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Pulitzer Arts Foundation

Neighborhood: Grand Center / Midtown
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Address: 3716 Washington Blvd., Saint Louis, MO 63108
Phone Number: +1 314-754-1850
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Wed 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Through engaging exhibitions, programs, and partnerships with artists...
Through engaging exhibitions, programs, and partnerships with artists, curators, and innovators across disciplines, Pulitzer Arts Foundation strives to inspire both the St. Louis community and international arts audiences to think differently about creativity in daily life.
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Another free happy accident

Just happened to be walking by and popped in. Calder's mobiles looked great in the space; a blend of natural and artificial light bouncing off the walls of varying heights. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Just happened to be walking by and popped in. Calder's mobiles looked great in the space; a blend of natural and artificial light bouncing off the walls of varying heights. The Tuttle and Sandback pieces were fun/made funny, mainly because we were the only ones in there at the time and we bantered a lot with the staff. When a... More 

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Milton, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We visited on a Friday morning and literally had the entire museum to ourselves. I'm not sure why there aren't large crowds given the excellent show of three artists, Calder being the best known. The museum "guards" are also curators and demonstrate great knowledge of the art. Don't miss the Serra in the courtyard.

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Interlochen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The only thing that could make the Pulitzer Foundation better would be for them to be open longer. They're currently only open Wednesday and Saturday afternoons. It is, however, free and it's a gem. Any city in the US would be proud to have such a gorgeous building by a such a world renowned architect (Tadao Ando), that puts on... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

While the Pulitzer museum is open only at special times, I find it facinating. The Ellsworth Kelly wall sculpture "Blue Black"provides a striking and wonderful wall some 150 feet(?) in the distance and Richard Serra’s "Joe" is one of his best. The raised floor level water pond provides a serenity which could be viewed for hours. Don't miss this gem.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

The Pulitzer is a wonderful, spare yet serene space that houses amazing works in ways that showcase each hanging and sculpture. If I had a complaint it would be that I can not see it often enough. It is not always open. However, it is most certainly worth the effort.

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St. Louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

we have been there several times this year. Builidng is interesting in itself. Very stark and modern (peaceful). new exhibits about every three months and it is free. Immediately new to the Contemporary museum

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Good way to get exposure to art. You can take supervised children there.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

We circled the block about 6 times looking for this place. I never laughed so hard hearing you have reached your destination so many times. Look for the addess on the brick wall instead of signs. The door sets behind wall.This is very modern interpretive art. Not really my style but I really enjoyed this. Very interactive in parts and... More 

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Portland, OR
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

After a long-awaited visit to the Pulitzer today with a group of prominent collectors, I must say I was disappointed. There is something greatly wrong with the karma and intention of this institution. First of all, their website is incredibly pretentious. Even getting the basics of operating hours involved chasing icons around on their screen while being lectured "this is... More 

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Eastvale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

I had to visit this museum for a class assignment. I had to take my three little ones with me. The docent was very informative and actually conversed more with my kids than me. I appreciated this because I liked that they cared to include the kids in education. The art was displayed in creative ways and the building is... More 

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Additional Information about Pulitzer Arts Foundation

Address: Address: 3716 Washington Blvd., Saint Louis, MO 63108
Phone Number: +1 314-754-1850
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Grand Center / Midtown
Open Hours:
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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