Stories in Art: Tour and Art Activity for Visitors with Memory Loss and Their Caregivers
Tuesday, March 6, 10:30 am - noon
Free; pre-registration is required.

The Saint Louis Art Museum is proud to partner with the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter to offer this fun and creative program for visitors living with memory loss and their care-partners. Participants will engage in an interactive tour led by our skilled docents followed by an optional hands-on art activity. This program provides a relaxed and inspiring environment to share experiences, view and talk about art, and express your creativity by making your own art to take with you. Register here.

Youth Classes

Wee Wednesdays
Third Wednesday of each Month:
January 17: Myths and Legends
February 21: Music and Rhythm
March 21: A Rainbow of Colors
10:30-11:30 am

Free; pre-registration is required.

Learn, play, explore, and grow at the Museum's program for our youngest visitors. Join us for an adventure as we discover new ways of interacting with art and each other. With time for play, storytelling, museum walks, and art making, Wee Wednesdays provides a fun and active way to explore the Museum together. Recommended for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Registration is open for the following dates:
March 21: A Rainbow of Colors

For March 21 class, registration opens February 22

Gallery Talks

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

Dreams, Community, and Individual Voices: Generations of Abstraction from a Lakota/American Perspective
Dyani White Hawk, artist and curator

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

An American in Paris and Tangier: Henry Ossawa Tanner’s Gateway, Tangier
Heather Hughes, senior research assistant and study room manager

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

19th-Century Art that Stirs the Emotions (and Why They Loved It)
Jeanne Zarucchi, professor of art history and French, University of Missouri–St. Louis

Black History Month Films

The Farrell Auditorium
$5 (free for Members)

The Black Power Mixtape 1967–1975 (2011)
(100 minutes) Saturday, February 24, 2 pm
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I am Not Your Negro (2016)
(95 minutes) Sunday, February 25, 2 pm
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Women in the Arts Lecture

The Construction and Perpetuation of Female Identity in Ancient Egypt
Friday, March 9, 7 pm
The Farrell Auditorium
Free; Reserve a ticket.

Patricia Podzorski, Curator of Egyptian Art at the University of Memphis

The construction of personal identity for ancient Egyptian women was complex, multilayered, and sometimes contradictory. Scholar and curator Patricia Podzorski will explore archaeological, textual, and artistic sources for some of the standard markers of feminine identity recognized by Egyptologists and share specific examples of exceptional women across the span of ancient Egyptian history and society, from queens to commoners.

Advance tickets recommended. This program is made possible by the Mary Strauss Women in the Arts Endowment.


If It Wasn’t for the Women: Science, Shape, and Self
Saturday, March 10, 11 am
The Farrell Auditorium

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Join us for a panel discussion featuring three local St. Louis artists as they discuss how science has shaped their work and how art has shaped them.


The Osiris Mysteries in Egypt’s Sunken Cities
Franck Goddio, underwater archaeologist and exhibition curator
Friday, March 23, 11 am
Sunday, March, 25, 2 pm SOLD OUT
The Farrell Auditorium

Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus once celebrated one of the most secret ceremonies of Egypt: the Mysteries of Osiris. The discovery and the archaeological excavations of those cities solve a 2,000-year enigma and bring new information to light.


Umm Kulthum: A Voice of Egypt (1996)
Sunday, May 13, 2 pm
The Farrell Auditorium
$5 (free for Members)
Advanced tickets recommended

The documentary offers a fascinating account of the life of one of Egypt’s most beloved superstars, singer Umm Kulthum. (67 minutes)


The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
Sunday, June 17, 2 pm
The Farrell Auditorium
$5 (free for Members)
Advanced tickets recommended

In this gothic drama based on Oscar Wilde’s novel, a corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all. (110 minutes)

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 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.