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!

December Participating Locations

Angad Arts Hotel
3550 Samuel Shepard Dr. (Map)
Horse Shaped World Opening Reception
Opening Reception for Horse Shaped World, the solo exhibition of the equestrian paintings of CARA VL


Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
3750 Washington Blvd. (Map)
CAM St. Louis is proud to partner with Visual AIDSProject ARK, and Vivent Health for Day With(out) Art 2023.
Angela Botz, a Deaf educator, leads a tour of CAM’s fall/winter exhibitions in American Sign Language (ASL).


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


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


The Sheldon
3648 Washington Blvd. (Map)
The Sheldon’s Fall 2023 exhibition series showcases the work of five artists:
Arturo Alonzo Sandoval: Creative Portals and Pattern Fusion
Pattie Chalmers: Mudmaid Museum
Alison Ouellette-Kirby & Noah Kirby: You Can’t Run with the Hares & Hunt with the Hounds
Ryan Horvath: Birds of America
Jason Ackman: Undertow


Pulitzer Arts Foundation
3716 Washington Ave (Map)
Big Muddy Dance Co. will be performing at the Museum starting at 6pm


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)