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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.

Elizabeth Catlett, American (active Mexico), 1915–2012; Seated Woman, 1962; 22 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 7 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Friends Fund Endowment; Gift of Edward J. Costigan in memory of his wife, Sara Guth Costigan, by exchange; the James D. Burke Art Acquisition Fund, the Eliza McMillan Trust, Funds given by the Alturas Foundation, and Museum Purchase 75:2019 © 2019 Catlett Mora Family Trust / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

Visitors' Favorites

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

Ellsworth Kelly, American, 1923–2015; Spectrum II, 1966–67; oil on canvas; Saint Louis Art Museum, Funds given by the Shoenberg Foundation, Inc. 4:1967a-m; © Ellsworth Kelly Foundation, Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery

Celebrate African and African American Art

Discover works by artists of African descent in the Museum’s collection.

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