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As the oldest arts organization west of the Mississippi, the St. Louis Artists' Guild has maintained a robust exhibition program, since 1886. Currently, located in an old Famous-Barr department store our contemporary gallery space boasts 20-foot ceilings and over 5,000 square feet of exhibition space. We provide opportunities for juried, solo, and small group exhibitions that are always free and open to the public. 

Visit our galleries with Executive Director, Kathryn Nahorski.


Current Exhibition

Clearly Human III through May 26. 

Call For Entry 

For Every Negative There Is A Positive

Juror: Tom Huck | Submission Deadline: June 27, 2018 (11:59pm) Apply Now!


Beginning Watercolor Summer Workshop with Barbara Di Martini

Tuesday, June 5th thru Friday, June 8th from 9am to 3pm (lunch break from 12-1)

Come and enjoy 4 days of instruction, demonstrations and painting.  This workshop is designed to introduce students to the theories and techniques of watercolor. Students will receive a solid foundation in painting preparation, value studies, color and light theory, brushing techniques, as well as basic understanding of composition. Register Here

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Trans-Tribal: Sculptural Objects with Sun Smith-Foret

Saturday, June 9th 10am-5pm with lunch break from 12-1.

Sun Smith-Foret will lead a hands-on workshop that explores the materials and ideas behind her current studio practice which is inspired by global contemporary basketry and non-Western tribal art forms, both functional and ritualistic objects. 

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Woodcut Workshop with Karen Kunc

Saturday, June 23 from 9am to 5pm with lunch break from 12-1

Join us in the printmaking studio to experience the creative process and insightful mentoring of printmaker Karen Kunc.  Participants will use some pre-carved blocks and new carved blocks to learn approaches and tool handling. Keep Reading.



Albatross (film screening)

Saturday, June 9 at 7pm (free and open to the public!)

The STLAG is proud to screen the internationally acclaimed film "Albatross" directed by famed artist Chris Jordan. We invite the St. Louis community to share in the vision of this powerful film that chronicles the overwhelming changes occurring to the environment as a result of mass consumption. Keep Reading


Curated Gallery Artists Talk

Friday June 8 at 6pm

Join the artists in the Curated Gallery for an artist talk and presentation about their work. On view are works from Eldon BenzJeff Sippel, and Leandra Spangler. Learn More

 image courtesy of Jeff Sippel

image courtesy of Jeff Sippel

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Piece of Paper Awards Presentation and Gallery Talk

Friday, June 22 from 6pm to 8pm

Join the juror of Piece of Paper, Karen Kunc, as she presents the awards and discusses work in the exhibition, Piece of PaperThe Juried Artists will also have the opportunity to speak about their work. Piece of Paper explores paper as medium and in which the use of paper is a primary concern as a means of expression and aesthetic. 


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