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Upcoming events

09
Dec
2019

12-09-2019 12:00 am - 06-18-2020 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/

09
Dec
2019

12-09-2019 - 03-09-2020 1:00 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..

09
Dec
2019

12-09-2019 - 04-01-2020 11:00 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

10
Dec
2019

12-10-2019 12:00 am - 06-19-2020 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/

10
Dec
2019

12-10-2019 - 03-10-2020 1:00 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..

10
Dec
2019

12-10-2019 - 04-02-2020 11:00 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

11
Dec
2019

12-11-2019 12:00 am - 06-20-2020 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/

11
Dec
2019

12-11-2019 - 03-11-2020 1:00 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..

11
Dec
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

11
Dec
2019

12-11-2019 - 04-03-2020 11:00 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
Dec
2019

12-12-2019 12:00 am - 06-21-2020 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/

12
Dec
2019

12-12-2019 - 03-12-2020 1:00 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..

12
Dec
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

12
Dec
2019

12-12-2019 - 04-04-2020 11:00 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
Dec
2019

12-13-2019 12:00 am - 06-22-2020 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
Dec
2019

12-13-2019 - 03-13-2020 1:00 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
Dec
2019

12-13-2019 - 04-05-2020 11:00 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

14
Dec
2019

12-14-2019 12:00 am - 06-23-2020 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/

14
Dec
2019

12-14-2019 - 03-14-2020 1:00 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
Dec
2019

12-14-2019

Folk School jams are a great way to spend a weekend afternoon. Musicians of all skill levels come together to play and enjoy music under the guidance of a Folk School instructor. Jams are free and open to the public. Participants take turns leading songs and choosing tunes. These informal gatherings are a great way to get back to the basics and simply enjoy playing. Join in!

Folk School Jams are made possible by