Sept. 30 - Oct. 16, 2016

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Category Organization Event Start Date Cost Welcome to the Arts Special
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
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Open Studios STL

Now in its eleventh year, Open Studios STL features more than 170 St. Louis-based artists who open their studios and...

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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Guided walking and bike tours!
Music Bach Society of Saint Louis Bach Society of Saint Louis
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Mozart’s Mass in C minor Concert

Conceived as a celebration of his marriage, Mozart’s Mass in C minor was never completed. It stands, nonetheless, as a...

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Starts At 3:00 pm
$25 - $45

Music Webster Arts Webster Arts
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Autumn Music Series

Free concert at the Wehrli Chapel at Eden Seminary each Thursday evening, 7 pm, in October featuring different music genres....

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Coming soon!
Theater Gitana Productions, Inc. Gitana Productions, Inc.
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NEW WORLD

NEW WORLD is a compelling original one act play written by Lee Patton Chiles based on interviews with women refugees...

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Theater St. Louis Shakespeare St. Louis Shakespeare
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Shakespeare’s Macbeth

Lord and Lady Macbeth believe that they are destined for greatness by any means possible. As they claw their way...

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$15 - $20

Art Saint Louis Art Museum Saint Louis Art Museum
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“New and Improved” American Art Galleries

Join Melissa Wolfe, curator of American art and Beth Rubin, research assistant, for a lively discussion and exclusive first glance...

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Art Saint Louis Art Museum Saint Louis Art Museum
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Family Sunday: Window to the World

Art can be a window to the world, offering a glimpse into the past and teaching about different people and...

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Art The Magic House The Magic House
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Visiting Artist Series – Perennial

The Visiting Artist Series is a yearlong celebration of the arts at The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum. One...

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$10

Reduce waste while recycling materials into new pieces of jewelry, decor and stationery.
Art Craft Alliance Craft Alliance
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Between the Lines: Bunny Burson & Roy Strassberg

An exhibition featuring two artists both of whose works, though materially distinct, are a means for revealing and processing memories...

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Art Saint Louis Art Museum Saint Louis Art Museum
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SLAM Underground: Homegrown

Join us the final Friday of September for the latest installment of SLAM Underground. This month we are celebrating everything...

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7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Take a spin of our prize wheel to win tickets to St. Louis Arts Experience events and more!
Art Laumeier Sculpture Park Laumeier Sculpture Park
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40th Anniversary Performance

Join Laumeier Sculpture Park for a free, outdoor performance of musical selections in celebration of the Park’s 40th Anniversary year....

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Starts At 11:00 am
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Attendees are invited to participate in a demonstration and Q&A with In-Residence: Composer Dr. Barbara Harbach and Conductor Dr. Jim Henry following the performance at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 15. Located in the Public Plaza outside the Adam Aronson Fine Arts Center.
Music St. Louis Children’s Choirs St. Louis Children’s Choirs
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Fall Family & Friends Concerts

Hear 450 children (ages 6 – 18) from around the St. Louis metropolitan region perform choral pieces in a range...

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Art Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
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Film Series – Pollock (2000)

Directed by and starring Ed Harris as Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock, the film looks at the career and the...

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Starts At 7:00 pm
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Art Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
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Film Series: The Mystery of Picasso (1956)

Through a combination of stop-motion and time-lapse photography, director Henri-Georges Clouzot films Pablo Picasso at work in his studio, emerging...

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Starts At 7:00 pm
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Art Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
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Film Series: Moulin Rouge (1952)

In his Oscar-nominated role, José Ferrer portrays Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, whose work embodies the spirit of bohemian Paris in the...

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Starts At 7:00 pm
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Art Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
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Spotlight Talk: Elizabeth C. Childs

Elizabeth C. Childs, Etta and Mark Steinberg Professor of Art History and chair, Department of Art History & Archaeology in...

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Starts At 5:00 pm
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Art Museum of Contemporary Religious Art (MOCRA) Museum of Contemporary Religious Art (MOCRA)
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Erika Diettes: Sudarios

Colombian artist Erika Diettes interviewed and photographed women who had been forced to witness the torture and murder of their...

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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Theater St. Louis University Department of Fine and Performing Arts St. Louis University Department of Fine and Performing Arts
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“Distracted” by Lisa Loomer

The University Theatre will open its 70th Anniversary Season with Lisa Loomer’s Distracted, September 30-October 1 and October 7-9. This...

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$7 - $10

Coming soon!
Art St. Louis University Department of Fine and Performing Arts St. Louis University Department of Fine and Performing Arts
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The Society for Photographic Education Midwest Multi-Caucus Juried Exhibition

The Studio Art Program in the Fine and Performing Arts Department will host a photographic exhibit from October 5 –...

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Art St. Louis University Department of Fine and Performing Arts St. Louis University Department of Fine and Performing Arts
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Arts History Lecture

The Art History Program in the Fine and Performing Arts Department will host a lecture on Wednesday, October 12 at...

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Starts At 4:00 pm
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Music St. Louis Classical Guitar Society St. Louis Classical Guitar Society
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Thibaut Garcia, Guitar Virtuoso

Already First Prize Winner of the “Jose Tomas,” “Seville,” and “Ana Amalia” (Spain); “Terra Siculorum” (Romania), “Ana Amalia” (Germany), and...

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Starts At 8:00 pm
$24 - $28

Master Class October 2, 2016, 1:00 - 3:00 pm at Washington University Music Department 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave., University City, MO 63130. Admission $5. Come hear local guitarists perform and be coached by a master!
Theater Stray Dog Theatre Stray Dog Theatre
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Richard O’Brien’s “The Rocky Horror Show”

  The cult classic is back! After a flat tire has them stuck in a storm, sweethearts Brad and Janet...

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$20 - $25

Music St. Louis Symphony St. Louis Symphony
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Beethoven’s Eroica

Shocking audiences since its premiere, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 will jolt you from its opening chords and move you through...

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Starts At 8:00 pm
$25 - $111

A free event providing insights to the concert program by Music Director David Robertson will be held one hour prior to the concert at Powell Hall (718 N Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO, 63103). Raffle boxes will also be placed around Powell Hall to win tickets to various concerts throughout the season.
Art Art Unleashed Art Unleashed
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Fall into Art – Free Family Day

Fall into Art Free Family Day is a chance for families to learn more about printmaking, pottery, sculpture and the...

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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Learn about several areas of art including printmaking, pottery and sculpture. Create prints made from leaves, try your hand at the pottery wheel and watch artist Heather Woodson's process for carving unique pumpkins.
Art COCA COCA
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Outside In: Paint for Peace

Showcasing the power of the arts, COCA presents a selection of the murals painted on the boarded-up storefronts by amateur...

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Art Missouri Botanical Garden Missouri Botanical Garden
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Best of Missouri Market

October 1-2: 25th Annual Best of Missouri Market®. Over 130 food producers and crafters offer fresh produce, baked goods, fresh...

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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$5 - $12

Music Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries
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Kathy Mattea, “Acoustic Living Room”

Vocalist Kathy Mattea has taken a journey of discovery through folk, bluegrass, gospel and Celtic music over her eighteen albums,...

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Starts At 8:00 pm
$30 - $40

Discounted tickets - promo code TBD
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Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet

The youngest of the New Orleans’ Marsalis jazz dynasty, percussionist Jason Marsalis returns to The Sheldon as leader of his...

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Starts At 8:00 pm
$15 - $40

Music The Hettenhausen Center of the Arts The Hettenhausen Center of the Arts
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AnDa Union

Nine band members from several ethnic nomadic cultures unite their tribal and musical traditions, styles, and influences from Inner and...

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Starts At 7:30 pm
$5

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Music The Hettenhausen Center of the Arts The Hettenhausen Center of the Arts
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The Four Freshman

Four-part harmony, a touch of elegance, a splash of swing and a whole lot of fun! The vocalists have changed...

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Starts At 7:30 pm
$10 - $22

Join us for a post-show meet and greet!
Art Shaw Neighborhood Association Shaw Neighborhood Association
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Historic Shaw Art Fair

The Shaw Neighborhood Improvement Association (SNIA) has hosted the very popular Shaw Art Fair each fall since 1993. The premier...

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$7

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Music Chamber Music Society of St. Louis Chamber Music Society of St. Louis
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If It Ain’t Baroque, Don’t Fix It

A special one night only concert with Special Guest Artist Nicholas McGegan. This program features Bach’s stunning double violin concerto,...

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Starts At 7:30 pm
$38

"Meet and Greet" with the musicians immediately following the concert.
Art Art Saint Louis Art Saint Louis
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Mix Tape

Art Saint Louis presents “Mix Tape,” a multi-media juried exhibit featuring works by St. Louis regional artists. Artworks are about...

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Join us for a free reception Saturday, October 1, 6-8 p.m.
223 Pine Street, downtown St. Louis, MO
Dance Saint Louis Ballet Saint Louis Ballet
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Vision: Where Ballet + Fashion Meet

Saint Louis Ballet presents contemporary choreography in Vision: Where Ballet + Fashion Meet on October 8, in honor of Saint...

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Starts At 8:00 pm
$22 - $61

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Dance Circus Harmony Circus Harmony
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Joy Through Juggling

Circus Harmony invites you to experience circus arts in St. Louis! On Saturday, October 15, come see the St. Louis...

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Starts At 1:00 pm
$12

Free Juggling Lesson with Admission