Press release: For ‘New Media Series,’ Art Museum will present film by Amy Granat

ST. LOUIS, June 27, 2017— The Saint Louis Art Museum will present a 2011 work by the St. Louis-based multimedia artist Amy Granat as the latest installment of the New Media Series. The film—titled “Cars, Trees, Houses, Beaches”—opens July 14 in Gallery 301. (To download web-sized images, right click on the images below.) Since completing… Read More »

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Press release: Exhibition examining 300 years of men’s fashion opens this weekend

ST. LOUIS, June 19, 2017—Donning lace, silk, leather and plastic, more than 90 mannequins are nearly ready to meet visitors at the Saint Louis Art Museum, which presents a 300-year history of men’s fashion that opens to the public on Sunday (June 25).The exhibition “Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015” features more than 130 looks… Read More »

Press backgrounder: The themes of ‘Reigning Men’

Organized into five thematic sections, “Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015” highlights many factors that have influenced menswear over the last three centuries. “Revolution/Evolution” illustrates the dialogue between social and political events and men’s fashion. “East/West” observes how international cultural exchanges have introduced new materials and silhouettes to menswear. “Uniformity” explores the critical impact military… Read More »

Press release: Art Museum’s Art Hill Film Series will celebrate Hollywood’s ‘Best Dressed’

ST. LOUIS, May 25, 2017— Fans of fashion and film should head to Forest Park on four Friday evenings starting July 14, when the Saint Louis Art Museum’ transforms Art Hill into the city’s biggest cinema for a celebration of high style on the big screen. The lineup for this year’s Art Hill Film Series… Read More »

Press release: ‘A Century of Japanese Prints’ will include recent acquisitions of modern and contemporary Japanese art

ST. LOUIS, June 19, 2017— The Saint Louis Art Museum will present “A Century of Japanese Prints,” an exhibition featuring more than 70 of the finest examples of the museum’s collection of modern and contemporary Japanese prints, two-thirds of which have never been on view at the museum. The exhibition opens Aug. 11 in Galleries… Read More »

Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum and Saint Louis Fashion Fund welcome internationally acclaimed former Vogue editor-at-large André Leon Talley

ST. LOUIS, May 1, 2017—André Leon Talley’s avant-garde style has led him to be one of the most recognized fashion personalities in the world. The former editor-at-large for Vogue magazine will bring his legendary style savvy to the Saint Louis Art Museum at 2 pm on Saturday, June 24 when he presents his insights on… Read More »

Press release: Upcoming exhibition ‘Reigning Men’ traces 300 years of men’s fashionable dress

ST. LOUIS, April 24, 2017— The Saint Louis Art Museum will present “Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015,” an exhibition that celebrates a rich history of restraint and resplendence in menswear. The ticketed exhibition will be on view from June 25 through Sept. 17. Featuring more than 150 looks, “Reigning Men” traces cultural influences over… Read More »

Media alert: Art Museum presents classic French silent film with live musical accompaniment

ST. LOUIS, April 13, 2017—Visitors to the Saint Louis Art Museum can step back in time for a glimpse of Parisian life when the museum presents the silent film “Au Bonheur des Dames” with live musical accompaniment. The screening will be on Saturday, May 6 at 11 am in the museum’s Farrell Auditorium. Elsie Parker… Read More »

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 »