On four Friday evenings this summer, the Saint Louis Art Museum will host free outdoor movies, art labs for kids and food trucks on Art Hill. This year, the film series features classic movies that have major anniversaries, like Jaws and Back to the Future.
The fun and festivities begin at 6 p.m., and food trucks will be on hand as early as 6 p.m. Movies begin at 9
Many of St. Louis' favorite food trucks (presented by Sauce magazine) will be on hand, like Revel Kitchen, Sia's Italian Ice, Pie Oh My, Completely Sauced, Slice of the Hill, Sarah's Cake Stop, Holy Crepe, Zia's, Brazil Express and lots more. The museum's cafe will also be open until 9 p.m.
The schedule is as follows:
July 10: Movie: Back to the Future (1985). Art Lab: Kids can craft their own upcycled bow tie or corsage to make sure they're McFly enough for the Under the Sea Dance.
July 17: Movie: Jaws (1975). Art Lab: Kids can design a set of cork coasters with printed quotes from the movie, like "You're gonna need a bigger boat."
July 24: Clueless (1995). Art Lab: Kids can decorate a stylish cotton tote bag.
July 31: Sound of Music (1965). Art Lab: Kids will create custom greeting card collages featuring rain drops on roses, whiskers on kittens and other favorite things.
Movies are shown outdoors on Art Hill with the screen facing the museum. Families are welcome to bring a picnic, blankets, lawn chairs, food and beverages. Pets on a leash are allowed.
In case of inclement weather, check the museum's Facebook page or Twitter feed for updates about cancellations.
More information: www.slam.org