Grand Center Art Galleries Walking Tour (Self Guided), Saint Louis

The Grand Center, well known for its significant art galleries, is where you can see impressive paintings, photographs, prints, sculptures and more. Besides featuring great exhibitions, many offer art classes for all ages. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the best galleries St. Louis has to offer in the following tour.
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Grand Center Art Galleries Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Grand Center Art Galleries Walking Tour
Guide Location: USA » Saint Louis (See other walking tours in Saint Louis)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 Km or 0.6 Miles
Author: RoseC
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Bruno David Gallery
  • Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts
  • Sheldon Art Galleries
  • Craft Alliance
  • Greenberg Van Doren Gallery
  • Portfolio Gallery
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Bruno David Gallery

1) Bruno David Gallery

The Bruno David Gallery, one of St. Louis’ most important art galleries, is located inside a red brick building in the Grand Center Arts district. Specializing in contemporary art, this gallery features the works of the best local artists as well as international ones such as Elaine Blatt, Martin Brief and others.

Operation Hours: Wednesday - Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm;
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Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts

2) Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts

The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, established in 2001, was designed by architect Tadao Ando. It features various exhibitions and programs for the visual and performing arts. Exhibitions change every six months, except for the permanent display of Ellsworth Kelly's sculpture Blue Black. It is open Wednesdays from noon to 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Admission is free of charge.
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Sheldon Art Galleries

3) Sheldon Art Galleries

The Sheldon Art Galleries, established in 1998, consists of six exhibition spaces. Housed in the Sheldon Concert Hall, built in 1912, this 7,000 square foot space displays wonderful paintings, photographs, sculptures, architecture and more. Around twenty exhibitions are featured each year and admission is free of charge. The Sheldon Concert Hall was designed by noted 1904 World’s Fair architect Louis C. Spiering and built in 1912. It is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Operation Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm;
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Craft Alliance

4) Craft Alliance

The Craft Alliance, located in the Kranzberg Arts Center, was founded in 1964. It features works of art from the best local artists. It also offers a variety of free classes for those interested in crafting, as well as opportunities for emerging artists to display their work.

Operation Hours: Wednesday - Friday: 11 am - 6 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm; Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm;
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Greenberg Van Doren Gallery

5) Greenberg Van Doren Gallery

The Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, established over thirty years ago, is well known for its post-war and contemporary art. Featuring the work of such artists as Carl Andre, Donald Baechler and others, it is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, or by appointment.
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Portfolio Gallery

6) Portfolio Gallery

Portfolio Gallery, devoted to African American art, is located in a 19th century building. Featuring the work of local and international artists, it also offers art classes for all ages. It is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and by appointment on other days.

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