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Since 1886, the St. Louis Artists' Guild has maintained a robust exhibition program, and we are the oldest arts organization west of the Mississippi. 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 shows 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

Piece of Paper | Juror: Karen Kunc

Submit by April 27.


Upcoming Events at the St. Louis Artists' Guild


Grupo Atlántico 

Saturday, April 28 from 10:30 am to 12:30pm

Grupo Atlántico blends words, movement, and music by way of poetry and storytelling, bringing to audiences a myth of the Wayuu Indigenous group of the Guajira peninsula of Colombia and Western Venezuela. 

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Gallery Talk with Clearly Human III juried artists and Curated Gallery artists. 

Wednesday, May 2 at 7pm 

Join the juried artists participating in Clearly Human III and the Curated Gallery artists as they discuss their work in Clearly Human III and the Curated Gallery. 

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Professional Development: "The Artist Residency - Time Plus Space"

Wednesday, May 9 at 7pm

Join the Juror of Clearly Human III and Director of Paul Artspace Mike Behle as he leads a discussion titled "The Artist Residency - Time Plus Space." 

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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.



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