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Saint Louis University Museum of Art (SLUMA)

11 a.m.-4 p.m.SLUMA is open to the public, following protocols set by Saint Louis University based on current guidelines from the city’s Department of Health.

Explore Virtual Exhibitions at SLUMA

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 Figure

5 p.m.-8 p.m., Friday, March 10, 2023

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

Exploring the Figure surveys artworks from SLUMA's permanent collection that depict representations of the human figure. The exhibition features a wide variety of artworks, including Hittite figures from 2000-1700 B.C., portraits by Charles Bird King and George Caleb Bingham, modern prints and drawings by Pablo Picasso and Giorgio de Chirico, and photographs taken by Andy Warhol and Lew Portnoy.

SLUMA By the Numbers


Floors of exhibits


Square feet


Opened as a SLU museum


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.