Upcoming exhibitions


Damon Davis

Save the date for the opening of a solo exhibition featuring a major new body of work from Damon Davis entitled Darker Gods in the Garden of the Low-Hanging Heavens, opening on April 20th, 2018.

Latest Blog Posts


In Residence: Dan Miller

Continuing our "in residence" series, James McAnally speaks with recent resident Dan Miller on his collaborative practices, the different contexts of working in Australia, Chicago and then St. Louis, and his attempts at working past established individual and institutional forms.

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Temporary Art Review


Feminist Art Museum

Conceived by Toronto-based curators Xenia Benivolski and Su-Ying Lee, Feminist Art Museum (FAM) secures space for women (female-identified and non-binary people) in contemporary art.

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Current Residents

2017 Special Residency Session

The Luminary's special residency session supports eight leading St. Louis-based black artists, including Lyndon Barrois Jr., Addoley Dzegede, Jen Everett, Kahlil Irving, Dani and Kevin McCoy (WORK/PLAY), De Nichols, and Kat Reynolds.

Featured Events


Conversation with Stephanie Smith + Gavin Kroeber

On Friday 12/1 at 5:30pm, The Luminary will host a public conversation with Stephanie Smith, Chief Curator of the new Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University, and Gavin Kroeber, a St. Louis-based independent curator, artist, writer and Artistic Director of the art initiative New Cities, Future Ruins.