Being Played: Artist Talk with Michael Drummond

Join fashion designer Michael Drummond for a gallery talk about his latest solo exhibition, Michael Drummond: Being Played, featuring garments inspired by the intersection of chess, fashion, and the world’s current climate crisis. Learn more about the pieces on view as Michael discusses his processes and various inspirations. Following the talk, Drummond and fashion editor Sarah Stallmann will engage in a dialogue, expanding on the topics and themes presented in the exhibition and will answer questions from the audience.

A multi-faceted artist and fashion designer, Michael Drummond is a veteran of Project Runway with a clientele including actress Tika Sumpter, New York Fashion Week Founder Fern Malis, and supermodel television host Heidi Klum. A largely self-taught artist, Drummond works as a fashion design consultant, a commercial stylist for print and film, and creates a clothing line under his given name Michael Drummond. Learn more at

Sarah Stallmann is an award-winning writer, content producer, and consultant who specializes in strategizing, managing, and executing creative projects while providing a distinct point of view. She also serves on the board of the Saint Louis Fashion Fund where she specializes in inclusive community engagement, event production, and curated styling events. Learn more at

Reservations recommended. Free admission.

Appetizers and refreshments provided.

For more information, please email: Metered on-street parking is available, as well as paid lots adjacent to Kingside Diner and at the Schlafly branch of the St. Louis Public Library.

Wednesday, Jan 15 - 6:30 pm Register Now