Founded in 1879, the museum's original main 1904 Cass Gilbert-designed building and an addition, the East Building, house an encyclopedic collection of more than 33,000 works of art spanning five millennia and six continents.
Whether you go or not, the St. Louis Art Museum Handbook of the Collection is an illustrated guide to the highlights of the Saint Louis Art Museum collection.
11 original portraits inspired by the museum collection
110 works explore the printmaking process and the development of American art
9 works explore how the Japanese have portrayed plants and animals in art
40-minute film exposes problems inherent to utopian ideologies
The various strategies evolving from abstract art, from op art to hard-edge abstraction and beyond
Explore global migration and trade through 13 wearing blankets and rugs