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Learn, explore, create, and grow as you discover new ways of interacting with art during the Museum’s program for its youngest visitors, with time for storytelling, looking at art, and art making.

Light and Dark

Discover works of art inspired by light and darkness, and create your own shadow puppet theater using materials from home.

Saint Louis Art Museum, 2020

Standing Amitâbha Buddha (mokuzô Amida Nyorai ryûzô), mid-13th century; Japanese, Kamakura period; wood with gold pigment, lacquer, gilding, and crystal insets; with pedestal: 44 3/8 x 20 x 20 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Museum Purchase 132:1966

Tord Boontje, Dutch, born 1968; Night Blossom Chandelier, 2003; glass, LED lights, and lacquered steel; 40 1/2 x 57 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Funds given by Emily Rauh Pulitzer in honor of Cara McCarty 1:2006; © Tord Boontje, Design for Swarovski

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