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Friday, October 15, 2021

Who plays the bad guys in military reenactments in Missouri? by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Hobbyists who dress as German soldiers are adamant that public events are to educate onlookers.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 10:06PM
Thursday, October 14, 2021

World's Fair painting in St. Louis has gone AWOL more than once by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

More than 90 years after the painting was last reported forgotten, a local artist tracked it down again.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:42PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

'Beyond Van Gogh' turns away visitors after generator breaks down by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Organizers hoped a new generator would arrive late Tuesday afternoon.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:42PM
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Finalists chosen for Great Rivers Biennial Arts Award Program by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Finalists have been chosen for the Great Rivers Biennial Arts Award Program.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:48PM
Friday, September 10, 2021

Gateway Arch, Busch Stadium, Fox Theatre: How going out changed after 9/11 by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Across the metro area, cultural venues have added security through the years.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 01:24PM
Thursday, August 26, 2021

Immersive 'Beyond Van Gogh' exhibition delays its opening until October by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The experience "Beyond Van Gogh" is staying overtime in Austin, Texas, and won't open here until Oct. 1. It will run through Nov. 21 at the Galleria.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:03AM
Thursday, July 29, 2021

President of Missouri History Museum, Soldiers Memorial announces plans to retire by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Frances Levine, an archeologist and historian, was hired in 2014 and will retire in 2022.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:24PM
Friday, July 9, 2021

St. Louis museums announce grants to help with exhibitions by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum and the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis received money for future exhibitions.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:24AM
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Kemper Art Museum to reopen to general public by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The general public can return to the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum starting Wednesday, more than a year after the museum first closed because of the COVID pandemic.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:12AM

St. Louis Art Museum announces first woman as director by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The St. Louis Art Museum has announced its next director, Min Jung Kim, the first woman to lead one of the city's most admired cultural institutions.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:12AM
Friday, June 4, 2021

Pete Souza, Obama's photographer, joins 6 others as newest hall of fame members by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Seven photographers will be honored in a hybrid live/virtual ceremony Oct. 29 at .ZACK. The hall of fame and museum, 3415 Olive Street, will follow the induction with an exhibition of the ph…

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:54AM
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

St. Louis Art Museum promotes Nichole N. Bridges to curator of arts of Africa, Oceania and Americas by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Nichole N. Bridges has been named the St. Louis Art Museum's Morton D. May Curator of the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 10:06PM
Friday, May 7, 2021

Peter Raven, 84, finds time to recount decades as head of Missouri Botanical Garden by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In his autobiography, "Driven by Nature," former MoBot director Peter Raven recounts a history of developments, donors and doers.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 02:06PM
Saturday, March 20, 2021

Laumeier Sculpture Park's popular art fair will be virtual 'one more year' by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Laumeier Sculpture Park announced Friday that its annual Mother's Day art fair will be online in May.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:03PM
Thursday, March 18, 2021

Tee time is July 2 at the Sheldon's annual 'Golf the Galleries' by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Golf the Galleries" returns to the Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries on July 2.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:36AM
Monday, March 8, 2021

Scouting for art, not ballplayers: 833 works from Ted and Maryanne Simmons go to St. Louis Art Museum by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Collecting art enabled me and Maryanne to have a life separate from baseball," former Cardinals catcher Ted Simmons said.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 10:18PM
Friday, February 26, 2021

Meet some 'Extraordinary Black Missourians,' from fur traders to pitchers to opera singers by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Updated for the 200th anniversary of Missouri's statehood, book includes people well-known to St. Louisans — Nelly, Tina, Maya, Lou and more.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 02:03PM
Friday, February 19, 2021

Hannah Wilke exhibition to open at Pulitzer Arts Foundation by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

An exhibition of 100 artworks by Hannah Wilke will run June 4-Jan. 16.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 06:24PM
Thursday, February 18, 2021

St. Louis Art Museum acquires work by enslaved potter David Drake by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A vessel by enslaved artist David Drake, one of the 19th century's most important American ceramicists, has been acquired by the St. Louis Art Museum, the institution announced Wednesday.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 01:48PM
Thursday, December 31, 2020

How St. Louis artists, restaurants and institutions braved a year of tragedy and transformation by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By the end of 2020, entertainment, dining and artistic venues had closed, opened and closed again — some for good.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 02:12PM
Friday, December 11, 2020

Did you see Sherald's work at CAM? One painting just sold for over $4 million by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Amy Sherald's first individual show was two years ago at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. It included "The Bathers," which just sold at auction in a bidding war that stunned onlookers.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:18PM
Saturday, November 28, 2020

Sarah Bryan Miller, longtime Post-Dispatch classical music critic, dies by Amy Bertrand and Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Miller, whose passion for classical music took her from performing on the opera stage to reviewing world-class orchestras, died Nov. 28.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:24PM
Thursday, November 26, 2020

Black Friday is a drag — and that's a good thing at lively CAM event by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Any silver and gold will be less about shopping and more about glittering creativity in a two-hour event filmed at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, where drag queens perform and vogue …

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:48PM
Friday, November 6, 2020

St. Louis Art Museum pulls off extensive show of German art from 'virtually unparalleled' collection by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In "Storm of Progress," museum mines its deep collection for more than 200 years of German art.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:36AM
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Hours expanded for free, private visit to Pulitzer Arts Foundation by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Pandemic 'pods' of up to 10 people can reserve museum for 45 minutes.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 08:24PM

St. Louis Art Museum’s director, Brent R. Benjamin, to retire next year by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

After 20 years with Benjamin at helm, museum will start search for new leader.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 08:24PM

When director Brent Benjamin retires, what's next for St. Louis Art Museum? by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

As director Brent Benjamin readies for retirement, the institution looks at additional challenges.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 08:24PM
Friday, April 24, 2020

Art at a distance: Museums, galleries and fairs are quiet, but artists find ways to keep creating by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

If there's no public to see it, there's not much point in mounting a public art project.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 02:18AM
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Massive $10 million+ fund to help artists, actors, writers across US by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Relief fund will help a wide range of creative workers, says a coalition of arts groups.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:42PM

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