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Free Movies At Saint Louis Art Museum

Meet Me In St. Louis

The final flick for the year in the Saint Louis Art Museum’s Outdoor Film Series happens Friday, Aug. 1 2014. It’s a great movie as St. Louis celebrates its 250th– with Meet Me in St. Louis.

The movie transports you back in time to when the 1904 World’s Fair was held right there on Art Hill. It’s a great way to spend the first evening of August!

The movie play on an enormous screen on Art Hill beginning at 9 p.m.

The Saint Louis Art Museum is located in Forest Park.

Movie-goers can bring their own picnics or purchase food from the third annual Food Truck Fest presented by Sauce Magazine. Food Truck service will begin at 7:00 pm.


Located in the East Building, the Museum’s Panorama Restaurant offers full-service dining, and the Cafe, located on Level 1, serves casual fare. Both will also be open until 9 pm. 

Here’s the lowdown on tonight’s flick:

Meet Me in St. Louis
(1945, 113 minutes, color)
Directed by Vincente Minnelli;
starring Judy Garland, Margaret O’Brien, Mary Astor, and Lucille Bremer


The four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love they prepare for a reluctant move to New York that will force them to miss the upcoming World’s Fair.

 

 

 

Four Fabulous Friday Night St. Louis Freebies

St. Louis Old Courthouse from Kiener PlazaMore often than not, the problem with weekends in St. Louis is deciding how to spend your time. There are so many options!

This weekend you’ll find among your various options four fabulous Friday night events–and they’re all FREE:

Free Movies At Saint Louis Art Museum

Saint Louis Art Museum

The Saint Louis Art Museum’s Outdoor Film Series picks up Friday, July 18, 2014 with Funny Face on an enormous screen on Art Hill. Movies begin at 9 p.m.

The Saint Louis Art Museum is located in Forest Park.

Movie-goers can bring their own picnics or purchase food from the third annual Food Truck Fest presented by Sauce Magazine. Food Truck service will begin at 7:00 pm.


Located in the East Building, the Museum’s Panorama Restaurant offers full-service dining, and the Cafe, located on Level 1, serves casual fare. Both will also be open until 9 pm. 

Here’s the lowdown on tonight’s flick:

Funny Face
(1957, 103 minutes, color)
Directed by Stanley Donen;
starring Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, and Kay Thompson


An impromptu photo shoot at a Greenwich Village bookstore leads to the fashion-model discovery of a shop clerk who isn’t crazy about the idea.

Here’s the line-up for the rest of the month:

Friday, July 25
Field of Dreams
(1989, 107 minutes, color)
Directed by Phil Alden Robinson;
starring Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta, and Burt Lancaster


Hearing voices commanding him to construct a baseball diamond in his fields, an Iowa farmer sets out to discover whether the notorious Chicago “Black Sox” can play ball again.

Friday, August 1
Meet Me in St. Louis
(1945, 113 minutes, color)
Directed by Vincente Minnelli;
starring Judy Garland, Margaret O’Brien, Mary Astor, and Lucille Bremer


The four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love they prepare for a reluctant move to New York that will force them to miss the upcoming World’s Fair.

 

 

 

Free Movies At Saint Louis Art Museum

Saint Louis Art MuseumThe popular free movies at the Saint Louis Art Museum on Friday nights in July  continue this year.

The Saint Louis Art Museum’s Outdoor Film Series picks up this weekend with Ferris Bueller’s Day Off on an enormous screen on Art Hill. Movies begin at 9 p.m.

Movie-goers can bring their own picnics or purchase food from the third annual Food Truck Fest presented by Sauce Magazine. Food Truck service will begin at 7:00 pm.


Located in the East Building, the Museum’s Panorama Restaurant offers full-service dining, and the Cafe, located on Level 1, serves casual fare. Both will also be open until 9 pm. 

Here’s the lowdown on tonight’s flick:

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
(1986, 102 minutes, color)
Directed by John Hughes;
starring Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara, Alan Ruck, Jennifer Grey, and Jeffrey Jones


A wise guy is determined to have a day off from high school with his best friends, while a suspicious principal tries to prove he is playing hooky.

 

Here’s the line-up for the rest of the month:

Friday, July 18
Funny Face
(1957, 103 minutes, color)
Directed by Stanley Donen;
starring Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, and Kay Thompson


An impromptu photo shoot at a Greenwich Village bookstore leads to the fashion-model discovery of a shop clerk who isn’t crazy about the idea.

 

Friday, July 25
Field of Dreams
(1989, 107 minutes, color)
Directed by Phil Alden Robinson;
starring Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta, and Burt Lancaster


Hearing voices commanding him to construct a baseball diamond in his fields, an Iowa farmer sets out to discover whether the notorious Chicago “Black Sox” can play ball again.

Friday, August 1
Meet Me in St. Louis
(1945, 113 minutes, color)
Directed by Vincente Minnelli;
starring Judy Garland, Margaret O’Brien, Mary Astor, and Lucille Bremer


The four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love they prepare for a reluctant move to New York that will force them to miss the upcoming World’s Fair.

 

 

 

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:

 

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:

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:

 

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.

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!

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.