Monthly Archives: September 2015

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. Brothers Steven and William Ladd grew up in St. Louis, and their complex, richly… Read More »

Staff bio: Hugh Shockey, head of conservation

Lucian H. (Hugh) Shockey Jr. joined the Saint Louis Art Museum in 2015 as head of conservation, supervising a team of conservators working in the museum’s objects, painting, paper and textiles labs. Shockey has worked in conservation for the past 20 years, the last 10 as an objects conservator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s… 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… Read More »