Tag Archives: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Press release: William T. Kemper Foundation will be presenting sponsor for Impressionism exhibition at the Saint Louis Art Museum

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 26, 2017—The William T. Kemper Foundation – Commerce Bank, Trustee has provided a lead sponsorship gift of $100,000 to support the groundbreaking exhibition Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade, which opens at the Saint Louis Art Museum on Feb. 12. (To download web-sized images, right click on the images below.) 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 »

Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum marked second anniversary of East Building by opening new sculpture garden

To download web-ready images, scroll down and click on thumbnails in the image gallery. ST. LOUIS, July 1, 2015—More than 2,000 visitors turned out Friday (June 26) to celebrate the grand opening of the Saint Louis Art Museum’s Grace Taylor Broughton Sculpture Garden, the culmination of a campus expansion that included the opening of the… Read More »