Triptych: A Tour of Modern Paris in Three Parts

March 25, 2017

$20; $10 students

Join Elizabeth C. Childs, Etta and Mark Steinberg Professor of Art History and chair of the Department of Art History & Archaeology in Arts & Sciences; Simon Kelly, curator of modern and contemporary art at the Saint Louis Art Museum; and Tamara Schenkenberg, associate curator at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, on a three-part tour of local exhibitions that explore modern art in Paris. Photographs, fashion, posters, and sculptures capture the nightlife and cultural values of this unique period.

A shuttle will take visitors to each location, departing from the Pulitzer Arts Foundation at 9a. The tour begins at the Saint Louis Art Museum with Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade, then travels to the Kemper Art Museum for Spectacle and Leisure in Paris: Degas to Mucha, and culminates at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation with Medardo Rosso: Experiments in Light and Form. Lunch with the curators follows the tour.

Participants may register with the Pulitzer Arts Foundation at


9a registration at Pulitzer Arts Foundation, 3716 Washington Boulevard
9:30–10a Saint Louis Art Museum
10:30–11a Kemper Art Museum
11:30a–noon Pulitzer Arts Foundation
12:15–1:30p lunch at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation

Image credit

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973), La femme au chapeau bleu (Jane Avril) (Woman with a Blue Hat [Jane Avril]), c. 1901. Pastel and charcoal on paper, 12 x 9 1/2". Private collection. © 2016 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.