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Explore The Swope

The Swope Art Museum is known for its extraordinary collection of nearly 2,500 works of American art including paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from the 19th century to the present. 

Current Exhibition


Making Sense: Sarah Paulsen

January 19—March 31
Reception February 2

Attempting to make sense of her life, Paulsen examines identity through intimate stories that comment on larger social issues. Featured are several bodies of work from her recent book, Mother(ing) as Meditation and her research on the invention of whiteness in the United States. She is a painter and stop animation filmmaker based in St. Louis.

Upcoming Exhibitions

57th Annual Student Art Exhibition 

April 20, 2024 - May 12, 2024

Reception April 20, 2024, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m

High school awards presentation at 2 p.m.

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