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 »

Press release: ‘Cross-Pollination’ examines floral imagery in European textiles and porcelain

ST. LOUIS, April 10, 2017—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present “Cross-Pollination: Flowers in 18th-Century European Textiles and Porcelain,” a free exhibition on view in Gallery 100 from May 26 through Nov. 26. Cross-Pollination examines the evolution of floral imagery in European textiles, clothing, and porcelain from about 1735 to 1785. It considers the unprecedented… 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: Register now for summer art classes at the Saint Louis Art Museum

ST. LOUIS, April 5, 2017—From one-hour activities for preschoolers and their parents to five-day courses for older children, summer classes at the Saint Louis Art Museum give young learners the opportunity to learn about art across cultures and time periods. Online registration for youth art classes at the museum is underway. Classes are held from… Read More »

Media alert: In free lecture, Mark Weil will discuss Rembrandt’s ‘Hundred Guilder Print’

ST. LOUIS, March 28, 2017—Visitors to the Saint Louis Art Museum can gain insight into Rembrandt’s famed “Hundred Guilder Print” at a free April 13 lecture by art historian Mark S. Weil. Officially titled Christ Preaching, the print reputedly earned its nickname from the large sum once paid for impressions of it. The print is… Read More »

Press release: Modern millinery will be highlighted in ‘The Hats of Stephen Jones’

Video courtesy of the Victoria & Albert Museum ST. LOUIS, March 23, 2017—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present The Hats of Stephen Jones, a special installation of eight hats designed by one of the world’s best known contemporary milliners. The hats will be installed as gallery interventions throughout the museum from April 21 through… Read More »