Make a night of it!

On the first Friday of every month, museums and galleries in Grand Center Arts District are free and open until 9:00pm. Discover the remarkable array of visual arts in St. Louis’s premier neighborhood for arts and culture while enjoying cocktails, conversation, and entertainment. Stick around for after party events, dinner or a show!

April Participating Locations

Angad Arts Hotel
3550 Samuel Shepard Dr. (Map)
1419 Art Collective Group Exhbition
St. Louis-based collective 1419 Art sponsors exceptional emerging artists who represent diverse communities and amplify their work through the medium of print. Nine local artists will be featured that inspire and awe the viewer and whose visions seek to better our world


Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
3750 Washington Blvd. (Map)
Speak Up Live Celebrates 20 years of CAM!
The celebration of CAM’s 20th anniversary continues with this special live recording of CAM’s Podcast-in-Residence, Speak Up St. Louis.
Complimentary food will be provided. Drinks will be available for purchase.


Kranzberg Arts Foundation
The Gallery
501 N Grand Blvd. (Map)
Introducing it’s 2024-2025 Artist in Residence!
Come and enjoy the opening reception from 5-7 p.m.
Residents will showcase current projects and provide a preview of what they are working on during the 18-month residencies.



Metropolitan Artist Lofts
500 North Grand Blvd. (Map)
Open exhibit starting at 6:30 – 10:30 PM
Visual and performing arts of all disciplines


Museum of Contemporary Religious Art (MOCRA)
3700 West Pine Blvd. (Map)


The Sheldon
3648 Washington Blvd. (Map)
Visit the new collection!


Pulitzer Arts Foundation
3716 Washington Ave (Map)
Poetry Reading: Sky Hopinka with Franklin K.R. Cline
Join us for an evening of live poetry as the Pulitzer welcomes poet, visual artist, and 2022 MacArthur Fellow Sky Hopinka


Sophie’s Artist Lounge
3333 Washington Ave. (Map)
Open Late


St. Louis University Museum of Art (SLUMA)
3663 Lindell Blvd. (Map)
Four floors of exhibits to see:
Judith and Adam Aronson Gallery (First Floor)
Modern and Contemporary Art (Second Floor)
Collection of the Western Jesuit Missions (Third Floor)
John and Ann MacLennan Collection of Asian Decorative Arts (Fourth Floor)