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The Saint Louis Art Museum holds a world-renowned collection of approximately 34,000 objects spanning 5,000 years of history and cultures. More than 2,700 objects, including the highlights below, are currently on view in our collection galleries. Plan to visit the Museum to experience these one-of-a-kind works of art in person or learn more about them in our online collection.

Admission is always free.

Curators' Selections

Explore selections from the curatorial staff that highlight the Museum's world-renowned collection.

attributed to Francesco da Sangallo, Italian, 1494–1576; Reclining Pan, c.1535; marble; 25 x 52 3/4 x 23 1/4 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Museum Purchase 138:1947

Visitors' Favorites

These visitors' favorites are just a few of the incredible works you will see in person during your visit.

Norman Lewis, American, 1909–1979; Twilight Sounds, 1947; oil on canvas; 23 1/2 x 28 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Funds given by Mr. and Mrs. John Peters MacCarthy, the Linda and Harvey Saligman Endowed Acquisition Fund, Billy E. Hodges, and the Art Enrichment Fund 88:2007; © The Estate of Norman W. Lewis, Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

Celebrate African and African American Art

Discover works by artists of African descent in the Museum’s collection.

Kerry James Marshall, American, born 1955; Watts 1963, 1995; acrylic and collage on canvas; 115 3/8 x 135 7/8 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Museum Minority Artists Purchase Fund 190:1995; © Kerry James Marshall, Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York