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Louis IX: King, Saint, Namesake Exhibit

When:
August 29, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – August 30, 2014 @ 2:00 am GMT0
2014-08-29T15:00:00+00:00
2014-08-30T02:00:00+00:00
Where:
The Saint Louis Art Museum in Forest Park
1 Fine Arts Drive
St. Louis, MO 63110
USA

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.

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