Dramatic, exuberant and grand – words often used to describe the painting of Artemisia Gentileschi and sculpture of Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Bernini’s works in stone are credited with creating the Baroque style of sculpture. Working in the dramatic style of Caravaggio, Artemisia Gentileschi emerges as one of the most accomplished painters of 17th century... read more
Opera Theater Saint Louis presents ...
Using a selection of Black composers, this presentation will discuss the work and agency taken by these composers in the face of barriers of racist Jim Crow laws and prejudice. The presentation will explore the musical forces that place these composers squarely at the heart of the development of an "American" sound in... read more
Ancient Egypt conjures up images of pharaohs and pyramids but there is more to be considered. What was their mathematical base? How did they live and how necessary was mathematics to them? We will journey back in time to visit a fascinating... read more