Friday, April 22, 2011

Vincentennial Highlights this Weekend's Art Openings

Posted By on Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 1:52 PM

Vincentennial: The Legacy of Vincent Price opens tonight at the Sheldon Art Galleries. Some highlights from the exhibition celebrating 100 years since Price's birth in St. Louis include his baby shoes and baby book, locks of hair, his high school yearbook, letters written by Price, his SAG and AFTRA cards, life-size figures of characters he portrayed and more. More details on this event -- and many more exhibits -- after the jump.

Movie poster from the Vincentennial exhibition at the Sheldon. - COURTESY OF THOMAS STOCKMAN
  • Courtesy of Thomas Stockman
  • Movie poster from the Vincentennial exhibition at the Sheldon.

Vincentennial: The Legacy of Vincent Price: A collection of memorabilia and ephemera relating to hometown hero Vincent Price. Opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 22. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Continues through Aug. 6, free. Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, 314-533-9900, www.thesheldon.org.

Jose Ferreira: Wandering Thomas: New work that seeks to capture the moment when the mind is suspended between belief and doubt. Opening reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 22. Fridays, Saturdays. Continues through May 28, free. Good Citizen Gallery, 2247 Gravois Ave., St. Louis, 314-348-4587, www.goodcitizenstl.com.

On the Fence: An art exhibition using recyclable materials. Opening reception Friday, April 22, 5-8 p.m. April 22-May 4, Free. Art Park Ost Gallery, 1410 Niedringhaus Avenue, Granite City, 314-406-4638.

Perspectives in Pen & Ink: New work by Milton "Hussein" Holmes, Jr. Sat., April 23, 5-7 p.m., free. Vaughn Cultural Center at the Urban League, 3701 Grandel Sq., St. Louis, 314-615-3633.

Webster University Bachelor of Arts Student Exhibition: Work from Karen Avant, Angie Bellers, Elise Bouchard, Brandace Cloud, Shannon K. Dougherty, Alexandra Hage, Kayla Jarnac, Beth Krasnesky, Marissa Lewis, Lauren Meglio, Mike Politte, Colleen Rose and Caitlin Voss. Fri., April 22, 6-8 p.m., Free. Webster University-Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, 8342 Big Bend Blvd., Webster Groves, 314-968-7171.

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