Select Saint Louis Art Spaces and Projects

Cherokee Street
blank sp_ce: An open community (art) space.
Community Arts and Movement Project (CAMP): Community art center, workshops, events and studios.
Firecracker Press: Graphic design studio, printshop and classes.
fort gondo compound for the arts (fort gondo/beverly): Exhibitions, poetry and events.
The Luminary: Exhibitions, residency program, music, projects and events.
REESEgallery: Exhibition space in an historic building.

Independent/Artist-run
Community Supported Art - Saint Louis : Subscription service for local art
duet: Curated exhibition series of artists from St. Louis and another city.
Enamel: Workshops and retail for macrame, weaving, and shibori.
Evil Prints: Tom Huck's studio and printshop.
hoffman lachance contemporary: Artist-run gallery.
Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center : All-ages performance space and art gallery.
Museum Blue: Artists-run project space open by appointment only.
Parapet//Real Humans: Artist-run exhibition space, events, and itinerant projects open by appointment only.
Paul Artspace: Residency program for local, national, and international visual artists.
PIECRUST Magazine: Contemporary art and literary magazine released twice annually in letterpresssed issues.
STL Improv Anywhere: Improv collective performing in public spaces.
St. Louisans for Organizing and Understanding Practice (SLOUP): A monthly soup dinner to crowdfund projects, primarily artistic or communicative, that need a little funding and belief.
uncompromising tang: Contemporary art criticism for artists by artists.

Major Museums
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAMSTL): Non-collecting, exhibitions and events-based programming. Admission is free.
Kemper Art Museum (Washington University): Modern and contemporary art. Admission is free.
Laumeier Sculpture Park: 105 acre outdoor sculpture park and contemporary art gallery. Admission free.
Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts: Modern and contemporary art exhibitions and events. Building designed by internationally renowned architect, Tadao Ando. Open Wednesdays through Saturdays. Admission is free.
St. Louis Art Museum (SLAM): The Saint Louis Art Museum is one of the principal U.S. art museums, with an encyclopedic collection of over 33,000 works of art and visited by up to a half million people every year. Admission is free. Closed Mondays.

Non-profits
Center of Creative Arts (COCA): Non-profit, multidisciplinary arts programs including: dance, music, and theatre performances; educational classes, camps, and workshops; artists' residencies; exhibitions of contemporary art; and an extensive outreach program for low-income youth.
Craft Alliance: Established in 1964, Craft Alliance provides inspiration and education in contemporary craft by exhibiting artists' work in the gallery and shop, educating all levels of students, and offering classes and family programs. Residencies in clay, wood, metals and fibers for 6 or 12 months.
Northside Workshop (NSW): Northside Workshop is a non-profit socially engaged art space dedicated to addressing cultural and community issues in North Saint Louis.
Perennial: A social enterprise, Perennial is a community workshop and store that offers educational programming in creative reuse to diverse populations and sells creatively repurposed home furnishings and eco-friendly supplies for reuse projects.
Rebuild Foundation: Rebuild Foundation works to rebuild the cultural foundations of under-invested neighborhoods and incite movements of community revitalization that are culture-based, artist-led, and neighborhood-driven.
The Sheldon Art Galleries: Rotating exhibitions in six galleries at the Sheldon Arts Foundation, a not-for profit organization that is also home to the world-class Sheldon Concert Hall built in 1912.
St. Louis Artists’ Guild: The St. Louis Artists’ Guild is a nationally recognized regional arts center since 1886 known for community exhibitions, programs, and educational projects for all. The St. Louis Artists’ Guild offers residencies to artists working in printmaking or analog/darkroom photography.
White Flag Projects: Contemporary art exhibitions and library.

Other Highlights
Cahokia Mounds (Collinsville, IL): One of the greatest cities of the world, Cahokia was larger than London was in AD 1250 and its archaeological remnants are preserved as a State Historic Site. The Mississippians who lived here were accomplished builders who erected a wide variety of structures that have maintained their grandeur for centuries.
City Museum: Housed in the 600,000 square-foot former International Shoe Company, the museum is an eclectic mixture of children’s playground, funhouse, surrealistic pavilion, and architectural marvel made out of unique, found objects. The brainchild of internationally acclaimed artist Bob Cassilly, a classically trained sculptor and serial entrepreneur, the museum opened for visitors in 1997 to the riotous approval of young and old.
Preservation Research Office : The Preservation Research Office (PRO) works at the intersection of architectural history and cultural memory.
Tower Grove Park: Just a short jaunt from Cherokee Street, Tower Grove Park features many pavilions of picturesque design dating from the Victorian era and is a site of music and other special events. It has a wading pool for small children and paths for walkers, joggers, and cyclists. From May through October, there is a farmers' market held Saturday mornings and monthly Food Truck Fridays. Tower Grove Park sits adjacent to the Missouri Botanical Garden, the nation's oldest botanical garden in continuous operation and a National Historic Landmark with over seventy-nine acres of horticultural display.
World Chess Hall of Fame: Exhibitions and events related to chess including modern and contemporary art.

Commercial Galleries
Atrium Gallery
Bruno David Gallery
Duane Reed Gallery
Greenberg Gallery
Philip Slein Gallery
William Shearburn Gallery
Bortolami

University Galleries
Fontbonne University Gallery
Gallery Visio (University of Missouri - St. Louis)
Hunt Gallery (Webster University)
Museum of Contemporary Religious Art (Saint Louis University)
St. Louis Community Colleges (STLCC):
- Florissant Valley Art Galleries
- Forest Park Galleries
- Meramac Contemporary Art Gallery
St. Louis University Museums and Galleries
Des Lee Gallery (Washington University)

Other Resources
Art St. Louis: Exhibitions, educational programming and support services.
International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum : Preserves, promotes, and educates on the history of photography with 6,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space, educational outreach, and scholarly work. $5. Free on the first Friday of every month.
Critical Mass: Grants, programs and local art-focused yahoo groups listserv.
Midwest Artist Project Services (MAPS): Community Building Events, Creative Exchange, Consultations, MAPS Hotline, Fiscal Sponsorship.
Artscope (formerly SCOSaG): Art education for children.
St. Louis Regional Arts Commission (RAC): RAC is at the forefront of efforts to transform St.Louis into a more vibrant, creative and economically thriving community through elevating the vitality, value and visibility of the arts. See also: Community Art Training (CAT) Institute and Artists Count.
Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts (VLAA): Legal and accounting assistance and professional development workshops.
Gallery Openings in St. Louis : Centralized place to find and search for gallery openings in the visual arts in St. Louis