring the complex meanings associated with the natural and mythological history of St. Louis. The free exhibition will be on view in Galleries 250 and 301 from March 24 through June 19. The exhibition—the 112th… Read More »

Press release: Exhibition will highlight carpets and tents from the Ballard collection

  ST. LOUIS, Jan. 11, 2016—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present The Carpet and the Connoisseur: The James F. Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs, a major exhibition highlighting the extraordinary range of Oriental carpets assembled by an early 20th-century American collector who set a new standard for collecting and scholarship. The ticketed exhibition will… Read More »

Press release: Upcoming exhibition at Saint Louis Art Museum will celebrate A Decade of Collecting

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 10, 2015—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present A Decade of Collecting Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, an exhibition celebrating the more than 700 works on paper that the museum has acquired in the last 10 years. (To download web-ready images, or to see caption information for works of art featured on this… Read More »

Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum will present Currents 111: Steven and William Ladd

  ST. LOUIS, Sept. 29, 2015—The Saint Louis Art Museum next month will present Currents 111: Steven and William Ladd, an exhibition of new works referencing shared memories of the artists’ childhood in St. Louis. The free exhibition opens on Oct. 23. (To download web-ready images, or to see caption information for works of art… Read More »

Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum marks Gateway Arch anniversary with St. Louis Modern

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 8, 2015—The Saint Louis Art Museum this fall presents St. Louis Modern, a major exhibition exploring the St. Louis region’s significant contributions to midcentury modern design through more than 150 objects drawn from the permanent collection and more than 30 museums and private lenders around the country. The ticketed exhibition will be… Read More »

Press release: Museum will present The Artist and the Modern Studio

To download web-ready images, scroll down and click on thumbnails in the image gallery. ST. LOUIS, July 16, 2015 — The Saint Louis Art Museum presents The Artist and the Modern Studio, a free exhibition examining how artists turned to their own studio spaces as a subject for exploration. The exhibition features more than 30… Read More »

Press release: Museum will present Alex Prager: Face in the Crowd

To download web-ready images, scroll down and click on thumbnails in the image gallery. ST. LOUIS, July 14, 2015 — The Saint Louis Art Museum presents Alex Prager: Face in the Crowd, the latest installment in the museum’s New Media Series. The video installation will be on view in Gallery 301 from July 17 through… Read More »