Mind, Art, Experience: 10 Years of Chess & Culture in Saint Louis celebrates the best chess, art and culture from all 50 exhibitions held at the World Chess Hall of Fame since its 2011 relocation to Saint Louis, Missouri. The three-floor show features more than 120 artworks and artifacts, including pieces related to legendary World Champions Bobby Fischer, Garry Kasparov, and Boris Spassky; works by renowned photojournalist Harry Benson CBE and internationally-acclaimed artists M.C. Escher, Tom Friedman, Barbara Kruger and Yoko Ono; chess-inspired pieces by Saint Louis-based creatives Michael Drummond, Peter Manion and Audra Danielle Noyes; and loans from notable collectors and institutions, including Jon Crumiller, Dr. George and Vivian Dean, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Luhring Augustine Gallery and David Zwirner Gallery.
The exhibition is on view from January 27, 2022, through July 17, 2022.
A reception celebrating the exhibition along with our 10-year anniversary in Saint Louis will be on Thursday, April 14, 2022.