Saint Louis Art Museum http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Artist Won Ju Lim Explores Themes Of Privacy And Paranoia In Exhibit At Saint Louis Art Museum http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/artist-won-ju-lim-explores-themes-privacy-and-paranoia-exhibit-saint-louis-art-museum <p>A new exhibit by installation artist Won Ju Lim opened Friday, April 11 at the Saint Louis Art Museum. A mix of sculpture, photography, film and drawings, her exhibition “Currents 108: Raycraft is Dead” is an exploration of privacy and paranoia that was inspired by personal experience with a nosy neighbor.</p><p>Lim was an architect before she became an artist, and her work reflects a continued fascination with the field, particularly the psychology of space.&nbsp; As an artist she is not limited by practicalities such as building codes and can instead focus on broader ideas.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:07:08 +0000 Camille Phillips 35231 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Artist Won Ju Lim Explores Themes Of Privacy And Paranoia In Exhibit At Saint Louis Art Museum Saint Louis Art Museum Presents 'Impressionist France: Visions Of Nation From Le Gray To Monet' ' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/saint-louis-art-museum-presents-impressionist-france-visions-nation-le-gray-monet <p>For the next four months, the East Building of the Saint Louis Art Museum is home to a major exhibition on the changing French identity during the 19<sup>th</sup> century, as shown through paintings, photography and travel objects of the time.</p><p>“Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet” is curated by Simon Kelly of the Saint Louis Art Museum and April M. Watson of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:41:52 +0000 Camille Phillips 34625 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Saint Louis Art Museum Presents 'Impressionist France: Visions Of Nation From Le Gray To Monet' ' Changes Coming To St. Louis Art Museum Restaurant http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/changes-coming-st-louis-art-museum-restaurant <p>Visitors to the St. Louis Art Museum will see some changes in <a href="http://www.slam.org/dining/">the museum's Panorama restaurant.</a></p><p>The museum is looking closely at the menu, service and kitchen operations after a six-month review observed a $260,000 loss. The red ink was noted in <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/zmd-board-members-st-louis-art-museum-audit-reveals-well-run-institution">a Zoo-Museum District audit of the museum, released last week.</a></p><p></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:19:25 +0000 Nancy Fowler 33338 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Changes Coming To St. Louis Art Museum Restaurant ZMD Board Members: St. Louis Art Museum Audit Reveals ‘Well-Run Institution' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/zmd-board-members-st-louis-art-museum-audit-reveals-well-run-institution <p><a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/201982684/2014-St-Louis-Art-Museum-Report" target="_blank">A draft of an audit of the St. Louis Art Museum</a>&nbsp;has turned up no significant issues at that institution, according to board members of the<a href="http://www.mzdstl.org/"> Zoo-Museum District</a>.</p><p>Previous audits ordered by the ZMD&nbsp;— for the Science Center and the Missouri History Museum — revealed information that led to shakeups in leadership and changes in governance.</p><p></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 18:34:10 +0000 Nancy Fowler 33231 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org ZMD Board Members: St. Louis Art Museum Audit Reveals ‘Well-Run Institution' How Can St. Louis' Zoo-Museum District Institutions Raise More Money? Charge Admission? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/how-can-st-louis-zoo-museum-district-institutions-raise-more-money-charge-admission <p>Commissioners of the Zoo-Museum District, on September 30, <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/support-grows-charging-some-enter-zoo-museum-district-attractions">voted to raise the property tax rate</a> that funds five St. Louis cultural institutions to the highest level permitted by state law.&nbsp; Those institutions are the St. Louis Zoo, the Missouri Botanical Garden, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis Science Center and Missouri History Museum.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 22:43:28 +0000 Alex Heuer & Camille Phillips 30506 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org How Can St. Louis' Zoo-Museum District Institutions Raise More Money? Charge Admission? Saint Louis Art Museum's Expansion Aids City's Standing As A Cultural Center http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/saint-louis-art-museums-expansion-aids-citys-standing-cultural-center <p>The East Building of The Saint Louis Art Museum, designed by Sir David Chipperfield, world class architect, has been open for only a month and the crowds are still overwhelming the staff, volunteers&nbsp;,and particularly the docents who have been training harder than ever to give exciting and informative tours of not only the new building,&nbsp;but the beautiful reinstalled galleries of the Cass Gilbert West Building.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 22:33:52 +0000 Nancy Kranzberg 28768 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Saint Louis Art Museum's Expansion Aids City's Standing As A Cultural Center Watch & Listen: Inside The Saint Louis Art Museum's Expansion http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/watch-listen-inside-saint-louis-art-museums-expansion <p>The Saint Louis Art Museum debuts a major expansion on Saturday, June 29 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony of its East Building at 9:30 a.m.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The new space increases the Museum’s gallery and public spaces by 30 percent, including 21 new galleries for the collection and temporary exhibitions.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The museum will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.</span></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 22:04:09 +0000 Alex Heuer, Tim Lloyd, Steve Potter, Kelsey Proud & Mary Edwards 27786 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Watch & Listen: Inside The Saint Louis Art Museum's Expansion What Is Art? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/what-art <p></p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 17:34:06 +0000 Nancy Kranzberg 25167 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org What Is Art? Sneak Peek: St. Louis Art Museum Expansion http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sneak-peek-st-louis-art-museum-expansion <p></p><p>The construction of the St. Louis Art Museum’s new addition is now complete, but it will be several months before it’s open to the public.</p><p>The East Building, as its name suggests, sits to the east of the main building and features a dark polished exterior.</p><p>It was designed by British architect Sir David Chipperfield.</p><p>Museum director Brent Benjamin says Chipperfield did an incredible job connecting and relating the new building with the old.</p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 22:54:13 +0000 Maria Altman 7050 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Sneak Peek: St. Louis Art Museum Expansion Performing And Preserving 20th Century American Composers http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/performing-and-preserving-20th-century-american-composers <p>American Century Music along with the St. Louis Art Museum presents “Views from the American Century.”</p><p>According to <a href="http://www.americancenturymusic.org/">ACM’s website</a> the mission of the organization is to “fill a vacuum in America’s cultural fabric by bringing inspired, well-crafted works out of their obscurity with committed, insightful performances which they unquestionably deserve.”</p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 19:32:43 +0000 Alex Heuer & Mary Edwards 5802 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Performing And Preserving 20th Century American Composers