The public is invited to view the exhibit of local photographs all weekend. The event, help by Manchester Arts, kicks off Friday night with a reception.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
First time displayed in North America: New attraction is on loan from the Museum of Leonardo DaVinci in Florence, Italy.
A new attraction, now open in downtown St. Louis, might be a change of pace for families during the holiday season, and beyond. The attraction promises to explore the mind of the Greatest Genius of All-Time. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The DaVinci Machines Exhibition, on loan from the Museum of Leonardo DaVinci in Florence, Italy, and is one of just three such exhibits traveling the world. Called DaVinci Machines II: The Australian Exhibition, it contains more than 60 hand-crafted inventions built from Leonardo's 500-year-old designs and is the life work of three generations of Florentine artisans. They have painstakingly brought to life the creations and concepts devised by the brilliant inventor, …
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
The work of three Manchester artists was chosen for "Drift," a partnership exhibit between Art St. Louis and the St. Louis Artists' Guild.
Daniel File remembers the day he published his first photograph. When he was 10, File's grandfather took him to a train wreckage in Decatur, IL, the town where Daniel was born. With the new Brownie Camera his grandfather had given him, File took a photo of the accident. Days later, the photo was published in the local newspaper. "That inspired me," said File, a Manchester resident. "I thought, 'Maybe I have a talent for this.' Ever since, I've always had a camera nearby." File, now a photographer, and two other Manchester residents were chosen along with other St. Louis artists to showcase their work in Drift, a joint exhibit from both the St. Louis Artists' Guild in Clayton and at Art St. Louis downtown. The juried show's aim was to …