Upcoming exhibitions



Concept/Focus is a triennial exhibition presented in partnership with the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition that presents an expansive investigation of contemporary art in the Midwest featuring new work from four St. Louis artists and four Oklahoma artists.



Empowerpoint is a group exhibition curated by Jessica Lynne and Taylor Renee of ARTS.BLACK that depicts the way humor is used by artists as a form of social critique, presenting media that transforms disparity into common euphemisms and entertaining anecdotes.

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Now Hiring: Gallery and Administrative Assistant

Come work with us! The Luminary is seeking a part-time gallery and administrative assistant up to 20 hours per week. Primary responsibilities include basic bookkeeping, filing, and administrative support; staffing open gallery hours, basic marketing and communications support and event support on evenings and weekends as needed.

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Lot 49 Artwork

The artwork for the inaugural Lot 49 Contemporary Art Auction + Benefit is now online! We are accepting bids and "buy it now" sales in advance of the event. If you are interested in bidding on or purchasing any of the pieces below, email brea@theluminaryarts.com with the artist, title of the piece and your bid. The buy it now option offers collectors an opportunity to purchase the piece outright at 110% of the list price.

All sales support both the artists, who receive 51% of the sales, and The Luminary's far-reaching programs.

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Temporary Art Review

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Taylor Renee and Jessica Lynne

Arts.Black is a journal of art criticism from Black perspectives predicated on the belief that art criticism should be an accessible dialogue - a tool through which we question, celebrate, and talk back to the global world of contemporary art.

Featured Events


STNDRD: Ann-Maree Walker

For the opening of new curatorial project STNDRD, How to Stay Warm on an Icy Planet presents the first of a series of emergency preparation kits, by the artist Ann-Maree Walker, for a local and national community in crisis. A pouch unfolds to reveal a white camouflaged rain poncho that acts as both flag of truce and protection from the elements. Each one snaps to another to encourage unity in the face of adversarial conditions.