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2017-02-24 to 2017-05-28 Leo Ray, <i>Infinite Painting</i>

Leo Ray, Infinite Painting
February 24, 2017 to May 28, 2017

Infinite Painting is a solo exhibition of paintings by Leo Ray, an Israel based artist. This is the artist's first solo exhibition in the U.S. On entering the gallery, visitors are greeted by an enorm...

2017-05-12 to 2017-06-11

2017 Congressional Art Competition
May 12, 2017 to June 11, 2017

This year, 2017, William Lacy Clay, Member of Congress representing the Missouri's First District, will support the Congressional Art Competition. He is proud to offer this opportunity to aspiring art...

2017-05-5 to 2017-07-23 Tennessee Williams: The Playwright and the Painter

Tennessee Williams: The Playwright and the Painter
May 5, 2017 to July 23, 2017

The Saint Louis University Museum of Art is pleased to announce the opening of Tennessee Williams: The Playwright and the Painter, an exhibition of paintings by the renowned playwright. The exhibition...

2017-06-9 to 2017-07-23 Urban Wanderers- Through Their Eyes Art Exhibition

Urban Wanderers- Through Their Eyes Art Exhibition
June 9, 2017 to July 23, 2017

Stray Rescue's Urban Wanderers- Through Their Eyes Art Exhibit is one of the most creative, unique and exciting fundraising events of the year. But it's not the typical art show you've come to expec...

2017-08-25 to 2017-12-30

Return to Forever: Kathleen Brodeur ~ Edson Campos
August 25, 2017 to December 30, 2017

The Saint Louis University Museum of Art is pleased to announce the opening of Return to Forever: Kathleen Brodeur ~ Edson Campos.

Edson Campos and Kathleen Brodeur are a married couple whos...

2017-09-15 to 2017-12-30 Inner Harmony: Learning from the Buddhist Spirit

Inner Harmony: Learning from the Buddhist Spirit
September 15, 2017 to December 30, 2017

The Inner Harmony... Learning from the Buddhist Spirit exhibition consists of thirty two photographs depicting Buddhist monastics. The artwork is seamlessly incorporated into a contemplative, multi-se...

2016-03-4 to 2016-05-15 Linda Skrainka: Reflections

Linda Skrainka: Reflections
March 4, 2016 to May 15, 2016

More than 50 works produced between 1965 and 2013 by celebrated St. Louis artist, Linda Skrainka, are a part of a new exhibition at the Saint Louis University Museum of Art which opens with a 5 p.m. r...

2016-06-10 to 2016-07-24 Urban Wanderers 2016

Urban Wanderers 2016
June 10, 2016 to July 24, 2016

The Saint Louis University Museum of Art will host the sixth installment of Urban Wanderers, a fundraising art exhibition to directly benefit Stray Rescue of St. Louis, from June 10 until July 24. The...

2016-08-19 to 2016-12-30 EXPLORATIONS IN REALITY: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION

EXPLORATIONS IN REALITY: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION
August 19, 2016 to December 30, 2016

Explorations in Reality: Photographs from the Permanent Collection brings together a selection of photographs from the permanent collection by Peter Bergheim, Felix Bonfils, Francis Frith, Frank Mason...

2016-10-21 to 2016-12-30 Persuasive Politics 2016: Presidential Campaign Memorabilia

Persuasive Politics 2016: Presidential Campaign Memorabilia
October 21, 2016 to December 30, 2016

Persuasive Politics 2016: Presidential Campaign Memorabilia combines centuries of presiential campaign memorabilia into an impressive, yet eclectic exhibition. A George Washington coat button; an "I ...

2014-12-1 to 2014-12-30

St. Louis Creates: Works by Local Artists
December 1, 2014 to December 30, 2014

St. Louis Creates features art created by nine local artists, and covers a wide range of media and styles. Participating artists include Peter Manion, James Holzer, Luanne Rimel, Thomas Sleet, Mark Pa...

2013-11-15 to 2014-02-2

No Place Like Home: American Scene Painting in the Sinquefield Collection
November 15, 2013 to February 2, 2014

A new exhibit at the Saint Louis University Museum of Art (SLUMA) featuring acclaimed works by Thomas Hart Benton, Joe Jones, Grant Wood, John Rogers Cox and other prominent artists of the American Sc...

2014-01-1 to 2014-05-18 Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African-American Art

Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African-American Art
January 1, 2014 to May 18, 2014

Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African-American Art continues at the Saint Louis University Museum of Art until May 18. The exhibition features more than 60 sculpt...

2014-01-1 to 2014-07-27 Urban Wanderers: A Partnership with Stray Rescue

Urban Wanderers: A Partnership with Stray Rescue
January 1, 2014 to July 27, 2014

Urban Wanderers consists of works of art created by local, regional and national artists, as well as rescued companion animals. Each artist depicts a Stray Rescue dog or cat in their medium of choice,...

2014-01-1 to 2014-10-12

The Dream
January 1, 2014 to October 12, 2014

The Dream features 85 works of art from 25 artists. The scope of the exhibition is greater than the sum of a collection and selected display of works of art in a museum. It represents one collector's...

2014-04-2 to 2014-12-14

The 2229 Original Osage Allottees
April 2, 2014 to December 14, 2014

A new exhibition, 2229 Original Osage Allottees, will open at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 2, in the third floor gallery of the Saint Louis University Museum of Art. The opening will include a poetry r...

2013-12-5 to 2013-12-8 Holiday Rooms in Bloom

Holiday Rooms in Bloom
December 5, 2013 to December 8, 2013

Save the date(s) and celebrate! Join us for our annual Holiday Rooms in Bloom event at the Historic Samuel Cupples House. Once again, St. Louis' premiere florists have drawn their inspiration fr...

2013-09-20 to 2013-10-27 Quilt National 2013

Quilt National 2013
September 20, 2013 to October 27, 2013

Quilt National 2013, the international juried competition for new, innovative quilt art will open on Friday, Sept. 20 with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. The St. Louis presentation of Quilt National ser...

2013-08-23 to 2013-10-6 Speaking of Fibers 2013

Speaking of Fibers 2013
August 23, 2013 to October 6, 2013

Speaking of Fibers 2013 is a juried exhibition that speaks to a wide interpretation of defining fiber art. The exhibition features more than 40 works from artisans, including weavers, basket makers, s...

2013-01-1 to 2013-08-25 James M. Smith: Unscripted

James M. Smith: Unscripted
January 1, 2013 to August 25, 2013

The Unscripted exhibition includes drawings, paintings and constructions based on myths that Smith creates, including motifs that are part of his entire oeuvre. Smith's work is influenced by his lifel...

2013-01-18 to 2013-03-3 Edward Boccia: Figurative Expressionist

Edward Boccia: Figurative Expressionist
January 18, 2013 to March 3, 2013

The work of internationally renowned abstract expressionist Edward Boccia will open with a reception Friday, Jan. 18 from 6 - 8 p.m. The exhibition continues until March 3. Edward Boccia: Figurativ...

2013-02-8 to 2013-03-28 Roxanne Phillips: In Print

Roxanne Phillips: In Print
February 8, 2013 to March 28, 2013

Roxanne Phillips: In Print opens with a reception in the museum's community gallery on Friday, Feb. 8 from 5 - 7:30 p.m. Phillips is a printmaker. The prints in this exhibit have the theme of archi...

2013-03-22 to 2013-05-5 Urban Wanderers 2013

Urban Wanderers 2013
March 22, 2013 to May 5, 2013

The Saint Louis University Museum of Art is pleased to partner with Stray Rescue of St. Louis to host the fourth installment of Urban Wanderers, a fundraising art exhibition to directly benefit Stray ...

2013-04-26 to 2013-05-10 Saint Louis University Student Exhibition

Saint Louis University Student Exhibition
April 26, 2013 to May 10, 2013

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2012-01-27 to 2012-03-4 Spirit and History

Spirit and History
January 27, 2012 to March 4, 2012

Experience the African-American journey through the brush strokes of two noted painters: Father James Hasse of the Society of Jesus and Judge Nathan B. Young.

Father James Hasse spent over ...

2012-02-10 to 2012-04-15 Art and Dissent

Art and Dissent
February 10, 2012 to April 15, 2012

Drawn from the Saint Louis University Museum of Art’s permanent print collection, the exhibition examines the dissent expressed by artists of various periods and cultural backgrounds.

Artw...

2012-03-23 to 2012-05-27 Providential Journey: the art of Brother Mel

Providential Journey: the art of Brother Mel
March 23, 2012 to May 27, 2012

From his bold use of color to his playful compositions, Brother Mel Meyer, S.M. brings his signature style to each piece he creates. Regardless of the medium or the method he selects, each work repres...

2012-04-27 to 2012-06-10 Warhol

Warhol's Polaroids, A Method
April 27, 2012 to June 10, 2012

A revealing glimpse into the world of Andy Warhol will be on display as the Saint Louis University Museum of Art hosts Warhol's Polaroids: A Method. The SLUMA exhibit gained national attention when it...

2012-06-08 to 2012-07-22 Robert Motherwell, Abstract Expressionist

Robert Motherwell, Abstract Expressionist
June 08, 2012 to July 22, 2012

Derived from both public and private collections, this exhibition is organized by themes to highlight recurring concepts in Motherwell's works: Elegy series, Gesture series, Open series, Collages and ...

2012-06-22 to 2012-08-12 Marian Steen, Memories and Dreams

Marian Steen, Memories and Dreams
June 22, 2012 to August 12, 2012

Steen's paintings are a powerful expression of sensitivity and technique. She employs the "wet on wet" technique favored by many watercolorists. Her harmonious and appealing work is alive with lush co...

2012-08-3 to 2012-09-16 Urban Wanderers 2012

Urban Wanderers 2012
August 3, 2012 to September 16, 2012

The theme of this year's highly anticipated fundraising event will focus on the survivors of Stray Rescue - innocent dogs and cats that have suffered shocking abuse, neglect and abandonment. Due to th...

2012-08-24 to 2012-10-7 Contemporary Women Artists XVI: Longevity

Contemporary Women Artists XVI: Longevity
August 24, 2012 to October 7, 2012

In honor of its 40th anniversary, the St. Louis chapter of the Women's Caucus for the Art is pleased to sponsor Contemporary Women Artists XVI: Longevity. The juried exhibition features works in a var...

2012-09-28 to 2012-11-30 Mark Making, Prints from Wildwood Press

Mark Making, Prints from Wildwood Press
September 28, 2012 to November 30, 2012

The Saint Louis University Museum of Art will present Mark Making: Prints from Wildwood Press, which showcases large-scale works by artists from Wildwood Press, a St. Louis based printmaking studio, w...

2012-10-12 to 2012-10-28 Persuasive Politics

Persuasive Politics
October 12, 2012 to October 28, 2012

The Saint Louis University Museum of Art is pleased to present Persuasive Politics 2012: Presidential Campaign Memorabilia. The exhibition opens at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 19.

Centuries of p...

2011-12-2 to 2011-12-23

Threads of Traditions II
December 2, 2011 to December 23, 2011

A colorful, creative assortment of more than 40 quilts reflecting the art and artistry of local quilters will be on display at the Saint Louis University Museum of Art beginning at 11 a.m. on Friday, ...

2011-10-21 to 2011-12-23 Patricia Watwood: Myths and Individuals

Patricia Watwood: Myths and Individuals
October 21, 2011 to December 23, 2011

The Saint Louis University Museum of Art is pleased to host Patricia Watwood: Myths and Individuals. The exhibition will open with a 6 p.m. reception on Friday, October 21 in the museum's Community Ga...

2011-09-16 to 2011-11-20 InMotion: Sports Photography by Lew Portnoy

InMotion: Sports Photography by Lew Portnoy
September 16, 2011 to November 20, 2011

In Motion: Sports Photography by Lew Portnoy features more than 75 images of some of the world's most famous athletes at their best. In that split second that becomes iconic, Portnoy captures the vict...

2011-09-9 to 2011-10-9 Continuing Tradition: Paintings by Michal Artal

Continuing Tradition: Paintings by Michal Artal
September 9, 2011 to October 9, 2011

In her still life and landscape paintings, Michal Artal seeks to capture the unique beauty of everyday objects and scenes. The work displayed in the Continuing Tradition exhibition combines the interp...

2011-07-15 to 2011-08-28 Urban Wanderers 2011

Urban Wanderers 2011
July 15, 2011 to August 28, 2011

Urban Wanderers features works by local artists inspired by the loyal, playful, and affectionate pit bulls of Stray Rescue of St. Louis. ...

2011-06-17 to 2011-08-7 ADSUM: Contemporary Paintings on Ignatian Spirituality by Holly Schapker

ADSUM: Contemporary Paintings on Ignatian Spirituality by Holly Schapker
June 17, 2011 to August 7, 2011

"These paintings represent my interpretation of the mission of St. Ignatius Loyola. They incorporate all I know and feel about my life as a Catholic and as an artist. The process of creating this body...

2011-05-6 to 2011-07-3 Sun-Smith-Foret: Final Cut

Sun-Smith-Foret: Final Cut
May 6, 2011 to July 3, 2011

Over 30 tapestries, ranging from small pieces to wall-sized installations, represent Smith-Foret's interpretation of classic film and cinema. Smith-Foret uses the African American textile technique of...

2011-04-15 to 2011-05-29 Yingxue Zuo: Blend of Styles

Yingxue Zuo: Blend of Styles
April 15, 2011 to May 29, 2011

Yingxue Zuo melds ancient techniques from his birthplace in China with those of contemporary Western practice. The Blend of Style exhibition features oil paintings that depict rural and industrial Chi...

2011-02-18 to 2011-04-17 Tom Huck: Brutal Truths

Tom Huck: Brutal Truths
February 18, 2011 to April 17, 2011

The Saint Louis University Museum of Art is pleased to present an exhibition featuring the woodcuts of nationally renowned artist, Tom Huck. Tom Huck: Brutal Truths will open with a reception on Frida...

2010-10-8 to 2010-12-31 Kaleidoscope - works by Mexican Master Leonardo Nierman

Kaleidoscope - works by Mexican Master Leonardo Nierman
October 8, 2010 to December 31, 2010

The Saint Louis University Museum of Art will host Kaleidoscope: Works by Mexican Master Leonardo Nierman.

The exhibition opens with a 6 p.m. reception on Friday October 8, and will conclude...

2010-09-3 to 2010-10-3 Threads of Tradition: St. Louis Quilters

Threads of Tradition: St. Louis Quilters
September 3, 2010 to October 3, 2010

Threads of Tradition: St. Louis Quilters, an exhibition featuring the artistry of St. Louis-area quilters, will be on display at the Saint Louis University Museum of Art until Sunday, October 3.

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2009-10-23 to 2009-12-20 The 12th Hungarian Cartoon Festival: a Dialogue of Cultures

The 12th Hungarian Cartoon Festival: a Dialogue of Cultures
October 23, 2009 to December 20, 2009

In 2008, the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Hungarian Culture Foundation announced a cartoon competition as part of Hungary's participation in the "European Year of Intercultural D...

2009-09-4 to 2009-10-18 Max Scharf: Radiant Harmonies

Max Scharf: Radiant Harmonies
September 4, 2009 to October 18, 2009

Max R. Scharf was born in 1933 in St. Louis. Through a career that spanned five decades, he became known for his radiant color harmonies. His art was a celebration of the world around him which he exp...

2009-05-6 to 2009-08-16 Marcel Duchamp: Chess Master

Marcel Duchamp: Chess Master
May 6, 2009 to August 16, 2009

By 1923, Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) had established himself as a singular force in the avant-garde art communities on both sides of the Atlantic. Then, suddenly, after two decades of unparalleled inno...

2009-02-27 to 2009-04-19 Another Me: Transformations from Pain to Power, Photographs by Achinto Bhadra

Another Me: Transformations from Pain to Power, Photographs by Achinto Bhadra
February 27, 2009 to April 19, 2009

In a unique project supported by the Terre des Hommes Foundation (Lausanne, Switzerland), the documentary photographer Achinto Bhadra and counselor Harleen Walia guided 126 girls and women through a h...

2009-02-27 to 2009-12-20 Relics of a Glorious Past. Imperial Russian Artifacts from the Collection of Dr. James F. Cooper

Relics of a Glorious Past. Imperial Russian Artifacts from the Collection of Dr. James F. Cooper
February 27, 2009 to December 20, 2009

Reflecting a lifelong fascination with the religious and imperial traditions of Tsarist Russia, Dr. James F. Cooper has collected a singular array of religious icons and imperial artifacts illustratin...

2007-10-12 to 2007-12-16 Reflections - Paintings by Nancy Newman Rice

Reflections - Paintings by Nancy Newman Rice
October 12, 2007 to December 16, 2007

Born in New York, NY, Nancy Newman Rice, earned her BFA and MFA from Washington University, in St. Louis, MO. She is presently Director of Art and Design Programs at Maryville University in St. Louis....

2008-09-5 to 2008-12-21 Diebenkorn, Hockney, and Dine: Selected Prints from the Bank of America Collection

Diebenkorn, Hockney, and Dine: Selected Prints from the Bank of America Collection
September 5, 2008 to December 21, 2008

Featuring works by Richard Diebenkorn, Jim Dine, and David Hockney, the exhibition includes over one hundred prints which provide an overview of the careers of these artists over the period between 19...

2008-09-5 to 2008-12-21 Persuasive Politics - Presidential Campaign Memorabilia

Persuasive Politics - Presidential Campaign Memorabilia
September 5, 2008 to December 21, 2008

As the American revolution clearly demonstrated, not all political traditions of the English were considered attractive by the Founders of the United States. Political parties, in particular, were tho...

2008-01-1 to 2008-12-31

Master Drawings
January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2008

Intrinsic to the creative process, drawings allow us a glimpse into the mind of an artist as he or she refines inspiration into art.

Drawings are immediate. They are often less than perfect,...

2008-06-7 to 2008-07-27 Sicilia: Immaginario Barocco e Feste Religiose A Photographic Exhibition by Giuseppe Leone

Sicilia: Immaginario Barocco e Feste Religiose A Photographic Exhibition by Giuseppe Leone
June 7, 2008 to July 27, 2008

The Saint Louis University Museum of Art is pleased to present: Sicilia: Immaginario Barocco e Feste Religiose, (Sicily: Imagination Baroque Religious Feasts), a photographic exhibition by Giuseppe Le...

2008-03-28 to 2008-08-24 Discerning Palette: Jerry O. Wilkerson Retrospective

Discerning Palette: Jerry O. Wilkerson Retrospective
March 28, 2008 to August 24, 2008

The Saint Louis University Museum of Art presents the first retrospective of the work of one of St. Louis' great artists who we now sadly miss. Born in Texas in 1943 (d. June 2, 2007), artist Jerry O....

2008-01-4 to 2008-02-15 Resilience - The Sculpture of Philip Hitchcock

Resilience - The Sculpture of Philip Hitchcock
January 4, 2008 to February 15, 2008

Philip Hitchcock, a native of St. Louis, has been a sculptor for more than twenty years. Specializing in lifecasting techniques, his sculpture heightens and magnifies the captured realism of his subje...

2007-09-21 to 2008-03-31 Revelation - The Religious Imagination of Russell Kraus

Revelation - The Religious Imagination of Russell Kraus
September 21, 2007 to March 31, 2008

he Saint Louis University Museum of Art is pleased to announce the installation of Revelation: The Religious Imagination of Russell Kraus in the visiting exhibitions gallery of the newly reinstalled C...

2007-02-23 to 2007-12-31 Elusive Light: Michael Eastman Retrospective

Elusive Light: Michael Eastman Retrospective
February 23, 2007 to December 31, 2007

The Saint Louis University Museum of Art presents Elusive Light Michael Eastman Retrospective in the Judith and Adam Aronson Gallery of the Saint Louis University Museum of Art. The exhibition has bee...

2007-01-26 to 2007-02-18 Roads to Freedom - To Europe Through Solidarity

Roads to Freedom - To Europe Through Solidarity
January 26, 2007 to February 18, 2007

Roads to Freedom - To Europe Through Solidarity commemorates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of the Solidarity movement by the workers of the Lenin Shipyard complex in Gdansk, Poland, in ...

2006-08-25 to 2006-12-17 The Lincoln Legacy: Presidential Years

The Lincoln Legacy: Presidential Years
August 25, 2006 to December 17, 2006

Interest in Abraham Lincoln continues, and his legacy as president reverberates still. The Lincoln Legacy: Presidential Years underscores our nation's continuing discourse and reflection upon the pres...

2006-02-17 to 2006-07-16 Keen Vision: The Gary C. Werth

Keen Vision: The Gary C. Werth's Collections
February 17, 2006 to July 16, 2006

Keen Vision is the third in the ART STRUCK series, and features a modern bronze and contemporary glass sculpture collection gathered by Gary C. Werths, a now-retired St. Louis entrepreneur and busines...

2005-08-26 to 2005-12-11 Treasured Jade - Ronald S. Poe Collection of Chinese Jade

Treasured Jade - Ronald S. Poe Collection of Chinese Jade
August 26, 2005 to December 11, 2005

The Ronald S. Poe Collection is a St. Louis treasure. A passion for collecting Chinese jade, perhaps only matched by the Chinese passion for jade, has resulted in a collection of jade artifacts repres...

2005-04-8 to 2005-07-17 Art Struck - The William D. Merwin Collection of Contemporary Art

Art Struck - The William D. Merwin Collection of Contemporary Art
April 8, 2005 to July 17, 2005

Reminiscent of the best to be seen in a New York or London gallery, the Merwin Collection shares with the public the personal interests of one man whose urge to collect was shaped by knowing friends o...