Treat your out-of-town guests to Architecture in Focus: Finding Inspiration from Erich Mendelsohn, a special photography exhibit including the work of established professionals and young, emerging artists. It’s on display at COCA’s historic mid-century modernist headquarters.
Learn about the work of mixed-media artist Timothy Wagner at a special exhibit at Stevens-The Institute of Business and Art. The artist works extensively with found and reclaimed materials. An opening reception will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 2.
Escape the winter weather at Green Door Art Gallery’s showing of works by Gateway Pastel Artists. The exhibit includes Mary Engelbreit originals and pieces for sale by a variety of artists. A Jan. 19 evening reception is open to the public.
This documentary by Paul Crane follows five homeless residents of “tent city” as they struggle to survive in harsh conditions, and the five volunteers whose lives change as they become deeply involved helping the homeless residents. Reception at the Moonrise Hotel’s Twilight Room following the screening.
The Endangered Wolf Center (EWC) invites you to join them for a Trivia Night 2018 on Friday, February 23 at the Kirkwood Community Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. with a start time of 7 p.m. It promises to be a night of fun to support the animals under care at the EWC.
Tickets are $30 per person or $240 for a table of eight. This year you can upgrade to a VIP table of eight for $320.VIPs will have a chance to meet our ambassador animals as well as McGwire, the World Bird Sanctuary’s bald eagle, and enjoy express check-in, preferred seating and table service. For more information or to make reservations call 636-938-5900.
All event proceeds will be used to continue the EWC’s important international work of preserving endangered canids. The EWC vision is a world where wolves and other wild canid species coexist with humans and thrive in their native habitats, recognized and valued for their vital roles as leading members of a healthy ecosystem.
The Missouri Eating Disorders Association (MOEDA) is hosting a bingo night fundraiser. It’s $25 per person or $250 for a table of ten. The evening includes a raffle, prizes and silent auctions. Wine, beer, soda and water provided; bring your own snacks. Register at moeatingdisorders.org
The event is open to all animal lovers. This year’s theme is “Wine & Whiskers,” and fun activities include silent and live auctions, music, food and beverages, pet sketching, tarot card readings, legislative updates, catching up with friends, and making new ones. All funds raised go to help Missouri Alliance for Animal Legislation fight for animals in 2018. Tickets start at $80 advance ($90 at door), with match tickets starting at $150. For purchase and info, visit TICKETS or call the Alliance at 314-361-3944.
Since 1990, the Alliance has achieved numerous successes protecting animals from abuse and neglect. A major accomplishment by the Alliance has been the closing of more than 1,200 puppy mills in Missouri. The “Open Your Heart” gala is a significant source of funding for the Alliance’s advocacy work on behalf of the animals.