ICI Travels: St. Louis

Pulitzer Arts Foundation. Photograph by Alise O'Brien Photography

June 21–23, 2019
ICI Travels
St. Louis

We’re thrilled to announce a very special ICI patrons trip to St. Louis, June 21-23, 2019.

Drawing from ICI’s continued engagement with art communities across the US, this exclusive program focuses on St Louis’s thriving arts scene and includes you in ICI’s special relationship with the Pulitzer Arts Foundation and Emily Rauh Pulitzer, ICI’s 2018 Leo Award recipient.

We will be staying at the Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta Hotel off of Forest Park. Below is a preliminary outline of our itinerary, led by some of the key cultural leaders in the city and ICI collaborators:

Friday June 21, 2019
Our program will begin with lunch followed by a tour of the St Louis Museum of Art, led by Simon Kelly, Curator and Head of Department of Modern and Contemporary Art; and meet with collectors Jan and Ronnie Greenberg, before dinner.

Saturday June 22, 2019
Saturday, we will continue to explore the city’s dynamic cultural life with a studio visit, a tour of the home and renowned collection of John and Alison Ferring, visits of the Pulitzer Arts Foundation led by Cara Starke, Director, and of Contemporary Art Museum, led by Wassan Al-Khudhairi, Chief Curator; we’ll enjoy an evening cocktail at the home of Emily Rauh Pulitzer and tour her private collection before dinner back in town.

Sunday June 23, 2019
Sunday, we will visit the Laumeier Sculpture Park, and be back in the city to meet with artists and experience Counterpublic, a triennial exhibition along Cherokee Street.

$2,700 per person
$4,250 per couple (shared room)

$2,500 per person
$3,750 per couple (shared room)

Program Price includes luxe hotel accommodations; lunches, dinners and refreshments; ground transportation and airport transfers; admissions and guide services. Accommodation: The Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta Hotel

Contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information, or to reserve a spot. Deadline for sign ups are April 19, 2019. Please include a $1000 deposit per person. No refund past May 10, 2019; balance due on May 15, 2019. Space is limited to 12 guests. Confirmation will follow receipt of deposit and completed Reply Form.

June 21, 2019 - June 23, 2019


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ICI Travels: St. Louis

From June 21–23, 2019 members of ICI traveled to St. Louis on a patrons trip to visit the city’s thriving arts scene with a focus on the Pulitzer Arts Foundation and Emily Rauh Pulitzer, ICI’s 2018 Leo Award recipient. The program included tours of the St Louis Museum of Art (SLAM),  the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM), the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, Laumeier Sculpture Park and Luminary, private collection visits at the homes of St. Louis’ leading philanthropists as well as a historical tour of downtown St. Louis.

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