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The Saint Louis Art Museum holds a world-renowned collection of approximately 34,000 objects spanning 5,000 years of history and cultures. More than 2,700 objects, including the highlights below, are currently on view in our collection galleries. Plan to visit the Museum to experience these one-of-a-kind works of art in person or learn more about them in our online collection.

Admission is always free.

Curators' Selections

Explore selections from the curatorial staff that highlight the Museum's world-renowned collection.

Henri Matisse, French, 1869–1954; Bathers with a Turtle, 1907–8; oil on canvas; 71 1/2 x 87 in. (181.6 x 221 cm); Saint Louis Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pulitzer Jr. 24:1964; © 2013 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Visitors' Favorites

These visitors' favorites are just a few of the incredible works you will see in person during your visit.

Egyptian; Mummy and Cartonnage of Amen-nestawy-nakht, 945–715 BC; linen, plaster, and pigment; 14 x 16 x 67 in. (35.6 x 40.6 x 170.2 cm); Saint Louis Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Barney A. Ebsworth for the children of St. Louis 109:1989

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