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!

May 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)
Artwork and Arias 
Spend an evening experiencing connections between opera and the visual arts with the program series “Artwork and Arias,” presented by CAM and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.


Kranzberg Arts Foundation
The Gallery
501 N Grand Blvd. (Map)
2024 – 2025 KAF Artist in Residence Introductory Showcase
The 2024 – 2025 KAF Artist in Residence (KAIR) Showcase is an introduction to their new cohort of talented multidisciplinary artists across a range of disciplines. The showcase is a preview of what to expect by the end of the 18-month residency.



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 and galleries!


Pulitzer Arts Foundation
3716 Washington Ave (Map)
Join us for an evening of soulful sounds as the Pulitzer presents a solo performance by singer-songwriter Tonina.


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)