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ARTful Happenings August 2018

NEW EXHIBITS

Through August 13
WORKS FROM THE STUDIOS
8th Biennial Juried Exhibition; Craft Alliance Center of Art +Design, 6640 Delmar; for info, call 314-725-1177 or visit www.craftalliance.org.

Through September 29
FRANK SCHWAIGER: MEDITATIONS
Bruno David Projects, 1245 S. Vandeventer (The Grove); by appointment, 314-696-2377.

Through September 30
CHINESE BUDDHIST ART, 10th-15th CENTURIES
Gallery 225; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

August 1-September 9
FIRST TIME EXHIBITION
Never-before-exhibited artists; reception August 3, 5-7 p.m.; Jacoby Arts Center, 627 E. Broadway in Alton; for info, visit jacobyartscenter.org.

August 3-30
PAUL KUCHNO: A WALK IN THE PARK
Opening reception, 5-8 p.m.; watercolors of prestigious golf courses; The Gallery at University City Library, 6701 Delmar, for info, visit www.ucitylibrary.org.

August 3-September 15
FOR EVERY POSITIVE, THERE IS A NEGATIVE
St. Louis Artists’ Guild; 12 Jackson Avenue in Clayton; for info, call 314-727-6262 or visit www.stlouisartistsguild.org.

August 4-September 12
MENAGERIE
Opening reception, 5-6 p.m.; multi-media show of original works by 54 St. Louis regional artists; Art St. Louis, 1223 Pine; for info, call 314-241-4801 or visit www.artstlouis.org.

August 31-October 11
THRESHOLDS
All-media exhibition; Framations Gallery, 218 N. Main Street in St. Charles; for info, call 636-724-8313 or visit www.framations.com.

FUN THINGS TO DO

Through August 19
MAMMA MIA!
Presented by Stages St. Louis; Robert G. Reim Theatre at Kirkwood Community Center; for ticket info, call 314-821-2407 or visit www.stagesstl.org.

Through August 26
FLORA BOREALIS
Nightly multi-media outdoor experience; 7-9 p.m.; Missouri Botanical Garden; for tickets and info, visit www.mobot.org.

August 10
PERFORMANCES BY THE TEXAS ROOM
Live readings and musical performances; 7 p.m.; Pulitzer Arts Foundation, 3716 Washington; for info, visit pulitzerarts.org.

August 10
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: MIDNIGHT PIANO BAND
Free; 7-9:30 p.m.; bring own chairs, coolers, snacks (no glass allowed); Des Peres Park, 12325 Manchester; for info, visit www.desperesmo.org.

August 11
WANDA MOUNTAIN BOYS
Southern Gospel concert; 7:30 p.m.; tickets $10; Jacoby Arts Center, 627 E. Broadway in Alton; for info, visit jacobyartscenter.org.

August 12
FREE FAMILY DAY: FLUID & FRAMED
2-4 p.m.; Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; for info, call 314-615-5278 or visit www.laumeier.org.

August 12
COMMUNITY CONCERT
Presented by Manchester Community Band; 6 p.m., free, Corey J. Donnelly Amphitheater in Schroeder Park in Manchester; for info, visit www.manchestermo.gov.

August 13
LEADING MEN DON’T DANCE
Fundraiser to benefit Stages St. Louis; Robert G. Reim Theatre at Kirkwood Community Center; 6:30 bar opens, 7:30 performance and live auction; 9 p.m. champagne & dessert reception with performers; tickets from $50; for info, call 314-821-2407 or visit www.stagesstl.org.

August 12-18, 24-25
KURT WEILL’S LOST IN THE STARS
Presented in English by Union Avenue Opera, 8 p.m.; 733 N. Union Blvd.; for info, call 314-361-2881 or visit www.unionavenueopera.org.

August 18
RISE UP! FESTIVAL
Local art, music, food and microbrews; free admission; 16th & Washington Avenue; opens at 5 p.m.; for info, visit www.riseupfestival.org.

August 18
UNDER THE STARS
Enjoy the artistry of the night sky with stories of sky-lore and mysteries; 7:30-9:30 p.m.; $10; all ages; Kranzberg Education Lab at Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; for info, call 314-615-5278 or visit www.laumeier.org.

August 25
GALLERY TALK WITH MENAGERIE ARTISTS
10 a.m.; free; coffee tastings by Catalyst Coffee Bar while artists discuss their works on display; Art St. Louis, 1223 Pine; for info, call 314-241-4801 or visit www.artstlouis.org.

UPCOMING

September 8-9
LOUFEST
Concert-extravaganza in Forest Park; for tickets or info, visit www.loufest.com

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