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.

This summer, embark on an incredible journey with the Saint Louis Art Museum at the Art Hill Film Series!

Inspired by the remarkable story behind Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds, these four films follow the search for something vital—whether it be truth, treasure, or justice. Discover other lives, other eras, and other worlds with these Epic Quests.

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Friday, July 13

Raiders of the Lost Ark

(1981; 1 hour and 55 minutes)

Directed by Steven Spielberg
Starring Harrison Ford and Karen Allen

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones races to find the mythical Ark of the Covenant before it falls into the hands of the Nazis.

Friday, July 20

Hidden Figures

(2016; 2 hours and 7 minutes)

Directed by Theodore Melfi
Starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe

The story of three brilliant African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

Friday, July 27

Dr. No

(1962; 1 hour and 50 minutes)

Directed by Terence Young
Starring Sean Connery and Ursula Andress

In the film that launched the James Bond saga, Agent 007 battles the mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program.

Friday, August 3

The NeverEnding Story

(1984; 1 hours and 42 minutes)

Directed by Wolfgang Petersen
Starring Barret Oliver and Noah Hathaway

A troubled boy reads a magical book and dives into a wondrous fantasy world threatened by “The Nothing,” a darkness that destroys everything it touches.

Need To Know

Parking and Transportation

What to Bring

  • Lawn chairs or blankets. A 'blankets-only' section will be available at the front of the viewing area. Space is available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Picnic items. Food and alcoholic beverages are permitted and available for purchase at the Panorama booth and the Food Truck Fest, presented by Sauce Magazine, in the West Lot.
  • Well-behaved pets on leashes are welcome (leashes must be no longer than 6 feet in length). Please be respectful of other guests by cleaning up after your pets.
  • Smoking is prohibited including e-cigarettes, vaporizers, and all other electronic smoking devices.



  • A section of Art Hill will be designated for visitors in wheelchairs. Visit the Information Booth on Art Hill Plaza to address special needs.
  • Accessible parking spots are located in the free parking lots on Fine Arts Drive and in the Museum’s Parking Garage. Accessible entrances are located at the East Building and in the parking garage. The driveway in front of the East Building may be used to pick up and drop off visitors.
  • Individuals who may need sign language interpreters, written materials in alternative formats, or other accommodations should make a request to 314.655.5268 or at least seven days before the event.
  • Learn more about accessibility at the Museum.

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In the event of bad weather, updates will be posted here, on Facebook and Twitter, and at 314.655.5345.

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