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The Saint Louis Art Museum offers a wide range of programs for adults, including gallery talks, lectures, tours, festivals, films, classes, workshops, and musical performances. Learn about the collection and special exhibitions from curators, artists, and other experts and expand your knowledge and enjoyment of art.

Tours

Free daily guided tours of the collection are offered at 10:30 am Tuesday–Friday and 1:30 pm Saturday and Sunday. Each month features a different topic. Tours are led by docents and depart from the Information Center in Sculpture Hall and last approximately one hour. Reservations are not needed.

To make arrangements for a group of 10 or more, please use our Group Tour Request form.

Upcoming Tours

Oct19
Event Date / Time
2–3 pm
Event Category
Tours
Oct23
Event Date / Time
11 am–noon
Event Category
Tours

Gallery Talks

These free, hour-long informal discussions offer insights into the Museum’s collection and main exhibitions. They take place in the galleries (unless otherwise noted) and are led by curators, museum educators, professors, artists, and other experts.

Capacity is limited for each Gallery Talk. Pick up a lanyard at the Information Center in Sculpture Hall to reserve a spot.

Upcoming Gallery Talks

Sep19
Event Date / Time
11 am–noon
Event Category
Gallery Talks
Sep20
Event Date / Time
6–7 pm
Event Category
Gallery Talks

Lectures

Esteemed artists, curators, scholars, and authors speak on art, culture, and other aspects of the Museum’s collections and main exhibitions. All events in The Farrell Auditorium, including free events, are ticketed.

Symposia and Study Days

Local, national, and international scholars explore a featured topic or exhibition in-depth in these one or two-day programs.

Upcoming Lectures

Sep21
Event Date / Time
11 am–noon
Event Category
Lectures
Event Cost
$ This event has a ticket cost. Please view event for details.
ASL (American Sign Language)
This event offers American Sign Language interpretation.

Films and Music

Films and musical performances are occasionally offered in The Farrell Auditorium or the galleries.

Art Hill Film Series

Each summer, thousands of people gather on Art Hill in Forest Park to enjoy popular film classics, food trucks, music, and art-making.

Upcoming Films

Oct04
Event Date / Time
7–8:30 pm
Event Category
Films
Event Cost
$ This event has a ticket cost. Please view event for details.
Oct19
Event Date / Time
2–4 pm
Event Category
Films
Event Cost
$ This event has a ticket cost. Please view event for details.

SLAM Underground

Join us on the final Friday of most months from 7-10 pm for unique gallery games and scavenger hunts, a cash bar, Create Lab art-making, and live music! Each SLAM Underground features a new theme and a signature cocktail.

Upcoming SLAM Undergrounds

Sep27
Event Date / Time
7–10 pm
Event Category
SLAM Underground
Oct25
Event Date / Time
7–10 pm
Event Category
SLAM Underground

Adult Classes

Developed for life-long learners, these courses invite extensive exploration of art-related topics and are taught by expert artists, curators, museum educators, and university professors.

Upcoming Adult Classes

Oct05
Event Date / Time
2–4 pm
Event Category
Adults
Event Cost
$ This event has a ticket cost. Please view event for details.
Oct19
Event Date / Time
6–9 pm
Event Category
Adults
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