Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Sheldon Galleries: Friday, 5 October 2018

The Immigrants: Works by Master Photographers
October 5, 2018 - January 12, 2019 Gallery of Photography

Organized by the Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, the exhibit focuses on the immigrant experience as told through the photographs of major icons from the history of photography such as Lewis Hine, Alfred Stieglitz, Margaret Bourke White, Dorothea Lange and Tseng Kwong Chi, that depict the hardship and sacrifice, pride and achievement of immigrants around the world. The exhibition is made possible in part by Capes Sokol, Karen and Dr. Lawrence Kotner, and Barbara and Arthur McDonnell.
Gallery Talk: Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 11 a.m., Admission free. Reservations suggested. Contact Paula Lincoln at 314-533-9900 x37 or

Re/Constructing Identity: Zlatko Ćosić, José Guadalupe Garza and Miriam Ruiz, Priya Kambli, and Rachel Youn
October 5, 2018 - January 26, 2019
Bellwether Gallery of St. Louis Artists Zlatko Ćosić, José Guadalupe Garza and Miriam Ruiz, Priya Kambli and Rachel Youn investigate their cultural roots and experiences as immigrants, refugees or as first-generation citizens of the United States. Using photography, video and sculpture, they tell stories of exploration, loss, exile, fragmentation and reconstruction. T
Gallery Talk: Tuesday, October 30 at 6 p.m. Zlatko Ćosić, José Guadalupe Garza, Miriam Ruiz, Priya Kambli and Rachel Youn will speak about their work and experiences. Admission free. Reservations suggested. Contact Paula Lincoln at 314-533-9900 x37 or
St. Louis, A Musical Gateway: The Balkans, India and Mexico
October 5, 2018 - April 13, 2019 Gallery of Music
The first in a series that celebrates St. Louis’ immigrant communities, this exhibit features rare and beautiful instruments drawn from The Sheldon’s Hartenberger World Music Collection from India, Mexico and the Balkan region. Highlights include a 3,000-year-old Olmec whistle and an ornate “Bajo Quinto” from Mexico, a 19th-century Croatian “Berda” tamburitza, an ancient Greek terra cotta “siren” whistle and a 12th-century Hindu “Vamavarta” conch from India. The exhibition is curated by Dr. Aurelia Hartenberger.
Gallery Talk: Tuesday, December 4 at 6 p.m. Curator Dr. Aurelia Hartenberger speaks on the exhibition. Admission free. Reservations suggested. Contact Paula Lincoln at 314-533-9900 x37 or

Immigrants in St. Louis and Their Impact on the City by Students of Forsyth School
October 5, 2018 - February 2, 2019 AT&T Gallery of Children’s Art
Through photography, students of Forsyth School in Clayton investigated St. Louis’ neighborhoods to discover the rich and vital contributions of its immigrant communities. In the classroom, students studied and explored the idea of what it means to be a community and what makes a community thrive and be successful.

Growing Up: International Vertical Gardens
October 5, 2018 - January 19, 2019 Bernoudy Gallery of Architecture
International vertical gardens are featured in this exhibit of photographs, models, plans and material samples from projects by international master designers and architecture firms Ateliers Jean Nouvel , Biotecture, Patrick Blan, Stefano Boeri Architetti, Emilo Llobat, Growing Green, Inc., Kengo Kuma Associates, Sage Green Life and others.

Martin Brief: A Brief History of Time
October 5, 2018 - January 5, 2019
Nancy Spirtas Kranzberg Gallery
This exhibition of drawings by the time and process-based artist Martin Brief shows works from three series - A Brief History of Time, ArtForum and Dictionary. Born and raised in Chicago, Martin Brief is an artist whose recent work - long-term, absurd, drawing based tasks - interrogates aspects of our complex social and political fabric. 



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