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St. Louis’ Epicenter for the Arts

In Grand Center Arts District, world-class talent performs and aspiring artists hone their craft. Eclectic venues line the streets offering everything from Broadway to Black Box Theater, Bebop to Beethoven, street art to galleries and everything in between. Engaging media, inviting parks, inspiring museums and welcoming hotels round out this ever-evolving cultural crossroads. What will you discover?

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Celebrating Love and Equality in Grand Center Arts District! ❤️

Grand Center Arts District isn't just a destination for art, music, and theater—it's a welcoming haven for all, embracing diversity and inclusivity. 🌈 Be sure to check out our calendar with special Pride events to celebrate with us!

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Rob Connoley : The James Beard Foundation finalist

The James Beard Foundation announced its finalists for 2024, and from among St. Louis' seven semifinalists, one has advanced to the next round. Congratulations to Rob Connoley, chef-owner of Bulrush, who has just been named as a finalist in the Best Chef: Midwest category.

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America’s Most Exciting Emerging Arts District

We invite you to dive into the full Forbes article and discover why the Grand Center Arts District is capturing the attention of art enthusiasts and industry professionals alike. Join us in celebrating the power of art, the limitless possibilities of creative expression, and the exceptional talent that defines our district. Experience the energy, immerse yourself in the arts, and be a part of the unfolding story of the Grand Center Arts District – where creativity knows no bounds.

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First Fridays

On the first Friday of every month, museums and galleries in Grand Center Arts District are free and open until 9pm. 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!

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Getting Here

What draws you in? Musicals, drama, jazz, the symphony? Or maybe it’s the cuisine, the galleries, the media, or the prime people watching. No matter the reason, drive, bike, catch a ride to Grand Center Arts District. Just west of downtown, let your adventure spontaneously unfold in St. Louis’ premier landmark of arts and culture.

Bike / Car

Follow Grand Blvd. to the heart of the district. Or on busy nights beat the traffic by taking either Vandeventer or Compton.

Public Transit

Take MetroBus #70 and hop off at any of the several Grand stops. Also, the Grand MetroLink Station is just two blocks from the heart of the District.

Find Us

We are north of Hwy 64/40 and St. Louis University on Grand Ave. While Grand Avenue is the heart of the district, art awaits you down several blocks in either direction.

Parking

We’re ready for you with on-street metered parking, secure parking lots or two covered parking garages. Evening rates are generally $10 - $20.

Follow Grand Blvd. to the heart of the district. Or on busy nights beat the traffic by taking either Vandeventer or Compton.

Take MetroBus #70 and hop off at any of the several Grand stops. Also, the Grand MetroLink Station is just two blocks from the heart of the District.

We are north of Hwy 64/40 and St. Louis University on Grand Ave. While Grand Avenue is the heart of the district, art awaits you down several blocks in either direction.

We’re ready for you with on-street metered parking, secure parking lots or two covered parking garages. Evening rates are generally $10 - $20.