Category Archives: media advisories

Media advisory: Scholar will discuss art by Native American women in annual Donald Danforth Jr. Lecture

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 24, 2018—Sherry Farrell Racette will focus on the work of Native American women when she delivers the annual Donald Danforth Jr. Lecture on Native American art at the Saint Louis Art Museum on Saturday, Oct. 13. While the North American fur trade is typically discussed as a male endeavor, objects in museum… Read More »

Media advisory: Upcoming road closures on Fine Arts Drive

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 10, 2018—Fine Arts Drive will be closed and parking will be limited this week as the Saint Louis Art Museum takes down its blockbuster exhibition “Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds” and crews prepare Art Hill for the Great Forest Park Balloon Race. See below for more information on specific closures. Tuesday, Sept.… 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 »

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 »

Media advisory: Museum will be open on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day

ST. LOUIS, May 22, 2018—The Saint Louis Art Museum usually is closed on Mondays, but it will be open from 10 am to 5 pm on Memorial Day (May 28) and Labor Day (Sept. 3). The museum also will be open on the Fourth of July. Tickets are available on all three holidays for “Sunken… Read More »