Press release: Philip Hu promoted to curator of Asian art

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 16, 2016—Philip Hu has been promoted to curator of Asian art, the Saint Louis Art Museum announced today. Since joining the Museum in 2006, Hu has curated numerous gallery rotations and several exhibitions, including Conflicts of Interest: Art and War in Modern Japan, which closes January 8. In addition to editing that… Read More »

Media alert: ‘Vote Your Art’ balloting underway

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 3—Polls are open at the Saint Louis Art Museum as visitors cast their ballots for their favorite work as part of Vote Your Art, a five-way contest between candidates from the American, Native American, ancient American, and decorative arts collections. Informed voters can view the nominees in our galleries or online, study… Read More »

Media alert: Archaeologist will discuss preserved Greek merchant ship

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 27, 2016— Archaeologist Andrea Berlin will discuss the best preserved, small Greek merchant ship ever found at the annual George E. Mylonas Lecture at the Saint Louis Art Museum on Friday, Nov. 4. Berlin, the James R. Wiseman Chair in Classical Archaeology at Boston University, will discuss the largely intact Kyrenia Ship,… Read More »