Upcoming events

12
Nov
2019

11-12-2019 - 03-05-2020 10:00 pm

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) presents Botanica absentia, an installation by St. Louis artist Margaret Keller.  Botanica absentia creates a fictive memorial and archive dedicated to lost trees. Set in an imaginary future, after climate change has forced most living organisms toward either mutation or extinction, the installation serves as a commemoration to extinct tree species. The artist combines laser cut dichroic Plexiglas, wood, aluminum, and chrome to create a replica limb from the 'now-extinct' Cercis canadensis, or redbud tree. Multi-hued refractions transform the somber black walls of the space into a dystopian tribute to nature devastated by climate change. This installation emerges out of Keller's belief that at this precise moment, we are at the tipping point of a world gone wrong.  

The exhibition, curated by the Teen Museum Studies program, is open to the public in CAM's Education Gallery September 6 through December 29, 2019. Artist's talk 7:15pm, September 6.  

Utilizing diverse media such as sculpture, installation, technology, and mixed media to address the survival of interdependent species as they adapt to the future, Margaret Keller investigates the relationship between nature, contemporary culture, and technology, along with their effects on our lives. Recent exhibitions include The Arkansas Art Center Museum, Little Rock (2017); Gallery 210, University of Missouri-St. Louis (2017); The William and Florence Schmidt Art Center Museum, Belleville, IL (2019); and The Public Works commission for Riverbend, a 133-foot long aluminum public art project at The Gateway Arch National Park (2018). Keller received the 2019 Regional Arts Commission Fellowship Award for Artistic Excellence.

For more information, contact Eddie Silva at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://www.camstl.org

12
Nov
2019

11-12-2019 - 12-08-2019 10:30 pm

The LA TIMES raves "I was laughing too hard to breathe," at the hilarious Off-Broadway smash, Dixie's Tupperware Party. After a final meeting with her parole officer, this ex-con mother of three from a trailer park in Alabama straightens out her life by selling the iconic plastic bowls. She quickly became the hottest seller in the country by throwing the kind of parties you won’t soon forget. With her booze-filled sippy cup, Dixie shares many alternative uses for what she calls "the most fantastic plastic crap on the planet" which made THE TODAY SHOW cheer, "This is not your grandmother's Tupperware Party." The show is bawdy and interactive and you can actually buy some Tupperware along the way.

For more information, contact Sue Silverstein at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://www.metrotix.com

13
Nov
2019

11-13-2019 12:00 am - 05-23-2020 2:00 am

Saunders Schultz (1927-2017) was a prominent St. Louis artist and among the founders of the concept of Architectural / Environmental Sculpture. He was cofounder of Scopia Studio with fellow St. Louisan William Severson (1924 - 1999), and contributed to nearly 300 monumental works over his career; these diverse sculptures are found throughout St. Louis, in 37 states, and around the world. 

This focused exhibition presents examples of drawings, paintings and sculpture that illustrate Schultz’s affinity for nature as his primary inspiration. The drawings and paintings in this exhibition reveal the complex ways in which Schultz captured the shapes of leaves, trees, flowing water, and in some cases capturing the concept of rushing air. Despite their small size, these pieces still convey the grace, complexity, and monumentality of the site-specific works for which Schultz is known.

For more information, contact Brittney West at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://www.umsl.edu/mercantile/events-and-exhibitions/

13
Nov
2019

11-13-2019 - 01-14-2020 7:30 pm

"Recent Work" represents three different aspects of Robert Lucy’s current art practice. The first group of paintings, ICONS, is a series of large-scale works depicting TV characters from his 1970s childhood that explore motherhood, feminine power and sexual identity. The second group marks Lucy’s return to landscape painting where he has taken his easel outdoors to paint Northeastern landscapes, including the Catskills and Cape Cod. The third group of paintings includes recent portrait commissions. Robert Lucy is currently an artist-in-residence at the Byrdcliffe Artists Colony in Woodstock, New York. He will be available to answer questions during the opening reception on October 3 from 5:30 to 7 pm. To see and learn more about his work, visit his website, www.robertlucy.com.

For more information, contact Stefene Russell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://www.jburroughs.org

13
Nov
2019

11-13-2019 - 02-12-2020 12:00 pm

Stroller Tours are designed for art lovers and their little ones, recommended ages 0 to 2. Morning Play Dates feature artist-led activities and performances, recommended ages 2 to 5. Join us for a family-friendly tour of the fall exhibitions before the museum opens to the public. Then head to the performance space for an art-filled play date that is sure to delight. Something new happens every month!

For more information, contact Alli Beard at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

13
Nov
2019

11-13-2019 - 02-05-2020 8:00 pm

Gallery 210 is pleased to present an exhibition of mixed media drawings by St. Louis artist Howard Barry. The exhibition Inertia opens on September 14 at 4PM with an artist’s talk followed by a reception for the artist from 5PM to 7PM. 

Howard Barry's artwork can be read as asserting the subjective value of the individual against the injustices of contemporary life. Barry's drawings – of historic civil rights images and as images of the present-day Black Lives Matter struggle – are in a feverishly present conversation with their surface. At a very deep level his drawings are an assertion of mortality against the false idea that history, and its oppressions, are over.

For more information, contact Terry Suhre at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://gallery210.umsl.edu/

13
Nov
2019

11-13-2019 - 02-05-2020 8:00 am

Gallery 210 is pleased to present the video “Chicago Cottages” by noted Chicago photographer Jane Calvin. The exhibition opens on September 14 with a reception for the artist from 5PM to 7PM. 

Jane Calvin’s video is an accidental documentary that came about when her assistant, Eve Kalugin, discovered these photographs in a box in one of the artist’s files. These once forgotten images are reminders of buildings and communities dissolving under the relentless assault of real estate development. Of this work Calvin writes: I actually made the photographs that comprise this body of work in the 1970’s. I dragged my rented 4x5 view camera into the Pilsen area, inspired by a beloved professor at the School of the Art Institute, Harold Allen, who lived in the area and was himself an architectural photographer. He understood the uniqueness of this architecture, and certainly was familiar with the area. It was summer and hot and the children of the area were fascinated by what I was doing. So, each time I emerged from beneath the black cloth covering the camera, I was surrounded by a ‘mob’ of small, curious kids. I enjoyed the activity, and the lively quality of the neighborhood, which no longer exists thanks to ruthless gentrification.

For more information, contact Terry Suhre at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://gallery210.umsl.edu

13
Nov
2019

Acoustik Element performs Every Wednesday & Thursday Night at Cinder House at the Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown St. Louis. 

Come out and enjoy the great weather, delicious food and gorgeous scenery!

Latin Instrumental Music for Any Occasion

13
Nov
2019

11-13-2019 - 03-06-2020 10:00 pm

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) presents Botanica absentia, an installation by St. Louis artist Margaret Keller.  Botanica absentia creates a fictive memorial and archive dedicated to lost trees. Set in an imaginary future, after climate change has forced most living organisms toward either mutation or extinction, the installation serves as a commemoration to extinct tree species. The artist combines laser cut dichroic Plexiglas, wood, aluminum, and chrome to create a replica limb from the 'now-extinct' Cercis canadensis, or redbud tree. Multi-hued refractions transform the somber black walls of the space into a dystopian tribute to nature devastated by climate change. This installation emerges out of Keller's belief that at this precise moment, we are at the tipping point of a world gone wrong.  

The exhibition, curated by the Teen Museum Studies program, is open to the public in CAM's Education Gallery September 6 through December 29, 2019. Artist's talk 7:15pm, September 6.  

Utilizing diverse media such as sculpture, installation, technology, and mixed media to address the survival of interdependent species as they adapt to the future, Margaret Keller investigates the relationship between nature, contemporary culture, and technology, along with their effects on our lives. Recent exhibitions include The Arkansas Art Center Museum, Little Rock (2017); Gallery 210, University of Missouri-St. Louis (2017); The William and Florence Schmidt Art Center Museum, Belleville, IL (2019); and The Public Works commission for Riverbend, a 133-foot long aluminum public art project at The Gateway Arch National Park (2018). Keller received the 2019 Regional Arts Commission Fellowship Award for Artistic Excellence.

For more information, contact Eddie Silva at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://www.camstl.org

13
Nov
2019

Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Published to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, British military historian Peter Caddick-Adams’ “Sand and Steel” is a comprehensive, monumental account of the greatest and most consequential military operation of modern times, drawing on first-hand battlefield research and personal testimony and interviews. In addition to covering the build-up to the invasion, Caddick-Adams gives a detailed account of the German preparations and reveals precisely what lay in wait for the Allies. But the heart of the book is Caddick-Adams’ narratives of the five beaches where the terrible drama played out—Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword—and the attempt by American, British, and Canadian soldiers to gain a foothold in Europe. Presented by the Westfall Favorite Author Series. Books will be available for purchase at the event from The Novel Neighbor.

For more information, contact Jennifer McBride at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://www.slcl.org/authors

13
Nov
2019

11-13-2019 - 12-09-2019 10:30 pm

The LA TIMES raves "I was laughing too hard to breathe," at the hilarious Off-Broadway smash, Dixie's Tupperware Party. After a final meeting with her parole officer, this ex-con mother of three from a trailer park in Alabama straightens out her life by selling the iconic plastic bowls. She quickly became the hottest seller in the country by throwing the kind of parties you won’t soon forget. With her booze-filled sippy cup, Dixie shares many alternative uses for what she calls "the most fantastic plastic crap on the planet" which made THE TODAY SHOW cheer, "This is not your grandmother's Tupperware Party." The show is bawdy and interactive and you can actually buy some Tupperware along the way.

For more information, contact Sue Silverstein at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://www.metrotix.com

13
Nov
2019

11-13-2019

As an artist who needs no introduction, Brian McKnight has gained international and domestic recognition, earning himself a spot in contemporary music history. He has released 19 albums to date over the past twenty - five years, selling over 30 million albums worldwide. With 16 Grammy Award nominations and numerous chart-topping songs, McKnight has established himself as a musical legacy. In 1992 McKnight released his self - titled and first album, which landed on the Billboard 200 chart. His video for "Anytime" was nominated for Best Male Video at the 1998 MTV Video Music Awards. McKnight has been the recipient of Soul Train Awards, American Music Awards and Billboard Songwriter of The Year. His most notable album, Back At One, sold over 3 million copies. McKnight also found success outside of the world of music. He starred in the Broadway production of Chicago and used his vast industry knowledge as a red carpet host for Extra! TV.

Must be 21 years or older to attend.

For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://www.rivercity.com/entertainment/concerts-and-events/

13
Nov
2019

11-13-2019 - 11-30-2019 9:30 pm

SATE presents Deborah Breevoorts THE WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE. Written in the structure of a Greek Tragedy, THE WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE examines the crash of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. The story follows, Madeline, a mother from New Jersey searching the hills of Lockerbie for her sons remains. She encounters the women of Lockerbie, who are struggling against the U.S. government to get the clothing of the victims found in the planes wreckage. The women, determined to convert an act of hatred into an act of love, want to wash the clothes and return them to the victims families.

THE WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE runs November 6-23 (Wednesdays-Saturdays) at 8:00pm, at The Chapel, 6238 Alexander Drive, St Louis, MO, 63105.

Tickets are $20.00 for general admissions and $15.00 for artists, seniors, & students.

The Women of Lockerbie is made possible by funding from Missouri Arts Council and the Regional Arts Commission.

For more information, contact Rachel Tibbetts at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://www.slightlyoff.org

14
Nov
2019

11-14-2019 12:00 am - 05-24-2020 2:00 am

Saunders Schultz (1927-2017) was a prominent St. Louis artist and among the founders of the concept of Architectural / Environmental Sculpture. He was cofounder of Scopia Studio with fellow St. Louisan William Severson (1924 - 1999), and contributed to nearly 300 monumental works over his career; these diverse sculptures are found throughout St. Louis, in 37 states, and around the world. 

This focused exhibition presents examples of drawings, paintings and sculpture that illustrate Schultz’s affinity for nature as his primary inspiration. The drawings and paintings in this exhibition reveal the complex ways in which Schultz captured the shapes of leaves, trees, flowing water, and in some cases capturing the concept of rushing air. Despite their small size, these pieces still convey the grace, complexity, and monumentality of the site-specific works for which Schultz is known.

For more information, contact Brittney West at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://www.umsl.edu/mercantile/events-and-exhibitions/

14
Nov
2019

11-14-2019 - 01-15-2020 7:30 pm

"Recent Work" represents three different aspects of Robert Lucy’s current art practice. The first group of paintings, ICONS, is a series of large-scale works depicting TV characters from his 1970s childhood that explore motherhood, feminine power and sexual identity. The second group marks Lucy’s return to landscape painting where he has taken his easel outdoors to paint Northeastern landscapes, including the Catskills and Cape Cod. The third group of paintings includes recent portrait commissions. Robert Lucy is currently an artist-in-residence at the Byrdcliffe Artists Colony in Woodstock, New York. He will be available to answer questions during the opening reception on October 3 from 5:30 to 7 pm. To see and learn more about his work, visit his website, www.robertlucy.com.

For more information, contact Stefene Russell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://www.jburroughs.org

14
Nov
2019

11-14-2019 - 02-13-2020 12:00 pm

Stroller Tours are designed for art lovers and their little ones, recommended ages 0 to 2. Morning Play Dates feature artist-led activities and performances, recommended ages 2 to 5. Join us for a family-friendly tour of the fall exhibitions before the museum opens to the public. Then head to the performance space for an art-filled play date that is sure to delight. Something new happens every month!

For more information, contact Alli Beard at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

14
Nov
2019

11-14-2019 - 02-06-2020 8:00 pm

Gallery 210 is pleased to present an exhibition of mixed media drawings by St. Louis artist Howard Barry. The exhibition Inertia opens on September 14 at 4PM with an artist’s talk followed by a reception for the artist from 5PM to 7PM. 

Howard Barry's artwork can be read as asserting the subjective value of the individual against the injustices of contemporary life. Barry's drawings – of historic civil rights images and as images of the present-day Black Lives Matter struggle – are in a feverishly present conversation with their surface. At a very deep level his drawings are an assertion of mortality against the false idea that history, and its oppressions, are over.

For more information, contact Terry Suhre at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://gallery210.umsl.edu/

14
Nov
2019

11-14-2019 - 02-06-2020 8:00 am

Gallery 210 is pleased to present the video “Chicago Cottages” by noted Chicago photographer Jane Calvin. The exhibition opens on September 14 with a reception for the artist from 5PM to 7PM. 

Jane Calvin’s video is an accidental documentary that came about when her assistant, Eve Kalugin, discovered these photographs in a box in one of the artist’s files. These once forgotten images are reminders of buildings and communities dissolving under the relentless assault of real estate development. Of this work Calvin writes: I actually made the photographs that comprise this body of work in the 1970’s. I dragged my rented 4x5 view camera into the Pilsen area, inspired by a beloved professor at the School of the Art Institute, Harold Allen, who lived in the area and was himself an architectural photographer. He understood the uniqueness of this architecture, and certainly was familiar with the area. It was summer and hot and the children of the area were fascinated by what I was doing. So, each time I emerged from beneath the black cloth covering the camera, I was surrounded by a ‘mob’ of small, curious kids. I enjoyed the activity, and the lively quality of the neighborhood, which no longer exists thanks to ruthless gentrification.

For more information, contact Terry Suhre at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://gallery210.umsl.edu

14
Nov
2019

In this gallery talk, Kristina Kleutghen, David W. Mesker Associate Professor of Art History and Archaeology in Arts & Sciences, and Sabine Eckmann, William T. Kemper Director and Chief Curator, will discuss Ai Weiwei's engagement with China's history, including his use of Chinese artifacts and traditional crafts at the same time the country undergoes a radical and ongoing transformation into a global present and future.

Free and open to the public. In conjunction with the exhibition Ai Weiwei: Bare Life.

For more information, contact Ida McCall at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu/events/13230

14
Nov
2019

Join us for the last Night of the Brewseum of the year as we explore the fascinating history of beer caves in St. Louis!

Did you know that some of the most important St. Louis history is right under your feet? Underground caves that lie just beneath the surface of the city have played a vital role in St. Louis’ past—and turned our city into one of the world’s largest beer capitals. Join experts and researchers from the Missouri History Museum, CAIRN - Cave Archaeology Investigation & Research Network and Urban Chestnut Brewing Company for a deep dive into St. Louis’ fascinating underground history.

What to expect:

6 p.m. Mix & mingle, light appetizers, cash bar

6:30 p.m. Panel discussion + Q & A

7:30 p.m. Networking and educational booths from the Missouri Historical Society

For more information, contact Molly Fontana at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://www.facebook.com/events/609231579608070/