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American Arts Experience St. Louis Continues This Weekend

The fourth annual American Arts Experience St. Louis, a 17-day festival showcasing national and St. Louis’ talent across a variety of media, continues through Oct. 20. Celebrating the work and inspiration of American artists, the theme of this year’s festival is “art made fresh daily.”

More than 40 organizations are participating in the event, and many of the events are free.

Check the entire schedule.

Some participating organizations:

 

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FREE And Cheap Things To Do This Weekend In St. Louis 10/11 to 10/13/13

Gateway Arch in downtown St. Louis

 

Looking for something fun to do this weekend in St. Louis that doesn’t cost a ton of money?

From ROCKtoberfest in the Landing to Ottertoberfest at the Saint Louis Zoo, there’s plenty of FREE things to do this weekend in St. Louis. And those that aren’t free won’t break the bank.

Here’s a sampling:

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American Arts Experience St. Louis Continues This Weekend

The fourth annual American Arts Experience St. Louis, a 17-day festival showcasing national and St. Louis’ talent across a variety of media, continues through Oct. 20. Celebrating the work and inspiration of American artists, the theme of this year’s festival is “art made fresh daily.”

More than 40 organizations are participating in the event, and many of the events are free.

Check the entire schedule.

Some participating organizations:

 

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FREE Saint Louis Art Museum Family Sunday Series

The  Saint Louis Art Museum has an exciting selection of activities for its Family Sunday series this month.

Every Sunday in October (Oct. 13, 20, and 27), the series will participate in American Art Experience-St. Louis.

Each week’s project is influenced by artwork from the Museum’s collection of American art.

You can finish the month with “Nothin’ but the Blues,” a free, family-friendly performance in the Farrell Auditorium at the Art Museum.

The St. Louis Art Museum is in Forest Park. The museum’s Family Sunday series is FREE.

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Looking For FREE Fun? Check Out St. Louis' Freebies

Gateway ArchWant to have a great time this weekend in St. Louis without breaking the bank?

You’re in luck! Festivals abound this weekend in the Lou, and most offer free admission. And if you’re not in the mood for a festival, there are a lot of other freebies around.

Here are just a few freebies you can experience this weekend in St. Louis:

 

And don’t forget to celebrate National Coffee Day on Sunday with a free cup of joe!

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FREE Saint Louis Art Museum Family Sunday Series

This week the  Saint Louis Art Museum‘s  Family Sunday series highlights Ancient America. The program, which runs from 1-4 p.m. is FREE.

Visitors can explore the worlds of some of the people who inhabited Ancient America and learn about powerful empires that ruled the western hemisphere. The family event also features art activities and tours through the museum’s Ancient Americas galleries.

Families can also opt to take lively 30–minute family tour of the galleries.Family Tour leaves at 2:30 pm.

 

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FREE Saint Louis Art Museum Family Sunday Series Focuses On African Art In February

In celebration of Black History Month, Saint Louis Art Museum has an exciting selection of activities that focus on African Art at its Family Sunday series on Feb. 10, 17 and 24.

Families can discover treasures from the Kingdom of Benin, ceremonial objects from Sierra Leone and Cameroon, and fabulously decorated costumes from Nigeria. They can also travel on tours of the collection and participate in art projects throughout the month of February. The finale will be a special performance of African dancing, storytelling, and drumming.

A lively 30–minute family tour through the galleries is part of the fun. Family Tour leaves at 2:30 pm.

The weekly event is free and happens in the Sculpture Hall. Visitors can drop in until 4 p.m. for various activities.

The St. Louis Art Museum is in Forest Park.

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FREE Saint Louis Art Museum Family Sunday Series Focuses On African Art In February

The  Saint Louis Art Museum has an exciting selection of activities at its Family Sunday series.

Since March is Black History Month, the hands-on art activities will focus on African art.

A lively 30–minute family tour through the galleries is part of the fun. Family Tour leaves at 2:30 pm.

On February 3, 10, 17, and 24 you’ll discover treasures from the Kingdom of Benin, ceremonial objects from Sierra Leone and Cameroon and fabulously decorated costumes from Nigeria.

Travel on tours of the collection and participate in art projects throughout the month of February. The month ends with a special performance of African dancing, storytelling, and drumming.

The weekly event is free and happens in the Sculpture Hall. Visitors can drop in until 4 p.m. for various activities.

The St. Louis Art Museum is in Forest Park.

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FREE Saint Louis Art Museum Family Sunday Series To Focus On Italian Renaissance In December

The  Saint Louis Art Museum has an exciting selection of activities in an Italian celebration this month at its Family Sunday series.

On every Sunday in December (Dec. 16, 23, and 30), you and your children can experience a slice of Renaissance Italy with a art activities and family tours inspired by the Museum’s special exhibition Federico Barocci: Renaissance Master.

Families can enjoy hands-on art projects inspired by the masterpieces and traditions of this era of art and history.

Families can also opt to take lively 30–minute family tour of the galleries.  Family Tour leaves at 2:30 pm.

The weekly event is free and happens in the Sculpture Hall. Visitors can drop in until 4 p.m. for various activities.

The St. Louis Art Museum is in Forest Park.

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FREE Saint Louis Art Museum Family Sunday Series To Focus On Italian Renaissance In December

The  Saint Louis Art Museum has an exciting selection of activities in an Italian celebration this month at its Family Sunday series.

On every Sunday in December (Dec. 16, 23, and 30), you and your children can experience a slice of Renaissance Italy with a art activities and family tours inspired by the Museum’s special exhibition Federico Barocci: Renaissance Master.

Families can enjoy hands-on art projects inspired by the masterpieces and traditions of this era of art and history.

Families can also opt to take lively 30–minute family tour of the galleries.  Family Tour leaves at 2:30 pm.

The weekly event is free and happens in the Sculpture Hall. Visitors can drop in until 4 p.m. for various activities.

The St. Louis Art Museum is in Forest Park.

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