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Saint Louis University Museum of Art (SLUMA)

SLUMA is open the the public, following protocols set by Saint Louis University based on current guidelines from the city’s Department of Health.

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Established in 2002, the Saint Louis University Museum of Art (SLUMA) exhibits and collects works by modern masters, as well as displaying an extensive collection of Jesuit artworks and artifacts.

The museum's permanent collection includes artists such as Chuck Close, Robert Motherwell, Jasper Johns, Kiki Smith, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, and continues to grow. An exquisite collection of Dale Chihuly glass is displayed in the museum's contemporary gallery. 

Housed in a stunning Beaux Arts style building that dates from the turn of the 20th century, the museum offers a range of works on four floors.

 

Opening Reception: Exploring the Landscape

Friday, August 26, 2022 5 p.m.-8 p.m.

Please join us for an opening reception for Exploring the Landscape from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, August 26, at SLUMA.

The event is free and open to the public. Parking will be available at the lot located at the intersection of Lindell Boulevard and Spring Avenue.

Landscape, one of the most common genres used across different media, including painting, printing, and photography, continues to be the subject artists use to relate to the world. Exploring the Landscape demonstrates how artists use landscape to examine a range of ideas about priorities and concerns societies engaged with throughout history. The exhibition presents landscapes from a diverse range of styles, time periods, and artists to showcase the wide variety of artwork held in SLUMA's collection.

 

Opening Reception: Ignite: Teaching and Learning at Saint Louis University

Friday, September 23, 2022, 5 p.m.-8 p.m.

Please join us for an opening reception for Ignite: Teaching and Learning at Saint Louis University from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, September 23 at SLUMA.

The event is free and open to the public. Parking will be available at Laclede Garage, located at 3602 Laclede Ave.

Celebrating the launch of SLU's new University Core, Ignite: Teaching and Learning at Saint Louis University showcases what makes learning and teaching at SLU distinctive and transformative.

SLUMA By the Numbers

4

Floors of exhibits

55000

Square feet

2002

Opened as a SLU museum

1900

Built by the St. Louis Club

Nationally Recognized

The Saint Louis University Museum of Art is recognized as one of the best University Art Museums in America by Architectural Digest, the Huffington Post, USA Today, and others, gaining praise for a collection that contains works by Kiki Smith, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Claes Oldenburg. 

College Rank slotted SLUMA number four in its list of the top 50 most amazing college museums,  calling it “impressive and historic.” The museum has also been lauded by Best College Reviews and The St. Louis Business Journal  in recent years.