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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


 How do I request exhibition press images?

 I am writing about the Museum for an online article or blog. Can I copy images from the Museum's website for use in my article?
No, you cannot copy images from the Museum's website for use because of copyright. To request images of the Museum, exhibitions, or programs, please contact marketing@slam.org. | Collapse

 Can I link to the Museum's site?
The Museum strives to provide valuable information on its site and exhibition microsites. We encourage the media to link to areas of interest. | Collapse

 How do I arrange an interview with a member of the Museum's staff?
Please contact publicrelations@slam.org. To best accommodate all media requests, two weeks advance notice is advised. | Collapse

 What media credentials do I need to gain entry to the Museum, a special exhibition, or a program?
General admission to the Museum is free. No media credentials are required for entry to the Museum galleries during open hours. If you are a journalist interested in gaining entry to a special exhibition or program or for permission to photograph, please contact publicrelations@slam.org for media credentials. | Collapse

 I am a journalist planning a visit to the Museum. How do I request a media kit for my visit?
For your convenience, all of the Museum's standard press materials, including fact sheets, press releases, and images, are available in the Museum's online Media Kits section. If you would like a press kit with hard copies of any of these materials during your visit or have need of additional information, please contact publicrelations@slam.org. | Collapse

 May I preview exhibitions prior to their public opening or visit the Museum when it is closed to the public?
The Museum regularly holds media preview days before featured exhibitions open to the public. Additionally, the Museum will work with journalists to grant early access to exhibitions on alternative dates whenever possible. The Museum can only accommodate special requests for access during closed hours on a case-by-case basis. Please contact publicrelations@slam.org. | Collapse

 May I take photographs or video footage in the Museum?
Please review the Museum's Camera Crew Policy.

If you are a member of the media and have a special request, such as photographing or filming works to which the Museum does not hold the copyright (i.e. contemporary works or works in special exhibitions), or if your photography needs require the use of flash lighting or external photography equipment, you must be accompanied by a member of the Museum's Marketing staff. Please contact publicrelations@slam.org to make arrangements in advance.

If you are interested in taking photos or video footage for commercial purposes, please send your request to publicrelations@slam.org. Two weeks advance notice is requested. | Collapse

 How do I request a copy of the Saint Louis Art Museum's most recent financial statement?
The Museum's most current biennial report for 2009–2010 can be found here.

A copy of the Museum's Form 990 can be found at GuideStar.org. | Collapse

 I would like to be added to the Museum's press distribution list. Whom should I contact?
Please send an email to publicrelations@slam.org with the subject line "Add to Press List" and provide your phone number. | Collapse

 I am already on the Museum's press distribution list and would like to update my contact information. Whom should I contact?
Please send an email to publicrelations@slam.org with the subject line "Update Contact: Press List." Please make clear what information you are updating.

If you would like to change the press contact for your media outlet, please indicate your replacement. | Collapse