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Sep
23
Tue
Spirit of Peoria: Full Day Cruise (St. Louis)
Sep 23 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Enjoy a full day of fun and relaxation aboard the Spirit of Peoria! The cruise, which travels both the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers, is all-inclusive, complete with such amenities as:
– all-you-can-eat meals
– professional storytelling
– unlimited complementary drinks
– historic information
– wildlife sightings
– live entertainment (including ragtime piano)
– and more!

Boarding begins at 8:30, 30 minutes prior to departure, with breakfast until 9:15. For more information or to make a reservation, please call (800) 676-8988.

Janaina Tschäpe: The Ocean Within Exhibit
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

German/Brazilian artist Janaina Tschäpe gives a new look into the ocean landscape with St. Louis Art Museum’s new exhibit, The Ocean Within.

Tschäpe explores both observed and imagined views of the landscape across a wide range of media – painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and video. Her 2013 video The Ocean Within, exemplifies her characteristic interpretation of the ocean as a mysterious and dreamlike place.

For more information, please visit slam.org.

Louis IX: King, Saint, Namesake Exhibit
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

In celebration of the city’s 250th birthday, St. Louis Art Museum presents Louis IX: King, Saint, Namesake.

This free exhibit showcases extraordinary art from the reign of Louis IX, as well as later works inspired by the 13th-century monarch. The exhibit will feature 13th-century carved ivory and metalwork, decorated manuscripts, a 17th-century illustrated book about Louis’s achievement of bringing the Crown of Thorns to Paris, an altarpiece painting by Louise-Marie Mauduit that Bishop Louis William Valentine DuBourg sent to the city of St. Louis in 1818, among many other artifacts.

The museum is open 10 am – 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday and 10 am – 9 pm Friday.

For more information, please visit slam.org or call (314) 721-0072.

Water Cairns Exhibit
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

This new photography exhibit artfully highlights the St. Louis area’s close connection to rivers and streams. The images of the Watershed Cairns exhibit document important places in our regional watershed through vivid, large-scale photos of sculptural cairns made of glass. By naming and mapping sites of the photos, the exhibit offers visitors the chance to learn of the interconnection of these waters and the areas through which they pass.

For more information, please visit mohistory.org.

Stone Bridge Valley Art Exhibit: A Mix of Media
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

A Mix of Media is a unique art exhibit showcasing the work of local artist Linda Miller, learned educator and artist.

A Mix of Media describes Linda’s approach to making art. Photography provided the palette and inspiration for the works in this exhibit. Linda often works wet on wet, a technique that involves a combination of transparent and opaque watercolor paints, as well as watercolor pencils, water-soluble oil pastels, and watercolor crayons on wet paper. Painting with oil pastels and adding depth with graphite details has also become a common expression for Linda.

Learn about and see more of Linda’s experimental process of making art by visiting A Mix of Media September 6 through September 28.

For more information about the exhibit, please call (618) 576-9235.

The gallery is open Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm and all other days by appointment.

Spirit of Peoria: Sightseeing (Grafton)
Sep 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Set sail on an authentic paddlewheel boat and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Mighty Mississippi!
Cruising time is 90 minutes. Boarding begins at 5 pm, 30 minutes prior to departure. For more information or to make a reservation, please call (800) 676-8988.

Sep
24
Wed
Spirit of Peoria: Sightseeing Cruise (Grafton)
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Set sail on an authentic paddlewheel boat and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Mighty Mississippi!
Cruising time is 90 minutes. Boarding begins at 9 am, 30 minutes prior to departure. For more information or to make a reservation, please call (800) 676-8988.

Janaina Tschäpe: The Ocean Within Exhibit
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

German/Brazilian artist Janaina Tschäpe gives a new look into the ocean landscape with St. Louis Art Museum’s new exhibit, The Ocean Within.

Tschäpe explores both observed and imagined views of the landscape across a wide range of media – painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and video. Her 2013 video The Ocean Within, exemplifies her characteristic interpretation of the ocean as a mysterious and dreamlike place.

For more information, please visit slam.org.

Louis IX: King, Saint, Namesake Exhibit
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

In celebration of the city’s 250th birthday, St. Louis Art Museum presents Louis IX: King, Saint, Namesake.

This free exhibit showcases extraordinary art from the reign of Louis IX, as well as later works inspired by the 13th-century monarch. The exhibit will feature 13th-century carved ivory and metalwork, decorated manuscripts, a 17th-century illustrated book about Louis’s achievement of bringing the Crown of Thorns to Paris, an altarpiece painting by Louise-Marie Mauduit that Bishop Louis William Valentine DuBourg sent to the city of St. Louis in 1818, among many other artifacts.

The museum is open 10 am – 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday and 10 am – 9 pm Friday.

For more information, please visit slam.org or call (314) 721-0072.

Water Cairns Exhibit
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

This new photography exhibit artfully highlights the St. Louis area’s close connection to rivers and streams. The images of the Watershed Cairns exhibit document important places in our regional watershed through vivid, large-scale photos of sculptural cairns made of glass. By naming and mapping sites of the photos, the exhibit offers visitors the chance to learn of the interconnection of these waters and the areas through which they pass.

For more information, please visit mohistory.org.

July 11, 2012
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