Art & Architecture

100 Years Ago: Francis Field Gates

By Miranda Rectenwald on March 31, 2014

One hundred years ago today, campus architect James Jamison completed the designs for the “Francis Field Gateway.” Constructed in the summer of 1914, the gates honored David R. Francis for whom the field was named, and his feat of bringing the World’s Fair to St. Louis ten years...

Palette Scrapings, Then and Now

By Miranda Rectenwald on June 5, 2013

The Kemper Art Museum  started a new blog in April 2013 that offers a “behind-the-scenes look at the exhibitions, the artworks on view, and the inner workings of the Kemper Art Museum from the point of view of the people who make it all happen.” This new modern publication has a histo...