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ARTful Happenings May 2018

NEW EXHIBITS

Through May 12
NATIONAL SOCIETY OF ARTS & LETTERS STUDENTS: THE BEAUTY OF CHAOS
FACULTY & BFA CANDIDATES: HUNG TOGETHER
Gallery 210 on UMSL campus; for info, call 314-516-5952 or visit www.gallery210.umsl.edu.

Through May 21
TRANSFORMATIVE VISIONS
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum on Washington University campus; for info, call 314-935-4523 or visit www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu.

Through May 27
BEYOND WORDS: COMIC BOOK ART
Millstone Gallery, COCA; 524 Trinity; for info, visit www.cocastl.org.

May 4-22
2018 MFA THESIS EXHIBITION & BUILDING THE FUTURE CELBRATION
Opening reception 7-9 p.m.; final exhibition before museum closes for expansion; One Brookings Drive on Washington University campus; for info, call 314-935-4523 or www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu.

FUN THINGS TO DO

Through May 13
CIRCUS FLORA: CASE OF THE MISSING BELLHOP
Under the air-conditioned Big Top at 3401 Washington; for info, visit www.circusflora.org.

May 3
HARMONIOUS CONCERT
Presented by COCA at Westminster Christian Academy; 7 p.m.; for info, visit www.cocastl.org.

May 4
FIRST FRIDAY
Venues throughout Grand Center; 5-9 p.m.; free; for info, visit www.firstfridaysgrandcenter.org.

May 6
DOCENT-LED WALKING TOUR
2 p.m.; $5 ages 4 & up; dress for outdoors; Visitor Center in Aronson Fine Arts Center, Laumeier Sculpture Park; 12580 Rott Road; for info, call 314-615-5278 or visit www.laumeier.org.

May 6, 13, 20, 17
FAMILY SUNDAYS: PATTERNS HERE, THERE, EVERYWHERE
Free; family art-activities; 1-4 p.m.; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

May 9
CONCERT: ALARM WILL SOUND
8 p.m.; Sheldon Concert Hall; 3648 Washington; for info, call 314-533-9900 or visit www.thesheldon.org.

May 10-13, 16-17, 19
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS FESTIVAL ST. LOUIS: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
7:30 p.m.; Grandel Theatre, 3610 Grandel Square; for info, call 314-517-5253 or visit www.twstl.org.

May 11
SOUNDS OF EGYPT
6:30-8 p.m.; free; Grigg Gallery, St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

May 11–August 19
AMY SHERALD
8th GREAT RIVERS BIENNIAL
CLAUDIA COMTE: ELECTRIC BURSTS/LINES & ZIGZAGS
Contemporary Art Museum’s summer exhibitions; opening reception 7-9 p.m.; 3750 Washington; for info, call 314-535-4660 or visit www.camstl.org.

May 11-13
TRIumphant
Presented by COCA at Washington University’s Edison Theatre; for info, visit www.cocastl.org.

May 11-13
ANNUAL ART FAIR
Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; $10 admission; for info, call 314-615-5278 or visit.org.

May 12
OPERA THEATRE’S SPRING GALA
Featuring performance by mezzo-soprano Susan Graham; 6:30 p.m.; Sally S. Levy Opera Center; for info, call 314-963-4223 or visit www.opera-stl.org.

May 12: SENIOR OVERVIEW FILM SHOWCASE
May 13: DOCUMENTARY FILM SHOWCASE
May 15, 22, 18-20, 26-27, 29: 2017 SLIFF AWARD-WINNING FILMS
Free admission; 7:30 p.m. (Senior Showcase at 7 p.m.); Moore Auditorium/Webster Hall, 470 E. Lockwood on Webster University campus; for info, visit www.webster.edu/film-series.

May 13
FILM: UMM KULTHUM, A VOICE OF EGYPT
Documentary of beloved superstar singer; 2 p.m.; $5 (members free); Farrell Auditorium, St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

May 17-20
AN EVENING WITH C.S. LEWIS
The Playhouse at Westport; for info, 314-534-1111 or visit www.PlayhouseAtWestport.com.

May 18
ST. LOUIS LOW BRASS COLLECTIVE TRIVIA NIGHT
7 p.m.; Crestwood Community Center, 9245 Whitecliff Park; for info, visit www.stllbc.org.

May 18
LECTURE: UNFOLDING BEAUTY & BEYOND: KOREAN SCREEN PAINTINGS OF JOSEON DYNASTY (1392-1910)
By Hyunsoo Woo, curator of Korean art, Philadelphia Museum of Art; 7 p.m.; free, but ticket required; Farrell Auditorium, St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

May 19, 25, 30, June 2, 7, 10, 20, 23
LA TRAVIATA
Opera Theatre of St. Louis; Loretto-Hilton Center, 130 Edgar Road; for info, visit www.ExperienceOpera.org.

May 24
COCKTAILS & CONVERSATION: MISTAKEN IDENTITIES
Look at wax print fabrics through history with Visiting Artist Addoley Dzegede; free; ages 21 & over; 6-7:30 p.m.; Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; for info, call 314-615-5278 or visit www.laumeier.org.

May 25
NIGHT OUT SERIES: MUD & MERLOT/PLANTERS
Create with clay; adults-only workshop; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; $54; Kranzberg Education Lab, Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; for info, call 314-615-5278 or visit www.laumeier.org.

May 25-26
11th ANNUAL SPRING TO DANCE FESTIVAL
25 professional dance companies; doors open at 5:30 p.m.; $10-$20; Touhill Performing Arts Center on UMSL campus; for info visit www.dancestl.org.

May 26, 31, June 6, 8, 16, 20, 24
REGINA
Opera Theatre of St. Louis; Loretta-Hilton Center, 130 Edgar Road; for info, visit www.ExperienceOpera.org.

UPCOMING

June 1-24
ROMEO & JULIET
Shakespeare Festival StL; free; 8 p.m. nightly (except Tuesdays) in Forest Park; for info, visit www.sfstl.com.

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