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Muny Memories: 100 Years on Stage

Through June 2, 2019

The Muny is just about to open its landmark 100th season, and its neighbor, the Missouri History Museum (Lindell Boulevard and DeBalivere Avenue; www.mohistory.org), celebrates the occasion with an exhibit dedicated to the history of America's largest outdoor theater. Muny Memories: 100 Years on Stage features exhibits that explain the founding of the theater, display favorite memories from stars and staff, and give a look back stage to see how the dedicated technical crew creates and rigs all those sets and lights. You can also take a look at programs from the Muny's long, storied past. Muny Memories opens on Saturday, June 9, and remains on display daily through June 2, 2019. Admission is free. free admission

Missouri History Museum (map)
Lindell Blvd. & DeBaliviere Ave.
St. Louis - Forest Park
phone 314-746-4599
Muny Memories: 100 Years on Stage

Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds

Through Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
phone 314.721.0072
learn@slam.org
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The story is captivating. Two Ancient Egyptian cities and the artifacts of their civilizations lay hidden beneath the Mediterranean Sea for more than 1,200 years. Now you can experience this epic discovery, unveiled first in North America at the Saint Louis Art Museum in Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds. Tickets now on sale. Members see it free! slam.org/sunkencities 0-23

http://www.slam.org/exhibitions/sunkencities.php
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Let's Play Ball! Exhibit

Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sundays, 12-4 p.m. Continues through Jan. 20, 2019
phone 314-421-4689
info@fieldhousemuseum.org

The Field House Museum presents "Let’s Play Ball!: Historic Games of America’s Favorite Pastime". From board games to bagatelle, this exhibit shows how baseball has been played off the field for decades through the unique, vibrant, and artful collection of Mr. Ed Nickels. Come see games based on baseball greats like Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, pinball’s predecessor, baseball cards from unlikely sources, and a few games made right here in St. Louis. "Let’s Play Ball!" is sure to be a home run. Join us for the exhibit opening of "Let’s Play Ball!: Historic Games of America’s Favorite Pastime" which will be held at the Field House Museum on Friday, July 20, 2018. The evening will include a special presentation by the collector himself, Mr. Ed Nickels, at 6:30pm. Guests will be entered in a special baseball themed give-a-way, meet members of the St. Louis Brown Stockings Vintage Base Ball Club, and enjoy hors d’oeuvres sponsored by SqWires Restaurant. Don’t miss your exclusive chance to view a Cardinals 1926 National League Champions Pennant, on display one-night-only for this special event. $5-$10

https://fieldhousemuseum.org/
Field House Museum (map)
634 S. Broadway
St. Louis - Downtown
phone 314-421-4689

Baseball: America's Game, Art and Objects from the Bank of America Collection

Wednesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Sept. 8
phone 314-535-1999
info@iphf.org

The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum is pleased to partner with Bank of America to present Baseball: America’s Game, Art and Objects from the Bank of America Collection. This collection celebrates baseball’s place in the American story—its portrayal, in arts and letters, as the game and the nation have grown up together. Visitors are invited to view George Brace’s photographs of baseball heroes; Jim Dow’s triptychs of major league stadiums; works by iconic photographers Garry Winogrand and Ernest C. Withers; illustrators J.C. Leyendecker and Lonie Bee; and writers Jimmy Breslin, W. P. Kinsella, and Doris Kearns Goodwin. $10 adults; $5 students, seniors, and 6-12; Free under 5 and members

http://iphf.org/exhibitions/baseball-americas-game-art-objects/

Ed Wheatley: Baseball in St. Lou: From Brownie Bits to Incredible Cardinals

Thu., Aug. 23, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
phone 314-535-1999
info@iphf.org
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11:30am Arrival/Book Signing 12 Noon Lunch 12:15pm Lecture 12:45pm Q and A 1pm Book Signing Lunch and Lecture with Ed Wheatley, author of “The Browns” and his newest book “Incredible Cardinals” Wheatley will be joined Ed Mickelson, who played for the St. Louis Browns and Cardinals. Books are available for purchase at IPHF. The lecture is $25 Members of IPHF/$35 Non Members Enroll by phone 314-535-1999 or email info@iphf.org $25 Members of IPHF/$35 Non Members

http://iphf.org/education/baseball-in-st-lou-ed-wheatley/

History Happy Hour

Fri., Aug. 24, 5-7:30 p.m.
phone 314-421-4689
info@fieldhousemuseum.org
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Join us for our second History Happy Hour event at the Field House Museum on Friday, August 24, from 5:00pm to 7:30pm. We will be highlighting our latest exhibit, Let's Play Ball!: Historic Games of America's Favorite Pastime, with baseball themed fun, appetizers, and drinks sponsored by 4Hands! Price of a general admission ticket is $10 and includes a selection of beverages, light appetizers, access to the historic house and museum, plus one entry into our giveaway! *Giveaway consists of Cardinals tickets, plus tickets for a stadium tour and entry into the Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum.* $10

https://fieldhousemuseum.org/
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Field House Museum (map)
634 S. Broadway
St. Louis - Downtown
phone 314-421-4689
History Happy Hour

Sunken Cities Behind-the-Scenes

Fri., Aug. 24, 7-8 p.m. and Sun., Aug. 26, 2-3 p.m.
phone 314.721.0072
learn@slam.org
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Friday, August 24, 7 pm Sunday, August 26, 2 pm The Farrell Auditorium $5 (free for Members) Get a behind-the-scenes look with Lisa Çakmak, associate curator of ancient art, and Jeanette Fausz, director of collections and exhibitions, who will talk about the planning and coordination required to bring more than 200 precious and colossal artifacts to St. Louis. $5 (free for Members)

https://www.facebook.com/events/231317467708310/
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Swallowed by the Sea: Ancient Egypt’s Greatest Lost City

Fridays. Continues through Sept. 7
phone 314.721.0072
learn@slam.org
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Swallowed by the Sea: Ancient Egypt’s Greatest Lost City (59m) Film showings: 10:30 am, 11:45 am, 1 pm, and 2:15 pm On Fridays in August and September, view a free one-hour documentary about the excavation of many works on view in our exhibition Sunken Cities, Swallowed by the Sea, in The Farrell Auditorium. Free

Field of Dreams

Sat., Aug. 25, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
phone 314-535-1999
info@iphf.org
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Released: 1989 Runtime: 107 min Rated: PG Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella hears a voice in his corn field tell him, “If you build it, he will come.” He interprets this message as an instruction to build a baseball field on his farm, upon which appear the ghosts of Shoeless Joe Jackson and the other seven Chicago White Sox players banned from the game for throwing the 1919 World Series. When the voices continue, Ray seeks out a reclusive author to help him understand the meaning of the messages and the purpose for his field. $3 IPHF Members/$5 Non-Members

http://iphf.org/education/field-of-dreams/

Halloween Family Day

Mon., Aug. 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
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Family days are held twice a year, in summer and fall. The Museum welcomes families to enjoy hands-on art activities, storytelling, dance and musical performances, face painting, and exhibition tours designed especially for kids.

Scott Rovak: Sports Photography & the Gear We Use

Sat., Sept. 1, 1:30 p.m.
phone 314-535-1999
info@iphf.org
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Saturday, September 1st, 2018, 1:30pm As sports photographers, we use a variety of cameras and lenses to photograph defining moments in sport. In this lecture Scott Rovak will show images from his past 34 years as a sports photographer. With a wide range of images, he will share how to capture these moments of dejection and jubilation, and everything in between and discuss how you can use remote cameras to photograph an event from multiple angles at the same time. The lecture is $5 Members of IPHF/$10 Non Members Enroll by phone 314-535-1999 or email info@iphf.org $5 Members of IPHF/$10 Non Members

http://iphf.org/education/sports-photography-scott-rovak/

Ruth Asawa and Lola Álvarez Bravo Opening Reception

Fri., Sept. 14, 6-9 p.m.
phone 314-754-1850
jmeade@pulitzerarts.org
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Celebrate the opening of Ruth Asawa: Life’s Work and Lola Álvarez Bravo: Picturing Mexico, on view from September 14, 2018 - February 16, 2019. Focusing on Ruth Asawa’s (1926-2013) ceaseless experimentation with wire, explore nearly 60 sculptures and more than 20 drawings, paintings, prints, and collages to shed light on her evolving artistic vision which she achieved with a stunning deftness of hand and economy of means. Witness nearly 50 photographs by Lola Álvarez Bravo (1903-93), who played a critical role in Mexico’s modernist wave and brought to life an era of profound transformation through her photography practice. free

https://pulitzerarts.org/program/opening-reception-for-ruth-asawa-and-lola-alvarez-bravo/
Pulitzer Arts Foundation (map)
3716 Washington Blvd.
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-754-1850

Curatorial Tour

Sat., Sept. 15, 1-2:15 p.m.
phone 314-754-1850
jmeade@pulitzerarts.org
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Join curators Tamara H. Schenkenberg and Stephanie Weissberg for an in-depth look at two fascinating artists through guided tour of the fall exhibitions: Ruth Asawa: Life’s Work and Lola Álvarez Bravo: Picturing Mexico. free

https://pulitzerarts.org/program/curatorial-tour-ruth-asawa-and-lola-alvarez-bravo/
Pulitzer Arts Foundation (map)
3716 Washington Blvd.
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-754-1850
Curatorial Tour

Dance Performance by Emma Lanier

Sat., Sept. 15, 2:15-3 p.m.
phone 314-754-1850
jmeade@pulitzerarts.org
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Emma Lanier, dancer, choreographer, and granddaughter of Ruth Asawa, performs an original dance solo alongside the artist’s sculptures in Life’s Work. Though Asawa identified as a visual artist, she studied dance with Merce Cunningham in the summer of 1948 during her formative years at Black Mountain College. Through her performance, Lanier reflects on her grandmother’s interests in space and form, filtered through her personal experience. free

https://pulitzerarts.org/program/dance-performance-by-emma-lanier/
Pulitzer Arts Foundation (map)
3716 Washington Blvd.
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-754-1850
Dance Performance by Emma Lanier

100 Boots: Aditi Machado and Geoffrey G. O’Brien

Fri., Sept. 21, 7 p.m.
phone 314-754-1850
jmeade@pulitzerarts.org
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The 100 Boots Poetry Series presents readings by a range of emerging, mid-career, and established poets from St. Louis and across the United States. Co-organized by Jessica Baran, poet and Associate Director of Curatorial and Program Development at Barrett Barrera & Projects Plus Gallery; and Ted Mathys, poet and educator at St. Louis University. Limited-edition broadsides, created by artist Sage Dawson, will be available for free to audience members, and a selection of the poets’ books are for sale courtesy of Left Bank Books. The first event of the season features readings by poets Aditi Machado and Geoffrey G. O’Brien. free

https://pulitzerarts.org/program/100-boots-aditi-machado-and-geoffrey-g-obrien/
Pulitzer Arts Foundation (map)
3716 Washington Blvd.
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-754-1850
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