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Arts & Theater Events in St. Louis

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Buzz Spector: Alterations

Tuesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through May 31


Literature, language, and philosophy are at the core of Buzz Spector’s work. He is a contemporary Conceptual artist who explores the aesthetic possibilities of language, paper, and books. Buzz Spector: Alterations spans the artist’s career from the 1970s to the present and includes drawings, altered books, collages, and more. Spector is internationally recognized for his contributions to the field of contemporary art. He taught painting, sculpture, and two-dimensional design at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University before retiring in 2019. This is the first presentation of his work at a St. Louis museum. 314-721-0072

Night of One Act Plays Online

Mon., March 1, 6:30-9 p.m. and Mon., March 15, 6:30-9 p.m.


The St. Louis Writers’ Group presents two nights of One-Act Plays, Monday, March 1st and 15th. The play readings will be presented live and interactive via ZOOM beginning at 6:30pm. You can submit your 10 to 15 minute play for inclusion to ryoung@papadocs.com, or simply join us as an audience member. Look us up on Facebook for more information. You’ll need to join our mailing list to receive the ZOOM link. 314-401-2636

It's Eclectic Art Exhbit Online

Wednesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through May 1


Green Door Art Gallery presents “It’s Eclectic”, a multi-media and multi-style exhibit, featuring Pysanky by Katherine Alexander, acrylic portraits by Danny Bess, acrylic mandala paintings by Lynn Carter, wooden sculpture, benches and frames by Mindy Cooke, and abstract acrylic and mixed media paintings by Cara Harjes. The exhibit is free and open to the public. The artwork in this exhibit will be available for sale March 3 – May 1, 2021 Green Door art gallery’s 35 resident artists will also be exhibiting and selling artwork including fused glass, mosaics, watercolor, oil ,acrylic paintings, collage, mixed media, wood, pottery, and jewelry. 314-202-4071

A Fistful of Hollers Socially Distanced Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Fridays, Saturdays, 6:30-10 p.m. Continues through May 8

Buy Tickets52.95

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Join us for an exciting (socially distanced) evening at the funniest comedy dinner theater show in town. Dig into a fantastic three-course dinner at the Famous Lemp Mansion and figure out who-dun-it! Gun slingers, dance hall girls, cowboys, gold diggers and cowboy boots will abound. Rowdy cowboys will duel to the death as the crooked sheriff watches with glee. But none are as dangerous as Nasty Nate and word is he’s going to be stirring up trouble. Dress up wild west style and let the finger pointing begin at this wildly interactive Jest Murder Mystery Company dinner theater show. (314) 664-8024

Artist Talk with Christine Sun Kim Online

Sat., March 6, 11 a.m.

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Join us for an artist talk with the California-born, Berlin-based artist Christine Sun Kim. Kim explores concepts of sound, its visual representations, and how it is valued by society, from her perspective as part of the Deaf community. She uses performance, video, drawing, writing, and sound installation to uncover the depth and complexity of communication, including the politics of voice, listening, and language. The program will include ASL interpretation by Denise Kahler and live closed captions. Free, but registration is required. 314-935-4523

Public Tour: Art, Untitled Online

Sat., March 13, 11 a.m.

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On March 13, Lingran Zhang (Arts & Sciences '21) explores the practice of titling artworks, considering how the “Untitled” label shapes viewer responses to a range of modern and contemporary artworks from the collection. The program will include live closed captions. This hour-long tour is free, but registration is required (link to come). Support for this program is provided by Women and the Kemper. 314-935-4523

Public Tour: Figures of Myth and Legend Online

Sun., March 21, 2 p.m.

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This tour considers how artists working in various artistic mediums have connected figures from ancient Greek and Roman mythology to their own historical contexts. This hour-long tour is free, but registration is required (link to come). Support for this program is provided by Women and the Kemper. 314-935-4523

Angelica Kauffman: An Enterprising Artist in 18th-Century Britain Online

Thu., March 25, 12-1 p.m.

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Angelica Kauffman (1741–1807) was an Austrian-Swiss artist who began her career in Italy, where her clients included British tourists who encouraged the young painter to pursue her profession in England. Over the 15 years she worked in London, Kauffman achieved fame and fortune and returned to Italy as an international celebrity. This lecture celebrates a portrait recently acquired by the Museum. Wendy Wassyng Roworth will discuss Kauffman’s life and work in England as a fashionable painter and member of the Royal Academy of Arts, a rare distinction for a woman, and how the artist used her talents to her advantage.

Public Tour: Art, Untitled Online

Fri., March 26, 12 p.m.

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This tour explores the practice of titling artworks, considering how the “Untitled” label shapes viewer responses to a range of modern and contemporary artworks from the collection. This hour-long tour is free, but registration is required (link to come). Support for this program is provided by Women and the Kemper. 314-935-4523

Flamenco Vivo Online

Wed., March 31, 10 a.m.


Due to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, The Sheldon has rescheduled Flamenco Vivo – Carlota Santana concert and the streaming education workshop from October 21, 2020 to March 31, 2021. Contact the Sheldon Education Department at 314.533.9900 ext. 33 or kgalenski@thesheldon.org for information or to register. 314-533-9900

Jacked! Online

Wed., March 31, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Buy TicketsGeneral Admission: USD 16.0


It's "Jack and the Beanstalk" with a modern-day twist and set to a fresh, energetic hip-hop score! Metro Theater Company continues its refreshed 20-21 season with the virtual production of "Jacked!" Date and Time: On Thursday January 21, 2021 at 9:00 am (ends Wednesday March 31, 2021 at 9:00 pm) Artists : The Knuckles, Jackie "Jackpot" Sharp, Jarris L. Williams

Public Tour: Figures of Myth and Legend Online

Sat., April 3, 11 a.m.

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This tour considers how artists working in various artistic mediums have connected figures from ancient Greek and Roman mythology to their own historical contexts. The program will include live closed captions. This hour-long tour is free, but registration is required (link to come). Support for this program is provided by Women and the Kemper. 314-935-4523

Amy Sillman: After Metamorphoses—Film Screening and Live Q&A Online

Sat., April 10, 11 a.m.

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Join artist Amy Sillman; Rebecca Sears, lecturer in the Department of Classics in Arts & Sciences; and Meredith Malone, associate curator, as they discuss Sillman’s animated film After Metamorphosis (2015–16), the artist’s response to the Roman poet Ovid’s mythic tale of transformation, desire, and power. Sillman’s five-minute film will be screened in advance of the Q&A and will be available for viewing via the Museum’s website the week prior to the program. The program will include live closed captions. Free, but registration is required. 314-935-4523

Public Tour: Art, Untitled Online

Sun., April 11, 2 p.m.

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This tour explores the practice of titling artworks, considering how the “Untitled” label shapes viewer responses to a range of modern and contemporary artworks from the collection. This hour-long tour is free, but registration is required (link to come). Support for this program is provided by Women and the Kemper. 314-935-4523

St. Louis Chamber Chorus' 65th Season

Sun., April 11, 3 p.m. and Sun., May 23, 3 p.m.
Third Baptist Church 620 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis St. Louis - Grand Center

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Our reimagined season is comprised of six live presentations with Artistic Director Philip Barnes and other special guests from around the globe featuring archival recordings of the choir. The series will highlight our unique role in the cultural life of St. Louis and the wider artistic community, will introduce you to recordings (many previously unavailable to the public), will offer you a deeper understanding of the Chamber Chorus, and will explain how our music is brought to life in performance. This event will also be live streamed so that you can watch from your home. 636-458-4343

Public Tour: Figures of Myth and Legend Online

Fri., April 16, 12 p.m.

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This tour considers how artists working in various artistic mediums have connected figures from ancient Greek and Roman mythology to their own historical contexts. This hour-long tour is free, but registration is required (link to come). Support for this program is provided by Women and the Kemper. 314-935-4523

Memory and Resistance: Charles Méryon's Paris on the Eve of Transformation Online

Sat., April 24, 11 a.m.

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Lacy Murphy, PhD candidate in the Department of Art History & Archaeology in Arts & Sciences, considers the etchings of French printmaker Charles Méryon, which celebrate the maze-like anarchy of the Île de la Cité in 19th-century Paris on the eve of Georges-Eugène Haussmann's massive urban renewal project. Through the etchings, the city is able to boldly assert itself, offering one final stand on the eve of certain destruction. The program will include live closed captions. Free, but registration is required. 314-935-4523

Women's Work Online

Wed., April 28, 5 p.m.

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Join Arthur Greenberg Undergraduate Curatorial Fellows Lydia McKelvie, Alice Nguyen, and Hannah Ward as they discuss their Teaching Gallery exhibition, Women’s Work, which examines depictions of feminized labor through a series of compelling juxtapositions among art and artists from the 19th century to the present in the United States, England, France. The exhibition is supported by the Arthur Greenberg Exhibition Program Fund. The program will include live closed captions. Free, but registration is required (link to come). A recording of the program will become available on the Museum’s YouTube channel in the weeks following. 314-935-4523

Public Tour: The Autonomous Future of Mobility Online

Sat., May 1, 11 a.m.

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This tour presents a selection of works from the Teaching Gallery exhibition "The Autonomous Future of Mobility," curated by Constance Vale, assistant professor of architecture in the Sam Fox School. The exhibition examines the car’s legacy over the past century as depicted in art and visual culture, offering a view toward today’s emerging technological developments and exposing our vulnerability in the face of the horsepower and political power that drive mass movement. This hour-long tour is free, but registration is required (link to come). Support for this program is provided by Women and the Kemper. 314-935-4523

Welcome to Night Vale - The Haunting of Night Vale

Thu., May 20, 8 p.m.
The Sheldon 3648 Washington Blvd., St. Louis St. Louis - Grand Center

Buy Tickets$30 Reserved seating


This event originally rescheduled for November 13, has been rescheduled again to Thursday, May 20, 2021. Ticket buyers should retain their current tickets and present them at the door on the newly scheduled date. WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE is a twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff’s Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events. Turn on your radio and hide. Presented by Pagan Productions 314-533-9900

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