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Jan
25
Sun
2015
Mapping St. Louis History
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm

Take a walk through St. Louis history and view historic maps, rare books, and images commemorating the city’s 250th birthday.

Mercantile Library is located on the 2 lower levels of Thomas Jefferson Library (you will walk in on the 3rd floor). Exhibitions can be viewed during normal Thomas Jefferson Library hours. Enjoy the exhibition by yourself or take a free, docent-led tour Saturdays at 11 or Sundays at 2. Group tours can also be arranged. For more information, please visit umsl.edu or call (314) 516-7248.

Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 am – 10:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 5 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 4 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 8 pm

Jan
26
Mon
2015
Mapping St. Louis History
Jan 26 @ 7:30 am – Jan 26 @ 10:30 pm

Take a walk through St. Louis history and view historic maps, rare books, and images commemorating the city’s 250th birthday.

Mercantile Library is located on the 2 lower levels of Thomas Jefferson Library (you will walk in on the 3rd floor). Exhibitions can be viewed during normal Thomas Jefferson Library hours. Enjoy the exhibition by yourself or take a free, docent-led tour Saturdays at 11 or Sundays at 2. Group tours can also be arranged. For more information, please visit umsl.edu or call (314) 516-7248.

Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 am – 10:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 5 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 4 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 8 pm

Bald Eagle Days at Pere Marquette State Park
Jan 26 @ 8:30 am

Witness for yourself and learn about one of the Alton area’s greatest winter treasures: bald eagles.

A park guide at Pere Marquette State Park will give informative presentations about bald eagles. Visitors will learn, for example, what eagles eat, why they spend their winter months in the area, and how to distinguish between mature and immature eagles, just to name a few topics.

The presentation will include a short video followed by an observational driving tour to see the eagles. Be sure to dress warmly and have plenty of gas in your tank.

Dates of the 2014-2015 Bald Eagle Days vary, so please refer to the list of dates below:

  • Friday, December 19
  • Monday, December 22
  • Thursday, January 8
  • Friday, January 9
  • Friday, January 16
  • Monday, January 26
  • Wednesday, January 28
  • Friday, January 30
  • Tuesday, February 3
  • Wednesday, February 4
  • Friday, February 6
  • Tuesday, February 24
  • Thursday, February 26
  • Monday, March 2

All presentations will begin at Pere Marquette Park’s Visitor Center at 8:30 am CST. Reservations are required.

For more information or to place reservations, call (618) 786-3323.

Watershed Cairns Exhibit
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 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.

Jan
27
Tue
2015
Mapping St. Louis History
Jan 27 @ 7:30 am – Jan 27 @ 10:30 pm

Take a walk through St. Louis history and view historic maps, rare books, and images commemorating the city’s 250th birthday.

Mercantile Library is located on the 2 lower levels of Thomas Jefferson Library (you will walk in on the 3rd floor). Exhibitions can be viewed during normal Thomas Jefferson Library hours. Enjoy the exhibition by yourself or take a free, docent-led tour Saturdays at 11 or Sundays at 2. Group tours can also be arranged. For more information, please visit umsl.edu or call (314) 516-7248.

Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 am – 10:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 5 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 4 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 8 pm

Water Cairns Exhibit
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – Jan 27 @ 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.

Jan
28
Wed
2015
Mapping St. Louis History
Jan 28 @ 7:30 am – Jan 28 @ 10:30 pm

Take a walk through St. Louis history and view historic maps, rare books, and images commemorating the city’s 250th birthday.

Mercantile Library is located on the 2 lower levels of Thomas Jefferson Library (you will walk in on the 3rd floor). Exhibitions can be viewed during normal Thomas Jefferson Library hours. Enjoy the exhibition by yourself or take a free, docent-led tour Saturdays at 11 or Sundays at 2. Group tours can also be arranged. For more information, please visit umsl.edu or call (314) 516-7248.

Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 am – 10:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 5 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 4 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 8 pm

Bald Eagle Days at Pere Marquette State Park
Jan 28 @ 8:30 am

Witness for yourself and learn about one of the Alton area’s greatest winter treasures: bald eagles.

A park guide at Pere Marquette State Park will give informative presentations about bald eagles. Visitors will learn, for example, what eagles eat, why they spend their winter months in the area, and how to distinguish between mature and immature eagles, just to name a few topics.

The presentation will include a short video followed by an observational driving tour to see the eagles. Be sure to dress warmly and have plenty of gas in your tank.

Dates of the 2014-2015 Bald Eagle Days vary, so please refer to the list of dates below:

  • Friday, December 19
  • Monday, December 22
  • Thursday, January 8
  • Friday, January 9
  • Friday, January 16
  • Monday, January 26
  • Wednesday, January 28
  • Friday, January 30
  • Tuesday, February 3
  • Wednesday, February 4
  • Friday, February 6
  • Tuesday, February 24
  • Thursday, February 26
  • Monday, March 2

All presentations will begin at Pere Marquette Park’s Visitor Center at 8:30 am CST. Reservations are required.

For more information or to place reservations, call (618) 786-3323.

Water Cairns Exhibit
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – Jan 28 @ 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.

JAC: Route 66 and Beyond
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Full of engaging, unexpected effects, the images of “Route 66 and Beyond” underscore artist Mark Fisher’s fascination with the unique possibilities of alternative approaches to photography. His enticing images of “common subjects, uncommonly photographed” have been captivating viewers across America.

The nostalgic scenes of the Route 66 images on view at Jacoby are hand colored photos taken with infrared film. The exhibit also includes his striking series of digital color portraits picturing carnival chalkware figures.

This unique exhibit is one you won’t want to miss!

For more information, please visit JAC’s website.

July 11, 2012
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