Have you noticed the freshly painted fire hydrants throughout the District? Over the past six months, Grand Center Inc. has been working with three local artists to give the hydrants throughout the District a much-needed makeover. The artists have been hard at work and have painted dozens of hydrants with unique and vibrant designs. Make sure to stop by the District and see the new and improved hydrants for yourself! ✨⁠⁠

LAST CHANCE! Don’t miss your final chance to see the fall 2021 collection at the Sheldon Art Galleries. The seven fall exhibitions include work by Tate Foley, In Shadows, Brett Williams, Minimal, and moreThe exhibition is on view through January 15th, 2022. Reserve your FREE tickets today! Time is also running out to catch the Pulitzer Art Museum’s current collection, Hannah Wilke: Art for Life’s Sake. That exhibit wraps up on January 16th. Reserve your free tickets here. 🖼️

The Big Muddy Dance Company invites you to their upcoming performance of Black, Brown, and Beige, a celebration of jazz music heritage through movement and stories, on January 28th and 29th at The Grandel Theatre. This multi-organization collaboration will feature work by five local artists, including live music by Jazz St. Louis and performances by The Black Rep, featuring three fellow actors in spoken word and performing choreography with The Big Muddy dancers. Learn more here. 🕺🏽

There is no shortage of live music this month! The Dark Room at The Grandel invites you to one of their various scheduled shows throughout January, including performances by Marsha Evans, Eric Slaughter Group, and Justin Hoskin. Learn more and buy tickets here. The Jazz St. Louis lineup is also jam-packed this month! Throughout January, artists will take the stage and fill the club with the beautiful sounds and rhythms that connect us all. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test is required to attend. A full lineup can be found here. 🎺 You can also catch live concerts at the Sheldon Concert Hall, including performances by Laura Benanti and Dianne Reeves. See the full lineup here. 🎵

Sophie’s Artist Lounge invites you to enjoy their lineup of resident DJs! Every Wednesday through Saturday, you can enjoy music, craft cocktails, and art at this newly re-opened immersive art lounge. Open Wednesday- Saturday from 5:00pm- 1:30am with DJ’s from 9:00pm- 1:00am. 🍸

Art Bar, located atop the Angad Arts Hotel, invites you to come and enjoy the High Altitude Skyline Igloo. From now until March 1st, guests can rent a heated igloo for up to eight people to enjoy cocktails, appetizers, and the best view of St. Louis! Open Wednesday through Saturday nights from 4pm– midnight. Reservations are required and can be made here. ❄️

Wednesdays in the District just got tastier! Turn Restaurant is now open on Wednesdays to get you through your mid-week slump. Stop by and experience the breakfast magic for yourself! Open Wednesday – Sunday 9am – 3pm. 😍

Restaurant Updates: The Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Tasteroom and Biergarten will be closed until Thursday, January 13thFieldhouse Bar and Grill will also be closed until Tuesday, January 11th.

The Contemporary Art Museum has numerous ways to learn and connect with art this month, starting with Play Date on January 8th from 10-11am. Families with children of all ages are invited to enjoy the theme of rhythm with homemade kazoos. More information can be found here. On January 13th from 6-7pm you can join Executive Director Lisa Melandri, Chief Curator Wassan Al-Khudhairi, and Assistant Curator Misa Jeffereis for a free tour of CAM’s current exhibitions. More information can be found here. 🖌️