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2017-2018 Press Releases

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August 16, 2018: Natalie Pinson's "Alice" Wins "Golf The Galleries" Best Hole Contest
August 15, 2018: Sheldon Art Galleries Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Fall Exhibits Focusing On The Immigrant Experience

July 31, 2018: Tickets For The Sheldon's 2018-2019 Season On Sale August 11

June 27, 2018: Sheldon Executive Director Paul Reuter Announces Retirement Plans - National Search Launched For New Executive Director
June 26, 2018: The Sheldon, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, And Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis Host Free Family Day Block Party
June 25, 2018: Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis Returns To Benefit Sheldon Education Programs
June 20, 2018: Sheldon Announces Ballroom Concert With The Band Of Heathens
June 19, 2018: Sheldon Gallery Talk To Feature Critical Mass Creative Stimulus Award Winners
June 18, 2018: The Sheldon Art Galleries Closed For Private Events June 22-24
June 11, 2018: Sheldon Announces Two Nights Of Soul Music With The Stylistics, Chi-Lites
June 8, 2018: The Grooveliner Wins First Ever St. Louis Sound Music Competition
June 1, 2018: Finalists Named In First Ever "St. Louis Sound" Music Competition

May 31, 2018: Date Change: Cherish The Ladies Concert Moved To March 15, 2019
May 30, 2018: Ellis Paul To Replace Janis Ian On Sheldon Folk Series
May 23, 2018: Recital By Pianist Dominic Cheli Celebrates Naming Of Sheldon Green Room
May 21, 2018: Submission Deadline Extended For "St. Louis Sound" Music Competition
May 9, 2018: Gateway City Big Band Returns To Support North County Big Band
May 8, 2018: Sheldon Art Galleries Features Winners Of 2018 Creative Stimulus Award
May 7, 2018: Sheldon Art Galleries Opens "Watershed Cairns" In Sculpture Garden This Summer
May 3, 2018: Janis Ian To Be Replaced On Sheldon Folk Series
May 2, 2018: Will DeWitt Partners With The Sheldon To Present The "St. Louis Sound" Music Competition

April 30, 2018: New On Sale Date Announced For Gillian Welch
April 24, 2018: The Sheldon Art Galleries Closed For Installation Until June 1
April 23, 2018: The Sheldon Presents Melissa Etheridge
April 12, 2018: Coming This Summer: Artist-Designed Mini Golf At The Sheldon Art Galleries
April 10, 2018: Architect John Burse To Speak On The Career Of Eugene J. Mackey III
April 9, 2018: Alarm Will Sound Returns To The Sheldon With Music By King Britt, Alexandra Drewchin (Eartheater) And Oren Ambarchi
April 4, 2018: Clarion Brass Closes Coffee Concert Series At The Sheldon
April 3, 2018: Patty Griffin Makes Sheldon Debut On May 6

March 30, 2018: The Sheldon Announces Its 2018-2019 Concert Season
March 28, 2018: The People's Key To Close Sheldon Matinee Series On April 28
March 26, 2018: Sheldon Gallery Talk To Feature St. Louis Artist Deborah Douglas
March 14, 2018: Pianist Abdullah Ibrahim Tells The Story Of The Jazz Epistles
March 13, 2018: "Sheldon Classics" Closes Series With Works By Bernstein And Barber
March 12, 2018: Saint Louis Story Stitchers Brings Glo Show To The Sheldon
March 6, 2018: 19th Annual Sunset At The Sheldon Wine & Beer Tasting To Benefit Sheldon Educational Programs
March 5, 2018: The 442s Featured On Sheldon Matinee Series On March 24
March 1, 2018: "Golf The Galleries" Hole Design Winners Chosen, Exhibit Opens June 1!

February 27, 2018: Dailey & Vincent To Replace Marty Stuart On Sheldon Folk Series
February 26, 2018: The St. Louis Classical Guitar Society And The Sheldon Present Paul O'Dette And Ronn McFarlane, Lutes
February 21, 2018: The Sheldon Art Galleries Opens Saint Louis Story Stitchers Exhibit Focusing On Stopping Gun Violence
February 20, 2018: Sheldon Exhibit Pays Tribute To Architect Gene Mackey
February 19, 2018: Singer-Songwriter Patty Griffin Makes Sheldon Debut
February 15, 2018: Sheldon Art Galleries Opens Multi-Media Exhibit By Students Of Cardinal Ritter College Prep High School
February 13, 2018: The Sheldon Art Galleries To Open Exhibit Documenting Ancient Palmyra
February 12, 2018: Sheldon Art Galleries Opens Exhibit Of Large-Scale Works On Paper By Mixed Media Artist Deborah Douglas
February 5, 2018: "Sheldon Classics" Series Celebrates The Music Of Debussy With Concertmaster David Halen
February 1, 2018: The Hillbenders Headline 6th Annual St. Louis Folk & Roots Festival

January 30, 2018: Top Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis Makes Debut On Sheldon Jazz Series
January 22, 2018: Livingston Taylor Returns To The Sheldon Folk Series
January 16, 2018: Alarm Will Sound Returns To The Sheldon With Music By Mary Kouyoumdjian, François Sarhan And Julius Eastman
January 10, 2018: Brian Owens Celebrates Valentine's Day With Sheldon Coffee Concert
January 9, 2018: Sarah Jane And The Blue Notes To Open Sheldon Matinee Series In February
January 8, 2018: The Sheldon Art Galleries Announces Winter/Spring 2018 Schedule
January 3, 2018: Amy Helm Makes Debut On The Sheldon Folk Series
January 2, 2018: "Sheldon Classics" Series Opens With Music From Baroque Period, Features Guitarist Kirk Hanser And Harpsichordist Charles Metz

December 11, 2017: Tenth Annual Sheldon Trivia Night Benefits Educational Programs
December 6, 2017: Learn "All About The Blues" In This Special Program For The Whole Family

November 27, 2017: The Sheldon's 2018 Gala To Feature NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis
November 21, 2017: Hugh Masekela Bows Out Of Jazz Epistles Program, Replacement To Be Named At A Later Date
November 20, 2017: Sheldon Gallery Talk To Feature Dr. Aurelia Hartenberger
November 13, 2017: Celebrate The Holidays At The Sheldon With The Spanish Harlem Orchestra
November 9, 2017: Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz And Aoife O'Donovan Bring Their New Band, I'm With Her, To The Sheldon Stage This Spring
November 8, 2017: Todd Snider Returns To The Sheldon For An Evening Of Music And Stories
November 2, 2017: Steep Canyon Rangers Make Their Sheldon Debut
November 1, 2017: Paintings By Wallace Smith Featured At Sheldon Art Galleries

October 30, 2017: Sheldon Gallery Talk To Feature Architect And Artist Carl Safe
October 26, 2017: The Sheldon Takes Flight In Partnership With World Bird Sanctuary
October 25, 2017: Artist Call For Mini Golf Designs Deadline Extended To December 1
October 23, 2017: Jennifer Holliday To Perform At Sheldon Concert Hall To Benefit Education Programs
October 17, 2017: Red Lehr And The Powerhouse Five Featured On Coffee Concert Series At The Sheldon
October 16, 2017: Vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant Returns To The Sheldon Jazz Series
October 10, 2017: The St. Louis Classical Guitar Society And The Sheldon Present The Beijing Guitar Duo
October 9, 2017: Ricky Skaggs And Kentucky Thunder Return To The Sheldon On Folk Series
October 3, 2017: Artist-Designed Mini Golf Coming To The Sheldon Art Galleries Summer 2018
October 2, 2017: The Sheldon Presents First Ever Concert At The Pageant: "Take Me To The River - Memphis Soul And Rhythm & Blues Revue"

September 27, 2017: Sheldon Gallery Talk To Feature Artist Jill Evans Petzall
September 25, 2017: Guitarist John Pizzarelli Featured On 2017 ArtSounds Gallery Gala - Event Inspired By The World Of Spectacular Strings Exhibition
September 20, 2017: Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn To Open Sheldon Folk Series And Perform Music From Their Newly Announced Album
September 19, 2017: Jazz Supergroup Hudson, Featuring Jack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski, John Scofield, Opens Sheldon Jazz Series
September 18, 2017: HoneyHoney To Bring A High-Octane Performance To The Sheldon Stage
September 13, 2017: Starbucks And MFLA Instrument Drive Begins September 25
September 12, 2017: The Sheldon Art Galleries Opens Interactive Exhibit By Filmmaker And Artist Jill Evans Petzall
September 11, 2017: Sheldon Art Galleries Exhibits Musical Instruments By Local Students Created Through Sheldon's STEAM-Based SOLID Program
September 8, 2017: The Sheldon Art Galleries Celebrates The 50 Year Career Of Artist And Architect Carl Safe
September 7, 2017: Sheldon Art Galleries Opens Exhibit By Joe Chesla Exploring The Interchange Between Nature And Industrialization
September 6, 2017: The Sheldon Art Galleries Continues To Showcase Its Hartenberger World Music Collection With "Spectacular Strings" Exhibit
September 5, 2017: The Sheldon Art Galleries To Open Major Exhibit Of Photographs By Documentary Photographer Steve McCurry

August 22, 2017: Black Violin Opens Sheldon's 2017-18 Concert Season
August 14, 2017: "Take Me To The River" Sheldon's First Ever Presentation At The Pageant
August 11, 2017: Cancelled: Ben Vereen At The Sheldon, September 17
August 10, 2017: Corrected Title For Fall 2017 Carl Safe Exhibition At The Sheldon
August 7, 2017: The Sheldon Art Galleries Announces Fall 2017 Schedule

July 24, 2017: Tickets For The Sheldon's 2017-2018 Season On Sale August 12
July 18, 2017: The Friends Of The Sheldon Present "Steppin' Out" With Ben Vereen

June 20, 2017: The Sheldon And Cardinals Care Partner For 14th Annual Evnt Linking Blues And Baseball
June 7, 2017: Alarm Will Sound May 2018 Concert Date Changed To May 9

May 22, 2017: Missouri History Museum Hosts Panel Discussion On The Sheldon's Washington Park Cemetery Exhibit
May 15, 2017: Sheldon Art Galleries To Open Vita Eruhimovitz: Un/Virtual, A New Media Installation Featuring Augmented Reality Applications And Projections
May 12, 2017: Sheldon Announces $1 Million Dollar Gift From Steward Family Foundation - New Plaza And West Walkway To Be Named Steward Family Plaza
May 4, 2017: The Sheldon Announces An Evening With Dave Rawlings Machine

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