Be sure to check out The Luminary Center for the Arts‘ contemporary furniture, object, and architectural design exhibition August 13 and 14. On August 14, there will be several do it yourself design workshops as well.
FORM 2010 is a fundraiser for The Luminary Center for the Arts, a nonprofit artist resourcing organization that that seeks to provide meaningful support to emerging artists, audiences and appreciators in the St. Louis area. Proceeds from FORM will be used for a new artist equipment library at The Luminary, which will provide area artists and creative professionals with access to specialized equipment such as a woodshop, media lab, film and video equipment, and large format printers.
VIP Preview Night tickets for August 13 (7 to 10 pm) are $25 in advance or $30 at the door.
General tickets for August 14 (11 am to 4 pm) are $7 in advance or $10 at the door.
Some of the featured exhibitors include:
SPACE Architecture + Design
Studio | Durham Architects
CONFLUENCE Design | Fabrication
Designer Jordan Hicks
Designer Jill Nichols
There are an enormous number of free story times (or story based events that also incorporate songs, movement, and/or crafts) in the St. Louis region, specially tailored for toddlers and preschoolers. These events are a great way to meet new people, socialize your child, learn about new books, and well, get out of the house. Here are a few resources for this summer and beyond.
St. Louis County Libraries
St. Louis Public Libraries
Kirkwood Public Library (Note: They will open at their renovated location on July 17)
Webster Groves Public Library
Rock Hill Public Library
University City Public Library
Missouri History Museum’s Summer Family Fun Series
Missouri Botanical Garden’s Little Sprouts Classes (class session, not drop-in)
Borders: Sunset Hills
Borders: Creve Coeur
Borders: St. Louis South County
Barnes & Noble: West County Mall
Barnes & Noble: Crestwood