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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

Event Co-Chairs 
Kevin Byerley
Shereen Fischer
Lizzy Hinrichs
Mary Ann Srenco

Jodi and Maty Aronson, Jim Arsenault, Eric Barr, Susan Barrett, Debra Bass, Jessi Bays, Tania Beasley-Jolly, Heather Bennett, Arjun Bhat, Dorte Bjerregaard, Teddy Blackett, Aaron Bunse, Alexis Cossé, Chrissi Cowhey, Adrian Cox, Nikki Doughtry, Alissa and Barry Duel, Lauren Dunning, Colin Gibbs, Libby and Marc Goldstein, Gina Grafos, Michael Greenberg, Tracey and Ian Guthrie, Nej Hanna, Cassi and Chris Hansen, Daron Hendrix, Cabanne and Jim Howard, Devyani and Mitch Hunt, Lauren Kellett, Megan Kimball, Stefanie and David Kirkland, Kate Loar, Brandie Marsden, Danielle and Kevin McCoy, Mackenzie McCulloch, Margaret McDonald, Bridget Melloy, Melissa and Rob Merlin, Dean Mutter, Ashley Oster, Krishna Patel, Maggie Pearson, Kat Reynolds, Chloé Risto, Cory Sever, Evan Smith, Amy and Rob Soper, Andy Srenco, Alex Thornhill, Elizabeth Tucker, Susan and Rob Werremeyer, Leon Williamson




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 & free valet); $75 for all three Art Up Late events.
This event is 21+. A limited number of tickets are available at the door. Skip the wait and purchase tickets online via the button below.


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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 P.Aye; palm readings by Madame Rose; and a costume contest judged by St. Louis Fashion Incubator designers. 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.

A silent auction featuring one-of-a-kind art experiences and work by local artists will take place until 11:00 pm. Auction items include studio visits with Mickalene Thomas in Brooklyn and Hayv Kahraman in Los Angeles; a contemporary art exploration of Chicago; prime seats to the opening night of the Tony Award-winning musical The Color Purple at the Fox Theatre; a champagne brunch and private shopping event at the St. Louis Fashion Fund; artwork by Heather Bennett, Adrian Cox, Jen Everett, Jordan Gaunce, Arny Nadler, Ruth Reese, Katherine Simóne Reynolds, and Cayce Zavaglia; jewelry by Hyper Haute; and wearable sculpture/performative fashion by Cory Sever.

View a preview of silent auction items here. Can’t make it to Art Up Late? For proxy bidding, contact Valerie Rudy-Valli.

Art Up Late proceeds benefit CAM’s thought-provoking exhibitions and innovative education programs.

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Download the complete Art Up Late Sponsorship Packet.

For more information about sponsorship, contact Valerie Rudy-Valli


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.



Art Up Late is generously supported by:


Boo and Chuck Cook


Additional support provided by: