Curator-Led Tour: Behind the Scenes with our Curators

Join us for a behind the scenes look at our new exhibition US Chess: 80 Years—Promoting the Royal Game in America, plus our exhibitions Harry Benson: Kings & Queens and Universal Turf: Peter Manion. Curators Shannon Bailey and Emily Allred will also be available following the tour.

US Chess: 80 Years—Promoting the Royal Game in America celebrates the US Chess Federation, the official governing body of American chess and its many accomplishments since its 1939 founding.

Harry Benson: Kings & Queens is a photography exhibit spanning the 60+ year career of world-renowned photojournalist Harry Benson CBE.

Universal Turf: Peter Manion is a mixed media installation of never-beforeseen works by Saint Louis-based artist Peter Manion that explores social and interpersonal parallels between chess and humanity.

11 a.m. Tour begins | 11:45 a.m.

Box lunches served Reservations required.

Free admission.

For more information or to reserve a spot, please email:

Please RSVP by March 15.

Metered on-street parking is available, as well as paid lots adjacent to Kingside Diner and at the Schlafl y Branch of the St. Louis Public Library.

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