Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts

Operating since 2001, the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts will surely give you a remarkable experience of modern art housed in a spectacular building designed by the well-known architect Tadao Ando. The popular view in the Pulitzer is the wall sculpture Blue Black, a work by Ellsworth Kelly displayed at the Main Gallery of the building. Aside from that, the Joe, a spiral sculpture made by Richard Serra is placed in the courtyard.



 

One if its temporary exhibits now is the Reflections of the Buddha, and it is the first advance exhibition of Pan-Asian Buddhist art in St. Louis, Missouri. It features more than twenty masterpieces from seven significant American collections. The purpose of this exhibit is to encourage visitors learn more about the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama also known as the Buddha. An extensive collection of the Buddha’s ideas and artistic traditions are in exhibit including its evolution and development in the production of these marvelous artworks.

The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts does not only accommodate displays of world-renowned arts but it also holds different programs relevant to the exhibitions in the building. Programs like panel discussions, student educational platforms, symposia, and any other varieties of events. Concert events in relation to the works of art displayed in the building are also occasionally held in the Pulitzer. With the variety of programs prepared for interactive and relevant activities, the building has become more and more attractive to tourists especially for families whose interest is in the arts. Visit the Pulitzer at 3716 Washington Boulevard.