Tag Archives: The Carpet and the Connoisseur

Press release: ‘Caravans to Courts’ will highlight textiles that are both utilitarian and beautiful

ST. LOUIS, March 24, 2016—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present Caravans to Courts: Textiles from the Silk Road, a free exhibition of textiles that, while utilitarian in purpose, stand out for their remarkable complexity and beauty. Caravans to Courts will be on view in Gallery 100 from April 1 through Aug. 21. The installation… Read More »

Press release: Exhibition will highlight carpets and tents from the Ballard collection

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 11, 2016—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present The Carpet and the Connoisseur: The James F. Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs, a major exhibition highlighting the extraordinary range of Oriental carpets assembled by an early 20th-century American collector who set a new standard for collecting and scholarship. The ticketed exhibition will be… Read More »