Media alert: In free lecture, art historian will discuss Degas’ depictions of women

ST. LOUIS, April 11, 2017—Art historian George Shackelford will discuss how the Impressionist artist Edgar Degas depicted women at a free lecture at the Saint Louis Art Museum’s Farrell Auditorium on Sunday, April 30. The presentation—titled “A Woman’s Touch”—coincides with “Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade,” a groundbreaking exhibition exploring the theme of millinery… Read More »

Media alert: Tickets to Stephen Jones lecture at Art Museum now on sale

ST. LOUIS, April 6, 2017—Tickets are now on sale for an April 23 lecture at the Saint Louis Art Museum by Stephen Jones, one of the world’s best-known contemporary milliners. A British artist, Jones came to prominence in the 1980s with avant-garde designs that also engaged closely with artistic tradition. Jones’ hats have been worn… Read More »

Media alert: Museum installs recently acquired Théodore Rousseau painting

ST. LOUIS, March 16, 2016—The Saint Louis Art Museum recently installed Théodore Rousseau’s Pheasantry in the Forest of Compiègne, a significant work from the early career of the leading landscape painter of the Barbizon School. The museum acquired the oil painting in May 2016, but it left St. Louis soon after. The museum loaned Pheasantry… Read More »