January, 2011

Kemp Auto Museum Hosts Chesterfield Arts 12th Annual Art Feast on Feb 5

Kemp Auto Museum Hosts Chesterfield Arts 12th Annual Art Feast on Feb 5

The Kemp Auto Museum Hosts Chesterfield Arts 12th Annual “Art Feast” gala event, on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 6:00 to 11:00 pm. This popular annual event highlights the diverse and talented community of visual and performing artists from across the St. Louis area, and proceeds will support Chesterfield Arts’ mission to provide quality programming […]

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Lost City Museum Presents Native American Weaving Day

The Lost City Museum hosts two Native American weavers on February 19, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Native American Weaving Day will feature Navajo rug weaver Alice Turquoise and Moapa Paiute basket weaver Everett Pikyavit. “The museum invites visitors to come see two expert craftsmen demonstrate the art of basket weaving and rug […]

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Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Presents New Photography by Tina Barney, Tim Davis and Katherine Newbegin

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Presents New Photography by Tina Barney, Tim Davis and Katherine Newbegin

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center presents 150 Years Later: New Photography by Tina Barney, Tim Davis and Katherine Newbegin open through May 27, 2011. Art should stand “boldly forth as an educational force,” declared founder Matthew Vassar; his college was the country’s first to be founded with a gallery and teaching collection—now the Frances […]

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Please Touch Museum Hosts National Disability Awareness Exhibit

The Please Touch Museum hosts an interactive, yet sensitive disability awareness exhibit that delivers the message to children, parents and educators that as human beings, we are more alike than different. On view through April 24, 2011. Access/ABILITY, is a national traveling exhibit designed for children ages 5-12 and their families. This 1,200-square-foot exhibit, developed […]

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Mary Brogan Museum of Arts and Science Presents BIG BUGS The World of Giant Insects

Mary Brogan Museum of Arts and Science Presents BIG BUGS The World of Giant Insects

The Mary Brogan Museum of Arts and Science presents BIG BUGS: The World of Giant Insects on view now through August 21, 2011. BIG BUGS: The World of Giant Insects, is a traveling exhibition featuring insects of giant proportions! From 60 to 600 times actual size, computer controlled and pneumatically operated, these big, ugly bugs […]

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Science Museum of Virginia Announces new Board of Trustees Officers and Members

The Science Museum of Virginia announced new officers and members to the Board of Trustees. The 2011-2012 Board of Trustees Chairman is the retired Executive Vice President of Performance Food Group Roger L. Boeve of Richmond. He serves on the museum strategic planning and science education committees, and has also served on the Science Museum […]

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Saint Louis Art Museum Marks One Year on Expansion

Saint Louis Art Museum Marks One Year on Expansion

New 300-space parking garage takes shape Work on new Level 1 concourse begins The Saint Louis Art Museum announces significant progress after one year of construction on its more-than-200,000-square-foot, David Chipperfield–designed expansion in Forest Park. The perimeter of the new 300-plus-space parking garage is completely enclosed and floors are being constructed. In the Main Building […]

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Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art Presents New Paintings by Barbara Grad

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art Presents New Paintings by Barbara Grad

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art presents Video Villa: New Paintings by Barbara Grad on view February 4–May 28, 2011. The paintings in Video Villa: New Paintings by Barbara Grad take as their inspiration the dynamic intersection of worlds seemingly at odds; maps (found several years ago in a cache stored by her son) offering […]

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Hoboken Museum Presents Deconstructing Hoboken Photomontages by Sterne Slaven

Artist/photographer Sterne Slaven has an eye for the industrial soul of Hoboken. When he moved here in 1983, after graduating art school, he found himself drawn again and again to the old factory buildings in his uptown neighborhood: Ferguson Propeller Works, the old Shipyard machine shop, the Maxwell House coffee plant. He captured haunting images […]

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DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Presents Drawing with Code Works from the Anne and Michael Spalter Collection

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Presents Drawing with Code Works from the Anne and Michael Spalter Collection

The DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum presents Drawing with Code: Works from the Anne and Michael Spalter Collection on view Jan 29, 2011 – Apr 24, 2011. Drawing with Code brings together a selection of computer-generated art by the form’s earliest and most important practitioners from the 1950s to today. The Providence-based collection of Anne […]

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Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens to Host Chinese New Year Festival

Visitors can experience the beauty of Chinese music, dance, and culture at a Chinese New Year festival on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 5–6, at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Ushering in the Year of the Rabbit, the festival gets under way on Feb. 5 at 11 a.m. (grounds open at 10:30 a.m.) […]

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Fondation Beyeler Opens Beatriz Milhazes Exhibition

Fondation Beyeler Opens Beatriz Milhazes Exhibition

Fondation Beyeler presents an exhibition of work by Beatriz Milhazes on view through 25.4. 2011. The Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes is one of the most highly regarded women artists on the international scene. The basic motifs in her oeuvre are drawn from the abundance of the tropical environment and the history and culture of her […]

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