Upcoming exhibitions


A New Use of the Self

A New Use of the Self ​is a group exhibition ​respond​ing​ to the ​complex negotiation between the personal and political self within an increasingly commercialized terrain.

Latest Blog Posts


In-Residence: Ola El-Khalidi

While reading about Saint Louis prior to my visit, I stumbled upon a replica of Jerusalem. This replica, reportedly the largest in the world, was constructed as part of the grandiose 1904 Saint Louis World Fair.

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Fall 2015 Residents

The Luminary is pleased to announce our Fall 2015 Residents: Moira Williams (Brooklyn/US), Taro Hattori (Oakland/Toyko), Anthony Romero (Chicago/US), Rebecca Conroy (Sydney/Australia), Adrienne Outlaw (Nashville/US), Antonio Serna (NYC/US), Tori Abernathy (Detroit/Portland), Alessandra Saviotti (Belgium/Italy), Paul Shortt (Baltimore/US), Christopher Howard (Brooklyn/US), and Hunter Long (Kansas City/US).

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Temporary Art Review


Steffani Jemison and Black Utopia

Continuing our feature on race and privilege in art organized by ARTS.BLACK, Ladi'Shasha Jones discusses Steffani Jemison and her work engaging the emergence of Black utopias.

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Current Residents

Jessica Harvey

Jessica Harvey is a Chicago-based artist who explores the myths we create for ourselves and nature.

Manuel Rodriguez-Delgado

Manuel Rodriguez-Delgado is an installation artist working primarily with sculpture and assemblages.

Steven Cottingham

Steven Cottingham is another artist. He is a writer-in-residence with Temporary Art Review.

Featured Events



The Luminary presents LAB featuring Hip Hop collective MME. Doors are 8:00 pm, show at 9:00 pm. Tickets are $5. Buy tickets here.