Fine Arts Drive in front of the Museum is closed to vehicle traffic. Parking lots are open, and the garage is accessible from Government Drive. More info.

Youth Classes

Wee Wednesdays + Wee Weekends
Third Wednesday of each Month and select Saturdays
August 15: Friendship
September 19: Imagine That!
October 6 and 17: Body Language
November 3 and 21: Fantastic Faces
December 1 and 19: Our Community
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 and Wee Weekends 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:
November 21: Fantastic Faces
December 1: Our Community
December 19: Our Community

For November 21 class, registration opens October 18.
For December 1 class, registration opens November 4.
For December 19 class, registration opens November 22.

Gallery Talks

Thursday, November 29, 11 am
Friday, November 30, 6 pm

Study for Frankenstein #1: The Power of Language Two Hundred Years Ago and Today
Hannah Klemm, assistant curator of modern and contemporary art, and Reginald Pierre, actor

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

Flora and Fauna in Japanese Art
Philip Hu, curator of Asian art

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

Yoruba Arts for Gods and Mortals
Nichole Bridges, associate curator for African art

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

The Search for the Primitive: German Expressionism 1900-1914
Samuel Harned, former chair of the history department, Clayton High School

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.