Noted author and poet Quincy Troupe and jazz trumpeter Keyon Harrold respond to artworks from The Shape of Abstraction: Selections from the Ollie Collection through poetry and music in this collaborative performance.
Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley
Melissa Wolfe, curator of American Art, explains the history behind John J. Egan's Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley, which is currently undergoing conservation live in Sculpture Hall.
Kehinde Wiley discusses his artistic practice and the new exhibition, Kehinde Wiley: Saint Louis, at the Saint Louis Art Museum.
Artist Rachel Whiteread discusses Detached III, a sculpture that gives concrete form to the empty or negative space within an everyday, prefabricated backyard shed. The sculpture was acquired by the Museum in 2017 and is on view on the southwest lawn.
Portrait of Charlotte Cram
Curator Melissa Wolfe introduces one of SLAM's newest acquisitions. In Portrait of Charlotte Cram, John Singer Sargent captured a moment of childhood with confident brushstrokes.
Lisa Çakmak, associate curator of ancient art, guides us through the newly re-installed ancient Egyptian art, featuring more 100 works of art that explore death and the afterlife, Egyptian religion, the human figure in art, and more.
Curator Melissa Wolfe discusses the reinstallation of the Museum's American art collection.