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Indoor golf is coming to The Sheldon Art Galleries in summer 2018.
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A St. Louis institution known for displaying paintings will temporarily change its focus to putt-putt next summer.

In June, all 6,000 square feet of The Sheldon Art Galleries will become a mini golf course.

Visitors can actually play the course, Sheldon Director Olivia Lahs-Gonzales said.

“Usually, you go into an art gallery and you’re not allowed to touch anything,” Lahs-Gonzales said. “This is an opportunity to be immersive, to have an immersive experience.”

Director of Sheldon Art Galleries Olivia Lahs-Gonzales joined artist Larry Krone to discuss Krone's exhibit at the Sheldon, "The Best, Best Everything."
Aine O'Connor | St. Louis Public Radio

Nationally-known multimedia artist Larry Krone grew up in St. Louis, but has not returned for a major exhibition of his work since 2006. On Friday, Oct. 2, that changes when the Sheldon Art Galleries opens an exhibition of his pieces, which combine found textiles, graphics and craft materials with his own artistic stamp.

Review: Sheldon offers riffs on New Orleans

Nov 30, 2011

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon, Nov. 30, 2011 - "Ralston Crawford and Jazz" at the Sheldon Art Galleries is a breathtaking survey of the artist's works after 1949, when the city and culture of New Orleans took on an increasingly powerful influence for him.

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: August 2, 2008 -  Exposure 11 at UMSL’s Gallery 210 features St. Louis mainstays Andrew Millner and Olivia Lahs-Gonzales, plus the relative newcomer Snail Scott, in a spare, cohesive show that will leave you wanting to see more from each artist. (That, presumably, is how the Exposure series is supposed to work.)