Monthly Archives: April 2015

Press release: Richardson Memorial Library celebrates 100 years with centennial events

ST. LOUIS, April 15—The Saint Louis Art Museum’s Richardson Memorial Library will celebrate its 100th anniversary by hosting learning opportunities for Museum visitors of all ages, including a birthday celebration on Saturday with book-themed activities for children. The Library opened April 18, 1915 as the result of the first legacy gift ever given to the… Read More »

Press release: Museum appoints new head of conservation

ST. LOUIS, April 14—Lucian H. (Hugh) Shockey Jr. will join the Saint Louis Art Museum as head of conservation, supervising a team of conservators working in the museum’s objects, painting, paper and textiles labs. Shockey starts the at the museum on Aug. 10. Shockey has worked in conservation for the past 20 years, the last… Read More »