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ADULT CLASSES

Workshop

Creative Crowns: The Art of Millinery
Saturday, April 29, 10 am–3 pm
Join award-winning custom hat designer Dianne Isbell for a one-day millinery class devoted to the fashion of 19th century France and the hats and fascinators worn at the time. Class participants will create their own fascinator inspired by the exhibition.
$50 General/$40 Members
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YOUTH CLASSES

Youth Classes

Wee Wednesdays
Third Wednesday of each Month:
April 19, May 17, and June 21
10:30–11:30 am

Free; pre-registration is required. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Perfect for pre-kindergarteners and their parents. This hour-long Museum experience allows tots to use their imaginations during a gallery tour, story time, and a hands-on art project.

Registration is open for the following dates:
April 19
May 17
June 21

For April 19 class, registration opens March 17
For May 17 class, registration opens April 21
For June 21 class, registration opens May 19


Summer Art Classes

Museum classes give young learners the opportunity to explore different cultures, time periods, and of course, art! Summer Art Classes now take place Monday through Friday each week. Registration is required for all classes.
$150 ($125 Members)

All registrations purchased or reserved through MetroTix incur a service charge; the service charge is waived for registrations purchased at the Museum.

Summer Classes for children 6-8
Monday, July 10–Friday, July 14
9 am–noon

Museum Safari
Lions, tigers, and bears—oh my! Students will look for creatures in paintings and sculptures before making their own menagerie.
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1–4 pm
Artful Experiments
Experiment with material, color, and texture during this class of painting, sculpture, and drawing.
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Monday, July 17–Friday, July 21
9 am–noon

Hats, Helmets, and Headdresses
From paintings of women in extravagant hats, to helmets of all kinds and design, there's a lot of headwear in the Museum. Students will view different types of head coverings from around the globe and make their own!
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1–4 pm
Kings and Queens
Enter the dazzling world of kings and queens and discover glittery and golden treasures in the Museum's collection. Use gold leaf and other sparkling materials to create art that's fit for royalty.
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Monday, July 24–Friday, July 28
9 am–noon

Paint Studio
This class is perfect for the budding young artists itching to release their inner Picasso. Students will explore painting with acrylics and watercolors and produce their own works on paper and canvas.
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1–4 pm
Wings, Scales, and Tails
Tour the galleries to learn about mythical and magical creatures before heading to the studio to construct your own crafty critters.
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Summer Classes for children 9–12
Monday, July 10–Friday, July 14
9 am–noon

Paint Studio
This class is perfect for budding young artists itching to release their inner Picasso. Students will explore painting with acrylics and watercolors and produce their own works on paper and canvas.
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1–4 pm
Clay Studio
This summer class will teach students how to mold and shape different types of clay. By the end of the week participants will have their own three-dimensional works to take home.
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Monday, July 17–Friday, July 21
9 am–noon

Film School
Students will learn basic movie-making skills and applications while producing their own short film.
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1–4 pm
Intro to Fashion Design
Discover your own style and experiment with fashion during this class. Students will find inspiration for their fashion designs in the world around them and learn hand-sewing and dying techniques.
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Monday, July 24–Friday, July 28
9 am–noon

Design Studio
Improve your skill on the sewing machine while learning basic garment construction. Each student will design and sew his or her own unique piece of clothing.
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1–4 pm
Clay Studio
This summer class will teach students how to mold and shape different types of clay. By the end of the week participants will have their own three-dimensional works to take home.
Register Here
GALLERY TALKS

Gallery Talks

Thursday, March 23, 11 am
Friday, March 24, 6 pm

The Female Gaze in French Art
Jeanne M. Zarucchi, professor of art history and French, University of Missouri- St. Louis

Thursday, April 6, 11 am
Friday, April 7, 6 pm

Slow Down, See More
Lesley Wellman, head of multigenerational learning

Thursday, April 13, 11 am
Friday, April 14, 6 pm

Learning to See: A Curatorial Dialogue
Judith Mann, curator of European art to 1800
Elizabeth Wyckoff, curator of prints, drawings, and photographs

Thursday, April 20, 11 am
Friday, April 21, 6 pm

A la Marie-Antoinette: Refashioning 18th-century France
Brittany Luberda, research assistant

Thursday, May 4, 11 am
Friday, May 5, 6 pm

The Culture of Flowers in 19th-century French Art
Abigail Yoder, research assistant

Thursday, May 11, 11 am
Friday, May 12, 6 pm

A Subaltern Tour: African Aesthetics in Modern Art
Olubukola Gbadegesin, assistant professor, Saint Louis University

Thursday, May 18, 11 am
Friday, May 19, 6 pm

The Portrait of Charles I and 17th Century Politics
Chris Naffziger, writer and historian, Lindenwood University

Thursday, June 1, 11 am
Friday, June 2, 6 pm

Art during the Reign of King Louis XIV
Andrea Miller, senior research assistant

Thursday, June 8, 11 am
Friday, June 9, 6 pm

Pop Art
Molly Moog, research assistant

Thursday, June 15, 11 am
Friday, June 16, 6 pm

The Sculptor at Work: Reading Finger Prints and Tool Marks
Phoebe Dent Weil, fine art conservator

Thursday, June 22, 11 am
Friday, June 23, 6 pm

Understanding Art through Music
Jeanne Morgan Zarucchi, professor of art history and French, University of Missouri-St. Louis

LECTURES
Triptych: A Tour of Modern Paris in Three Parts
March 25, 2017, 9 am–1:30 pm
$20 adults / $10 students

Join Elizabeth C. Childs, Etta and Mark Steinberg Professor of Art History and chair of the Department of Art History & Archaeology in Arts & Sciences; Simon Kelly, curator of modern and contemporary art at the Saint Louis Art Museum; and Tamara Schenkenberg, associate curator at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, on a three-part tour of local exhibitions that explore modern art in Paris. Photographs, fashion, posters, and sculptures capture the nightlife and cultural values of this unique period.

A shuttle will take visitors to each location, departing from the Pulitzer Arts Foundation at 9 am. The tour begins at the Saint Louis Art Museum with Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade, then travels to the Kemper Art Museum for Spectacle and Leisure in Paris: Degas to Mucha, and culminates at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation with Medardo Rosso: Experiments in Light and Form. Lunch with the curators follows.
Participants may register with the Pulitzer Arts Foundation at programs@pulitzerarts.org.

Tour Schedule
9 am: Registration at Pulitzer Arts Foundation
9:30–10 am: Saint Louis Art Museum
10:30–11 am: Kemper Art Museum 11:30 am–noon: Pulitzer Arts Foundation
12:15–1:30 pm: Lunch at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation

Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park Annual Lecture
Frank Lloyd Wright’s "American Home"

Friday, April 7, 7 pm
The Farrell Auditorium
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Mike Lilek, curator of Frank Lloyd Wright’s American System-Built Homes (Burnham Street Block)
Discover Wright’s broad vision to house all Americans in a beautiful home of his design.

Rembrandt’s "Hundred Guilder Print"
Thursday, April 13, 2 pm
The Farrell Auditorium
Mark S. Weil, professor emeritus, department of art history and archaeology, Washington University in St. Louis

Mark S. Weil will speak on Rembrandt’s famed Hundred Guilder Print, which is on view in Learning to See: Masterworks from the Mark S. Weil and Phoebe Dent Weil Collection. Afterwards he will be joined by Phoebe Dent Weil, fine art conservator, Judith W. Mann, and Elizabeth Wyckoff, co-curators of Learning to See, for a conversation about collecting.

Ticket information coming soon.

The Hats of Stephen Jones
Sunday, April 23, 2 pm
The Farrell Auditorium
$25 ($20 Members)
Advanced tickets recommended
Stephen Jones, milliner

The hats of contemporary milliner Stephen Jones have been worn by some of the world’s biggest stars and fashion icons. Jones will discuss the inspiration for his own work and its connections to the history of hats and art.

A conversation with milliner Jennifer Ouellette will follow.

A Woman’s Touch
Sunday, April 30, 2 pm
The Farrell Auditorium
Advanced tickets recommended
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George T. M. Shackelford, deputy director, Kimbell Art Museum

Shackelford will discuss the ways in which Degas depicts or suggests the tactile in his images of women.

Films & Music
Au Bonheur des dames

Saturday, May 6, 11 am
The Farrell Auditorium
Advanced tickets recommended
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Step back in time for a glimpse of Parisian life through this 1930s silent film directed by Julien Duvivier. Musical accompaniment provided by Elsie Parker and the Poor People of Paris, who specialize in French popular music. This event occurs in The Farrell Auditorium. (85 minutes)
$15 General/$10 Members

KYOPO, a Photographic and Textual Project on Korean American Immigration
Friday, May 12, 7 pm
The Farrell Auditorium
Co-presented with the Gateway Korea Foundation.
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Artist CYJO will discuss her work, which explores immigration and identity through the lens of Korean ancestry.

Tales of "Reigning Men"
Friday, June 23, 11 am
The Farrell Auditorium
Advanced tickets recommended
Sharon S. Takeda, senior curator and department head, costume and textiles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Men’s Fashion Past, Present, and Future: A conversation with André Leon Talley
Saturday, June 24, 2 pm
The Farrell Auditorium
$25 ($20 Members)
Advanced tickets recommended,
available May 25 (May 23 for Members)
André Leon Talley, former-editor-at-large Vogue magazine
Co-sponsored by Saint Louis Fashion Fund

All events in The Farrell Auditorium, including free events, are ticketed. Tickets are subject to availability. Tickets may be purchased or reserved in person at the Museum's Information Centers or through MetroTix at metrotix.com or 314.534.1111. All tickets purchased or reserved through MetroTix incur a service charge; the service charge is waived for tickets purchased at the Museum.