The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    Alarm Will Sound: "We've got a mission to make St. Louis our second home."

    Alarm Will Sound paints electronica with all the colors of an orchestra. By arranging the works of composers like Steve Reich, Tyondai Braxton and John Orfe, the ensemble provides a live exploration of classical sound. Alarm Will Sound is a big band, twenty strong, with an emphasis on rhythmic drive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Philip Glass Makes You Look Old

    The classical music of 75-year-old Philip Glass occupies an unlikely place in pop culture. It still attracts the same age group it did when the composer first performed his minimalist works more than 40 years ago. This audience is ever present for the renowned artist's recent performance at the Ka ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    GO International: Big Designers Return to Target

    chictopia.comTarget: Not just for toothpaste and underpants anymore!​Was anyone else breathlessly awaiting yesterday's re-release of five years of designer collaborations with Target? The price-chopping giant has been partnering with big-name designers through the GO International project, and ove ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2009
  • Film

    April 30, 2008
  • News

    July 11, 2007

    Steal Das Book

    Rod Shene paid a paltry few grand for a volume worth $500,000 or more. Only one hitch: The German government wants it back.

  • News

    February 15, 2006

    Out of Egypt

    From a long-buried pyramid to the Saint Louis Art Museum: The mysterious voyage of the Ka-Nefer-Nefer mask.

  • Calendar

    January 19, 2005

    Aye, Burns-ing for You

    Good for what ales you

  • Culture

    July 24, 2002

    Family Matters

    The St. Louis Art Museum's Gentileschi exhibition captures the artistic relationship between a father and his daughter

  • News

    July 3, 2002

    The Master

    His inspired passion made him a favorite in the art world. Now Marcel Salinas is stuck in St. Louis, where hardly anybody knows his name.

  • Culture

    March 14, 2001

    Filling in the Gaps

    Historian Jonathan Petropoulos sheds light on art stolen by the Nazis -- and encourages American museums to do the same

  • News

    July 12, 2000

    The Reich Stuff

    Brent Benjamin and the St. Louis Art Museum are examining whether 102 paintings in the collection have any ties to Nazi looting. But they won't identify the paintings for fear of tainting the works as "suspect." Their caution only raises suspicion.

  • Film

    August 4, 1999


    Directed by John McTiernan

  • News

    May 26, 1999