What does Pride mean to you this year?

Pride Month as we know it spawned from the violent riots at Stonewall Inn, in New York City, in 1969. Black queer folks including Stormé DeLarverie and Marsha P. Johnson were instrumental in this demonstration for LGBTQ rights.  “No pride for some of us without liberation for all of us.” This quote by artist Michah Bazant … Continue reading →What does Pride mean to you this year?

“What does Juneteenth mean to you this year?”

This year, Juneteeth comes amid a global pandemic and an invigorated movement against police brutality and racism. While the day commemorates the emancipation of the last enslaved people in the Confederacy, specifically in Texas, the ancestors of those who were enslaved are still fighting for liberation as systematic oppression has not disappeared, but merely transformed … Continue reading →“What does Juneteenth mean to you this year?”
01 Jun 2020

Statement of Solidarity

The Kranzberg Arts Foundation stands in protest of racism in all its many forms.  We stand in solidarity with Black people all over the world and with all of the Black artists, staff members, and colleagues that make up and represent our St. Louis arts ecosystem. We stay committed to making our venues and workspaces … Continue reading →Statement of Solidarity
29 May 2020
Kranzberg Arts Foundation network

Resident Digital Resources

From a variety of virtual performances to hours of educational content, explore the list below of digital resources provided by our resident organizations and artists. Have a digital offering your organization wants to add to the list? Let us know by contacting us here. Educational classes and resources Ashleyliane Dance Company On-demand virtual classes See the … Continue reading →Resident Digital Resources
28 May 2020
Caleb, the Daring Horseman of Circus Flora.

The show must go on: Circus Flora’s Virtual Showcase 

“You’re going to have to bring your own popcorn for this one!” Reimagining what it looks like to connect with the community this year, Kranzberg Arts Foundation resident organization Circus Flora is planning to debut its Virtual Showcase on its website at 7 pm on Thursday, June 4 — the original opening night of their 34th … Continue reading →The show must go on: Circus Flora’s Virtual Showcase 
21 May 2020
St. Louis arts community partners for Arts United STL, a free virtual benefit concert.

St. Louis arts community partners for Arts United STL

The St. Louis arts community, including several Kranzberg Arts Foundation resident organizations, will come together for a free virtual benefit to support local artists on Sunday, May 31. In partnership with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (OTSL) and the Regional Arts Commission (RAC), more than a dozen local arts organizations will be featured during the … Continue reading →St. Louis arts community partners for Arts United STL
15 May 2020

Building Futures offers digital peer-to-peer learning

This year looks a little different than what most people expected going into it. That is no exception for Building Futures.  The Kranzberg Arts Foundation resident organization hosts hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) workshops for local students, however, since the spread of COVID-19, Building Futures is having to build its own future a … Continue reading →Building Futures offers digital peer-to-peer learning
08 May 2020

Caffeinated Curation: Rudolph Wurlitzer

High Low‘s “Caffeinated Curation” series of books paired with beverages from Blueprint Coffee is back for another work-from-home edition, this time from the general manager of The Dark Room, Abbie Finley. “I’m pairing  Norikori, Papua New Guinea single-origin coffee with Hard Travel to Sacred Places by Rudolph Wurlitzer. They both tell stories of places preserved in isolation … Continue reading →Caffeinated Curation: Rudolph Wurlitzer
01 May 2020
Arica Brown of Consuming Kinetics Dance Company

11 years of Consuming Kinetics Dance Company

St. Louis-based Consuming Kinetics Dance Company will begin its 11th year May 1, so we checked in with Arica Brown, Founder/Artistic and Executive Director, to talk about the ups and downs the past decade and a year have brought for her and the resident organization. Like many of the Kranzberg Arts Foundation performing arts residents, CKDC … Continue reading →11 years of Consuming Kinetics Dance Company
23 Apr 2020

Caffeinated Curation: Wisława Szymborska

It’s World Book Day, and we are celebrating with this installment of Caffeinated Curation recommended by Kranzberg Arts Foundation Director of Marketing and Communications Andrew Warshauer. “This collection of poems (“Poems New and Collected”) by Polish poet Wisława Szymborska was one of the books I read in high school that I’ve come back to year … Continue reading →Caffeinated Curation: Wisława Szymborska