St. Louis Mercantile Library

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Upcoming Events

 

July 11, 2014 at 2:00pm

Mercantile Library Annual Membership Meeting featuring "Leadership & the Law in Early St. Louis".  with Marshall Hier, Attorney, Independent Scholar.

September 21, 2014 from 2:00pm- 4:00pm

Speaker Series: "Opportunity Reborn; When Saint Louis Reoriented its Compass of Opportunity Druing the 1870s and the 1880s" with Carlos Schwantes, Professor of History, University of Missouri-St. Louis. Tickets are $10 for members and $12 for non-members. For more information please call 314-516-7248.

October 19, 2014

Exhibition Opening / Members Preview: Mapping St. Louis History: An Exhibition of Historic Maps, Rare Books and Images Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the Founding of St. Louis.  Join us as we continue honoring the city's 250th anniversary with the special exhibition Mapping St. Louis History. The exhibition tracks the city’s development and expansion through maps that are not only important documentary objects but things of beauty as well. Contemporaneous prints, paintings and photographs as well as rare printed histories will complete the telling of St. Louis' story.

November 2, 2014 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Speaker Series: "Cultures of Capital: entrepreneurial Elites and the Art Worlds of the Gilded Age".  with John Ott, Professor of Art History, James Madison University. Tickets are $10 for members and $12 for non-members. For more information please call 314-516-7248.

May 1, 2, and 3, 2015

The St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book & Paper Arts Fair.  J.C. Penny Conference Center, UMSL North Campus. Friday, May 1, Benefit Preview Party & Silent Auction 6:00-9:00pm. The fair continues Saturday May 2 from 10:00am -5:00pm & Sunday May 3 from 11:00am- 4:00pm. For tickets and information please call 314-516-7248 or visit printfair.umsl.edu.