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Art Up Late

Oct 20, 2017, 9:00pm - 12:00am

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Image by Katherine Simóne Reynolds

Image by Katherine Simóne Reynolds

Art Up Late

A better reason to stay up late. CAM keeps the doors open until midnight one Friday each season for an exhibition-themed celebration.

Art Up Late: Mentors, Muses, and Celebrities
Friday, October 20, 2017, 9:00 pm–midnight
$35 (includes two drinks); $75 for all three Art Up Late events.
This event is 21+.

Art Up Late premieres with a costume party inspired by Mickalene Thomas: Mentors, Muses, and Celebrities. Guests are encouraged to come as their favorite mentor, personal muse, or most adored celebrity. The evening includes a live performance by local rising hip-hop star Eric Dontè, who will be premiering his new EP A Lamp in the Room on the eve of his tour; beats by DJ Prather; a silent auction featuring artwork and one-of-a-kind art experiences; and a costume contest with special guest judges from the St. Louis Fashion Fund. Farmtruk, the farm-to-table food truck by Samantha Mitchell (executive chef of The Libertine), will be parked out front with fresh and local late-night bites. Costumes are encouraged, but not required.


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Save the dates:

Art Up Late: Faster
Friday, April 13, 2018, 9:00 pm–midnight

The American artist Salvatore Scarpitta was fascinated by racing cars since his childhood, and as he developed as an artist he transformed his obsession into art. CAM presents the first major American museum exhibition of Scarpitta’s racing cars—some sculptural, others fully functional—and his racing related artwork. Art Up Late invites partygoers to explore their inner racer. Vroom. 

Art Up Late: Louie, Louie
Friday, June 15, 2018, 9:00 pm–midnight

The Great Rivers Biennial celebrates artists living and working in the St. Louis metro region. So in the be-true-to-your-school tradition, Art Up Late hosts Louie, Louie, a night to feel unashamedly good about ourselves. The Great Rivers Biennial artists inspire us with their homegrown art.



Download the complete Art Up Late Sponsorship Packet.

For more information about sponsorship, contact Valerie Rudy-Valli at or 314.535.0770 x204.


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