Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis’ Pulitzer Adding More Space For Expanded Offerings, Changing Name http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-pulitzer-adding-more-space-expanded-offerings-changing-name <p>St. Louis’ Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts will undergo a major expansion to increase its square footage by one-third.</p><p></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 18:01:00 +0000 Nancy Fowler 36319 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis’ Pulitzer Adding More Space For Expanded Offerings, Changing Name Three St. Louis Museums Open Major Exhibitions http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/three-st-louis-museums-open-major-exhibitions <p><em>Updated Monday, May 12 to include the fourth exhibition at CAM.</em></p><p>Three St. Louis institutions are opening major contemporary art exhibitions tonight: the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis and the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University.</p><p>In the hope that St. Louisans will make it an “art night out,” a free shuttle service between the Kemper and Grand Center is being provided from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 17:01:45 +0000 Camille Phillips 35999 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Three St. Louis Museums Open Major Exhibitions Vacant Lot Transformation, Great Rivers Biennial Among STL's Friday Art Offerings http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/vacant-lot-transformation-great-rivers-biennial-among-stls-friday-art-offerings <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Think of it as your very own performance and gathering space. A former vacant lot, across the street from the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts in St. Louis’ Grand Center, is booked for more than a dozen events through October. But in between, bring your guitar and your friends for a sing-a-long under its floating canopies. Or relocate your book club there for the summer.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 01:51:32 +0000 Nancy Fowler 35929 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Vacant Lot Transformation, Great Rivers Biennial Among STL's Friday Art Offerings Can Art + Science Solve Climate Change? STL’s Pulitzer Seeks Collaborations http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/can-art-science-solve-climate-change-stl-s-pulitzer-seeks-collaborations <p>What is St. Louis doing to combat climate change? And how can art and design move those plans forward?</p><p>The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts wants to publicize ongoing efforts and encourage new collaborations in<a href="http://www.pulitzerarts.org/files/Marfa-Dialogues-Request-for-Proposals-Final.pdf"> its Marfa Dialogues competition.</a> Winners will receive $2,500 and the opportunity to display their ideas in a public forum, which may take many forms, including exhibitions, readings, concerts and film screenings.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:28:50 +0000 Nancy Fowler 35279 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Can Art + Science Solve Climate Change? STL’s Pulitzer Seeks Collaborations Arts Rundown: Shinohara Kazuo at Kemper http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/arts-rundown-shinohara-kazuo-kemper <p>The Kemper Art Museum is hosting the very interesting “<a href="http://http://www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu/news/9788" target="_blank">On the Thresholds of Space-Making: Shinohara Kazuo and His Legacy</a>.” The exhibit, which runs through April 20, includes photos, original drawings and sketches. It is the first U.S. museum exhibit on an architect who helped reinvent architecture in Japan.</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 01:59:56 +0000 Donna Korando 34758 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Arts Rundown: Shinohara Kazuo at Kemper New Pulitzer Exhibit Focuses On The Ongoing Life Of Art http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-pulitzer-exhibit-focuses-ongoing-life-art <p>The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts opened a new exhibit Friday, February 14 exploring the evolving life of art. “Art of Its Own Making” features the work of more than 11 artists and is on display now until August 20.</p><p>“This is a show that looks at the interplay between viewers, artworks and the environment – how does one affect the other?” Pulitzer director Kristina Van Dyke said.</p><p>For example, Edith Dekyndt’s work, “Ground Control” is a big black ball filled with helium that reacts to viewers. The more people in the room with it, the higher the ball rises.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 22:52:39 +0000 Camille Phillips 33730 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Pulitzer Exhibit Focuses On The Ongoing Life Of Art Other Voices: 'The Most Significant American Orchestral Work Never Played In America' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/other-voices-most-significant-american-orchestral-work-never-played-america <p>Last week, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra took over the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.</p><p>That symphony musicians play at the Pulitzer is not news. Ensembles have been bringing new works to the Grand Center neighbor for some time. But this time it was the entire orchestra and the work was a major piece by an American composer that had not be presented in this country before.</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 20:03:59 +0000 Donna Korando 33283 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Other Voices: 'The Most Significant American Orchestral Work Never Played In America' St. Louis’ Pulitzer Puts On A Drag Show Amid Celebration Of LGBT History http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-pulitzer-puts-drag-show-amid-celebration-lgbt-history <p>On any given weekend, you can follow the show tunes and Beyonce beats to a drag performance in St. Louis.<br /><br />But on Saturday, Jan. 25 and for the next several months, drag moves beyond the bar scene. The art and history of drag will be in the spotlight at PHD art gallery, the Missouri History Museum and the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts in Grand Center.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:56:50 +0000 Nancy Fowler 33186 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis’ Pulitzer Puts On A Drag Show Amid Celebration Of LGBT History ‘Wailing Wall’ Bridging St. Louis' Delmar Divide To Begin Going Up This Week http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wailing-wall-bridging-st-louis-delmar-divide-begin-going-week <p>A project designed as a bridge across Delmar Boulevard begins construction this week and should be in place in early February. It's a contemporary concept with a low-tech twist: hand-delivered letters.</p><p>The “Wailing Wall,” envisioned by local musician and artist Damon Davis, <a href="https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/32445/delmar_divide_wailing_wall_082213">was chosen last August from among other entries in a contest of ideas</a> to address what’s known as the Delmar Divide. The term refers to income inequality north and south of Delmar Boulevard.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 03:59:30 +0000 Nancy Fowler 32971 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org ‘Wailing Wall’ Bridging St. Louis' Delmar Divide To Begin Going Up This Week Pulitzer Brings In Breakdancing, Drag And Nail Art To ‘Reset’ Image http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pulitzer-brings-breakdancing-drag-and-nail-art-reset-image <p>Using words like “play” and “permissiveness” in its promotional materials, the <a href="http://pulitzerarts.org">Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts</a> wants to make sure St. Louisans know it's operating on a different frequency in the <a href="http://pulitzerarts.org/events/public-programs/">upcoming “Reset” program.</a></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 04:49:30 +0000 Nancy Fowler 32998 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Pulitzer Brings In Breakdancing, Drag And Nail Art To ‘Reset’ Image