Tag Archives: Edgar Degas

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 »

Press release: Museum announces 2017 exhibitions

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 7, 2016—The Saint Louis Art Museum’s 2017 schedule of ticketed exhibitions include Impressionist depictions of hats and hat making, the evolution of men’s fashion and the photography of German artist Thomas Struth. In addition, free exhibitions throughout the year will celebrate a major gift of old master sculptures and prints, explore the… Read More »

Press release: Upcoming exhibition explores Edgar Degas’ fascination with the hat makers of Paris

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4, 2016—Best known for his depictions of Parisian dancers and laundresses, Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917) was enthralled with another aspect of life in the French capital—high-fashion hats and the women who created them. The artist, invariably well-dressed and behatted himself, “was not afraid to go into ecstasies in front of the milliners’… Read More »