Dancers at the annual Kwanzaa event


The Saint Louis Art Museum offers unique experiences for visitors of all ages. Join us for thrilling concerts, films, signature events, and celebrations throughout the year.

SLAM Underground

7:00-10:00 pm.
Final Friday of every month

Join us for unique gallery games and scavenger hunts, a cash bar, Create Lab art-making, and live music! Each month features an exciting new theme and a signature cocktail.
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Enjoy an afternoon of culture, performance, and tradition during the Museum’s annual Kwanzaa Celebration on Saturday, December 30 from noon to 4 pm.

A limited number of free tickets for reserved seats for the 2 pm Auditorium performance are available beginning at noon on December 30 at the Museum for participants in the family program.

Art in Bloom

March 2-4, 2018
The Museum's annual three-day celebration of art and flowers, this popular weekend features floral arrangements throughout the galleries, special dining options, classes, talks, demonstrations, family activities, and more.
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The Sounds of Egypt

Fridays, May 11, June 8, and August 10, 6:30-8 pm
Enjoy a series of concerts in the Grigg Gallery celebrating the musical traditions of Egypt.

Art Hill Film Series

July 14, 21, 28, and August 4. Films start at 9:00 pm. Party starts at 6:00 pm.
Each summer, over a thousand people gather on Art Hill in Forest Park to enjoy popular film classics, food trucks, music, and art-making.
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Symposia and Study Days

Local, national, and international scholars explore a featured topic or exhibition in-depth in these one or two-day programs. Registration will open in February 2017 for the symposium Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade, to be held February 10-11, 2017. For more information, email

Art + Science

October 2017-January 2018
Program Series
The interdisciplinary exchange of ideas and perspectives can provide new insights for viewers and artists alike. This fall and continuing into 2018, a range of exhibitions and programs highlight the relationship between art and science.
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Winter Celebrations Festival

December 2017
Let’s make the season merry and bright! The Saint Louis Art Museum celebrates the festive winter season and global seasonal traditions in December with a weekend of art making, live performances, caroling, tasty seasonal treats and more!