Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum

At the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum an exceptional art collection and special displays presenting modern and contemporary art are brought together in a lively setting. Founded in 1881, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum is hailed the best museum in St. Louis and the oldest art museum on the west of Mississippi as well as one of the finest University art collections. This museum is also called “The Milly”. It is currently located at the Washington University in St. Loius which collection is composed mainly of works by the artists from the 19th century. Although some of its art collections consist of European and American artworks from the 19th to 21st centuries. And other exhibits come from the Egyptian and Greek old works.



When you get there admire the works of the famous Picasso, Ernst, Pollock, Calder, Rembrandt and many more. Visit the section devoted to currency collections known as the Newman Money Museum. There are more to see at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum. You can also see more of the contemporary artworks especially the works of Jenny Holzer, Robert Rauschenberg and Jackson Pollock. The permanent collection of the museum is located at the top floor which includes unique works such as the painting Daniel Boone Escorting Settlers through the Cumberland Gap, a work by George Caleb Bingham.

Visit this wonderful house of antique arts from the 19th century up to the 21st century at Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, 1 Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri. The museum is open on Mondays from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm and on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm, while on Fridays they are open for public from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. On Saturdays and Sundays, the museum opens at 11:00 am and closes at 6:00 pm. You may call 314-935-4523 for more information.