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June 13, 2015: Walk the Streets of Lucas Place with CHM

Join the staff of the Camp­bell House Museum for a walk­ing tour of the site of the once-grand Lucas Place neigh­bor­hood, one of St. Louis’ first pri­vate places and an enclave of Gilded Age wealth and 19th cen­tury ele­gance. Span­ning four city blocks in Down­town St. Louis, tour par­tic­i­pants will walk a street once lined with expan­sive homes, com­par­ing and con­trast­ing the Lucas Place of 1875 with the Locust Street busi­ness dis­trict of the 21st cen­tury. For more infor­ma­tion and the full press release, please click here.

May 17, 2015: Spring Members Party & Booksigning

All CHM mem­bers (present and future!) are cor­dially invited to the Camp­bell House Museum for wine, hors d’oeuvres and a spe­cial 20% dis­count on the Museum Store’s new line of Spring mer­chan­dise. This year, in honor of the clos­ing cel­e­bra­tions of the 150th anniver­sary of the end of the Civil War, four local authors will join mem­bers to dis­cuss Civil War St. Louis his­tory and sign copies of their nation­ally renowned books. Click here for more information.

May 31, 2015: Campbell House and Union Avenue Opera Team up for Arias in the Afternoon

Camp­bell House Museum and Union Avenue Opera, two of St. Louis’ best kept secrets, are excited to present the 4th annual “Arias in the After­noon,” a con­cert, lunch and fundrais­ing event to sup­port their mis­sions of com­mu­nity engage­ment and edu­ca­tion, fea­tur­ing per­for­mances by Union Avenue Opera artists in the Vic­to­rian gar­den of the Camp­bell House Museum. For more infor­ma­tion and the full press release, please click here.

March 15, 2015: Textiles and the Culture of Refinement

Join us at 3:00 p.m. on Sun­day, March 15 for the sec­ond install­ment of the CHM Lec­ture Series. Dr. Ruth Bohan, Pro­fes­sor of Art His­tory at the Uni­ver­sity of Missouri-St. Louis, will exam­ine the range and use of domes­tic tex­tiles, prin­ci­pally in the Camp­bell House Par­lor, to bet­ter under­stand and appre­ci­ate their con­tri­bu­tion to the com­plex chain of asso­ci­a­tions respon­si­ble for ele­vat­ing the mun­dane and util­i­tar­ian into the realm of the sym­bolic. Held in the CHM Library, admis­sion to this spe­cial event is free but space is lim­ited. Con­tact the Museum today for your reservation.