Laumeier Sculpture Park

Free Family Day at Laumeier Sculpture Park

Laumeier Sculpture Park's Free Family Days provide families with a chance to bond while encouraging observation, imagination, curiosity and creativity. Visitors of all ages participate in structured activities for creating art using a variety of materials to create artwork based on personal experience.

Activities are designed to be simple enough for ages 4 and up to enjoy, yet complex enough that more experienced young artists can take their projects to another level. Families explore new media and concepts together and find inspiration in Laumeier's artworks and the natural environment. 

2 to 4 p.m. Free for all ages and open to all. More information: laumeier.org

 

St. Louis County Parks Food Truck Fest

Join family and friends for dinner al fresco at local parks, where the menus are mobile and the setting is beautiful. The St. Louis area's favorite food trucks will gather on select nights at various St. Louis County Parks for an evening of great food and live entertainment. Food Truck Fests run from 5 to 8 p.m. and the band plays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. 

Parks Food Truck Fests are scheduled at the following St. Louis County Parks:

May 3: Faust Park with live music from the Eddie Randle Jr. Trio

May 15: Tilles Park with live music from Hudson and Friends

May 23: Creve Coeur Park with live music from the Soulard Blues Band

June 1: Laumeier Sculpture Park with live music from the Steve Ewing Duo

June 7: Faust Park with live music from Off the Shoulder

June 18: Tilles Park with live music from Yankee BBQ

July 16: Tilles Park with live music from the Maple Jam Band

July 25: Creve Coeur Park with live music from Revolution

August 3: Laumeier Sculpture Park with live music from 4th Street Band

September 7: Laumeier Sculpture Park with live music from The Facts O'Life

September 13: Queeny Park with live music from Fanfare

September 26: Jefferson Barracks Park with live music from the Steve Ewing Duo

More information: stlouisco.com

 

Locations: St. Louis County

Art Fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park

Art Fair at Laumeier is a nationally acclaimed fine art and craft fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park featuring food and beverage vendors, hands-on activities for kids, live music and more. The Art Fair is now in its 31st year.

At the Art Fair, visitors can choose from a variety of creative and original works of art from 150 artists from across the country and enjoy hands-on art activities for kids. Available for sale are works in ceramics, fiber/textiles, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography/digital, printmaking/drawing, sculpture and wood. A highly competitive juried show, the art fair receives over 400 applications, of which 150 are selected to participate. Judges award a total of $11,000 in prizes.

In addition to the artwork, food and drink from a variety of local vendors is available and you'll find exciting music and entertainment throughout the weekend.

Enjoy the beautiful grounds of the Park, including the Creation Location children's area featuring hands-on art projects for kids and free with Art Fair admission! Creation Location is open on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, enjoy the City of Sunset Hills' Music Festival, free with Art Fair admission.

Art Fair hours are:
Friday, May 11: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. 
Saturday, May 12: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 13: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission is $10 per person for ages 11 and up
Free for ages 10 and under and for members.

At Laumeier Sculpture Park in South St. Louis County. Presented by Emerson and produced in partnership with St. Louis County Parks.

More information: laumeier.org

 

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Walking Tour at Laumeier Sculpture Park

Laumeier Sculpture Park offers free docent-led walking tours of the Museum Circle, plus the indoor exhibition) when available. Tours are interactive and designed for participants to come away with an appreciation of the complex relationship among art, nature and humans.

Visitors are advised to wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. Meet in the Public Plaza outside the Adam Aronson Fine Arts Center. Tours last approximately one hour.

Cost is $5 for ages 4 and up. Members and ages 3 and under are free. 

Tours are held on the first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. Sunday tours are also available on the first Sunday of the month (May-October), beginning at 2 p.m. 

More information, tour times and dates: laumeier.org

 

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Laumeier Sculpture Park Summer Art Camps

314-615-5268
12580 Rott Road
St. Louis, MO 63127

Laumeier Sculpture Park offers one-week Summer Art Camps in half-day sessions for ages 4 to 6 and full-day sessions for ages 6 to 15 (June 11-August 3, 2018). Campers (divided into groups by age) learn about art, artists and art history, explore the Park grounds and woodland trails and find inspiration in the artworks on view for drawing, painting, sculpting and more! Each week features a different theme, so register for more than one session for unique and engaging experiences all summer long! Read More

Teen + Adult Workshop: Landscaped Photo Collage

Join Laumeier's 2017 Kranzberg Exhibition Series artist Yvonne Osei for an afternoon of creative expression in Laumeier Sculpture Park and in the studio. Learn the art of collage using cell phone photography to create a visual narrative of Laumeier's landscape. Explore techniques and strategies to combine collage with photographic imagery, including creative destruction, subtraction and addition, layering, transparency, symbolism and hidden messages.

Photography skills are not required, just bring your cell phone and an open mind!

For ages 16 and up. Cost is $60. Noon to 3 p.m.

More information and to register: laumeier.org

 

Family Workshop: Trim the Trees

Bring the whole family to Laumeier Sculpture Park for some tree-trimming fun! Learn about winter birds while you create homemade ornaments that double as bird feeders. Then, take a guided hike to explore the woods and decorate the evergreen trees wtih your handmade ornaments. Warm up indoors after the hike wtih hot cocoa and a winter story. Take home a winter bird feeder or two to decorate your own tree at home! Dress for the outdoors. Cost is $20.

1 to 3 p.m. For ages 4-12. At Laumeier Sculpture Park.

More information: laumeier.org

 

Youth + Teen Workshop: Ir-RESIST-ible Resists

Kids and teens will make designs in multiple layers with materials that naturally repel each other. They'll use various resist techniques to create remarkable works of art that are undeniably irRESISTible! 

For ages 8-15. $35 per person.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Laumeier Sculpture Park. 

Registration and more information: laumeier.org

 

Free Stroller Tour at Laumeier Sculpture Park: Colorscapes

Explore Laumeier Sculpture Park with your little one during a free stroller tour. Tours are led by trained Laumeier Docents and museum educators, and are outdoors, so dress for the weather.

Stroller tours begin at 10 a.m. and are free. Reservations are only required for groups of 10 or more. Tours meet in the Public Plaza outside tbe Adam Aronson Fine Arts Center.

More information: laumeier.org

 

Free Stroller Tour at Laumeier Sculpture Park: Earthworks

Explore Laumeier Sculpture Park with your little one during a free Stroller Tour. Tours are led by trained Laumeier Docents and museum educators, and are outdoors, so dress for the weather. Wear comfortable shoes for walking on uneven paths. Strollers are not provided (bring your own).

Stroller tours begin at 10 a.m. and are free for all ages. Reservations are only required for groups of 10 or more. Meet in the Public Plaza outside tbe Adam Aronson Fine Arts Center.

More information: laumeier.org

 

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